Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
God is not a diversion.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Faith without doubt is addiction
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.