There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Prayer is a turning to God.
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 can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.