Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
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.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
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.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.