It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
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.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.