Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Devotion is a social force.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
God is not a diversion.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.