In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.