My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
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 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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.