Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.