Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.