We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
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.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
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.
Faith without doubt is addiction
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
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.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.