My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Prayer is a turning to God.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
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.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.