It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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 so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
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.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.