Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.