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.
God is not a diversion.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.