My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.