Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
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.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.