It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
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.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.