Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.