If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.