If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.