I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
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.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Devotion is a social force.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.