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.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
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.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.