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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
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
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Prayer is a turning to God.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.