You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
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.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.