Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.