All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.