While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.