The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
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.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
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.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Faith without doubt is addiction