Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
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.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
God is not a diversion.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.