It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.
God has no religion.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'