The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
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.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.