The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.