Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
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.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
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.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
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.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.