For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.