Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
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.
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.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.