Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
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.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love 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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.