My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
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.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven