God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
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.
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.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.