The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Prayer is a turning to God.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.