As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.