My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
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.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
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.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.