Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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.
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.