I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Prayer is a turning to God.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
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.
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.
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.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.