Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
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.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.