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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Prayer is a turning to God.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
God has no religion.