Imagination is the true magic carpet.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.