If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.