Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Devotion is a social force.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.