For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.