"I have no fear that the candle lighted in Palestine years ago will ever be put out."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Dean Inge on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Dean Inge on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Dean Inge on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Dean Inge on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Dean Inge on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true."
"Faith always contains an element of risk, of venture and we are impelled to make the venture by the affinity and attraction which we feel in ourselves."
"Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God if faith can overcome this, there is no mountain which it cannot remove."
"All faith consists essentially in the recognition of a world of spiritual values behind, yet not apart from, the world of natural phenomena."
"In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach."
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