"How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion?"
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Andrew Sullivan on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Andrew Sullivan on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Andrew Sullivan on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Andrew Sullivan on C. S. Lewis
"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."Andrew Sullivan on Albert Camus
"I can barely remember what I wrote yesterday, let alone 10 years ago."
"What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship."
"You know, American citizens, I don't think, ever thought that the right to the pursuit of happiness did not include the right to marry the person you love. But for a whole number of Americans, gay Americans, that happens to be true."
"My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started."
"When I first started talking about gay marriage, most people in the gay community looked at me as if I was insane or possibly a fascist reactionary."