"Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Cyril Connolly on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Cyril Connolly on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Cyril Connolly on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Cyril Connolly on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Cyril Connolly on Mahatma Gandhi
"The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above."
"Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature."
"Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise."
"Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear."
"The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married."