"All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need."
"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."Harvey Cox on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Harvey Cox 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."Harvey Cox on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Harvey Cox 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."Harvey Cox on Albert Camus