"I realized that my truest passion was for helping people change through faith in a higher power. That meant, for me, belonging to the church. Using my abilities to bring Christian doctrine to a postmodern world."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."James McGreevey on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."James McGreevey 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."James McGreevey 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."James McGreevey 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."James McGreevey on Mahatma Gandhi
"We are losing sight of civility in government and politics. Debate and dialogue is taking a back seat to the politics of destruction and anger and control. Dogma has replaced thoughtful discussion between people of differing views."
"I'm on the board of a national group called Faith in America. It's designed to fight religious-based bigotry."
"No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a 'mortal sin' subject to damnation."
"To be able to love and live in freedom means to be able to make godly decisions. To make godly decisions we have to surrender our egos and all the falsity and shame that goes with it."
"The arc of American history almost inevitably moves toward freedom. Whether it's Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation, the expansion of women's rights or, now, gay rights, I think there is an almost-inevitable march toward greater civil liberties."