"There are many countries where you can only believe more or you can believe less. But in the United States we have this incredible smorgasbord, and it really interests me why people are drawn to one faith rather than another, especially to a system of belief that to an outsider seems absurd or dangerous."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Lawrence Wright on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Lawrence Wright 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."Lawrence Wright 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."Lawrence Wright 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."Lawrence Wright on Mahatma Gandhi
"People often pulled into Scientology want to address personal problems in their life, and Scientology says we have technology that addresses these kinds of problems. Just focusing on the problems and trying to remedy them can be helpful."