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Author: Abraham Lincoln
'Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.'


Author: Mother Teresa
'We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to to'


Author: Albert Einstein
'When the solution is simple, God is answering.'


Author: Maya Angelou
'While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation.'


Author: Lawrence Welk
'Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.'


Author: Henry Ford
'I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.'


Author: Marcus Garvey
'God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.'


Author: Anne Frank
'The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.'


Author: Billy Graham
'The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.''


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Each one prays to God according to his own light.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.'


Author: Peter Marshall
'God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.'


Author: William Arthur Ward
'God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you?''


Author: Billy Graham
'God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.'


Author: Soren Kierkegaard
'God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.'


Author: Jesus Christ
'Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God trust also in me.'


Author: John Locke
'The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.'


Author: Plato
'The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'My message is that God is a good God.'


Author: Alfred Adler
'God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.'


Author: Geronimo
'I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.'


Author: Francis Quarles
'If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.'


Author: Rick Warren
'God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: 'Use me.''


Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
'God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'We are either in the process of resisting God's truth or in the process of being shaped and molded by his truth.'


Author: King Solomon
'Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'Every creature is a word of God.'


Author: E. Stanley Jones
'At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.'


Author: Edwin Louis Cole
'Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.'


Author: Sophocles
'Reason is God's crowning gift to man.'


Author: Mahalia Jackson
'If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you.'


Author: Aeschylus
'God loves to help him who strives to help himself.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'When trouble comes, focus on God's ability to care for you.'


Author: Aeschylus
'God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.'


Author: Aeschylus
'God always strives together with those who strive.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'After all, God is God because he remembers.'


Author: Ernest Holmes
'Each one of us is an outlet to God and an inlet to God.'


Author: Stevie Wonder
'God gave me life to continue to do things that I would never have done.'


Author: Thomas S. Monson
'The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.'


Author: Cher
'I only answer to two people, myself and God.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.'


Author: Aaron Neville
'Every morning I wake up and thank God.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God.'


Author: Jimmy Dean
'God is bigger than people think.'


Author: Herodotus
'Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back.'


Author: John Calvin
'There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God.'


Author: Garth Brooks
'Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.'


Author: Oswald Chambers
'When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, 'I can't.''


Author: Mahalia Jackson
'Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking.'


Author: Joseph Prince
'Laughter is God's blessing.'


Author: George Whitefield
'For it pleased God, after he had made all things by the word of his power, to create man after his own image.'


Author: Pearl Bailey
'People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.'


Author: Benny Hinn
'God sent Jesus as an example to see if we could retain and maintain the Holy Spirit in human flesh.'


Author: Joseph Franklin Rutherford
'Before we can know God and understand his great plan it is first necessary for us to believe that he exists and that he rewards all who diligently seek him.'


Author: Tony Dungy
'I've said all along that God is in control.'


Author: Ted Williams
'God gets you to the plate, but once your there your on your own.'


Author: Jupiter Hammon
'The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.'


Author: Michael W. Smith
'But I know God has big stuff planned that ultimately doesn't have anything to do with me.'


Author: Johannes Tauler
'God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.'


Author: Gloria Trevi
'Sometimes God writes straightforward in twisted lines.'


Author: Orson Pratt
'God the Father and God the Son cannot be everywhere present indeed they cannot be even in two places at the same instant: but God the Holy Spirit is omnipresent - it extends through all space, with all other matter.'


Author: Menander
'Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.'


Author: John Shelby Spong
'I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.'


Author: Alphonsus Liguori
'Your God is ever beside you - indeed, He is even within you.'


Author: Konrad Adenauer
'A thick skin is a gift from God.'


Author: John Barth
'The Bible is not man's word about God, but God's word about man.'


Author: Evelyn Underhill
'Adoration is caring for God above all else.'


Author: Pope Shenouda III
'The world sees in our conduct, in our behaviour, the proof that we are the real children of God.'


Author: Arthur Peacocke
'God is creating at every moment of the world's existence in and through the perpetually endowed creativity of the very stuff of the world.'


Author: Frederick William Faber
'They always win who side with God.'


Author: Xenophanes
'God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.'


Author: Alfred Jarry
'God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.'


Author: Will Smith
'Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.'


Author: Erma Bombeck
'When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.'


Author: Jim Elliot
'God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.'


Author: Benjamin Franklin
'Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.'


Author: Reinhold Niebuhr
'God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.'


Author: Ronald Reagan
'If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.'


Author: George Washington
'It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.'


Author: Albert Camus
'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.'


Author: Ronald Reagan
'Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.'


Author: Martin Luther
'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.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.'


Author: John Lennon
'I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have go'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.'


Author: Voltaire
'God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.'


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.'


Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
'I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just that his justice cannot sleep forever.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'God always takes the simplest way.'


Author: Bob Marley
'I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.''


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.'


Author: Mother Teresa
'Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.'


Author: Zig Ziglar
'If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'God does not play dice.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.'


Author: Mark Twain
'In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.'


Author: Carl Sandburg
'A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.'


Author: e. e. cummings
'I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.'


Author: John Wooden
'Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'God didn't make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.'


Author: Jean Paul
'God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul.'


Author: Socrates
'Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.'


Author: Kelly Clarkson
'God will never give you anything you can't handle, so don't stress.'


Author: Mother Teresa
'There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.'


Author: Mark Twain
'It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.'


Author: Mother Teresa
'I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it's hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.'


Author: Mother Teresa
'Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.'


Author: Abdul Kalam
'God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.'


Author: Mark Twain
'God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.'


Author: Billy Graham
'God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.''


Author: Mark Twain
'Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.'


Author: Arthur Young
'God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'I gave in, and admitted that God was God.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'If God is just, I tremble for my country.'


Author: Ronald Reagan
'We are never defeated unless we give up on God.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.'


Author: C. S. Lewis
'Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.'


Author: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
'Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.'


Author: Ronald Reagan
'Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.'


Author: Benjamin Franklin
'Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.'


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.'


Author: Barack Obama
'And I will do everything that I can as long as I am President of the United States to remind the American people that we are one nation under God, and we may call that God different names but we remain one nation.'


Author: Helen Keller
'It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.'


Author: Soren Kierkegaard
'Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.'


Author: Joseph Campbell
'God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that.'


Author: George S. Patton
'It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.'


Author: Muhammad Ali
'We have one life it soon will be past what we do for God is all that will last.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God's creation, woman, the object of our lust.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.'


Author: Martin Luther
'I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.'


Author: Vincent McNabb
'Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.'


Author: Corrie Ten Boom
'Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Where love is, there God is also.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.'


Author: Jonathan Edwards
'Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.'


Author: Leo Buscaglia
'Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.'


Author: John Lennon
'You're just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You've got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It's all down to you, mate.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!'


Author: Billy Graham
'God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there.'


Author: Allyson Felix
'The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make any sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?'


Author: Voltaire
'I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.'


Author: Martin Luther
'I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.'


Author: Aeschylus
'He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.'


Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
'Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.'


Author: John Clayton
'Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.'


Author: Rudyard Kipling
'God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.'


Author: Benjamin Franklin
'God helps those who help themselves.'


Author: George Washington
'Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair the rest is in the hands of God.'


Author: Bill Maher
'Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit.''


Author: Galileo Galilei
'I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'God enters by a private door into every individual.'


Author: Marilyn Monroe
'There was my name up in lights. I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.' But there it was, in lights. And I sat there and said, 'Remember, you're not a star.' Yet there it was up in lights.'


Author: Patrick Henry
'Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.'


Author: John Lennon
'God is a concept by which we measure our pain.'


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.'


Author: Stephen King
'When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.''


Author: Francis of Assisi
'If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.'


Author: Saint Augustine
'Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.'


Author: Benjamin Franklin
'God works wonders now and then Behold a lawyer, an honest man.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god but who knows my god?'


Author: Pope Paul VI
'We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly let him rejoice.'


Author: Aristotle
'Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.'


Author: John Lennon
'Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.'


Author: Billy Graham
'Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.'


Author: Plato
'All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.'


Author: Aristotle
'He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.'


Author: Bill Cosby
'There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.'


Author: John Lennon
'He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.'


Author: Alan Watts
'You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.'


Author: Tupac Shakur
'It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Woman was God's second mistake.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'The highest revelation is that God is in every man.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'Disappointment is inevitable. But to become discouraged, there's a choice I make. God would never discourage me. He would always point me to himself to trust him. Therefore, my discouragement is from Satan. As you go through the emotions that we have, hos'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.'


Author: Confucius
'Heaven means to be one with God.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Pray, and let God worry.'


Author: John Adams
'Power always thinks... that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'God screens us evermore from premature ideas.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.'


Author: Voltaire
'God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Is man one of God's blunders? Or is God one of man's blunders?'


Author: Francis of Assisi
'I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.'


Author: John Lennon
'And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.'


Author: Chanakya
'God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.'


Author: Marianne Williamson
'Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.'


Author: Joyce Meyer
'I've been saying for a couple of years now that people need to let God out of the Sunday morning box, that He doesn't want to just be with you for an hour or two on Sunday morning and then put back in His box to sit there until you have an emergency, but '


Author: Michael Jordan
'When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'It's God's will for you to live in prosperity instead of poverty. It's God's will for you to pay your bills and not be in debt.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.'


Author: Elbert Hubbard
'God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.'


Author: Barack Obama
'But what we can do, as flawed as we are, is still see God in other people, and do our best to help them find their own grace. That's what I strive to do, that's what I pray to do every day.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.'


Author: Susan B. Anthony
'I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.'


Author: Walt Whitman
'I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'I would believe only in a God that knows how to Dance.'


Author: Joan Rivers
'Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God's gift, that's why we call it the present.'


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.'


Author: Vincent Van Gogh
'I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'You may make some mistakes - but that doesn't make you a sinner. You've got the very nature of God on the inside of you.'


Author: Basil Hume
'The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'The abdomen is the reason why man does not readily take himself to be a god.'


Author: Francis of Assisi
'If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I'm going to let God be the judge of who goes to heaven and hell.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob.'


Author: Martin Luther
'God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.'


Author: Robert Kennedy
'But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?'


Author: George Bernard Shaw
'The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'To love another person is to see the face of God.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'What is human warfare but just this an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to us.'


Author: George Bernard Shaw
'I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.'


Author: Voltaire
'All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.'


Author: Socrates
'The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.'


Author: Swami Vivekananda
'God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.'


Author: Charlie Chaplin
'I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'Only God can look at somebody's heart.'


Author: Pope John Paul II
'Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it.'


Author: Tupac Shakur
'If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.'


Author: Bill Cosby
'Gray hair is God's graffiti.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'All the laws and legislation in the world will never heal this world like the loving hearts and arms of mothers and fathers. If every child could drift to sleep feeling wrapped in the love of their family - and God's love - this world would be a far more '


Author: Joel Osteen
'I'm not the judge. You know, God didn't tell me to go around judging everybody.'


Author: Woody Allen
'If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.'


Author: Elbert Hubbard
'If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.'


Author: Thomas Paine
'Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.'


Author: Albert Camus
'Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.'


Author: Elbert Hubbard
'The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.'


Author: John Muir
'God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.'


Author: Thomas Paine
'Reputation is what men and women think of us character is what God and angels know of us.'


Author: Cesar Chavez
'It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an aw'


Author: Annie Dillard
'Eskimo: 'If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?' Priest: 'No, not if you did not know.' Eskimo: 'Then why did you tell me?''


Author: Abdul Kalam
'As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I believe God gives you the grace to do what you need to do.'


Author: Jesus Christ
'For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.'


Author: Bill Cosby
'I don't have a problem believing in God and Jesus. But in Genesis one has to wonder about these sentences that just go on and end without finishing. The thought is unfinished. Where did Adam go? What is he doing? Hello? There has to be some pages missing.'


Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
'If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.'


Author: Albert Camus
'We turn toward God only to obtain the impossible.'


Author: Plato
'We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I made a decision when my father passed away that I was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.'


Author: Mike Tyson
'God lets everything happen for a reason. It's all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.'


Author: Martin Luther
'For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.'


Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
'Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.'


Author: Barack Obama
'We worship an awesome God in the Blue States, and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.'


Author: Jimi Hendrix
'When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.'


Author: Marianne Williamson
'You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.'


Author: George Washington Carver
'I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.'


Author: Stephen Hawking
'God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen.'


Author: Bob Dylan
'You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent God, the all-great God, the Almighty God, the most powerful God, the giver of life God, the creator of death. I mean, we're hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. Bu'


Author: Oprah Winfrey
'What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.'


Author: Alan Watts
'Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.'


Author: Charles Spurgeon
'Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.'


Author: Billy Graham
'God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are.'


Author: Chester W. Nimitz
'God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.'


Author: Martin Luther
'To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.'


Author: Garrison Keillor
'Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.'


Author: John Calvin
'A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.'


Author: Jane Wagner
'When we talk to God, we're praying. When God talks to us, we're schizophrenic.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'God wants to bless us where we are.'


Author: Bobby Darin
'Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I've always been - you know, my personality is motivating and encouraging. And so I'm just being who God made me to be.'


Author: Sai Baba
'Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I say, don't try to fight your own battles because God will do it.'


Author: Richard Dawkins
'We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.'


Author: Ayn Rand
'God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.'


Author: Charles V
'I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.'


Author: Voltaire
'God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I think God's justice is making wrongs right.'


Author: Voltaire
'If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.'


Author: Rodney Dangerfield
'Yeah, I know I'm ugly... I said to a bartender, 'Make me a zombie.' He said 'God beat me to it.''


Author: Pablo Picasso
'God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.'


Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
'God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us.'


Author: Billy Graham
'Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.'


Author: Ernest Hemingway
'I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it.'


Author: Billy Graham
'Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone - except God.'


Author: Voltaire
'Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Forgiveness is God's command.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'We can't form our children on our own concepts we must take them and love them as God gives them to us.'


Author: Charles L. Allen
'The hardest people to reach with the love of God are not the bad people. They know they are bad. They have no defense. The hardest ones to win for God are the self-righteous people.'


Author: Frederick Douglass
'One and God make a majority.'


Author: Junipero Serra
'I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.'


Author: Ayrton Senna
'If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I try to speak in everyday language. I feel like God has gifted me to take Bible principles and make them practical.'


Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery
'In this world you've just got to hope for the best and prepare for the worst and take whatever God sends.'


Author: Martin Luther
'The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.'


Author: Voltaire
'If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.'


Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
'Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.'


Author: Joyce Meyer
'I'm only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else's life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there's no point in me blaming you for what's wrong in my life.'


Author: Erma Bombeck
'God created man, but I could do better.'


Author: Voltaire
'It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.'


Author: Andre Gide
'Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is throu'


Author: Martin Luther
'The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.'


Author: Ellen DeGeneres
'In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.'


Author: Chuck Palahniuk
'All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.'


Author: Malcolm X
'The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.'


Author: Voltaire
'If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.'


Author: Leo Tolstoy
'In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'God will never direct us to be prideful, arrogant and unforgiving, immoral or slothful or full of fear. We step into these things because we are insensitive to the leadership of the Holy Spirit within us.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.'


Author: Joan Rivers
'If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.'


Author: Voltaire
'The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I have always believed in God.'


Author: Billy Graham
'There are two great forces, God's force of good and the devil's force of evil, and I believe Satan is alive and he is working, and he is working harder than ever, and we have many mysteries that we don't understand.'


Author: Marilyn Manson
'I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.'


Author: Voltaire
'To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.'


Author: George Washington Carver
'Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.'


Author: Little Richard
'I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I've always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband.'


Author: Saint Augustine
'God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'God's desire is that we excel.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.'


Author: Reinhold Niebuhr
'God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.'


Author: Barbara Mandrell
'By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three'


Author: Ken Hensley
'I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!'


Author: John Henrik Clarke
'My main point here is that if you are the child of God and God is a part of you, the in your imagination God suppose to look like you. And when you accept a picture of the deity assigned to you by another people, you become the spiritual prisoners of that'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I don't mind saying, you know, that I don't take a salary from the church, and God has blessed me with more money than I could imagine from my books.'


Author: Saint Augustine
'God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.'


Author: Robert E. Lee
'I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'Our worldly successes cannot be guaranteed, but our ability to achieve spiritual success is entirely up to us, thanks to the grace of God. The best advice I know is to give is to give those worldly things your best but never your all - reserve the ultimat'


Author: Charles Darwin
'I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.'


Author: Martin Luther
'The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'Perhaps religious conscience upsets the designs of those who feel that the highest wisdom and authority comes from government. But from the beginning, this nation trusted in God, not man. Religious liberty is the first freedom in our Constitution.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'I'm trying to make God more relevant in our society.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.'


Author: Oswald Chambers
'Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.'


Author: Alexander Hamilton
'The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right.'


Author: Michael Jackson
'When I see children, I see the face of God. That's why I love them so much. That's what I see.'


Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
'The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.'


Author: Charles Morgan
'There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.'


Author: Erich Fromm
'In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.'


Author: Epicurus
'If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it.'


Author: Thomas Paine
'It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.'


Author: Robert H. Schuller
'Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.'


Author: Billy Graham
'I used to read five psalms every day - that teaches me how to get along with God. Then I read a chapter of Proverbs every day and that teaches me how to get along with my fellow man.'


Author: Soren Kierkegaard
'If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe, but precisely because I cannot do this I must believe.'


Author: Woody Allen
'If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.'


Author: Martin Lawrence
'I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improv'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'The dog is the god of frolic.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart '


Author: Rick Warren
'What gives me the most hope every day is God's grace knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.'


Author: Steven Wright
'If God dropped acid, would he see people?'


Author: Henry Miller
'Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything.'


Author: Saint Augustine
'Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need the remainder is needed by others.'


Author: Patrick Henry
'We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power... the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.'


Author: Thomas Paine
'That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not.'


Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
'I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.'


Author: Steven Wright
'I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.'


Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery
'Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.'


Author: Alice Walker
'I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.'


Author: Warren Buffett
'Risk is a part of God's game, alike for men and nations.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'The soles of Neil Armstrong's boots on the moon made permanent impressions on our souls and in our national psyche. Ann and I watched those steps together on her parent's sofa. Like all Americans we went to bed that night knowing we lived in the greatest '


Author: William Penn
'Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.'


Author: Willie Nelson
'I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?'


Author: Joyce Meyer
'Forgiveness is not a feeling - it's a decision we make because we want to do what's right before God. It's a quality decision that won't be easy and it may take time to get through the process, depending on the severity of the offense.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.'


Author: Pope Paul VI
'Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.'


Author: Lil Wayne
'I know it's an experience that I need to have if God's putting me through it.'


Author: Saint Patrick
'If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples even though some of them still look down on me.'


Author: James M. Barrie
'God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.'


Author: Bede Griffiths
'God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.'


Author: Angelina Jolie
'Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!'


Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
'One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.'


Author: Charles Spurgeon
'We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word'


Author: Alan Watts
'How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.'


Author: Soren Kierkegaard
'The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?'


Author: Steve Harvey
'God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.'


Author: Thomas Paine
'There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.'


Author: Billy Graham
'God's angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.'


Author: Leonardo da Vinci
'I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.'


Author: Edwin Louis Cole
'Have faith in God God has faith in you.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'Theology is a science of mind applied to God.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh.'


Author: Billy Graham
'Only God who made us can touch us and change us and save us from ourselves.'


Author: Saint Teresa of Avila
'We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.'


Author: Pope John Paul II
'You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before G'


Author: Ray Bradbury
'My religion encompasses all religions. I believe in God, I believe in the universe. I believe you are god, I believe I am god I believe the earth is god and the universe is god. We're all god.'


Author: Soren Kierkegaard
'Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.'


Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
'To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.'


Author: William James
'If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.'


Author: Charles Wesley
'Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.'


Author: Izaak Walton
'God has two dwellings one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.'


Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
'A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.'


Author: Stephen Hawking
'Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.'


Author: Billy Graham
'God's mercy and grace give me hope - for myself, and for our world.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'The Bible tells us that God will meet all our needs. He feeds the birds of the air and clothes the grass with the splendor of lilies. How much more, then, will He care for us, who are made in His image? Our only concern is to obey the heavenly Father and '


Author: William James
'The god whom science recognizes must be a God of universal laws exclusively, a God who does a wholesale, not a retail business. He cannot accommodate his processes to the convenience of individuals.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.'


Author: Madonna Ciccone
'Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don't judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.'


Author: Charles Kingsley
'Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.'


Author: Richard Dawkins
'A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one. A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different. So the most basic claims of religion are scientific. Religion is a scientific theory.'


Author: Dwight L. Moody
'God never made a promise that was too good to be true.'


Author: Billy Graham
'I can't prove it scientifically, that there's a God, but I believe.'


Author: Michael W. Smith
'Healing rain is a real touch from God. It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever.'


Author: Marianne Williamson
'As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be.'


Author: Woody Allen
'As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.'


Author: Lou Holtz
'I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.'


Author: Billy Graham
'Communism has decided against God, against Christ, against the Bible, and against all religion.'


Author: Rick Warren
'You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.'


Author: Arthur Ashe
'If I were to say, 'God, why me?' about the bad things, then I should have said, 'God, why me?' about the good things that happened in my life.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Conscience is God present in man.'


Author: Richard Branson
'My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, 'Oh God, I've got to do this today.''


Author: Ray Bradbury
'If God treats you well by teaching you a disastrous lesson, you never forget it.'


Author: Billy Ray Cyrus
'I am and always will be a sinner. But that's the beautiful thing about Jesus. I'll always try to be a better person in the eyes of God. But I'm not all of a sudden stepping up on a pedestal and saying I'm holier than thou, 'cause I'm not!'


Author: Thomas Merton
'The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.'


Author: Lil Wayne
'I believe in God and his son, Jesus.'


Author: Bertrand Russell
'I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'To think is of itself to be useful it is always and in all cases a striving toward God.'


Author: Billy Graham
'I just want to lobby for God.'


Author: Billy Graham
'I look forward to death with great anticipation, to meeting God face to face.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'I do not believe in God his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.'


Author: Garrison Keillor
'God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is.'


Author: Drew Barrymore
'There's a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh G'


Author: Woody Allen
'To you I'm an atheist to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.'


Author: Billy Graham
'The Bible is clear - God's definition of marriage is between a man and a woman.'


Author: Bill Watterson
'God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.'


Author: Jesse Jackson
'I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet.'


Author: Stephen King
'God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.'


Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
'Live, so you do not have to look back and say: 'God, how I have wasted my life.''


Author: Christopher Hitchens
'Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw t'


Author: Emmet Fox
'The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'So live with men as if God saw you and speak to God, as if men heard you.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'Nothing is void of God, his work is everywhere his full of himself.'


Author: Lil Wayne
'I'm blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'God is in all men, but all men are not in God that is why we suffer.'


Author: Alan Watts
'But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is.'


Author: Saint Augustine
'Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.'


Author: Martha Graham
'We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.'


Author: Josh Billings
'Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.'


Author: Oswald Chambers
'We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.'


Author: Saint Augustine
'God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.'


Author: Vincent Van Gogh
'The best way to know God is to love many things.'


Author: Rowan D. Williams
'Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners.'


Author: George Orwell
'He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.'


Author: Charles Spurgeon
'I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination - the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'Every test, every trial, every heartache that's been significant, I can turn it over and see how God has turned it into good no matter what.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.'


Author: George Eliot
'I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.'


Author: Sigmund Freud
'Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.'


Author: Alan Watts
'In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'Next to God we are nothing. To God we are Everything.'


Author: Walt Whitman
'I may be as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.'


Author: Epictetus
'God has entrusted me with myself.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil.'


Author: Edmund Burke
'What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.'


Author: Vincent Van Gogh
'But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.'


Author: Mary Manin Morrissey
'Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage and know-how.'


Author: Farrah Fawcett
'God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met.'


Author: Dwight L. Moody
'God doesn't seek for golden vessels, and does not ask for silver ones, but He must have clean ones.'


Author: Michelangelo
'I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.'


Author: Walt Whitman
'I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'We make our friends we make our enemies but God makes our next door neighbour.'


Author: Saint Teresa of Avila
'God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember it afterwards. If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Faith is different from proof the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable: those who serve God with all their heart because they know him, and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not know him.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.'


Author: Niels Bohr
'Einstein, stop telling God what to do!'


Author: Jim Valvano
'I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.'


Author: Immanuel Kant
'It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.'


Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
'If there is no God, everything is permitted.'


Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
'God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature, and it has often been said by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. And I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.'


Author: Isaac Asimov
'To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.'


Author: Vincent Van Gogh
'I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.'


Author: Michelangelo
'I live and love in God's peculiar light.'


Author: Rick Warren
'Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.'


Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
'Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.'


Author: Alan Dershowitz
'You know, it's ironic to me that Christians want to keep the Ten Commandments in our schools, because Christianity has abrogated four of the Ten Commandments. For example, the Sabbath day according to the Ten Commandments is Saturday, not Sunday. And the '


Author: Joseph Smith, Jr.
'The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.'


Author: Guru Nanak
'God is one, but he has innumerable forms. He is the creator of all and He himself takes the human form.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'White... is not a mere absence of colour it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.'


Author: Mike Ditka
'If God had wanted man to play soccer, he wouldn't have given us arms.'


Author: Robert H. Schuller
'God's delays are not God's denials.'


Author: LL Cool J
'I am what I am, I'm doing very well in my life, and I'm thankful to God for that.'


Author: Bernard Meltzer
'If you want to be original just try being yourself, because God has never made two people exactly alike.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me.'


Author: Thomas Aquinas
'How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God.'


Author: Fran Lebowitz
'All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.'


Author: William Blake
'That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.'


Author: Woody Allen
'Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.'


Author: Emily Dickinson
'They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.'


Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
'To love someone means to see him as God intended him.'


Author: Golda Meir
'We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.'


Author: Joan Rivers
'I don't excercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'God's plan for enlarging His kingdom is so simple - one person telling another about the Savior. Yet we're busy and full of excuses. Just remember, someone's eternal destiny is at stake. The joy you'll have when you meet that person in heaven will far exc'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.'


Author: Lily Tomlin
'Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.'


Author: Joseph Wood Krutch
'If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.'


Author: Augustus Hare
'Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifest'


Author: Quentin Crisp
'When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?'


Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
'Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.'


Author: Stockwell Day
'As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.'


Author: Lee Trevino
'If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.'


Author: Jim Elliot
'Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away.'


Author: Mencius
'Friends are the siblings God never gave us.'


Author: Willie Aames
'God continues to work miracles in my life.'


Author: William Blake
'Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.'


Author: Dag Hammarskjold
'God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.'


Author: Matthew Henry
'It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.'


Author: Dwight L. Moody
'We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.'


Author: Mohamed Al-Fayed
'The most important thing is God's blessing and if you believe in God and you believe in yourself, you have nothing to worry about.'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.'


Author: William Jennings Bryan
'The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall rob their children of faith in God and send them back to their homes skeptical, or infidels, or agnostics, or atheists.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole.'


Author: Jesus Christ
'As surely as I am the living God, everyone will kneel before me, and everyone will confess that I am God.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.'


Author: Saint Teresa of Avila
'The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too.'


Author: Loretta Young
'I'm grateful to God for His bountiful gifts... He gave me courage and faith in myself.'


Author: Heinrich Heine
'God will forgive me. It's his job.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice.'


Author: Fred Melamed
'I have two young children with autism. What could they have ever done to deserve that? What kind of a God allows the innocent to suffer? It's a mystery. Yet still, I believe in God.'


Author: Billy Tauzin
'The question is what I wanted to do with the new life God has given me. This is the mission I want to take on.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.'


Author: Wilson Mizner
'God help those who do not help themselves.'


Author: Reinhold Niebuhr
'The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.'


Author: Vance Havner
'Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, 'Shake well before using.' That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable.'


Author: Honore de Balzac
'Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.'


Author: David Herbert Lawrence
'I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.'


Author: Whitney Houston
'God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?'


Author: Francis of Assisi
'It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than mater'


Author: Stephen King
'It's a mystery. That's the first thing that interests me about the idea of God. If there is one, it's mysterious and powerful and awesome to even consider the concept, and you have to take it seriously.'


Author: Bill Maher
'Let's face it God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?'


Author: Michelangelo
'Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.'


Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
'God made me and broke the mold.'


Author: Stephen Harper
'As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.'


Author: Billy Ray Cyrus
'A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people.'


Author: Ansel Adams
'Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.'


Author: Chuck Palahniuk
'Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.'


Author: Ethel Watts Mumford
'God gave us our relatives thank God we can choose our friends.'


Author: Sarah Palin
'We say keep your change, we'll keep our God, our guns, our constitution.'


Author: Robert Anton Wilson
'Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'God expects but one thing of you, and that is that you should come out of yourself in so far as you are a created being made and let God be God in you.'


Author: Ani DiFranco
'God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room.'


Author: Spike Milligan
'And God said, 'Let there be light' and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected.'


Author: Lenny Bruce
'Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'God cannot alter the past, though historians can.'


Author: David Wilkerson
'How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.'


Author: Ethel Watts Mumford
'God gives us our relatives, thank God we can choose our friends.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.'


Author: Rick Warren
'You never know God is all you need until God is all you have.'


Author: Hattie McDaniel
'I did my best, and God did the rest.'


Author: Gloria Steinem
'God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.'


Author: William Blake
'It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.'


Author: Lil' Kim
'I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.'


Author: John Calvin
'Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.'


Author: Paul Cezanne
'When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.'


Author: Orson Welles
'I don't pray because I don't want to bore God.'


Author: Ansel Adams
'Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.'


Author: Marian Anderson
'A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.'


Author: Chuck Palahniuk
'I believe in something. But I don't believe that anything can hold a grudge for long enough to condemn its creation to eternal punishment. Nobody can hold a grudge that long, even God.'


Author: Chuck Palahniuk
'Maybe it's our sins that give God consolation when he finally has to give us cancer.'


Author: Euripides
'Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.'


Author: Marquis de Sade
'To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men simply with a view to crowding hell.'


Author: Jeff Foxworthy
'I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first, friends and family second and you third, we won't ever have an argument.'


Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
'Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That's a gift that you have received from God. Don't waste it.'


Author: Lee Iacocca
'Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.'


Author: George Eliot
'We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.'


Author: George Eliot
'The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.'


Author: Thomas Fuller
'An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.'


Author: Anna Julia Cooper
'One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.'


Author: Louis Farrakhan
'Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife.'


Author: Agatha Christie
'There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will.'


Author: Woodrow Wilson
'Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.'


Author: Constantin Brancusi
'Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.'


Author: Peter Marshall
'If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.'


Author: Thomas Browne
'All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.'


Author: Alphonsus Liguori
'Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.'


Author: Haile Selassie
'Outside the kingdom of the Lord there is no nation which is greater than any other. God and history will remember your judgment.'


Author: Jill Scott
'God is ever present. He's in every breath, in every step. He's here, always, always.'


Author: Robert E. Lee
'We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing.'


Author: Harvey Fierstein
'I actually pray everyday, but I don't believe in God.'


Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
'If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn't pay Smith.'


Author: Thomas Fuller
'Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.'


Author: Henri Nouwen
'Jesus didn't say, 'Blessed are those who care for the poor.' He said, 'Blessed are we where we are poor, where we are broken.' It is there that God loves us deeply and pulls us into deeper communion with himself.'


Author: Deepak Chopra
'Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'Man is God's highest present development. He is the latest thing in God.'


Author: Tina Turner
'For me the goddess is the female of God, She is powerful if different.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems.'


Author: William Cowper
'God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.'


Author: Ellen G. White
'But God will have a people upon the earth to maintain the Bible, and the Bible only, as the standard of all doctrines and the basis of all reforms.'


Author: Stephen King
'And poets, in my view, and I think the view of most people, do speak God's language - it's better, it's finer, it's language on a higher plane than ordinary people speak in their daily lives.'


Author: Mignon McLaughlin
'Most sermons sound to me like commercials - but I can't make out whether God is the Sponsor or the Product.'


Author: George Bancroft
'Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.'


Author: Mignon McLaughlin
'When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God, forgetting we have just had one.'


Author: Minnie Pearl
'God has a plan for all of us, but He expects us to do our share of the work.'


Author: Leo Tolstoy
'The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.'


Author: Paul Valery
'God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.'


Author: Vinoba Bhave
'It is a curious phenomena that God has made the hearts of the poor, rich and those of the rich, poor.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.'


Author: Pedro Martinez
'I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.'


Author: Anton Chekhov
'One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'God's first creature, which was light.'


Author: Tyler Perry
'Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.'


Author: Dick Gregory
'When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.'


Author: Andres Segovia
'Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man.'


Author: Kanye West
'They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus, that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes, but if I talk about God my record won't get played Huh?'


Author: J. D. Salinger
'I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.'


Author: Marianne Williamson
'Love knows how to form itself. God will do his work if we do ours. Our job is to prepare ourselves for love. When we do, love finds us every time.'


Author: Karl Barth
'Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'I was very, very religious. And of course I wrote about it in 'Night.' I questioned God's silence. So I questioned. I don't have an answer for that. Does it mean that I stopped having faith? No. I have faith, but I question it.'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'God is absence. God is the solitude of man.'


Author: Richard Dawkins
'The question of whether there exists a supernatural creator, a God, is one of the most important that we have to answer. I think that it is a scientific question. My answer is no.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.'


Author: Robert H. Schuller
'God flourished my ministry and my career of creative thinking, communicating and writing back 50 years.'


Author: Jean Claude Van Damme
'God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.'


Author: Saint Patrick
'If I be worthy, I live for my God to teach the heathen, even though they may despise me.'


Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
'I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.'


Author: Andy Griffith
'I was baptized alongside my mother when I was 8 years old. Since then, I have tried to walk a Christian life. And now that I'm getting older, I realized that I'm walking even closer with my God.'


Author: Richard P. Feynman
'Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man's struggle for good and evil seems inadequate.'


Author: Miguel de Unamuno
'Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.'


Author: Joseph Smith, Jr.
'If you do not accuse each other, God will not accuse you. If you have no accuser you will enter heaven. What many people call sin is not sin I do many things to break down superstition, and I will break it down.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God.'


Author: Marianne Williamson
'I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.'


Author: Marguerite Duras
'Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own de'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.'


Author: John Calvin
'God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.'


Author: John Calvin
'However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.'


Author: William Ames
'Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God, we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.'


Author: William Barclay
'The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way.'


Author: Louis Farrakhan
'We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'On Sunday morning, I'm not nervous... I can't wait to tell what God wants me to say.'


Author: Anna Pavlova
'God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.'


Author: Jello Biafra
'If you love god, burn a church.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'Since God knows our future, our personalities, and our capacity to listen, He isn't ever going to say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.'


Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
'Life is God's novel. Let him write it.'


Author: Mel Brooks
'If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.'


Author: Paul Tillich
'Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith.'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'What do I care about Jupiter? Justice is a human issue, and I do not need a god to teach it to me.'


Author: Rick Perry
'The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong.'


Author: James Brown
'I just thank God for all of the blessings.'


Author: Simone Weil
'Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.'


Author: Jesus Christ
'Every knee will bend before me, and every tongue shall give glory to God.'


Author: Jesus Christ
'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.'


Author: Sharron Angle
'And that's really what's happening in this country is a violation of the First Commandment. We have become a country entrenched in idolatry, and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government. We're supposed to depend upon God for our protection and '


Author: Jean Ingelow
'I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.'


Author: Paul Dirac
'God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.'


Author: Henri Nouwen
'Ministry is the least important thing. You cannot not minister if you are in communion with God and live in community.'


Author: Tyler Perry
'If you don't want my God here, you don't want me here either. God has been too good to me to go and try to sell out to get some money.'


Author: Henri Nouwen
'In their poverty, the mentally handicapped reveal God to us and hold us close to the gospel.'


Author: Alan Watts
'The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe.'


Author: Elvis Presley
'Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God, the herdsman goads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet.'


Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
'It is the artist who realizes that there is a supreme force above him and works gladly away as a small apprentice under God's heaven.'


Author: Johann Sebastian Bach
'The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.'


Author: Billy Corgan
'I've always been spiritual but I've never had a proper context, and it took me awhile to find the proper context. It's hard to realize you can have any kind of relationship with God you want... and so I now have a punk rock relationship with God.'


Author: Matthew Henry
'No attribute of God is more dreadful to sinners than His holiness.'


Author: Ernest Holmes
'God gives some more than others because some accept more than others.'


Author: Michael J. Fox
'I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for perfection is God's business.'


Author: Oksana Baiul
'First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.'


Author: Ben Stein
'It's really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn't even more fraud. After all, with no God, there's no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get away with it.'


Author: Thomas Szasz
'If you talk to God, you are praying If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist.'


Author: Josh McDowell
'After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't, I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.'


Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
'I said to the almond tree, 'Friend, speak to me of God,' and the almond tree blossomed.'


Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
'God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.'


Author: P. J. O'Rourke
'Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights. Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.'


Author: Armstrong Williams
'Even during the worst hardships, when the other things in our lives seem to fall apart, we can still find peace in the eternal love of God.'


Author: Stephen Hawking
'God not only plays dice, but also sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.'


Author: Charles Lindbergh
'Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.'


Author: Alan Watts
'The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.'


Author: Joseph Smith, Jr.
'I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'Theist and atheist: the fight between them is as to whether God shall be called God or shall have some other name.'


Author: Ziggy Marley
'My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'Let every man be true and every god a liar.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'To know God better is only to realize how impossible it is that we should ever know him at all. I know not which is more childish to deny him, or define him.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch.'


Author: Samuel Butler
'He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us.'


Author: George MacDonald
'Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it.'


Author: George W. Bush
'The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.'


Author: Edwin Louis Cole
'Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It's not your neighbor right or left - and it's not God or the devil - it's you.'


Author: Joan Chen
'The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.'


Author: Simone Weil
'A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.'


Author: Jenny McCarthy
'I wished to God the doctor had handed me a pamphlet that said, 'Hey, sorry about the autism, but here's a step-by-step list on what to do next.' But doctors don't do that. They say 'sorry' and move you along.'


Author: Richard Dawkins
'God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.'


Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
'I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'God's voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamour.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God.'


Author: Shaquille O'Neal
'Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God's way to say nobody's perfect.'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'God is not upset that Gandhi was not a Christian, because God is not a Christian! All of God's children and their different faiths help us to realize the immensity of God.'


Author: Edwin Louis Cole
'God never ends anything on a negative God always ends on a positive.'


Author: Ziggy Marley
'God is like the sun. When the sun shines, it shines for everyone. God is for everyone.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.'


Author: Arthur C. Clarke
'I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her.'


Author: Susan B. Anthony
'I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows.'


Author: Abu Bakr
'There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.'


Author: Josh Billings
'It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.'


Author: Saint Teresa of Avila
'God gave us faculties for our use each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.'


Author: Jerry Seinfeld
'Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end.'


Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
'God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.'


Author: Ben Stein
'Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!'


Author: Plutarch
'It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him for the one is only belief - the other contempt.'


Author: Stephen King
'I've always believed in God. I also think that's the sort of thing that either comes as part of the equipment, the capacity to believe, or at some point in your life, when you're in a position where you actually need help from a power greater than yoursel'


Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
'God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.'


Author: Eric Liddell
'God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.'


Author: Mariah Carey
'One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting.'


Author: Billy Sunday
'If you don't do your part, don't blame God.'


Author: John Waters
'I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty.'


Author: Bette Davis
'Sex is God's joke on human beings.'


Author: Mary Daly
'It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'To have God speak to the heart is a majestic experience, an experience that people may miss if they monopolize the conversation and never pause to hear God's responses.'


Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
'God created man in His own image, says the Bible philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.'


Author: Albert Barnes
'It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.'


Author: Karl Barth
'Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.'


Author: Thomas Hughes
'Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.'


Author: P. G. Wodehouse
'Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.'


Author: Mojo Nixon
'I can't understand people calling themselves religious and being hateful. If a preacher is preaching hate, to fear God that's not religion, that's not helping humanity, that's organizing an army to defeat somebody.'


Author: Bill Bryson
'I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.'


Author: Jean Rostand
'One kills a man, one is an assassin one kills millions, one is a conqueror one kills everybody, one is a god.'


Author: Alan Watts
'The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.'


Author: Jim Elliot
'The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God.'


Author: Elvis Presley
'Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.'


Author: Robert Anton Wilson
'Pregnancy is a kind of miracle. Especially so in that it proves that a man and woman can conspire to force God to create a new soul.'


Author: James Brown
'I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God.'


Author: Rose Kennedy
'I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.'


Author: Ray Manzarek
'The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'An honest man's the noblest work of God.'


Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
'An honest God is the noblest work of man.'


Author: Lord Byron
'Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.'


Author: Lauryn Hill
'Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.'


Author: Alvin Dark
'Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living.'


Author: Christopher Morley
'I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind and it didn't seem to matter.'


Author: Tennessee Williams
'All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.'


Author: Kinky Friedman
'May the God of your choice bless and keep you. I respect Him as long as He does not circumcise me anymore.'


Author: Stevie Ray Vaughan
'Some of us can be examples about going ahead and growing, and some of us, unfortunately, don't make it there, and end up being examples because they had to die. I hit rock bottom, but thank God my bottom wasn't death.'


Author: Russell M. Nelson
'We were born to die and we die to live. As seedlings of God, we barely blossom on earth we fully flower in heaven.'


Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
'God's finger touched him, and he slept.'


Author: Franz Kafka
'God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.'


Author: Rick Warren
'If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done. God will use anybody if you're available.'


Author: William Ames
'Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in, that he is to be loved and called upon, and to be heard in all things.'


Author: Woodrow Wilson
'In the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.'


Author: Michel de Montaigne
'The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.'


Author: Fridtjof Nansen
'It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.'


Author: Jim Elliot
'Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.'


Author: Glenn Beck
'And I've come to the place where I believe that there's no way to solve these problems, these issues - there's nothing that we can do that will solve the problems that we have and keep the peace, unless we solve it through God, unless we solve it in being'


Author: Henry A. Kissinger
'Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.'


Author: Edwin Louis Cole
'Your faithfulness makes you trustworthy to God.'


Author: Mahalia Jackson
'Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all.'


Author: Olusegun Obasanjo
'My gut feelings and my faith tell me that until God shuts a door, no human can shut it.'


Author: David Herbert Lawrence
'There is only one thing that a man really wants to do, all his life and that is, to find his way to his God, his Morning Star, salute his fellow man, and enjoy the woman who has come the long way with him.'


Author: Denzel Washington
'My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.'


Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
'Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms.'


Author: Kin Hubbard
'As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewit'


Author: John Calvin
'No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief.'


Author: Sophocles
'God's dice always have a lucky roll.'


Author: Lord Byron
'Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms.'


Author: Billy Sunday
'I believe the Bible is the word of God from cover to cover.'


Author: Charlotte Bronte
'Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.'


Author: Abu Bakar Bashir
'Look at the Afghans, during the time of the Soviet invasion. They were among the poorest Muslims in the world, yet they were sustained by their faith in God, and God alone.'


Author: Euripides
'He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.'


Author: Imelda Marcos
'They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God, all they found were shoes, beautiful shoes.'


Author: Alphonsus Liguori
'Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goo'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'In my country of South Africa, we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same God, by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights.'


Author: Mark Wahlberg
'I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing.'


Author: James Whitcomb Riley
'It is no use to grumble and complain It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice When God sorts out the weather and sends rain - Why, rain's my choice.'


Author: Georg Trakl
'I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.'


Author: E. O. Wilson
'Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?'


Author: Ramakrishna
'A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.'


Author: Muhammad Iqbal
'God is not a dead equation!'


Author: Konrad Adenauer
'In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind.'


Author: Naguib Mahfouz
'God did not intend religion to be an exercise club.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.'


Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
'God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.'


Author: Abu Bakr
'Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.'


Author: Benny Hinn
'What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him, I believe - as with the Holy Spirit - He looks like Jesus looked on earth.'


Author: Anton Chekhov
'To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.'


Author: Guru Nanak
'Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.'


Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
'An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others.'


Author: Anne Rice
'I want to love all the children of God - Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist - everyone. I want to love gay Christians and straight Christians.'


Author: Douglas MacArthur
'Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.'


Author: Lenny Kravitz
'I am not trying to change the world. I am just offering my gift that God gave me, and if somebody is moved by it, that's beautiful.'


Author: Billy Sunday
'God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.'


Author: Bobby Orr
'Growing up, if I hadn't had sports, I don't know where I'd be. God only knows what street corners I'd have been standing on and God only knows what I'd have been doing, but instead I played hockey and went to school and stayed out of trouble.'


Author: Tim Tebow
'I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that's what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.'


Author: Christopher Hitchens
'Well, we can't say any more than we can say there is no god, there is no afterlife. We can only say there is no persuasive evidence for or argument for it.'


Author: Kanye West
'I am God's vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.'


Author: George MacDonald
'It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.'


Author: Christopher Hitchens
'Well, I'll put it this way: you can certainly say belief in God makes people behave worse. That can be proved beyond a doubt.'


Author: Pearl S. Buck
'A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.'


Author: R. Kelly
'In life, you have people that love to party. That's me. People that love God. That's me. People that love sex. That's me. People that love people. That's me. And people that make mistakes.That's me also.'


Author: Alice Cooper
'When you believe in God, you've got to believe in the all-powerful God. He's not just God, He's the all-powerful God and He has total control over everyone's life. The Devil, on the other hand, is a real character that's trying his hardest to tear your li'


Author: Jorge Luis Borges
'To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.'


Author: Neale Donald Walsch
'As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we're all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we've done all our lives pointless.'


Author: Emmeline Pankhurst
'Trust in God - she will provide.'


Author: Jupiter Hammon
'But this will not do, God will certainly punish you for stealing and for being unfaithful.'


Author: Dan Millman
'Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving.'


Author: Abu Bakr
'He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah, God will build a house for him in the paradise.'


Author: Joyce Cary
'I look upon life as a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain.'


Author: Bryan Clay
'I was blessed with certain gifts and talents and God gave them to me to be the best person I can be and to have a positive impact on other people.'


Author: Euripides
'Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.'


Author: David Wilkerson
'In these times, God's people must trust him for rest of body and soul.'


Author: Euripides
'God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.'


Author: Helen Hunt Jackson
'Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.'


Author: Alija Izetbegovic
'I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn't been kind to us but, with the help of God, we will prevail.'


Author: Alan Perlis
'A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'When we learn from experience, the scars of sin can lead us to restoration and a renewed intimacy with God.'


Author: Christopher Love
'Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the number of the families who call upon God.'


Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
'Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.'


Author: Wangari Maathai
'I don't really know why I care so much. I just have something inside me that tells me that there is a problem, and I have got to do something about it. I think that is what I would call the God in me.'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?'


Author: Aeschylus
'God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.'


Author: Aeschylus
'Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.'


Author: LeBron James
'You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.'


Author: Mikhail Bakunin
'A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'Know then thyself, presume not God to scan The proper study of mankind is man.'


Author: Katy Perry
'I still have a spiritual base and a spiritual foundation. And my conversation with God is very open-ended. I pray for humility, honestly, because it's very easy to be caught up in this world.'


Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
'A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.'


Author: Peter O'Toole
'When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.'


Author: Laura Linney
'It's always nice when you do something and it's well received as opposed to the other way which God knows happens to everybody. When the good times come around, you take a deep breath, appreciate it, but not take it too seriously.'


Author: William Law
'If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.'


Author: Prince
'Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.'


Author: Freeman Dyson
'Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.'


Author: Charles A. Beard
'All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the star'


Author: Anatole France
'Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.'


Author: Thomas Aquinas
'That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'If the Lord says to give more than you think you are able to give, know that He will provide for you. Whether things are sailing smoothly or the bottom has dropped out, He is always trustworthy. You can count on Almighty God to keep His everlasting Word.'


Author: Thomas S. Monson
'Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.'


Author: Salman Rushdie
'I do not need the idea of God to explain the world I live in.'


Author: John Stuart Mill
'Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.'


Author: Willie Aames
'God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it - but God is building this thing.'


Author: Karl Rahner
'Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.'


Author: John B. S. Haldane
'If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.'


Author: Lil Wayne
'Jail didn't make me find God, He's always been there. They can lock me up, but my spirit and my love can never be confined to prison walls.'


Author: John Donne
'He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.'


Author: Bill Maher
'Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need.'


Author: Beverly Sills
'My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.'


Author: Simone Weil
'Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.'


Author: Glenn Beck
'Not a single time have we gotten a right from Congress or from the President. We get them from God.'


Author: Christina Aguilera
'I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.'


Author: Nick Rahall
'As a people of faith, we know that prayer is a powerful instrument. And as one Nation under God, we know that many times our most powerful tool is prayer.'


Author: Howard Dean
'From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.'


Author: Jim Bakker
'You can't fake it when you're alone with God, you know.'


Author: Whitney Houston
'I wanted to be a teacher. I love children, so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of ten or eleven, when I opened my mouth and said, 'Oh, God, what's this?' I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian we'


Author: Gustave Flaubert
'The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful one must sense him everywhere but never see him.'


Author: Miguel de Cervantes
'God bears with the wicked, but not forever.'


Author: Luther Burbank
'We must return to nature and nature's god.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'The moment someone chooses to trust in Jesus Christ, his sins are wiped away, and he is adopted into God's family. That individual is set apart as a child of God, with a sacred purpose.'


Author: Alfred Hitchcock
'In feature films the director is God in documentary films God is the director.'


Author: Mike Epps
'I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me.'


Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
'I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.'


Author: George Whitefield
'O that unbelievers would learn of faithful Abraham, and believe whatever is revealed from God, though they cannot fully comprehend it! Abraham knew God commanded him to offer up his son, and therefore believed, notwithstanding carnal reasoning might sugge'


Author: Marco Rubio
'You cannot do anything without God.It's a profound and elemental truth. Not, you cannot do most things without God. You will not be able to do anything that you want, truly, in fulfillment, without God.'


Author: Paul Ryan
'Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.'


Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
'I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of Him.'


Author: Marianne Williamson
'God is definitely out of the closet.'


Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
'I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help - and God's.'


Author: Ramakrishna
'Bondage is of the mind freedom too is of the mind. If you say 'I am a free soul. I am a son of God who can bind me' free you shall be.'


Author: Henry Van Dyke
'There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart - never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening.'


Author: John Cleese
'If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?'


Author: Arnold J. Toynbee
'Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.'


Author: Abu Bakr
'If you expect the blessings of God, be kind to His people.'


Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
'In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety.'


Author: Tim Tebow
'On the field I'm trying to play for the glory of God but then also I'm trying to give everything I have and win and compete. And so I think more than just winning or losing, I think He cares about where our hearts are when we're playing.'


Author: Anatole France
'No government ought to be without censors and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.'


Author: Joan Rivers
'Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.'


Author: Prem Rawat
'To the mind, God is a perfect criminal. He has done such a perfect crime by creating this world that mind cannot trace how He did it. That is why the mind always freaks out about God.'


Author: Joan Rivers
'I'm Jewish. I don't work out. If God had wanted us to bend over, He would have put diamonds on the floor.'


Author: Ted Nugent
'Gibson has been making the finest electric guitars the world has ever witnessed for over 70 years. They are as American as God, guns and rock and roll.'


Author: Alfred Korzybski
'God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won't.'


Author: Eden Phillpotts
'I used to hurt so badly that I'd ask God why, what have I done to deserve any of this? I feel now He was preparing me for this, for the future. That's the way I see it.'


Author: Karen Armstrong
'We have domesticated God's transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantil'


Author: Cindy Crawford
'The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you, but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned.'


Author: Jimmy Carter
'I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.'


Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
'Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.'


Author: Jennifer Aniston
'I really am pretty happy with what God gave me.'


Author: Corrie Ten Boom
'Discernment is God's call to intercession, never to faultfinding.'

 

 

 

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