‘Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.’ – Albert Einstein

‘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.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.’ – Jesus Christ

‘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 touch souls.’ – Mother Teresa

‘God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?” – William Arthur Ward

‘Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He’s sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.’ – Charles Stanley

‘God has entrusted me with myself.’ – Epictetus

‘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.” – C. S. Lewis

‘Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.’ – Lawrence Welk

‘Life is God’s novel. Let him write it.’ – Isaac Bashevis Singer

‘Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.’ – Rabindranath Tagore

‘Heaven means to be one with God.’ – Confucius

‘Not only does God play dice, but… he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.’ – Stephen Hawking

‘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.’ – Anne Frank

‘God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.’ – Edwin Louis Cole

‘God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.’ – Billy Graham

‘It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God – but to create him.’ – Arthur C. Clarke

‘Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.’ – William Penn

‘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.’ – Henry Ford

‘Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.’ – Garth Brooks

‘For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘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.’ – Bob Marley

‘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 gone wrong.’ – John Lennon

‘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.’ – Peter Marshall

‘What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.’ – Oprah Winfrey

‘People see God every day, they just don’t recognize him.’ – Pearl Bailey

‘God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.’ – Paul Dirac

‘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.’ – Maya Angelou

‘One and God make a majority.’ – Frederick Douglass

‘My trust in God flows out of the experience of his loving me, day in and day out, whether the day is stormy or fair, whether I’m sick or in good health, whether I’m in a state of grace or disgrace. He comes to me where I live and loves me as I am.’ – Brennan Manning

‘Start with God – the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.’ – King Solomon

‘Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.’ – William Blake

‘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.’ – Mary Manin Morrissey

‘Laughter is God’s blessing.’ – Joseph Prince

‘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.’ – John Locke

‘Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back.’ – Herodotus

‘If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘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.’ – Marcus Garvey

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

‘God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.’ – Karen Blixen

‘God gave me life to continue to do things that I would never have done.’ – Stevie Wonder

‘God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.’ – Alfred Jarry

‘There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character, where God is not.’ – Evelyn Underhill

‘God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or annually. He will give you what you need when it is needed.’ – Max Lucado

‘God is a verb, not a noun.’ – R. Buckminster Fuller

‘Trust in God – she will provide.’ – Emmeline Pankhurst

‘The Bible is not man’s word about God, but God’s word about man.’ – John Barth

‘God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.’ – Edna St. Vincent Millay

‘Every morning I wake up and thank God.’ – Aaron Neville

‘There is nothing unpremeditated, nothing neglected by God. His unsleeping eye beholds all things.’ – Saint Basil

‘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.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘God gets you to the plate, but once your there your on your own.’ – Ted Williams

‘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.’ – Geronimo

‘Sometimes God writes straightforward in twisted lines.’ – Gloria Trevi

‘When trouble comes, focus on God’s ability to care for you.’ – Charles Stanley

‘Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.’ – Frank Moore Colby

‘God is bigger than people think.’ – Jimmy Dean

‘God’s truth judges created things out of love, and Satan’s truth judges them out of envy and hatred.’ – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

‘At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.’ – E. Stanley Jones

‘They always win who side with God.’ – Frederick William Faber

‘God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.’ – Martin Luther

‘God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things.’ – Harry Emerson Fosdick

‘God sent Jesus as an example to see if we could retain and maintain the Holy Spirit in human flesh.’ – Benny Hinn

‘What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.’ – Edmund Burke

‘God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.’ – William Shakespeare

‘Each one of us is an outlet to God and an inlet to God.’ – Ernest Holmes

‘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.’ – Swami Vivekananda

‘O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.’ – Saint Augustine

‘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.’ – Aiden Wilson Tozer

‘Knowledge of God’s Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.’ – Edwin Louis Cole

‘Nothing that is God’s is obtainable by money.’ – Tertullian

‘God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.’ – Xenophanes

‘When the solution is simple, God is answering.’ – Albert Einstein

‘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.’ – C. S. Lewis

‘My walk on the moon lasted three days. My walk with God will last forever.’ – Charles Duke

‘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, hostility is not from God, bitterness, unforgiveness, all of these are attacks from Satan.’ – Charles Stanley

‘Your God is ever beside you – indeed, He is even within you.’ – Alphonsus Liguori

‘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.’ – Alfred Adler

‘If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.’ – Francis of Assisi

‘Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.’ – Menander

‘Young man, young man, your arm’s too short to box with God.’ – James Weldon Johnson

‘If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.’ – Voltaire

‘I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.’ – Albert Einstein

‘Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.’ – Jesus Christ

‘Sometimes you ask God for something and you don’t know what you’re asking.’ – Mahalia Jackson

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

‘However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.’ – John Calvin

‘God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.’ – Aeschylus

‘I’ve said all along that God is in control.’ – Tony Dungy

‘What I see in the Bible, especially in the book of Psalms, which is a book of gratitude for the created world, is a recognition that all good things on Earth are God’s, every good gift is from above. They are good if we recognize where they came from and if we treat them the way the Designer intended them to be treated.’ – Philip Yancey

‘I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.’ – John Shelby Spong

‘Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.’ – Martin Luther

‘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.” – Billy Graham

‘Each atom of the Holy Spirit is intelligent, and like all other matter has solidity, form, and size, and occupies space.’ – Orson Pratt

‘God is in the sadness and the laughter, in the bitter and the sweet.’ – Neale Donald Walsch

‘The world sees in our conduct, in our behaviour, the proof that we are the real children of God.’ – Pope Shenouda III

‘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.’ – Soren Kierkegaard

‘I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.’ – Oscar Wilde

‘If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.’ – Ramakrishna

‘God is best known in not knowing him.’ – Saint Augustine

‘Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!’ – Thomas Ken

‘Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.’ – John Wooden

‘Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well.’ – John Greenleaf Whittier

‘We should always look upon ourselves as God’s servants, placed in God’s world, to do his work; and accordingly labour faithfully for him; not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can.’ – David Brainerd

‘In myself I am nothing. It all comes from God and the Virgin Mary.’ – Lech Walesa

‘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.” – Rick Warren

‘The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.’ – Plato

‘To lovers of the truth, nothing can be put before God and hope in Him.’ – Saint Basil

‘Only God can look at somebody’s heart.’ – Joel Osteen

‘Adoration is caring for God above all else.’ – Evelyn Underhill

‘After all, God is God because he remembers.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.’ – Francis Bacon

‘It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.’ – Simone Weil

‘Reason is God’s crowning gift to man.’ – Sophocles

‘Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached.’ – Ramakrishna

‘Every creature is a word of God.’ – Meister Eckhart

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

‘When it is a question of God’s almighty Spirit, never say, ‘I can’t.” – Oswald Chambers

‘There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God.’ – John Calvin

‘The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.’ – Thomas S. Monson

‘The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.’ – Edna St. Vincent Millay

‘God will use whatever he wants to display his glory. Heavens and stars. History and nations. People and problems.’ – Max Lucado

‘God will never reject you. Whether you accept Him is your decision.’ – Charles Stanley

‘God does not play dice.’ – Albert Einstein

‘God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul.’ – Jean Paul

‘Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘There’s only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.’ – Aldous Huxley

‘All men are born with a nose and five fingers, but no one is born with a knowledge of God.’ – Voltaire

‘I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.’ – Saint Augustine

‘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.’ – Charles Stanley

‘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.’ – Francis Quarles

‘We are made to know and love God.’ – Nicolas Malebranche

‘One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God.’ – Ramakrishna

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

‘But I know God has big stuff planned that ultimately doesn’t have anything to do with me.’ – Michael W. Smith

‘My message is that God is a good God.’ – Joel Osteen

‘Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.’ – Heywood Broun

‘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.’ – Orson Pratt

‘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.’ – Joseph Franklin Rutherford

‘He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.’ – Euripides

‘God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love.’ – Martin Farquhar Tupper

‘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.’ – Arthur Peacocke

‘Since His delights are to be with you, let yours be found in Him.’ – Alphonsus Liguori

‘God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.’ – Johannes Tauler

‘A thick skin is a gift from God.’ – Konrad Adenauer

‘The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.’ – Jupiter Hammon

‘God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.’ – Rudyard Kipling

‘Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.’ – William Makepeace Thackeray

‘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.’ – Aeschylus

‘Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.’ – Saint Augustine

‘You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Friends are the siblings God never gave us.’ – Mencius

‘I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me.’ – DMX

‘Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.’ – Aristotle

‘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.’ – Reinhold Niebuhr

‘I may not be where I want to be, but thank God I am not where I used to be.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘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’.’ – Erma Bombeck

‘Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.’ – Corrie Ten Boom

‘In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.’ – Mark Twain

‘God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. Yet his shadow still looms. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives; who will wipe this blood off us? What water is there for us to clean ourselves?’ – Friedrich Nietzsche

‘I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.’ – Charles V

‘Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.’ – Leo Buscaglia

‘If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.’ – Ronald Reagan

‘I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.’ – Albert Camus

‘It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.’ – George S. Patton

‘When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.’ – Joel Osteen

‘I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God’s help I shall succeed.’ – Vincent Van Gogh

‘Keep your nose out the sky, keep your heart to god, and keep your face to the raising sun.’ – Kanye West

‘People have to go through trials and tribulations to get where they at. Do your thing – continue to rock it – because obviously, God wants you here.’ – Kendrick Lamar

‘Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.’ – John Wooden

‘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.’ – Martin Luther

‘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.’ – Lee Trevino

‘I’m blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.’ – Lil Wayne

‘Man gives you the award but God gives you the reward.’ – Denzel Washington

‘God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.’ – Voltaire

‘I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.’ – Walt Whitman

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

‘If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear.’ – Ayrton Senna

‘I can honestly say I am a Christian, but my spirituality has been developed on the road and is based on my experiences with God.’ – Justin Timberlake

‘God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers.’ – DeMarcus Cousins

‘I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘It doesn’t matter where you come from, what you have or don’t have, what you lack, or what you have too much of. But all you need to have is faith in God, an undying passion for what you do and what you choose to do in this life, and a relentless drive and the will to do whatever it takes to be successful in whatever you put your mind to.’ – Stephen Curry

‘You never know God is all you need until God is all you have.’ – Rick Warren

‘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.’ – Galileo Galilei

‘God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.’ – John Wesley

‘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.’ – Will Smith

‘Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.’ – William Shakespeare

‘I did my best, and God did the rest.’ – Hattie McDaniel

‘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.’ – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

‘Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.’ – Prince

‘I feel absolutely blessed. No matter what has happened, I still thank God for all of it.’ – Porsha Williams

‘Live your life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift. There is nothing small in it. Far the greatest things grow by God’s law out of the smallest. But to live your life, you must discipline it.’ – Florence Nightingale

‘Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn’t misuse it.’ – Pope John Paul II

‘Music is God’s gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.’ – Walter Savage Landor

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

‘God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.’ – Jim Elliot

‘Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ – James M. Barrie

‘Woman is a ray of God. She is not that earthly beloved: she is creative, not created.’ – Rumi

‘I just thank God for all of the blessings.’ – James Brown

‘Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.’ – Soren Kierkegaard

‘I believe that God put us in this jolly world to be happy and enjoy life.’ – Robert Baden-Powell

‘If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me.’ – Joan of Arc

‘It’s a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.’ – Tupac Shakur

‘I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.’ – Leonardo da Vinci

‘If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.’ – Woody Allen

‘Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.’ – Oswald Chambers

‘The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.’ – George Bernard Shaw

‘Every morning that I wake up and I’m breathing, I can feel it and take a moment to say, you know, ‘Thank God I’m alive for another day.” – Ron Cephas Jones

‘Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.’ – Ben Carson

‘Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.” – Bill Maher

‘My life’s attitude is simple: ‘Make the best of what you have got. And move to the next. Thank God for what is coming my way and enjoy it completely.” – Abhinav Bindra

‘I believe the land of Palestine will be returned to owners of the land with the help of God.’ – Hassan Rouhani

‘Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.’ – Ben Stein

‘God has blessed me with an amazing family, friends and work colleagues that have been my joy, my support, and my sanity. I don’t know what I’d do without them.’ – Josie Loren

‘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.’ – John Muir

‘I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.’ – Jim Valvano

‘Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.’ – Thomas Paine

‘My father always taught me that when you help other people, then God will give you double. And that’s what has really happened to me. When I have helped other people who are in need, God has helped me more.’ – Cristiano Ronaldo

‘I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by those who were inspired. I study the Bible daily.’ – Isaac Newton

‘Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.’ – George Washington

‘The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.’ – Johann Sebastian Bach

‘You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.’ – Swami Vivekananda

‘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.’ – John Calvin

‘Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.’ – Fyodor Dostoevsky

‘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.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘I’m originally from Victorville, California, I grew up there. You know, it was a journey, because in Victorville, you know, it’s tough out there. It’s not like, the easiest place to grow up, so I had just faith in God that if I keep working hard, I could make a way for myself, so my faith in God is something I need, it’s essential.’ – Ryan Garcia

‘I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.’ – Robert Browning

‘You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.’ – Alan Watts

‘Darkness comes. In the middle of it, the future looks blank. The temptation to quit is huge. Don’t. You are in good company… You will argue with yourself that there is no way forward. But with God, nothing is impossible. He has more ropes and ladders and tunnels out of pits than you can conceive. Wait. Pray without ceasing. Hope.’ – John Piper

‘Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift, that’s why we call it the present.’ – Joan Rivers

‘There is a painful joke that Europeans often tell of their Gallic neighbors: God created France, the most beautiful country in the world with so much good in it, and ended up feeling guilty about it. He had to do something to make it fair. And so, he created the French people.’ – Janine di Giovanni

‘After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.’ – Christian Dior

‘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.’ – Allyson Felix

‘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?” – Annie Dillard

‘You can either be a host to God, or a hostage to your ego. It’s your call.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography.’ – Ambrose Bierce

‘I don’t have a religion. I believe in a God. I don’t know what it looks like but it’s MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural.’ – Jennifer Aniston

‘I die the king’s faithful servant, but God’s first.’ – Thomas More

‘I strongly believe vengeance is not mine; it is for God to decide.’ – Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

‘Life as we know it, with all its ups and downs, will soon be over. We all will give an accounting to God of how we have lived.’ – William Wilberforce

‘Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.’ – Socrates

‘Everything else can wait, but the search for God cannot wait.’ – George Harrison

‘So many times, people told me I can’t do this or can’t do that. My nature is that I don’t listen very well. I’m very determined, and I believe in myself. My parents brought me up that way. Thank God for that. I don’t let anything stand in my way.’ – Chantal Sutherland

‘If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?’ – John Cleese

‘I don’t know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me.’ – Duke of Wellington

‘We don’t thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.’ – Golda Meir

‘I don’t know if God is a sports fan or not, but I do know this: He loves a good comeback.’ – Lane Kiffin

‘In truth, I have done nothing alone. God has called me and has been my pilot. The Holy Spirit has been my comforter, my guide, and my power source.’ – Reinhard Bonnke

‘It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.’ – Keanu Reeves

‘A person whose mind is quiet and satisfied in God is in the pathway to health.’ – Ellen G. White

‘God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down.’ – Malcolm de Chazal

‘I learned everything the hard way – like, literally, everything. I know that God does that to people that he has lessons for. I just wish that I had learned less extreme lessons.’ – SZA

‘Love God; love others; do your best in all you do, even if you fall short! – Bethany Hamilton’ – Bethany Hamilton

‘I wasn’t really too hyped on religion. I don’t really believe in a religion like that. I just believe that there is a God. There’s just somebody up there that listens to me, and they can show me better if I talk to them and build a relationship with them.’ – NLE Choppa

‘God has always given me the strength to say what is right.’ – Rosa Parks

‘God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.’ – Josiah Gilbert Holland

‘Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.’ – Robert H. Schuller

‘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.’ – George Washington Carver

‘God does not begin by asking our ability, only our availability, and if we prove our dependability, He will increase our capability.’ – Neal A. Maxwell

‘Nature is the art of God.’ – Dante Alighieri

‘I think that the greatest gift God ever gave man is not the gift of sight but the gift of vision. Sight is a function of the eyes, but vision is a function of the heart.’ – Myles Munroe

‘Studying physics, mathematics, and chemistry is worshipping God.’ – Fethullah Gulen

‘Not one person can make or break what I’m doing, except me or God.’ – Nipsey Hussle

‘Destiny is not designed by mere mortals like us. It is crafted by God.’ – Rodrigo Duterte

‘I believe in God – not in a Catholic God; there is no Catholic God. There is God, and I believe in Jesus Christ, his incarnation. Jesus is my teacher and my pastor, but God, the Father, Abba, is the light and the Creator. This is my Being.’ – Pope Francis

‘We need women who are devoted to shepherding God’s children along the covenant path toward exaltation; women who know how to receive personal revelation, who understand the power and peace of the temple endowment; women who know how to call upon the powers of heaven to protect and strengthen children and families; women who teach fearlessly.’ – Russell M. Nelson

‘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.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘I’ve had no contact with my daughter for years. That’s her choice. Anyway, you move on. If people don’t want to bother with me, fine. You know, God bless them, and move on.’ – Anthony Hopkins

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

‘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.’ – Bill Watterson

‘God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won’t.’ – Alfred Korzybski

‘Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers.’ – Hans Christian Andersen

‘God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.’ – Elbert Hubbard

‘Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are gone but a declaration of our hopes for the future, and for the years I may, by God’s Grace and Mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your Queen.’ – Queen Elizabeth II

‘Journalism isn’t about how smart you are. It’s not about where you’re from. It’s not about who you know or how clever your questions are. And thank God for that. It’s about your ability to embrace change and uncertainty. It’s about being fearless personally and professionally.’ – Mary Pilon

‘As long as God gives me strength to work and try to make things real for my children, I’m going to work for it – even if it means making the ultimate sacrifice.’ – Medgar Evers

‘God is in all men, but all men are not in God; that is why we suffer.’ – Ramakrishna

‘Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.’ – Constantin Brancusi

‘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.’ – Freeman Dyson

‘I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.’ – Frank Lloyd Wright

‘God bless America. God save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia.’ – Russell Crowe

‘God is in the details.’ – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

‘Today I am the happiest man in the world, my son was born and thanks to God for this gift.’ – Lionel Messi

‘I know no words of prayer – God help me because I can not help myself.’ – Harold E. Hughes

‘Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.’ – Euripides

‘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.’ – Ernest Hemingway

‘God has established three institutions within human society: the family, the state, and the church. Each institution has a sphere of authority with jurisdictional limits that must be respected.’ – John MacArthur

‘God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.’ – Chester W. Nimitz

‘There’s a lot of things we go through and we don’t even know why… At the end of the day, God has a purpose and a plan for you, and that’s kind of how I take that.’ – Morgan Wallen

‘You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.’ – LeBron James

‘If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.’ – William Law

‘When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.’ – F. Sionil Jose

‘The straight line belongs to men, the curved one to God.’ – Antoni Gaudi

‘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.’ – Francis of Assisi

‘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?’ – Robert Kennedy

‘I’m sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.’ – J. D. Salinger

‘We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last.’ – Charles Studd

‘God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress.’ – Kelly Clarkson

‘God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.’ – Francis Bacon

‘The greatest lesson I learned that year in Mrs. Henry’s class was the lesson Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., tried to teach us all: Never judge people by the color of their skin. God makes each of us unique in ways that go much deeper.’ – Ruby Bridges

‘God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.’ – H. L. Mencken

‘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.” – Richard Branson

‘They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.’ – Emily Dickinson

‘A man with God is always in the majority.’ – John Knox

‘If you talk to God, you are praying; If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.’ – Thomas Szasz

‘I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God’s business.’ – Michael J. Fox

‘Glory be and praise to God. I didn’t do any of this. God did. I don’t have a recipe or a blueprint. I prayed for it, and my prayers are continuing to be answered.’ – Kevin Gates

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

‘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.’ – Alexander Hamilton

‘If we are faithful to God in little things, we shall gain experience and strength that will be helpful to us in the more serious trials of life.’ – Hudson Taylor

‘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.’ – James Russell Lowell

‘Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.’ – Radhanath Swami

‘Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.’ – Garrison Keillor

‘In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band; physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the ‘Mind of God’ is cosmic music resonating in 11-dimensional hyperspace.’ – Michio Kaku

‘I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.’ – Charlie Chaplin

‘The decision to have an abortion is a deeply personal decision between a woman, her family, her doctor, her God; not her government, and not the public at large.’ – Margaret Hoover

‘My philosophy is: Life is hard, but God is good. Try not to confuse the two.’ – Anne F. Beiler

‘This is a paradox of man: compared to God, man is nothing; yet we are everything to God.’ – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

‘Humans have an amazing capacity to believe in contradictory things. For example, to believe in an omnipotent and benevolent God but somehow excuse Him from all the suffering in the world. Or our ability to believe from the standpoint of law that humans are equal and have free will and from biology that humans are just organic machines.’ – Yuval Noah Harari

‘May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not.’ – Millard Fillmore

‘In the same way the sun never grows weary of shining, nor a stream of flowing, it is God’s nature to keep His promises. Therefore, go immediately to His throne and say, ‘Do as You promised.” – Charles Spurgeon

‘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.’ – e. e. cummings

‘Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind.’ – Alexander Pope

‘Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.’ – Elvis Presley

‘That little man in black there, he says women can’t have as much rights as men ’cause Christ wasn’t a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.’ – Sojourner Truth

‘I know for certain that God does not make mistakes, but he does make miracles. I am one. You are, too.’ – Nick Vujicic

‘I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.’ – Gabby Douglas

‘Prayer is when you talk to God. Meditation is when you’re listening. Playing the piano allows you to do both at the same time.’ – Kelsey Grammer

‘I have faith in faith. God is there, whether we have faith or not, so why not have faith in him?’ – Valerie Bertinelli

‘As God has not made anything useless in this world, as all beings fulfill obligations or a role in the sublime drama of Creation, I cannot exempt from this duty, and small though it be, I too have a mission to fill, as for example: alleviating the sufferings of my fellowmen.’ – Jose Rizal

‘There is but One God. His name is Truth; He is the Creator. He fears none; he is without hate. He never dies; He is beyond the cycle of births and death. He is self-illuminated. He is realized by the kindness of the True Guru. He was True in the beginning; He was True when the ages commenced and has ever been True. He is also True now.’ – Guru Nanak

‘I need your help. I am injured, near death, and too weak to hike out of here. I am all alone. This is no joke. In the name of God, please remain to save me. I am out collecting berries close by and shall return this evening. Thank you, Chris McCandless.’ – Christopher McCandless

‘AIDS is not just God’s punishment for homosexuals; it is God’s punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.’ – Jerry Falwell

‘When I see children, I see the face of God. That’s why I love them so much. That’s what I see.’ – Michael Jackson

‘If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.’ – Kris Kristofferson

‘For God’s sake hold your tongue, and let me love.’ – John Donne

‘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.’ – Christina Aguilera

‘God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.’ – Franz Kafka

‘You can’t get around pain and opposition, but you can try to be joyful in the trial, and thank yourself for the trial, and thank God for the strength to get through it.’ – Mary J. Blige

‘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.’ – Napoleon Bonaparte

‘Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning.’ – Joseph B. Wirthlin

‘It is not the soul alone that should be healthy; if the mind is healthy in a healthy body, all will be healthy and much better prepared to give God greater service.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘The future is as bright as the promises of God.’ – William Carey

‘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.’ – Basil Hume

‘It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don’t regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn’t save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I’m not naive, and I don’t romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.’ – Chris Kyle

‘Spiritual identity means we are not what we do or what people say about us. And we are not what we have. We are the beloved daughters and sons of God.’ – Henri Nouwen

‘I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help – and God’s.’ – Lyndon B. Johnson

‘Do your best and leave the rest to God.’ – Manisha Koirala

‘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.’ – Plato

‘The secret was to just be cool, stay in God’s graces, and work it out.’ – Solomon Burke

‘I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.’ – Saadi

‘God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.’ – Eric Liddell

‘Satan has declared war on motherhood. He knows that those who rock the cradle can rock his earthly empire. And he knows that without righteous mothers loving and leading the next generation, the Kingdom of God will fail.’ – Sheri L. Dew

‘God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.’ – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

‘God may not be there when you want him but he is always on time.’ – Terrell Owens

‘Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.’ – Honore de Balzac

‘What you wish to others, God wishes to you.’ – T. B. Joshua

‘It’s a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn’t consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.’ – Sam Levenson

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

‘A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.’ – Carl Sandburg

‘To be a man is to suffer for others. God help us to be men!’ – Cesar Chavez

‘If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides.’ – Montesquieu

‘The opposite of faith is not doubt: It is certainty. It is madness. You can tell you have created God in your own image when it turns out that he or she hates all the same people you do.’ – Anne Lamott

‘Don’t you know there ain’t no devil, it’s just god when he’s drunk.’ – Tom Waits

‘When we die our money, fame, and honors will be meaningless. We own nothing in this world. Everything we think we own is in reality only being loaned to us until we die. And on our deathbed at the moment of death, no one but God can save our souls.’ – Michael Huffington

‘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 the conclusion that they are God.’ – Christopher Hitchens

‘I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.’ – King James I

‘If you love god, burn a church.’ – Jello Biafra

‘One of the greatest attacks of the enemy is to make you busy, to make you hurried, to make you noisy, to make you distracted, to fill the people of God and the Church of God with so much noise and activity that there is no room for prayer. There is no room for being alone with God. There is no room for silence. There is no room for meditation.’ – Paul Washer

‘I do believe in God. But you won’t find me visiting temples every now and then. I believe in self-realization. Peace of mind matters a lot to me. What’s the point in doing something just for the sake of it? I’d rather do something I like doing as long as I’m being true to myself.’ – Virat Kohli

‘God buries His workmen but carries on His work.’ – Charles Wesley

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

‘It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.’ – Robert Mapplethorpe

‘I consider myself a religious person. God is something very personal with me and I don’t flaunt religion in conversation with others.’ – Richard Chamberlain

‘God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.’ – Reggie White

‘The nature of God is a circle of which the center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere.’ – Empedocles

‘Trust wholly in Christ; rely altogether on His sufferings; beware of seeking to be justified in any other way than by His righteousness. Faith in our Lord Jesus Christ is sufficient for salvation. There must be atonement made for sin according to the righteousness of God. The person to make this atonement must be God and man.’ – John Wycliffe

‘North Korea is a religion. We are told that Kim is a god and that he knows what you are thinking and how many hairs are on your head. It is the only country which talks about ‘thought crime’ – even thinking is a crime.’ – Park Yeon-mi

‘I definitely believe in a God and in a higher power, and I definitely take from many different religious cultures. I go to church.’ – Jane Seymour

‘Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.’ – Ansel Adams

‘Man is to man either a god or a wolf.’ – Desiderius Erasmus

‘Just be yourself, and enjoy the blessings that God’s borne out on you.’ – Delilah

‘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.” – Stephen King

‘Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.’ – Rutherford B. Hayes

‘I used to wonder if it was God’s plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world.’ – Lana Del Rey

‘I’m just living daily and I thank God for every day that I have.’ – Daniel Jacobs

‘I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty.’ – John Waters

‘Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don’t support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck.’ – James Altucher

‘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.’ – Thomas Merton

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

‘As a surgeon you have to have a controlled arrogance. If it’s uncontrolled, you kill people, but you have to be pretty arrogant to saw through a person’s chest, take out their heart and believe you can fix it. Then, when you succeed and the patient survives, you pray, because it’s only by the grace of God that you get there.’ – Mehmet Oz

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

‘I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.’ – Elizabeth I

‘An angel of God never has wings.’ – Joseph Smith, Jr.

‘An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight.’ – Hilaire Belloc

‘Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.’ – Beilby Porteus

‘Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.’ – Andre Gide

‘God didn’t design an elevator for me. It’s great because I’m climbing stairs and learning with every step.’ – Pratik Gandhi

‘If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘God may not guide us in an obvious way because he wants us to make decisions based on faith and character.’ – Dallas Willard

‘For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.’ – Martin Luther

‘The world has changed and it’s going to keep changing, but God never changes; so we are safe when we cling to Him.’ – Charles R. Swindoll

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

‘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.’ – Emmet Fox

‘When God comes into your life, He lights a candle in your soul.’ – Anita Bryant

‘Do not worship me, I am not God. I’m only a man. I worship Jesus Christ.’ – Haile Selassie

‘The Lord your God will raise up a Prophet like me from among your own people. Listen carefully to everything He tells you. Anyone who will not listen to that Prophet will be cut off from God’s people and utterly destroyed.’ – Moses

‘God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.’ – Arthur Young

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

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

‘God made me the way I am, and I accept myself. I am who I am, and I’m proud of myself.’ – Caster Semenya

‘God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk.’ – Meister Eckhart

‘I think God’s going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.’ – Steven Wright

‘I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and rose again, and that’s my belief. I still don’t know what ‘Christian’ means. I’m a follower of Christ, but I keep making a whole bunch of mistakes. And I thank God for forgiveness.’ – Sherri Shepherd

‘God cannot alter the past, though historians can.’ – Samuel Butler

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

‘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.’ – Marianne Williamson

‘God will have a humble people. Either we can choose to be humble, or we can be compelled to be humble.’ – Ezra Taft Benson

‘I don’t believe in coincidences. I believe that things happen for a reason, and I think God has things – whether it’s good or bad – happen towards a bigger picture that you don’t necessarily understand at the present time.’ – Goldlink

‘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.’ – Arthur Ashe

‘Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.’ – Abu Bakr

‘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.’ – Bryan Clay

‘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.’ – Richard P. Feynman

‘My relationship with God and my parents, that’s what keeps me together. I know that everything could end as soon as it starts.’ – Jordan Fisher

‘I’m far from being god, but I work god damn hard.’ – Jay-Z

‘Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue.’ – Eugene O’Neill

‘If you can believe in God, then you can believe in anything. It’s a gang mentality.’ – Greg Graffin

‘The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.’ – Jack London

‘If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.’ – Jay Leno

‘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!’ – Patrick Henry

‘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.’ – Aldous Huxley

‘The divine is God’s concern; the human, man’s. My concern is neither the divine nor the human, not the true, good, just, free, etc., but solely what is ‘mine,’ and it is not a general one, but is – ‘unique,’ as I am unique. Nothing is more to me than myself!’ – Max Stirner

‘Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.’ – Louis XIV

‘I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration.’ – William P. Young

‘I am what I am, I’m doing very well in my life, and I’m thankful to God for that.’ – LL Cool J

‘The Son of God became man so that we might become God.’ – Athanasius

‘I haven’t been baptised. My dad’s not in the church and is not a religious person. My mum is more spiritual – she does Thai-chi and goes to Stonehenge and things like that. I’m proud to be pagan. Finland is not really a religious country. I’m still looking for my god.’ – Ville Valo

‘God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It’s as simple as that.’ – Joseph Campbell

‘In Japanese culture, there is a belief that God is everywhere – in mountains, trees, rocks, even in our sympathy for robots or Hello Kitty toys.’ – Ryuichi Sakamoto

‘The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I’ve got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.’ – Johnny Cash

‘God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.’ – Paul Valery

‘My mother always used to say, ‘Well, if you had been born a little girl growing up in Egypt, you would go to church or go to worship Allah, but surely if those people are worshipping a God, it must be the same God’ – that’s what she always said. The same God with different names.’ – Jane Goodall

‘I have this unshakeable faith. I believe in myself; I believe in God.’ – Laurence Fishburne

‘Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God.’ – Harold Warner

‘Without your health, you’ve got nothing going on. I thank God every day for good health.’ – Ric Flair

‘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.’ – Ziggy Marley

‘That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.’ – Jean-Paul Sartre

‘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.’ – William Butler Yeats

‘God is a God of systems and predictability and order, and God honors planning.’ – Andy Stanley

‘I do put a lot of God in my music, but not because I’m super religious. There are a lot of demons in my music, too. I acknowledge both.’ – J. Cole

‘Was Jesus the son of God? Yes. But so are you. You just haven’t realized it yet.’ – Eckhart Tolle

‘All I did was pray to God, every day. In prison camp, the main prayer was, ‘Get me home alive, God, and I’ll seek you and serve you.’ I came home, got wrapped up in the celebration, and forgot about the hundreds of promises I’d made to God.’ – Louis Zamperini

‘God, if there is a God, take my soul, if I have a soul.’ – Ernest Renan

‘God removes the sin of the one who makes humble confession, and thereby the devil loses the sovereignty he had gained over the human heart.’ – Saint Bernard

‘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.’ – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

‘I always bring out the best in men I fight, but Joe Frazier, I’ll tell the world right now, brings out the best in me. I’m gonna tell ya, that’s one helluva man, and God bless him.’ – Muhammad Ali

‘God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.’ – Bernie Siegel

‘If you want to be original just try being yourself, because God has never made two people exactly alike.’ – Bernard Meltzer

‘To love another person is to see the face of God.’ – Victor Hugo

‘I said to the almond tree, ‘Friend, speak to me of God,’ and the almond tree blossomed.’ – Nikos Kazantzakis

‘I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward, but if God only finds me worthy of one reward, I will accept it in all humility.’ – Hassan II of Morocco

‘We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing.’ – Robert E. Lee

‘I’m happy and grateful to God.’ – Ronald Acuna Jr.

‘We leave as we came and, god willing, as we shall return, with peace, and hope for all mankind.’ – Gene Cernan

‘If there really is a god, then he really looks after me.’ – Jackie Chan

‘The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.’ – Euclid

‘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.’ – Mojo Nixon

‘God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers.’ – Paul Erdos

‘Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.’ – Baruch Spinoza

‘Searching for music is like searching for God. They’re very similar. There’s an effort to reclaim the unmentionable, the unsayable, the unseeable, the unspeakable, all those things, comes into being a composer and to writing music and to searching for notes and pieces of musical information that don’t exist.’ – David Bowie

‘It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.’ – Helen Keller

‘Why don’t we have enough teachers of math and science in the public schools? One answer is well, if they knew the subject well, they’d also know enough to work for Google or Goldman Sachs or God knows where.’ – James Harris Simons

‘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!’ – Ken Hensley

‘I was a gift to my mother. She was a remarkable person. God or nature, or whatever those forces are, smiled on her, then passed me the best of her.’ – Sidney Poitier

‘In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.’ – Leo Tolstoy

‘Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.’ – Lauryn Hill

‘God just has a way of working things out the way he wants to and you have no say in that.’ – Rihanna

‘The message is that I was reminding myself and informing others of the fact that God has always been good to me. No matter what you’re going through, God is always with us. Life is a journey.’ – Andrae Crouch

‘There’s an old saying that God exists in your search for him. I just want you to understand that I ain’t looking.’ – Leslie Nielsen

‘Themes of redemption, temptation, and faith don’t necessarily apply directly to religion. A lot of people find faith in their lives outside of God and still deal with notions of temptation and redemption that aren’t religious.’ – Will Poulter

‘Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God’s Paradise.’ – Phillips Brooks

‘If you don’t take a Sabbath, something is wrong. You’re doing too much, you’re being too much in charge. You’ve got to quit, one day a week, and just watch what God is doing when you’re not doing anything.’ – Eugene H. Peterson

‘I am responsible only to God and history.’ – Francisco Franco

‘I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.’ – Harriet Beecher Stowe

‘I now believe in God for my own ends. I’m not an altruistic Christian – I’m only doing it in case there is in fact a Heaven.’ – Sean Lock

‘The whole point of the kingdom of God is Jesus has come to bear witness to the true truth, which is nonviolent. When God wants to take charge of the world, he doesn’t send in the tanks. He sends in the poor and the meek.’ – N. T. Wright

‘Sometimes you come up against a mountain and you end up making the mountain seem bigger than God.’ – Jeremy Lin

‘I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.’ – Oscar Wilde

‘I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.’ – Jean Ingelow

‘And malt does more than Milton can to justify God’s ways to man.’ – A. E. Housman

‘Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.’ – Vincent McNabb

‘Man’s extremity is God’s opportunity.’ – John Flavel

‘I thank God for blessing me with the tools that he blessed me with to be where I am.’ – Terence Crawford

‘God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.’ – Izaak Walton

‘God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world.’ – Billy Graham

‘A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.’ – Alan Perlis

‘Of course God will forgive me; that’s His job.’ – Heinrich Heine

‘Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.’ – Lenny Bruce

‘I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.’ – Francois Rabelais

‘Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead, he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself… By giving me this height to reach people, he has also given me great responsibilities.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Beauty seen is never lost, God’s colors all are fast.’ – John Greenleaf Whittier

‘I have a strong belief in God… I find religion to be a very personal thing… I am also very spiritual.’ – Sela Ward

‘Keep God first, chase your dreams, and everything will pay off.’ – Jacob Latimore

‘A miracle is really the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It’s unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.’ – Jennie Finch

‘The truth is an objective standard by which reality is measured; it’s God’s point of view on any subject.’ – Tony Evans

‘I have a relationship with God. I do believe in God, The Son, and Holy Ghost. But I respect everybody, and as far as the Muslims go, I like how they live because they have discipline. They have real structure and I like.’ – Tee Grizzley

‘God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.’ – Saint Augustine

‘I’m a man of faith. I only fear God, and my wife – sometimes.’ – Lech Walesa

‘Our God is a forgiving God.’ – George H. W. Bush

‘I’m a Roman Catholic. Or was. I was brought up that way and used to say my prayers every night, but I don’t pray to God any more. I might use the usual phrases I picked up from my parents, ‘Oh, if God spares me next year…’ or ‘Please God…’ but they’re only phrases.’ – Cilla Black

‘Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.’ – Jonathan Edwards

‘I’d describe myself as a Christian who doesn’t believe in God.’ – Helen Mirren

‘God made you a masterpiece – be blessed, secure, disciplined and equipped.’ – Joel Osteen

‘We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbour.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.’ – Karl Barth

‘My name is Linus, and I am your God.’ – Linus Torvalds

‘Every day is a gift from God. Learn to focus on the Giver and enjoy the gift!’ – Joyce Meyer

‘The numerous evils to which individual persons are exposed are due to the defects existing in the persons themselves. We complain and seek relief from our own faults; we suffer from the evils which we, by our own free will, inflict on ourselves and ascribe them to God, who is far from being connected with them!’ – Maimonides

‘I believe that miracles happen every day. Every person is a miracle. Every moment is a miracle. If only we can open our eyes, we’ll see God’s love everywhere.’ – Bo Sanchez

‘I want all hellions to quit puffing that hell fume in God’s clean air.’ – Carry Nation

‘God never made a promise that was too good to be true.’ – Dwight L. Moody

‘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.’ – Pablo Picasso

‘People often ask me if I believe in God, and I kinda have to, because I’m still here. I had not planned on living this long, and here I am.’ – Joe Walsh

‘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.’ – Steve Harvey

‘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.’ – Blaise Pascal

‘I believe in God. I am not ritualistic but I do pray every day.’ – Sudha Murty

‘If there is a God, whence proceed so many evils? If there is no God, whence cometh any good?’ – Boethius

‘God has always opened up doors at the right time. He’s closed doors at the right time.’ – Michael Chandler

‘The divine light which you carry within your soul is inherited from God because you are His daughter. Part of the light which makes you so magnificent is the blessing of womanhood.’ – Margaret D. Nadauld

‘Everything I did, all my actions, all of the problems I had I dedicate to God and to Chile, because I kept Chile from becoming Communist.’ – Augusto Pinochet

‘God Bless my mother and father for all the hard work they’ve done for our family.’ – Coy Bowles

‘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?’ – Willie Nelson

‘I’m a big fan of talking about God. Whether people believe in God or not, that’s so fascinating. Or where you go when you die is fascinating.’ – Andy Grammer

‘When God created you, He went to great lengths to make you exactly the way He wanted you to be. You are His ultimate work of art.’ – Victoria Osteen

‘I never was in the Nation of Islam… I mean, what I call myself is a natural Muslim, ’cause it’s just me and God. You know, going to the mosque, the ritual and the tradition, it’s just not in me to do. So I don’t do it.’ – Ice Cube

‘Outside of the cross of Jesus Christ, there is no hope in this world. That cross and resurrection at the core of the Gospel is the only hope for humanity. Wherever you go, ask God for wisdom on how to get that Gospel in, even in the toughest situations of life.’ – Ravi Zacharias

‘Our decision to close on Sunday was our way of honoring God and of directing our attention to things that mattered more than our business.’ – S. Truett Cathy

‘I wake up every day inspiring myself, because God gave me life.’ – DJ Khaled

‘Change makes you find your calling, your legacy, and God’s divine plan for your life. Don’t run from it.’ – Iman

‘He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.’ – Baltasar Gracian

‘I believe it matters how you treat people. I believe in Heaven. I don’t believe that this is it, and then we’re done. I have a lovely relationship with God, although when I’ve lost someone or I’ve seen a sick child, I’ve had conversations with Him in which I’ve had to ask, ‘How can that be right?” – Melissa McCarthy

‘I don’t know what tomorrow holds. None of us do. We got to wait and see what God has planned.’ – Roy Jones Jr.

‘Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.’ – Malcolm Muggeridge

‘We had seen God in His splendors, heard the text that Nature renders. We had reached the naked soul of man.’ – Ernest Shackleton

‘We must seek the loving-kindness of God in all the breadth and open-air of common life.’ – George A. Smith

‘The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah.’ – Afrika Bambaataa

‘I’m not denyin’ the women are foolish. God Almighty made ’em to match the men.’ – George Eliot

‘All I can do is leave it in God’s hands and hope that my fans feel where I’m coming from.’ – Aaliyah

‘Be brave and be fearless, and for God’s sake, stand up for yourself.’ – Gretchen Carlson

‘I feel like God gives you what you deserve. Whatever that time is, you get what you deserve.’ – Common

‘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.’ – Barack Obama

‘I grew up in a family that always believed in God. And I feel like, every morning when you wake up, you have to thank Him just for another day. I do it every day.’ – Jose Altuve

‘Who would want one’s children growing up buying things like bitcoin? I hope to God my family doesn’t buy it. It’s noxious poison.’ – Charlie Munger

‘Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.’ – Al Bernstein

‘Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God’s approval.’ – Thomas S. Monson

‘God made man in his own image, and man returned the favour.’ – Frank Wedekind

‘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.’ – Ray Manzarek

‘Because we cannot know what God is, but only what He is not, we cannot consider how He is but only how He is not.’ – Thomas Aquinas

‘Oh my God, Nicole is killed? Oh my God, she is dead?’ – O. J. Simpson

‘I never question God. Sometimes I say, ‘Why me? Why do I have such a hard life? Why do I have this disease? Why do I have siblings who died?’ But then I think and say, ‘Why not me?” – Mattie Stepanek

‘To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.’ – Nancy Reagan

‘Only the wise know just where predestination ends and free will begins. Meanwhile, you must keep on doing your best, according to your own clearest understanding. you must long for freedom as the drowning man longs for air. Without sincere longing, you will never find God.’ – Paramahansa Yogananda

‘Leadership is an act of submission to God. To be a leader means listening to all kinds of people and situations. Out of that listening, we are hoping to discern the mind of God as best we can. This is the price of leadership – it’s an act of sacrifice. So leadership is part and parcel of the work of submission to God.’ – Richard Foster

‘God and the devil are inherent in each of us. It’s our choice to make: you can take the road to good, you can take the road to bad. Well, we have a choice.’ – Ronnie James Dio

‘I know My God commands, whose power no power resists.’ – Robert Greene

‘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.’ – Louis Farrakhan

‘I am simply trying to struggle through life; trying to do God’s bidding.’ – George Lucas

‘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.’ – Jesse Jackson

‘O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.’ – Anne Boleyn

‘To become a villain, you had to have become disillusioned, and in order to become disillusioned you had to have been passionate about something you believed in that was shaken and ripped from your grasp as a protagonist in that stage of your life, leaving you disillusioned with God, if you will.’ – Matthew Davis

‘In this world of ours, every believer must be a spark of light, a center of love, a vivifying ferment for the mass; and it will be that all the more as, in the depths of his being, he lives in communion with God.’ – Pope John XXIII

‘When men don’t fear God, they give themselves to evil.’ – Ray Comfort

‘Why has God given me such magnificent talent? It is a curse as well as a great blessing.’ – Albrecht Durer

‘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.’ – Abraham Joshua Heschel

‘Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.’ – Oliver Cromwell

‘Time is something that cannot be bought; it cannot be wagered with God, and it is not in endless supply, Time is simply how you live your life.’ – Craig Sager

‘Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?’ – Desmond Tutu

‘I believe that God knows what each of us wants and needs. It’s not necessary for us to make it to church on Sunday to reach Him. You can find Him anyplace. And if that sounds heretical, my source is pretty good: Matthew, Five to Seven, The Sermon on the Mount.’ – Frank Sinatra

‘I’m honored and blessed by God to be in the sport I love, and I want to accomplish all the goals I set in the sport of boxing – to be successful and make history.’ – Canelo Alvarez

‘God’s finger touched him, and he slept.’ – Alfred Lord Tennyson

‘Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.’ – Albert Einstein

‘I’ve seen the majestic beauty of nature and the overwhelming perfection of it. To me, there’s nothing closer to God than that.’ – Cote de Pablo

‘God isn’t present in the past or future. The great ‘I Am’ is in the present moment. When I claim that presence, I can get through anything today.’ – Regina Brett

‘God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.’ – Daniel Webster

‘In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.’ – Konrad Adenauer

‘I’m not a religious person. I have a one-on-one relationship with God, but I don’t go to church like I should.’ – John Daly

‘God is to me the Great Unknown. I believe in Him, but I find Him not.’ – Adoniram Judson

‘If God had intended us to fly, he’d have never given us railways.’ – Michael Flanders

‘What religion a man holds, to what race he belongs, these things are not important; the really important thing is this knowledge: the knowledge of God’s plan for men. For God has a plan, and that plan is evolution.’ – Jiddu Krishnamurti

‘Your legal career is but a means to an end, and… that end is building the kingdom of God.’ – Amy Coney Barrett

‘I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.’ – Lil’ Kim

‘We are not sent into this world mainly to enjoy the loveliness therein, nor to sit us down in passive ease; no, we were sent here for action. The soul that seeks to do the will of God with a pure heart, fervently, does not yield to the lethargy of ease.’ – Dorothea Dix

‘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.’ – Cindy Crawford

‘People face difficulties, no matter who you are. I faced difficulties with a lot of things. I face opposition every day, but I didn’t kill myself and now, thank God, I’m here.’ – Nicki Minaj

‘I’ve always believed in a higher power. You can call it God, you can call it Jesus, Krishna, Buddha, Allah, I don’t care. I really believe we are all a part of God.’ – Olivia Hussey

‘The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.’ – Paul Tillich

‘I live and love in God’s peculiar light.’ – Michelangelo

‘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.’ – Mark Wahlberg

‘I think we’ve overstated that God is the God who wants us to obey. Obedience is not the end game. Obedience is only our calling so that we can step into our freedom.’ – Erwin McManus

‘The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.’ – James Joyce

‘Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It’s free.’ – Taraji P. Henson

‘Religious freedom is one of the most fundamental of human rights because religious freedom comes from the dignity of the human being as God’s creature.’ – Suharto

‘As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.’ – Arnold J. Toynbee

‘The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.’ – James Allen

‘To God everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.’ – Heraclitus

‘My mother was a churchgoing lady, so I always heard about God at home.’ – Smokey Robinson

‘Yeah, I know I’m ugly… I said to a bartender, ‘Make me a zombie.’ He said ‘God beat me to it.” – Rodney Dangerfield

‘I don’t drink much anymore, but when I traveled with Frank Sinatra, God rest his soul, I used to drink like I could do it. He made it a test. In Vegas, the Rat Pack, which I was a little part of, drank all night and slept most of the day. Then, about 5 o’clock, we’d meet in the hotel steam room, lock the door, and steam our brains out.’ – Don Rickles

‘God has more important things to worry about than who I sleep with.’ – Cyndi Lauper

‘It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.’ – Fridtjof Nansen

‘I am a Christian person, and I do love the Lord, and I feel no matter who you are, what you believe, how you live your life, it’s not my place to judge. I don’t have that power. I don’t want that power. It’s my place to love and to show God’s love to other people, even if they don’t live a life like I live.’ – Carrie Underwood

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

‘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.’ – Bede Griffiths

‘God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.’ – P. D. James

‘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.’ – Martha Graham

‘God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.’ – Voltaire

‘Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.’ – Charles Kingsley

‘Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.’ – Franklin D. Roosevelt

‘Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.’ – Helen Hunt Jackson

‘I believe in God, who made of one blood all nations that on earth do dwell. I believe that all men, black and brown and white, are brothers, varying through time and opportunity, in form and gift and feature, but differing in no essential particular, and alike in soul and the possibility of infinite development.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘I always laugh and say I met God on the way up, and I got to know him on the way down. And so, as I’m crashing and losing everything, a lot of people run to God when they are struggling. And I was no exception.’ – Dave Ramsey

‘I am aware that a philosopher’s ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.’ – Nicolaus Copernicus

‘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.’ – Sai Baba

‘I am not afraid of my enemies, but by God, you must look out when you get among your friends.’ – Cornelius Vanderbilt

‘I use what God had given me. I don’t wish for anything else. I don’t wish I can be a high-flier.’ – Jalen Brunson

‘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.’ – Charles Darwin

‘The constitution of the universe is total natural law. ‘Natural law,’ we say from the field of science. ‘Will of God,’ we say from the field of religion. It’s the same thing.’ – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

‘Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.’ – Henry Ward Beecher

‘I grew up Jewish. I am Jewish. I went to an Episcopal high school. I went to a Baptist college. I’ve taken every comparative-religion course that was available. God? I have no idea.’ – Michael Eisner

‘God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.’ – Andre Weil

‘I’m unfinished. I’m unfixed. And the reality is that’s where God meets me is in the mess of my life, in the unfixedness, in the brokenness. I thought he did the opposite, he got rid of all that stuff. But if you read the Bible, if you look at it at all, constantly he was showing up in people’s lives at the worst possible time of their life.’ – Mike Yaconelli

‘God gives us our relatives, thank God we can choose our friends.’ – Ethel Watts Mumford

‘We all have different things that we go through in our everyday life, and it’s really important to know just at the end of the day, it doesn’t matter what you face, you know, that you’re going to win at the end of the day. You got to believe in yourself. You got to believe in God, know that He’s going to get you through it.’ – Kelly Rowland

‘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.’ – Simone Weil

‘When the faith is strong enough, it is sufficient just to be. It’s a journey towards simplicity, towards quietness, towards a kind of joy that is not in time. It’s a journey that has taken us from primary identification with our body and our psyche, on to an identification with God, and ultimately beyond identification.’ – Ram Dass

‘If God wanted us to be naked, why did he invent sexy lingerie? – Shannen Doherty’ – Shannen Doherty

‘I feel like God put me here to help out with people’s soul, man.’ – Travis Scott

‘Be happy. God gave you a breath to breathe every day. You don’t need to be mad about nothin’.’ – Lamar Jackson

‘Risk is a part of God’s game, alike for men and nations.’ – Warren Buffett

‘Uh, I do not wear a wig in ‘Star Trek’ like I did in ‘Bottle Shock,’ thank God. ‘Bottle Shock’ will be the last wig movie I ever do.’ – Chris Pine

‘I was taught that Jesus the Son of God was a white man, and hearing black people singing, ‘Lord, wash me, and I will be whiter than snow,’ made me sick.’ – Peter Tosh

‘I was raised as an Orthodox Jew in a major neighborhood specializing in that, in Brooklyn. And somewhere when I was about 14, something changed. And that change probably involved updating every molecule in my body, in that I sort of realized: this is nonsense, there’s no God, there’s no free will, there is no purpose.’ – Robert Sapolsky

‘You tell them that all your experience tells you this is the best way to beat this particular opposition. You persuade them and you drill them, and you tell them so many times they can hear you when they go to sleep. Then, on the day of the game, you stand on the touchline and hope to God that it works.’ – Carlo Ancelotti

‘Yes, I’m religious. God has shown me things, made certain ways clear to me.’ – Richard Pryor

‘I have to be so thankful. I have two kids, my beautiful wife, I’m just blown away at God’s grace and God’s faithfulness.’ – Jeremy Camp

‘In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.’ – Alfred Hitchcock

‘I believe in God; I’m not saying I’m highly religious.’ – Michael Phelps

‘I believe in one power, and that is the hand of God. I respect all religions.’ – Lata Mangeshkar

‘Being deeply contented with God in my everyday life is a focused attitude. It is always available. It means practicing letting go of my obsession with how I’m doing. It means training myself to learn to actually be present with people, and seeking to love them.’ – John Ortberg

‘We say the name of God, but that is only habit.’ – Nikita Khrushchev

‘Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh, and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth is more sublime and more compelling.’ – Dorothy Day

‘In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes.’ – Cole Porter

‘When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip is intended for self-flagellation solely.’ – Truman Capote

‘The object of our prayers should not be to present a wish list or a series of requests but to secure for ourselves and for others blessings that God is eager to bestow, according to His will and timing.’ – David A. Bednar

‘The power of prayer and faith in God is something that has guided so many of us in good times and bad.’ – Kim Reynolds

‘A man is a god in ruins.’ – Duke Ellington

‘I’m a firm believer in the saying that goes, ‘If you want to make god laugh, tell him your plans,’ kind of approach.’ – Jacob Collier

‘I always had a philosophy which I got from my father. He used to say, ‘Listen. God gave to you the gift to play football. This is your gift from God. If you take care of your health, if you are in good shape all the time, with your gift from God no one will stop you, but you must be prepared.” – Pele

‘I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.’ – George W. Bush

‘My grandmother and mother were from Italy, so I was raised Catholic. That kind of just meant going to church on Easter and Christmas. I saw a radical transformation in my family when they started going to a Christian church. I watched them fall in love with God.’ – Sonny Sandoval

‘All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.’ – Tennessee Williams

‘I believe that God has blessed me in immeasurable ways so that I can, in return, bless and help others.’ – Karen Civil

‘Grow in the root of all grace, which is faith. Believe God’s promises more firmly than ever. Allow your faith to increase in its fullness, firmness, and simplicity.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘I’m a firm believer in God himself, but that’s as far as I can go. I’m not any denomination. I’m not Catholic or Presbyterian or Baptist or Methodist or Jewish or Muslim. I’m none of those things. And I’m sure that’s just fine with God.’ – Ray Charles

‘Fidel is a Marxist-Leninist. I am not. Fidel is an atheist. I am not. One day, we discussed God and Christ. I told Castro, I am a Christian. I believe in the Social Gospels of Christ. He doesn’t. Just doesn’t. More than once, Castro told me that Venezuela is not Cuba, and we are not in the 1960s.’ – Hugo Chavez

‘Be virtuous in thought and in deed. God has planted in you, for a purpose, a divine urge which may be easily subverted to evil and destructive ends.’ – Gordon B. Hinckley

‘Near the gates and within two cities there will be scourges the like of which was never seen: famine within plague, people put out by steel, crying to the great immortal God for relief.’ – Nostradamus

‘I wish that the Indians believed me a god, for upon the report of an enemy’s valor oftentimes depends the success of a battle, and false reports have many times done as great things as true courage and resolution.’ – Alexander the Great

‘If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.’ – Mel Brooks

‘There are two ‘faiths’ which can uphold humans: faith in God and faith in oneself. And these two faiths should exist side by side: the first belongs to one’s inner life, the second to one’s life in society.’ – Maria Montessori

‘I’m an ordinary guy serving an extraordinary God – and that makes the difference.’ – Tim Scott

‘The gifts given to us by God must not be relinquished to those who speak ill of them and who are moved by envy or ignorance.’ – Filippo Brunelleschi

‘To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them.’ – Georges Bataille

‘Money can come and go, and fame comes and goes. Peace of mind and a relationship with God is far more important, so this is the precedent that we’ve set in our lives. The bottom line is, we all die, so Jesus is the answer.’ – Phil Robertson

‘I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God’s will.’ – Joan of Arc

‘God didn’t make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.’ – Joel Osteen

‘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.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.’ – Billy Graham

‘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.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘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.’ – Rick Warren

‘In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.’ – Isaac Newton

‘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.’ – Mark Twain

‘Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.’ – Ramakrishna

‘Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.’ – John Wesley

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

‘Mental prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us. The important thing is not to think much but to love much and so do that which best stirs you to love. Love is not great delight but desire to please God in everything.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘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.’ – Charles Stanley

‘Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘God’s promises are all on condition of humble obedience.’ – Ellen G. White

‘Prayer is our invitation to God to intervene in the affairs of earth. It is our request for Him to work His ways in this world.’ – Myles Munroe

‘God always strives together with those who strive.’ – Aeschylus

‘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.’ – Martin Luther

‘God’s mercy is fresh and new every morning.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘God’s dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Woman was God’s second mistake.’ – Friedrich Nietzsche

‘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.’ – John Calvin

‘My word will never be as strong as God’s word. All I am is just a vessel, doing His work.’ – Kendrick Lamar

‘We are never defeated unless we give up on God.’ – Ronald Reagan

‘God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it.’ – Pope Francis

‘Lord, make my way prosperous, not that I achieve high station, but that my life may be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.’ – Jim Elliot

‘The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: ‘grace.” – Max Lucado

‘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.’ – Alan Watts

‘God puts people in our lives on purpose so we can help them succeed and help them become all He created them to be. Most people will not reach their full potential without somebody else believing in them.’ – Joel Osteen

‘God spoke to me and called me to His Service. What form this service was to take the voice did not say.’ – Florence Nightingale

‘All the goodness I have within me is totally from the Lord alone. When I sin, it is from me and is done on my own, but when I act righteously, it is wholly and completely of God.’ – Charles Spurgeon

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

‘If you’re white and you’re wrong, then you’re wrong; if you’re black and you’re wrong, you’re wrong. People are people. Black, blue, pink, green – God make no rules about color; only society make rules where my people suffer, and that why we must have redemption and redemption now.’ – Bob Marley

‘We look at life from the back side of the tapestry. And most of the time, what we see is loose threads, tangled knots and the like. But occasionally, God’s light shines through the tapestry, and we get a glimpse of the larger design with God weaving together the darks and lights of existence.’ – John Piper

‘Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.’ – Woody Allen

‘The best way to know God is to love many things.’ – Vincent Van Gogh

‘The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.’ – Soren Kierkegaard

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

‘We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.’ – Oswald Chambers

‘Every volcano is a powerful illustration of God’s character. He is a Vesuvius of goodness, life, and energy.’ – Reinhard Bonnke

‘Finds progress, man’s distinctive mark alone, Not God’s, and not the beast’s; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.’ – Robert Browning

‘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.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will – that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘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.’ – Martin Luther

‘We were born to die and we die to live. As seedlings of God, we barely blossom on earth; we fully flower in heaven.’ – Russell M. Nelson

‘Rocks and waters, etc., are words of God, and so are men. We all flow from one fountain Soul. All are expressions of one Love.’ – John Muir

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

‘When everything goes wrong, what a joy to test your soul and see if it has endurance and courage. An invisible and all-powerful enemy – some call him God, others the Devil, seem to rush upon us to destroy us; but we are not destroyed.’ – Nikos Kazantzakis

‘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.’ – Mother Teresa

‘Every day is a gift from God. There’s no guarantee of tomorrow, so that tells me to see the good in this day to make the most of it.’ – Joel Osteen

‘God has equipped you to handle difficult things. In fact, He has already planted the seeds of discipline and self-control inside you. You just have to water those seeds with His Word to make them grow!’ – Joyce Meyer

‘Let God’s promises shine on your problems.’ – Corrie Ten Boom

‘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.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘The knower and the known are one. Simple people imagine that they should see God as if he stood there and they here. This is not so. God and I, we are one in knowledge.’ – Meister Eckhart

‘God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.’ – Saint Augustine

‘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.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.’ – Rumi

‘Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King’s daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.’ – Joan of Arc

‘If there is no God, everything is permitted.’ – Fyodor Dostoevsky

‘You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘I am God’s vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.’ – Kanye West

‘Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.’ – Francis Bacon

‘The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud. Somebody who may not look like you. May not call God the same name you call God – if they call God at all. I may not dance your dances or speak your language. But be a blessing to somebody. That’s what I think.’ – Maya Angelou

‘Every day, I get closer to God. Every day, my will to do the right thing gets stronger.’ – DMX

‘Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.’ – Thomas Paine

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

‘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.’ – Frank Lloyd Wright

‘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.’ – Ramakrishna

‘God forgive you, but I never can.’ – Elizabeth I

‘Do not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.’ – Moses

‘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.’ – Martin Luther

‘The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.’ – Saadi

‘Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol.’ – Rabindranath Tagore

‘If you believe in prayer at all, expect God to hear you. If you do not expect, you will not have. God will not hear you unless you believe He will hear you; but if you believe He will, He will be as good as your faith.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!’ – Christopher McCandless

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

‘Let God’s grace be the mosque, and devotion the prayer mat. Let the Quran be the good conduct.’ – Guru Nanak

‘I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.’ – Joel Osteen

‘Prayer is God’s backstage pass into a personal audience with Him.’ – Tony Evans

‘The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here.’ – Jonathan Edwards

‘I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.’ – Swami Vivekananda

‘There is no better time than now, this very Christmas season, for all of us to rededicate ourselves to the principles taught by Jesus the Christ. It is the time to love the Lord, our God, with all our heart – and our neighbors as ourselves.’ – Thomas S. Monson

‘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.’ – Charles Stanley

‘You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.’ – Rick Warren

‘The best thing of all is God is with us.’ – John Wesley

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

‘Do not borrow the productions of other men’s brains and pens and recite them as a lesson; but make the most of the talents, the brain power, that God has given you.’ – Ellen G. White

‘It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.’ – Thomas Aquinas

‘No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!’ – Joyce Meyer

‘If a man reaches the heart of his own religion, he has reached the heart of the others, too. There is only one God, and there are many paths to him.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘My god is all gods in one. When I see a beautiful sunset, I worship the god of Nature; when I see a hidden action brought to light, I worship the god of Truth; when I see a bad man punished and a good man go free, I worship the god of Justice; when I see a penitent forgiven, I worship the god of Mercy.’ – Edna St. Vincent Millay

‘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.’ – William Shakespeare

‘God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘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.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Have faith in God; God has faith in you.’ – Edwin Louis Cole

‘Satan, the leader or dictator of devils, is the opposite, not of God, but of Michael.’ – C. S. Lewis

‘The sound of ‘gentle stillness’ after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God.’ – Jim Elliot

‘Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘If we can understand that death is not the end but is really a transition into the next life, the great part of life, that frees us up into receiving God’s courage and his help.’ – Max Lucado

‘All variety of created objects which represent order and life in the universe could happen only by the willful reasoning of its original Creator, whom I call the ‘Lord God.” – Isaac Newton

‘God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.’ – Saint Augustine

‘Whenever they sang a certain song in church, I used to sing it the loudest: ‘Lead me, guide me, along the way!’ One day, as I was singing this song, I felt as if the Lord was saying to me, ‘Lead you along what way?’ I realized then that if you don’t have a plan, God doesn’t have anything specific to direct you in.’ – Myles Munroe

‘Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.’ – Alan Watts

‘From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us.’ – Pope Francis

‘I’m going to let God be the judge of who goes to heaven and hell.’ – Joel Osteen

‘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.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.’ – Denzel Washington

‘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.’ – Aristotle

‘God to me is love.’ – Kendrick Lamar

‘Sure I believe in God and the Devil, but they don’t have to have pitchforks and a long white beard.’ – Keanu Reeves

‘There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.’ – Friedrich Nietzsche

‘We cannot live being obsessed with what other people think about us. It’s impossible to live like that. Not even God managed to please the entire world.’ – Cristiano Ronaldo

‘Act, and God will act.’ – Joan of Arc

‘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 exceed any discomfort you felt in sharing the gospel.’ – Charles Stanley

‘God sent me on earth. He send me to do something, and nobody can stop me. If God want to stop me, then I stop. Man never can.’ – Bob Marley

‘If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.’ – Voltaire

‘The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.’ – Socrates

‘The good works of the unsaved may indeed benefit their fellow-creatures; but until life in Christ has been received, they cannot please God.’ – Hudson Taylor

‘When God gives you a second chance, it’s not something you take for granted.’ – Lane Kiffin

‘Because I believe in God and have faith in God, it doesn’t mean I am immortal. It doesn’t mean I am immune, as has been claimed. I am as scared as anyone of getting hurt, especially driving a Formula One car.’ – Ayrton Senna

‘Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.’ – Elvis Presley

‘God always takes the simplest way.’ – Albert Einstein

‘If I could give you information of my life, it would be to show how a woman of very ordinary ability has been led by God in strange and unaccustomed paths to do In His service what He has done in her. And if I could tell you all, you would see how God has done all, and I nothing.’ – Florence Nightingale

‘You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside.’ – Oswald Chambers

‘Thank God for the journey.’ – James Brown

‘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.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘I discovered that no revival comes if we don’t preach the Word of God under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. If we only have the Great Commission and only the Holy Spirit, we have power without purpose, or purpose without power. It is a package deal, and that is what God honors.’ – Reinhard Bonnke

‘I give infinite thanks to God, who has been pleased to make me the first observer of marvelous things.’ – Galileo Galilei

‘If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.’ – Tupac Shakur

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

‘God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.’ – John Piper

‘Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.’ – Ronald Reagan

‘I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘To doubt God is to doubt one’s own conscience, and in consequence, it would be to doubt everything; and then what is life for?’ – Jose Rizal

‘God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.’ – Joel Osteen

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

‘God does not discriminate against people, regardless of color, religion, social class, or gender and sexual preferences.’ – Rodrigo Duterte

‘I want to thank God, obviously for the health, for the talent He’s given me, for my family who supports me, for the things that basketball’s taught me on and off the court. For the people that I’ve been able to meet through the game of basketball.’ – Stephen Curry

‘I came, I saw, God conquered.’ – Charles V

‘I believe in God and his son, Jesus.’ – Lil Wayne

‘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.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘Nature study will show you how full of beautiful and wonderful things God has made the world for you to enjoy. Be contented with what you have got and make the best of it. Look on the bright side of things instead of the gloomy one.’ – Robert Baden-Powell

‘Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes, because failure is God’s way of moving you in another direction.’ – Oprah Winfrey

‘Remember that bodily exercise, when it is well ordered, as I have said, is also prayer by means of which you can please God our Lord.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘Being out there in the ocean, God’s creation, it’s like a gift He has given us to enjoy.’ – Bethany Hamilton

‘If God dropped acid, would he see people? – Steven Wright’ – Steven Wright

‘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.’ – Reinhold Niebuhr

‘Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty.’ – John Lennon

‘I am not afraid of anything. God will take care of everything.’ – Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

‘God will take care of the poor trampled slave, but where will the slaveholder be when eternity begins?’ – Sojourner Truth

‘When you are spiritually connected, you are not looking for occasions to be offended, and you are not judging and labeling others. You are in a state of grace in which you know you are connected to God and thus free from the effects of anyone or anything external to yourself.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.’ – Napoleon Bonaparte

‘Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.’ – Charles Wesley

‘God is the perfect poet.’ – Robert Browning

‘My speed is a gift from God, and I run for His glory. Whatever I do, it all comes from him.’ – Allyson Felix

‘A covenant made with God should be regarded not as restrictive but as protective.’ – Russell M. Nelson

‘Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God.’ – John Muir

‘I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.’ – Susan B. Anthony

‘But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.’ – Vincent Van Gogh

‘I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.’ – Pearl Bailey

‘Death surrenders us totally to God: it makes us enter into him; we must, in return, surrender ourselves to death with absolute love and self-abandonment since, when death comes, all we can do is to surrender ourselves completely to the domination and guidance of God.’ – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

‘God gives us life and takes us away as He sees fit.’ – Johnny Cash

‘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.’ – William Blake

‘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.’ – Billy Graham

‘Our existence is beyond our explanation, whether we believe in God or we have religion or we’re atheist. Our existence is beyond our understanding. No one has an answer.’ – Anthony Hopkins

‘Pray, and let God worry.’ – Martin Luther

‘May God protect me from gloomy saints.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘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.’ – Mother Teresa

‘If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.’ – Elbert Hubbard

‘I cannot fail to call the congregation to worship God, to listen to his Word, to offer themselves to God.’ – Eugene H. Peterson

‘To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.’ – Meister Eckhart

‘God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.’ – John Donne

‘We know that men are saved by repentance and faith, and whoever does call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. But salvation is a supernatural work of God that will always produce fruit. And the evidence, not the cause, but the evidence of salvation is a changed life, a changing life.’ – Paul Washer

‘I’m cute – and God I hate that. Because that’s not cool. I’m like your niece, and nobody wants to date their niece. It’s the chubby cheeks. The whole reason people voted for me on American Idol is because I’m an everyday, normal girl.’ – Kelly Clarkson

‘I don’t believe in God but I’m very interested in her.’ – Arthur C. Clarke

‘I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.’ – Jean-Paul Sartre

‘If God doesn’t destroy Hollywood Boulevard, he owes Sodom and Gomorrah an apology.’ – Jay Leno

‘Remember, when God is executing His plan in our lives, He also designs and arranges events which continue to unfold until His purpose is revealed.’ – T. B. Joshua

‘I believe in God. I believe that He’s real and I believe He has control over a lot of things and I think throughout history there has been a lot of countries that have turned their back on Him and the result is not great.’ – Morgan Wallen

‘There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘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 awesome opportunity.’ – Cesar Chavez

‘An honest man’s the noblest work of God.’ – Alexander Pope

‘If God truly wanted me to stop, all He’d have to do is have one doctor at the Mayo Clinic find something wrong with my brain. Just one little CAT scan showing any sign of trauma or damage, and I’d be done.’ – Roy Jones Jr.

‘When obedience ceases to be an irritant and becomes our quest, in that moment God will endow us with power.’ – Ezra Taft Benson

‘God is not so wary as we, else He would give us no friends, lest we forget Him! The charms of the heaven in the bush are superseded, I fear, by the heaven in the hand, occasionally.’ – Emily Dickinson

‘Life is a crusade in the service of God. Whether we wished to or not, we set out as crusaders to free – not the Holy Sepulcher – but that God buried in matter and in our souls.’ – Nikos Kazantzakis

‘I felt invincible. My strength was that of a giant. God was certainly standing by me. I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet.’ – Carry Nation

‘I believe if God doesn’t give you a miracle, you are a miracle of God for somebody else’s salvation.’ – Nick Vujicic

‘The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.’ – Daniel Webster

‘I pray for my enemies, that God would forgive them.’ – Ruby Bridges

‘Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.’ – Arnold J. Toynbee

‘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.’ – Anne Lamott

‘Salvation cannot be bought with the currency of obedience; it is purchased by the blood of the Son of God. Thinking that we can trade our good works for salvation is like buying a plane ticket and then supposing we own the airline. Or thinking that after paying rent for our home, we now hold title to the entire planet earth.’ – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

‘I believe that Jesus realized his oneness with God and he showed, what he attempted to do was show the way to all of us, how to realize our own onenes with God also, so he’s a precursor.’ – Eckhart Tolle

‘Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.’ – Victor Hugo

‘Whether the angels play only Bach praising God, I am not quite sure. I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart.’ – Karl Barth

‘God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.’ – Heraclitus

‘God is the name people give to the reason we are here. But I think that reason is the laws of physics rather than someone with whom one can have a personal relationship. An impersonal God.’ – Stephen Hawking

‘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.’ – Woody Allen

‘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.’ – Leo Tolstoy

‘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.’ – Joseph Smith, Jr.

‘God will forgive me. It’s his job.’ – Heinrich Heine

‘Render to God what you owe him; recognize the obligations you are under to him.’ – Louis XIV

‘That’s the shock: All cliches are true. The years really do speed by. Life really is as short as they tell you it is. And there really is a God – so do I buy that one? If all the other cliches are true… Hell, don’t pose me that one.’ – David Bowie

‘Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.’ – William Carey

‘My audience is God.’ – Jeremy Lin

‘What I call my ‘self’ now is hardly a person at all. It’s mainly a meeting place for various natural forces, desires, and fears, etcetera, some of which come from my ancestors, and some from my education, some perhaps from devils. The self you were really intended to be is something that lives not from nature but from God.’ – C. S. Lewis

‘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.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’ – Jesus Christ

‘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.’ – Joel Osteen

‘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.’ – Charles Stanley

‘Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.’ – Swami Vivekananda

‘O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!’ – William Shakespeare

‘God helps those who help themselves.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘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.’ – John Calvin

‘Your faithfulness makes you trustworthy to God.’ – Edwin Louis Cole

‘God’s love is too great to be confined to any one side of a conflict or to any one religion.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘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.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘As for reputation, though it be a glorious instrument of advancing our Master’s service, yet there is a better than that: a clean heart, a single eye, and a soul full of God. A fair exchange if, by the loss of reputation, we can purchase the lowest degree of purity of heart.’ – John Wesley

‘Man was made at the end of the week’s work, when God was tired.’ – Mark Twain

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

‘Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.’ – Pope Francis

‘As a blind man has no idea of colors, so have we no idea of the manner by which the all-wise God perceives and understands all things.’ – Isaac Newton

‘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.’ – Alan Watts

‘Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.’ – Martin Luther

‘A season of suffering is a small assignment when compared to the reward. Rather than begrudge your problem, explore it. Ponder it. And most of all, use it. Use it to the glory of God.’ – Max Lucado

‘Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.’ – Voltaire

‘The Kingdom is the love of God prevailing in politics, in business, in government, in media. It is all the impact of the laws of God creating a social environment where the strong help the weak, where those who have give to those who don’t. It’s a society where relationships are built on love.’ – Myles Munroe

‘The hope of eternal life is not to be taken up upon slight grounds. It is a subject to be settled between God and your own soul; settled for eternity. A supposed hope, and nothing more, will prove your ruin.’ – Ellen G. White

‘Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone – except God.’ – Billy Graham

‘When a man’s willing and eager the god’s join in.’ – Aeschylus

‘Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.’ – Jim Elliot

‘To love someone means to see him as God intended him.’ – Fyodor Dostoevsky

‘Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.’ – Saint Augustine

‘Discernment is God’s call to intercession, never to faultfinding.’ – Corrie Ten Boom

‘My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘I was in my thirteenth year when I heard a voice from God to help me govern my conduct. And the first time I was very much afraid.’ – Joan of Arc

‘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? – Kanye West’ – Kanye West

‘It is not fitting, when one is in God’s service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.’ – Francis of Assisi

‘Beg of God the removal of envy, that God may deliver you from externals, and bestow upon you an inward occupation, which will absorb you so that your attention is not drawn away.’ – Rumi

‘It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.’ – Thomas Paine

‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.’ – Moses

‘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.’ – Frank Lloyd Wright

‘As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

‘It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it’s great to be alive!’ – Christopher McCandless

‘Comebacks don’t seem likely when your back is up against the wall and your hope is depleted. But if you will stay the course, you will discover God’s power to reverse the irreversible in your life.’ – Tony Evans

‘He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.’ – Saadi

‘Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.’ – Guru Nanak

‘My mom was a terrible parent of young children. And thank God – I thank God every time I think of it – I was sent to my paternal grandmother. Ah, but my mother was a great parent of a young adult.’ – Maya Angelou

‘My relationship with God has gotten so much stronger. He’s always had his hand on me. He always guided me. I didn’t always go where he wanted me to go. But He always had me. Now that I’m actually listening and being obedient, life is so much better.’ – DMX

‘There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.’ – Elizabeth I

‘Young men, trust God, and make the future bright with blessing. Old men, trust God, and magnify him for all the mercies of the past.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can – namely, surrender our will and fulfill God’s will in us.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘If God wanted us to bend over he’d put diamonds on the floor.’ – Joan Rivers

‘The happiness of the creature consists in rejoicing in God, by which also God is magnified and exalted.’ – Jonathan Edwards

‘The highest revelation is that God is in every man.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God.’ – Thomas Aquinas

‘Forgiveness is God’s command.’ – Martin Luther

‘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.’ – Charles Stanley

‘The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘I gave in, and admitted that God was God.’ – C. S. Lewis

‘You know, God will give favor to anyone who will believe Him. Every day you should confess that you have favor everywhere you go. God will begin to open doors that you wouldn’t believe.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘Every day is a gift from God, no matter how old we are.’ – Billy Graham

‘I don’t think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He’s given you… but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things… he’s not a small God; this God is incredible.’ – Joel Osteen

‘I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.’ – Friedrich Nietzsche

‘Me don’t dip on nobody’s side. Me don’t dip on the black man’s side, not the white man’s side. Me dip on God’s side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.’ – Bob Marley

‘I got a greater purpose. God put something in my heart to get across, and that’s what I’m going to focus on, using my voice as an instrument and doing what needs to be done.’ – Kendrick Lamar

‘I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.’ – Albert Einstein

‘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.’ – Soren Kierkegaard

‘God has no grandchildren. He has only children, so being a born-again Christian is not an automatic thing.’ – Reinhard Bonnke

‘I have learned to know God. I have recast my social belief… All my admirers are married; most of my friends are dead; and I stand with all the world before me, where to choose a path to make in it.’ – Florence Nightingale

‘I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition.’ – Voltaire

‘Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.’ – Robert Browning

‘Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.’ – Ronald Reagan

‘Life is in God’s hand.’ – John Piper

‘Each daughter of God is of infinite worth because of her divine mission.’ – Russell M. Nelson

‘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.’ – Mother Teresa

‘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.’ – Vincent Van Gogh

‘May God forgive me, but the letters of the alphabet frighten me terribly. They are sly, shameless demons – and dangerous! You open the inkwell, release them; they run off – and how will you ever get control of them again!’ – Nikos Kazantzakis

‘To you I’m an atheist; to God, I’m the Loyal Opposition.’ – Woody Allen

‘I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature’s loveliness. Heaven knows that John the Baptist was not more eager to get all his fellow sinners into the Jordan than I to baptize all of mine in the beauty of God’s mountains.’ – John Muir

‘We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain – that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘Some indeed have tears naturally, when the higher motion of the soul makes itself felt in the lower, or because God our Lord, seeing that it would be good for them, allows them to melt into tears. But this does not mean that they have greater charity or that they are more effective than others who enjoy no tears.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘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.’ – Saint Augustine

‘To gather with God’s people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.’ – Martin Luther

‘Nothing reflects so much honor on a workman as a trial of his work and its endurance of it. So it is with God. It honors Him when His saints preserve their integrity.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘Little children, you are from God, and have conquered them; for the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in this world.’ – Jesus Christ

‘Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.’ – Rick Warren

‘Sometimes God will deliver you from the fire, and other times God will make you fireproof.’ – Joel Osteen

‘The discipline of daily devotion to God undergirds decisions.’ – Edwin Louis Cole

‘I cannot think that when God sent us into the world, he had irreversibly decreed that we should be perpetually miserable in it. If our taking up the Cross imply our bidding adieu to all joy and satisfaction, how is it reconcilable with what Solomon expressly affirms of religion, that ‘her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace?” – John Wesley

‘If one has the answers to all the questions – that is the proof that God is not with him. It means that he is a false prophet using religion for himself. The great leaders of the people of God, like Moses, have always left room for doubt. You must leave room for the Lord, not for our certainties; we must be humble.’ – Pope Francis

‘God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.’ – Mark Twain

‘God is the same God, always and everywhere. He is omnipresent not virtually only, but also substantially, for virtue cannot subsist without substance.’ – Isaac Newton

‘The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.’ – Alan Watts

‘Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.’ – William Shakespeare

‘But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Through the grace of Christ we shall live in obedience to the law of God written upon our hearts. Having the Spirit of Christ, we shall walk even as He walked.’ – Ellen G. White

‘God loves to help him who strives to help himself.’ – Aeschylus

‘God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.’ – Swami Vivekananda

‘So what do you desire to do? What do you really want to do as a person? You need to stop and document that; write it down; make a plan; and then God says, ‘I’ll direct your steps.” – Myles Munroe

‘God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: ‘This is my country.” – Benjamin Franklin

‘Prayer doesn’t just change things – it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘Systematic theology – be careful how you tie down the Word to fit your set and final creeds, systems, dogmas, and organized theistic philosophies! The Word of God is not bound! It’s free to say what it will to the individual, and no one can outline it into dispensations which cannot be broken.’ – Jim Elliot

‘If God is just, I tremble for my country.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.’ – Joan of Arc

‘I look forward to death with great anticipation, to meeting God face to face.’ – Billy Graham

‘I had many friends to help me to fall; but as to rising again, I was so much left to myself, that I wonder now I was not always on the ground. I praise God for His mercy; for it was He only Who stretched out His hand to me. May He be blessed for ever! Amen.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘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.’ – Martin Luther

‘There is no uncreated being except God. God has no opposite.’ – C. S. Lewis

‘Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever. Jesus is God’s perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year.’ – Joel Osteen

‘Think of what you are, you Christians. You are God’s children; you are joint heirs with Christ. The ‘many mansions’ are for you; the palms and harps of the glorified are for you. You have a share in all that Christ has and is and shall be.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘For Christians, who believe they are created in the image of God, it is the Godhead, diversity in unity and the three-in-oneness of God, which we and all creation reflect.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘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.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘Communism is a religion that is inspired, directed and motivated by the Devil himself who has declared war against Almighty God.’ – Billy Graham

‘Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.’ – Martin Luther