God Quotes

The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior, 1976
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The assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of cruel and malignant spirits, only a little more powerful than man for the belief in them is far more general than in a beneficent Diety.
Charles Robert Darwin
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia - - To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Henry Louis Mencken
God is not on the side of any nation, yet we know He is on the side of justice. Our finest moments as a nation have come when we faithfully served the cause of justice for our own citizens, and for the people of other lands.
George W. Bush, Klein, J. (2004). The perils of a righteous president. Time, May 17: 25.
Porque el miedo, sin ser Dios, suele hacer algo de nada. Fear can, though it is not God, create something from nothing.
Caspar de Aguila

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Victor Hugo
Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very much.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Cyril connolly, enemies of promise (1938) - those whom the gods would destroy, they first...
After all, he thought he was God.
FBI agent on why it was difficult to negotiate with David Koresh
Communism is what happens when, in the name of Mind, men free themselves from God.
Whittaker Chambers, from Witness (1952)
In all religiousness there lurks the suspicion that we invented the story that God Loves us.
Sebastian Moore
I have with me two gods, Persuasion and Compulsion.
Themistocles, from Plutarch, Lives
God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him.
John the Elde
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 up to us.
A. J. Toynbee
Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble... for the Lord, your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.
Bible, Deuteronomy 31: 6 NAS
Alexander pope - know then thyself, presume not god to scan, the...
God gives the nuts but he does not crack them.
German prove
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
Love is an image of God, and not a lifeless image, but the living essence of the divine nature which beams full of all goodness.
Martin Luthe
There but for the grace of God go I.
John Bradford
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.
John Bunyan
If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The gods help them that help themselves.
Aesop, Hercules and the Wagone
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Albert Einstein
Heaven means to be one with God.
Confucius
Without absolutes revealed from without by God Himself, we are left rudderless in a sea of conflicting ideas about manners, justice and right and wrong, issuing from a multitude of self - Opinionated thinkers.
John Owen
For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues.
Sophocles, Antigone
Live with men as if God saw you converse with God as if men heard you.
Seneca
And now, like the old soldier of that ballad, I now close my military career, and just fade away... an old soldier who tried to do his duty, as God gave him the light to see that duty. Good - Bye.
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Farewell address, quoted on "We Interrupt This Broadcast" CD - ROM
Think of yourself as an incandescent power, illuminated and perhaps forever talked to by God and his messengers.
Brenda Ueland
Magneto You are a god among insects. Never let anyone tell you different.
X2 X - Men United
The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices Make instruments to plague us.
William Shakespeare
I think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
Oscar Wilde
God seems to have left the receiver off the hook and time is running out.
Arthur Koestle
The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Whom the gods love dies young.
Menander, The Double Deceive
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
Hesiod
Men in no way approach so nearly to the gods as in doing good to men.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
Anon.