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Affliction is but the shadow of God's wing.
George MacDonald

A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems to me a god of relatively low order, hardly worthy of any worship.
Martin Gardner

The goddess of sport is not Beauty but Victory, a jealous goddess who demands an absolute homage.
R K Elliott

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

On any occasion when one can discover the cause of events, one should not resort to the gods.
Polybius

A lot of people now find belief in God immature, and eventually a lot of people may find realism immature.
[The Philosophers' Magazine, Autumn 1999]
Richard Rorty

God didn't have time to make a nobody, only a somebody.
Mary Kay Ash

When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole.
Thornton Wilder

I'm unable to ignore the gift that God gave me, so I'm going to sing.
Lisa Nicole Carson

Do what you really want to do. That's why God put you on this earth.
J Carter Brown

'We donít do God, I am sorry.' - when asked by an American reporter about Tony Blairís religious views
Alastair Campbell

Man does not bring to God's altar the stuff of nature in itself, in its initial structure, but something he has made and moulded out of nature for the nourishment and the inspiration of men.
Wilford Cross

I googled myself this morning and got 7,333,600 matches!

Everything from me being a god to the antichrist. Hey, maybe I am the antichrist.
David Hasselhoff

Out of disbelief in God we have impudently assumed that all of life is now subject to our own will. [Diagnosing the problems that have caused all the social ills of the modern age]
Leslie Farber

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

Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad
Euripides

And he shall say, Where are their gods, their rock in whom they trusted. (Deuteronomy 28:37)
Deuteronomy

They serve God well,
Who serve his creatures
Caroline Norton

It is important that we have belief in God at all times of our life, and not just when we feel we have something to request of him or be particularly thankful for.
Benny Hinn

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

Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods.
Seneca

God punish England! (Schwert und Myrte)
Alfred Funke

'And the dream we were conceived in will reveal a joyful face... and the world we once believed in will shine again in grace. Then why do we keep strangling life wound this Earth, crucify its soul. Though it's plain to see, this world is heavenly. We could be God's glow... Heal the world.'
Michael Jackson

If God created shadows it was to better emphasize the light.
Pope John XXIII

Do your duty, and leave the outcome to the Gods.
Pierre Corneille

You give us the pitching some of these clubs have and no one could touch us, but God has a way of not arranging that, because it's not as much fun.
Sparky Anderson

Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.
Douglas Macarthur

God is omnipotent, He is omniscient, and He is ever present.
Little Richard

Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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

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 Toynbee

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

When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, 'It is talking to me, and about me.'
Soren Kierkegaard

Homer and Hesiod have ascribed to the gods all things that are a shame and a disgrace among mortals, stealing and adulteries and deceiving on one another.
Xenophanes

I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Whatever a man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this: Great God, grant that twice two be not four
Ivan Turgenev

The works of God are great mysteries and may truly always be hidden from us, however it is not wrong to lead your own personal enquiry through your prayers to the Lord.
Jane Grey

'I ain't no saint, but I've tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God... I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world.'
Elvis Presley

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

Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful! 'Waiting for Godot'
Samuel Beckett

But if thou livest in Adam, and Adam reigns in thee, then thou art not a child of God, nor born again of him. For since thou art overcome by the world, and since the prince therefore rules in thee by pride, ambition and selflove, thou art on this very account to be numbered amongst the children of the devil.
John Arndt

Some say Google is God. Others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines unlike other companies, all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine.
Sergey Brin

The Universe is centered on neither the Earth nor the Sun - it is centered on God
Alfred Noyes

Hold up a one-iron and walk. Even God can't hit a one-iron.
Lee Trevino

Somebody loves us, too - God Himself. We have been created to love and to be loved.
Mother Teresa

Woe is me, I think I am becoming a god (When fatally ill)
Vespasian

What a Friend we have in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilege to carry
Everything to God in prayer! [Hymn]
Joseph Scriven

Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods
Angela Carter

A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!
T E Brown

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
Charles Kingsley



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