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Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
Anne Bradstreet

Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom Nor forced him wander, but confined him home (The Rebel Scot)
John Cleveland

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

Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very much.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

God is gone up on high
With a triumphant noise.
Charles Wesley

"I think God is a giant vibrator in the sky... a pulsating force of incredible energy."
David Arquette

All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.
Aldous Huxley

The difficulty over the question of eternal torments lies in how it is irreconcilable with the Goodness of God. [the so-called Problem of Evil]
Samuel Clarke

God punish England! (Schwert und Myrte)
Alfred Funke

For, were it not good that evil things should also exist, the omnipotent God would almost certainly not allow evil to be, since beyond doubt it is just as easy for Him not to allow what He does not will, as for Him to do what He will.
Saint Augustine

God made the country, and man made the town.
William Cowper

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

Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat. (Religion without Revelation, 1957)
Sir Julian Huxley

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

God's footballer hears the voices of angels
Above the choir at Molineux
Billy Bragg

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

It is God who is the ultimate reason of things, and the knowledge of God is no less the beginning of science than his essence and will are the beginning of beings.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

God is definitely out of the closet.
Marianne Williamson

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

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

I feel like God has forgiven me of so much, that I will forgive everyone who has hurt us.
Jim Bakker

Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.
Iris Murdoch

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

God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.
Thomas Huxley

The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical athiest but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a God or not.
Eric Hoffer

I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain.
Jacques Cartier

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

Nothing that is really good and God-like dies.
Ernst Moritz Arndt

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

To take away life is a power which the vilest of the earth have in common; to give it belongs to gods and kings alone
Metastasio

The gods too are fond of a joke.
Aristotle

There's a wideness in God's mercy Like the wideness of the sea (Oratory Hymns)
F W Faber

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

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

I look at my hands and go, 'Hmm...what happened? Whose hands are those? Oh my God, they're mine'
Sheryl Crow

I thank God and I thank Ted Turner (her estranged husband) everyday that I don't have to make movies.
Jane Fonda

Suicide is our way of saying to God, 'You can't fire me, I quit!'
Bill Maher

But god-damn, to think you're a .300 hitter and end up at .237 in your last season, then find yourself looking at a lifetime .298 average - it made me want to cry.
Mickey Mantle

The cry of the Little Peoples goes up to God in vain, For the world is given over to the cruel sons of Cain.
Richard Le Gallienne

There are some things which are logically impossible, and even these are not possible therefore to God.
Hugo Grotius

'Is it easy to love God?' asks an old author. 'It is easy,' he replies, 'to those who do it.' I have included two Graces under the word Charity. But God can give a third. He can awake in man, towards Himself, a supernatural Appreciative love. This is of all gifts the most to be desired. Here, not in our natural loves, nor even in ethics, lies the true centre of all human and angelic life. With this all things are possible.
C S Lewis

A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

If God is a reality, and the soul is a reality, and you are an immortal being, what are you doing with your Bible shut?
Herrick Johnson

Why should I apologize because God throws in crystal chandeliers, mahogany floors, and the best construction in the world?
Jim Bakker

Our party has in past times known great, great days, but we have no God-given right to survive, let alone to succeed.
Francis Maude

Here lies that peerless peer Lord Peter,
Who broke the laws of God and man and metre.

( epitaph for Lord Robertson )
John G Lockhart

We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
Tennessee Williams

America is God's Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and reforming.
Israel Zangwill

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

All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Voltaire



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