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This only is denied to God: the power to undo the past.

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us who can be against us?

At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice.
Albert Einstein

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

Man is, and always has been, a maker of gods. It has been the most serious and significant occupation of his sojourn in the world.
John Burroughs

God sends us meat, the devil sends us cooks.

God never made His work for man to mend.
John Dryden

God is not a cosmic bell-boy for whom we can press a button to get things done.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

Men talk of "finding God," but no wonder it is difficult; He is hidden in that darkest hiding-place, your heart. You yourself are a part of Him.
Christopher Morley

Or what about the statue in California currently said to be crying bloody tears? Why worry about the alleged weeping of a plaster effigy when so many actual human beings have reason to cry?
Anna Quindlen

When we know what God is, we shall be gods ourselves.
George Bernard Shaw

I fear God, and next to God I chiefly fear him who fears Him not.

God is not dead but alive and well and working on a much less ambitious project.

Think of yourself as an incandescent power, illuminated and perhaps forever talked to by God and his messengers.
Brenda Ueland

The gods too are fond of a joke.

When you want something really bad and you close your eyes and wish for it-- God's the guy who ignores you.
Caspian Tredwell

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

Slow but sure moves the might of the gods.

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.

Everyone ought to worship God according to his own inclinations, and not to be constrained by force.
Flavius Josephus

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

Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.
Francis Cardinal Spellman

I could prove God statistically.
George Gallup

Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen.

If there's one thing I know it's God does love a good joke.
Hugh Elliott

The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside.

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
Indian Proverb

The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men.

What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
Irv Kupcinet

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
J. G. Holland

I want to believe in intelligent design, and hence I am suspicious of anything that seems to confirm my desire to believe.
James Lileks

For there is no respect of persons with God.

If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.
Jewish Proverb

God must become an activity in our consciousness.
Joel S. Goldsmith

We must accept that this creative pulse within us is God's creative pulse itself.
Joseph Chilton Pearce

It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.
Mary Daly

I believe that there is no God, but that matter is God and God is matter; and that it is no matter whether there is any God or no.
Unattributed Author

Nearer, my God, to Thee-- Nearer to Thee-- E'en though it be a cross That raiseth me; Still all my song shall be Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee!
Mrs. Sarah Flower Adams

Man thinks, God directs.
Alcuin (Albinus)

No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.
Minor White

I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.

They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly man is of kin to the beasts by his body; and, if he be not of kin to God by his spirit, his is a base and ignoble creature.
Francis Bacon

Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.
Alcuin (Albinus)

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Man says--"So, so." Heaven says--"No, no."

At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
Alcuin (Albinus)

God is best known in not knowing him. [Ger., Deus scitur melius nesciendo.]
Saint Aurelius Augustine

Honour all men. Love the brotherhood, Fear God. Honour the king.

An honest God is the noblest work of man.
Robert Green Ingersoll

Man proposes, and God disposes. [It., Ordina l'uomo, e dio dispone.]
Ludovico Ariosto

You must believe in God, in spite of what the clergy say.
Benjamin Jowett

I don't say what God is, but a name That somehow answers us when we are driven To feel and think how little we have to do With what we are.
Edwin Arlington Robinson

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

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
Robert Frost

God, as some cynic has said, is always on the side which has the best football coach.
Heywood Broun

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

There is no fear of God before their eyes.

From thee all human actions take their springs, The rise of empires, and the fall of kings.
Samuel Boyse

O Rock of Israel, Rock of Salvation, Rock struck and cleft for me, let those two streams of blood and water which once gushed out of thy side . . . bring down with them salvation and holiness into my soul.
Daniel Brevint

He made little, too little of sacraments and priests, because God was so intensely real to him. What should he do with lenses who stood thus full in the torrent of the sunshine.
Phillips Brooks

It never frightened a Puritan when you bade him stand still and listen to the speech of God. His closet and his church were full of the reverberations of the awful, gracious, beautiful voice for which he listened.
Phillips Brooks

God is like a skilful Geometrician.
Sir Thomas Browne

God is more truly imagined than expressed, and He exists more truly than He is imagined.
Saint Augustine

For I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty.
Alben W. Barkley

God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
G. C. Lichtenberg

If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.

Two men please God--who serves Him with all his heart because he knows Him; who seeks Him with all his heart because he knows Him not.
Nikita Ivanovich Panin

I know God won't give me anything I can't handle;I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Mother Teresa

Krishna was conceived in the womb of Devaki mysteriously as the sun setting in the West imparts his rays to the rising moon in the East.
Srila Prabhupada

I want to go berry picking on the hogback, God. Keep me on a short leash.
Maria Sc

The Kingdom of God is within you.. and all beings.
Leo Tolstoy

You can believe in God without believing in immortality, but it is hard to see how anyone can believe in immortality and not believe in God.
Ernest Dimnet