As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith.
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.
Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms.
Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
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.
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.
It is no use to grumble and complain It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice When God sorts out the weather and sends rain - Why, rain's my choice.
Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
God is not a dead equation!
In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind.
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.
Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.
An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others.
I want to love all the children of God - Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist - everyone. I want to love gay Christians and straight Christians.
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.
God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
Growing up, if I hadn't had sports, I don't know where I'd be. God only knows what street corners I'd have been standing on and God only knows what I'd have been doing, but instead I played hockey and went to school and stayed out of trouble.
I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that's what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.
Well, we can't say any more than we can say there is no god, there is no afterlife. We can only say there is no persuasive evidence for or argument for it.
I am God's vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.
Well, I'll put it this way: you can certainly say belief in God makes people behave worse. That can be proved beyond a doubt.
In life, you have people that love to party. That's me. People that love God. That's me. People that love sex. That's me. People that love people. That's me. And people that make mistakes.That's me also.
When you believe in God, you've got to believe in the all-powerful God. He's not just God, He's the all-powerful God and He has total control over everyone's life. The Devil, on the other hand, is a real character that's trying his hardest to tear your life apart.
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
Trust in God - she will provide.
But this will not do, God will certainly punish you for stealing and for being unfaithful.
He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah, God will build a house for him in the paradise.
I look upon life as a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain.
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
In these times, God's people must trust him for rest of body and soul.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn't been kind to us but, with the help of God, we will prevail.
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
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.
I don't really know why I care so much. I just have something inside me that tells me that there is a problem, and I have got to do something about it. I think that is what I would call the God in me.
God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.
Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.
You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan The proper study of mankind is man.
I still have a spiritual base and a spiritual foundation. And my conversation with God is very open-ended. I pray for humility, honestly, because it's very easy to be caught up in this world.
A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
It's always nice when you do something and it's well received as opposed to the other way which God knows happens to everybody. When the good times come around, you take a deep breath, appreciate it, but not take it too seriously.
If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.
Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.
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.
All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
I do not need the idea of God to explain the world I live in.
Jail didn't make me find God, He's always been there. They can lock me up, but my spirit and my love can never be confined to prison walls.
Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need.
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell.
More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him.
If the Lord says to give more than you think you are able to give, know that He will provide for you. Whether things are sailing smoothly or the bottom has dropped out, He is always trustworthy. You can count on Almighty God to keep His everlasting Word.
Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.
God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it - but God is building this thing.
Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.
He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.
Not a single time have we gotten a right from Congress or from the President. We get them from God.
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.
From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.
The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful one must sense him everywhere but never see him.
God bears with the wicked, but not forever.
In feature films the director is God in documentary films God is the director.
I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me.
I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.
O that unbelievers would learn of faithful Abraham, and believe whatever is revealed from God, though they cannot fully comprehend it! Abraham knew God commanded him to offer up his son, and therefore believed, notwithstanding carnal reasoning might suggest may objections.
You cannot do anything without God.It's a profound and elemental truth. Not, you cannot do most things without God. You will not be able to do anything that you want, truly, in fulfillment, without God.
Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.
I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of Him.
God is definitely out of the closet.
There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart - never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
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.
On the field I'm trying to play for the glory of God but then also I'm trying to give everything I have and win and compete. And so I think more than just winning or losing, I think He cares about where our hearts are when we're playing.
No government ought to be without censors and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.
To the mind, God is a perfect criminal. He has done such a perfect crime by creating this world that mind cannot trace how He did it. That is why the mind always freaks out about God.
I'm Jewish. I don't work out. If God had wanted us to bend over, He would have put diamonds on the floor.
Gibson has been making the finest electric guitars the world has ever witnessed for over 70 years. They are as American as God, guns and rock and roll.
God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won't.
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.
I really am pretty happy with what God gave me.
Discernment is God's call to intercession, never to faultfinding.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh.
We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.
If God treats you well by teaching you a disastrous lesson, you never forget it.
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.'
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Every creature is a word of God.
At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.
Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.
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.
Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you?'
God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.
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.
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
My message is that God is a good God.
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.
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.
There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.
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.'
God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred.
We are either in the process of resisting God's truth or in the process of being shaped and molded by his truth.
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.
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you.
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
When trouble comes, focus on God's ability to care for you.
God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
God always strives together with those who strive.
After all, God is God because he remembers.
Each one of us is an outlet to God and an inlet to God.
God gave me life to continue to do things that I would never have done.
The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.
I only answer to two people, myself and God.
If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.
One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God.
God is bigger than people think.
Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back.
There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God.
When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, 'I can't.'
Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking.
For it pleased God, after he had made all things by the word of his power, to create man after his own image.
People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.
God sent Jesus as an example to see if we could retain and maintain the Holy Spirit in human flesh.
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.
I've said all along that God is in control.
God gets you to the plate, but once your there your on your own.
The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.
But I know God has big stuff planned that ultimately doesn't have anything to do with me.
God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.
Sometimes God writes straightforward in twisted lines.
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.
Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.
Your God is ever beside you - indeed, He is even within you.
A thick skin is a gift from God.
The Bible is not man's word about God, but God's word about man.
Adoration is caring for God above all else.
The world sees in our conduct, in our behaviour, the proof that we are the real children of God.
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.
They always win who side with God.
God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.
God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.
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.
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'.
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
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.
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.
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.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just that his justice cannot sleep forever.
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.
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.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.
If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.
God does not play dice.
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world.
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
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.
God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul.
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.
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.
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.
In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
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.
God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.'
Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.
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.
Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.
And I will do everything that I can as long as I am President of the United States to remind the American people that we are one nation under God, and we may call that God different names but we remain one nation.
It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
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.
God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that.
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.
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.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another.
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.
Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
You're just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You've got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It's all down to you, mate.
O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair the rest is in the hands of God.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.
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.
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
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.
The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.
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.
There was my name up in lights. I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.' But there it was, in lights. And I sat there and said, 'Remember, you're not a star.' Yet there it was up in lights.
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.
God works wonders now and then Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god but who knows my god?
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
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.
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.
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.
The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.
Woman was God's second mistake.
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
I'm going to let God be the judge of who goes to heaven and hell.
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.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
Heaven means to be one with God.
Power always thinks... that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.
A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation.
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.
Is man one of God's blunders? Or is God one of man's blunders?
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.
God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.
Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.
I've been saying for a couple of years now that people need to let God out of the Sunday morning box, that He doesn't want to just be with you for an hour or two on Sunday morning and then put back in His box to sit there until you have an emergency, but He wants to invade your Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing.
God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.
It's God's will for you to live in prosperity instead of poverty. It's God's will for you to pay your bills and not be in debt.
There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.
I would believe only in a God that knows how to Dance.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God's gift, that's why we call it the present.
You may make some mistakes - but that doesn't make you a sinner. You've got the very nature of God on the inside of you.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not readily take himself to be a god.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.
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.
Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob.
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?
To love another person is to see the face of God.
What is human warfare but just this an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to us.
I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.
Only God can look at somebody's heart.
Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it.
Gray hair is God's graffiti.
I'm not the judge. You know, God didn't tell me to go around judging everybody.
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
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.
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
Reputation is what men and women think of us character is what God and angels know of us.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Theology is a science of mind applied to God.
Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.
The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.
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.
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?'
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
I believe God gives you the grace to do what you need to do.
For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
I don't have a problem believing in God and Jesus. But in Genesis one has to wonder about these sentences that just go on and end without finishing. The thought is unfinished. Where did Adam go? What is he doing? Hello? There has to be some pages missing.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
We turn toward God only to obtain the impossible.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
God lets everything happen for a reason. It's all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another.
Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.
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.
When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.
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.
God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen.
What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
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.
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.
God wants to bless us where we are.
Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you.
I've always been - you know, my personality is motivating and encouraging. And so I'm just being who God made me to be.
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.
I say, don't try to fight your own battles because God will do it.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.
I think God's justice is making wrongs right.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
Yeah, I know I'm ugly... I said to a bartender, 'Make me a zombie.' He said 'God beat me to it.'
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us.
Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.
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.
Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone - except God.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
We can't form our children on our own concepts we must take them and love them as God gives them to us.
The hardest people to reach with the love of God are not the bad people. They know they are bad. They have no defense. The hardest ones to win for God are the self-righteous people.
One and God make a majority.
I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
I try to speak in everyday language. I feel like God has gifted me to take Bible principles and make them practical.
The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
God created man, but I could do better.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.
In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
I have always believed in God.
There are two great forces, God's force of good and the devil's force of evil, and I believe Satan is alive and he is working, and he is working harder than ever, and we have many mysteries that we don't understand.
God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.
To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I've always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband.
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
God's desire is that we excel.
Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three of us.
My main point here is that if you are the child of God and God is a part of you, the in your imagination God suppose to look like you. And when you accept a picture of the deity assigned to you by another people, you become the spiritual prisoners of that other people.
I don't mind saying, you know, that I don't take a salary from the church, and God has blessed me with more money than I could imagine from my books.
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.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
I'm trying to make God more relevant in our society.
It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.
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.
When I see children, I see the face of God. That's why I love them so much. That's what I see.
The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it.
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
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.
If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe, but precisely because I cannot do this I must believe.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.
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.
I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.
The dog is the god of frolic.
Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.
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.
If God dropped acid, would he see people?
Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything.
Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need the remainder is needed by others.
God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not.
I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
Risk is a part of God's game, alike for men and nations.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.
Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples even though some of them still look down on me.
The soles of Neil Armstrong's boots on the moon made permanent impressions on our souls and in our national psyche. Ann and I watched those steps together on her parent's sofa. Like all Americans we went to bed that night knowing we lived in the greatest country in the history of the world. God bless Neil Armstrong.
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?
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
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.
Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
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.
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?
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.
God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.
There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
God's angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
My religion encompasses all religions. I believe in God, I believe in the universe. I believe you are god, I believe I am god I believe the earth is god and the universe is god. We're all god.
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.
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.
If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.
God has two dwellings one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
God's mercy and grace give me hope - for myself, and for our world.
The Bible tells us that God will meet all our needs. He feeds the birds of the air and clothes the grass with the splendor of lilies. How much more, then, will He care for us, who are made in His image? Our only concern is to obey the heavenly Father and leave the consequences to Him.
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one. A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different. So the most basic claims of religion are scientific. Religion is a scientific theory.
I can't prove it scientifically, that there's a God, but I believe.
Healing rain is a real touch from God. It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever.
As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be.
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.
Communism has decided against God, against Christ, against the Bible, and against all religion.
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.
Conscience is God present in man.
I am and always will be a sinner. But that's the beautiful thing about Jesus. I'll always try to be a better person in the eyes of God. But I'm not all of a sudden stepping up on a pedestal and saying I'm holier than thou, 'cause I'm not!
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.
Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.
I believe in God and his son, Jesus.
I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return.
The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.
To think is of itself to be useful it is always and in all cases a striving toward God.
I just want to lobby for God.
He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.
I do not believe in God his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is.
To you I'm an atheist to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
The Bible is clear - God's definition of marriage is between a man and a woman.
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.
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Live, so you do not have to look back and say: 'God, how I have wasted my life.'
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.
So live with men as if God saw you and speak to God, as if men heard you.
Nothing is void of God, his work is everywhere his full of himself.
I'm blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.
God is in all men, but all men are not in God that is why we suffer.
But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is.
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.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners.
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination - the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life.
Every test, every trial, every heartache that's been significant, I can turn it over and see how God has turned it into good no matter what.
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times.
Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.
The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.
Next to God we are nothing. To God we are Everything.
God has entrusted me with myself.
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
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.
God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met.
God doesn't seek for golden vessels, and does not ask for silver ones, but He must have clean ones.
We make our friends we make our enemies but God makes our next door neighbour.
I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.
God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember it afterwards. If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person.
There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable: those who serve God with all their heart because they know him, and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not know him.
Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.
Einstein, stop telling God what to do!
I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
If there is no God, everything is permitted.
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.
God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
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.
Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.
You know, it's ironic to me that Christians want to keep the Ten Commandments in our schools, because Christianity has abrogated four of the Ten Commandments. For example, the Sabbath day according to the Ten Commandments is Saturday, not Sunday. And the reason is because God rested, not because Jesus was resurrected.
God is one, but he has innumerable forms. He is the creator of all and He himself takes the human form.
We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.
That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it.
It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.
The most important thing is God's blessing and if you believe in God and you believe in yourself, you have nothing to worry about.
White... is not a mere absence of colour it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
If God had wanted man to play soccer, he wouldn't have given us arms.
God's delays are not God's denials.
I am what I am, I'm doing very well in my life, and I'm thankful to God for that.
If you want to be original just try being yourself, because God has never made two people exactly alike.
The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me.
How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God.
All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.
That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
To love someone means to see him as God intended him.
We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
I don't excercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor.
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.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.
Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
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.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.
Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?
Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away.
God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.
But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.
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.
As surely as I am the living God, everyone will kneel before me, and everyone will confess that I am God.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too.
The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice.
I have two young children with autism. What could they have ever done to deserve that? What kind of a God allows the innocent to suffer? It's a mystery. Yet still, I believe in God.
The question is what I wanted to do with the new life God has given me. This is the mission I want to take on.
To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
God help those who do not help themselves.
The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.
Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, 'Shake well before using.' That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
God is absence. God is the solitude of man.
I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?
It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirit.
It's a mystery. That's the first thing that interests me about the idea of God. If there is one, it's mysterious and powerful and awesome to even consider the concept, and you have to take it seriously.
Let's face it God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?
God made me and broke the mold.
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.
A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people.
Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.
God gave us our relatives thank God we can choose our friends.
Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil.
God expects but one thing of you, and that is that you should come out of yourself in so far as you are a created being made and let God be God in you.
God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room.
Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.
How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.
God gives us our relatives, thank God we can choose our friends.
You never know God is all you need until God is all you have.
And God said, 'Let there be light' and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected.
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.
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.
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
I don't pray because I don't want to bore God.
Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.
A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.
I believe in something. But I don't believe that anything can hold a grudge for long enough to condemn its creation to eternal punishment. Nobody can hold a grudge that long, even God.
Maybe it's our sins that give God consolation when he finally has to give us cancer.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men simply with a view to crowding hell.
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That's a gift that you have received from God. Don't waste it.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife.
There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will.
Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.
If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.
Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man.
Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.
Outside the kingdom of the Lord there is no nation which is greater than any other. God and history will remember your judgment.
God is ever present. He's in every breath, in every step. He's here, always, always.
I actually pray everyday, but I don't believe in God.
If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn't pay Smith.
Jesus didn't say, 'Blessed are those who care for the poor.' He said, 'Blessed are we where we are poor, where we are broken.' It is there that God loves us deeply and pulls us into deeper communion with himself.
Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.
Man is God's highest present development. He is the latest thing in God.
For me the goddess is the female of God, She is powerful if different.
God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.
But God will have a people upon the earth to maintain the Bible, and the Bible only, as the standard of all doctrines and the basis of all reforms.
And poets, in my view, and I think the view of most people, do speak God's language - it's better, it's finer, it's language on a higher plane than ordinary people speak in their daily lives.
Most sermons sound to me like commercials - but I can't make out whether God is the Sponsor or the Product.
Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.
When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God, forgetting we have just had one.
God has a plan for all of us, but He expects us to do our share of the work.
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.
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
It is a curious phenomena that God has made the hearts of the poor, rich and those of the rich, poor.
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
God's first creature, which was light.
Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.
When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.
I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.
You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
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?
Love knows how to form itself. God will do his work if we do ours. Our job is to prepare ourselves for love. When we do, love finds us every time.
The question of whether there exists a supernatural creator, a God, is one of the most important that we have to answer. I think that it is a scientific question. My answer is no.
We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.
God flourished my ministry and my career of creative thinking, communicating and writing back 50 years.
God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
If I be worthy, I live for my God to teach the heathen, even though they may despise me.
I was baptized alongside my mother when I was 8 years old. Since then, I have tried to walk a Christian life. And now that I'm getting older, I realized that I'm walking even closer with my God.
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.
Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
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.
Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.
And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.
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.
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way.
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.
On Sunday morning, I'm not nervous... I can't wait to tell what God wants me to say.
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
If you love god, burn a church.
Life is God's novel. Let him write it.
What do I care about Jupiter? Justice is a human issue, and I do not need a god to teach it to me.
The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong.
I just thank God for all of the blessings.
Every knee will bend before me, and every tongue shall give glory to God.
And that's really what's happening in this country is a violation of the First Commandment. We have become a country entrenched in idolatry, and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government. We're supposed to depend upon God for our protection and our provision and for our daily bread, not for our government.
I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.
God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.
Ministry is the least important thing. You cannot not minister if you are in communion with God and live in community.
If you don't want my God here, you don't want me here either. God has been too good to me to go and try to sell out to get some money.
In their poverty, the mentally handicapped reveal God to us and hold us close to the gospel.
The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe.
Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.
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.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
It is the artist who realizes that there is a supreme force above him and works gladly away as a small apprentice under God's heaven.
I've always been spiritual but I've never had a proper context, and it took me awhile to find the proper context. It's hard to realize you can have any kind of relationship with God you want... and so I now have a punk rock relationship with God.
No attribute of God is more dreadful to sinners than His holiness.
God gives some more than others because some accept more than others.
First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.
God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.
If you talk to God, you are praying If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist.
After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't, I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.
I said to the almond tree, 'Friend, speak to me of God,' and the almond tree blossomed.
God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.
Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights. Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.
Even during the worst hardships, when the other things in our lives seem to fall apart, we can still find peace in the eternal love of God.
God not only plays dice, but also sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.
The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.
I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.
God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.
Theist and atheist: the fight between them is as to whether God shall be called God or shall have some other name.
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.
God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor.
Let every man be true and every god a liar.
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
To know God better is only to realize how impossible it is that we should ever know him at all. I know not which is more childish to deny him, or define him.
God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch.
The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
I wished to God the doctor had handed me a pamphlet that said, 'Hey, sorry about the autism, but here's a step-by-step list on what to do next.' But doctors don't do that. They say 'sorry' and move you along.
God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.
God's voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamour.
One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God.
Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God's way to say nobody's perfect.
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.
God never ends anything on a negative God always ends on a positive.
God is like the sun. When the sun shines, it shines for everyone. God is for everyone.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her.
I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end.
God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!
God gave us faculties for our use each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him for the one is only belief - the other contempt.
I've always believed in God. I also think that's the sort of thing that either comes as part of the equipment, the capacity to believe, or at some point in your life, when you're in a position where you actually need help from a power greater than yourself, you simply make an agreement.
God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.
God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting.
If you don't do your part, don't blame God.
I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty.
Sex is God's joke on human beings.
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.
Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.
I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.
One kills a man, one is an assassin one kills millions, one is a conqueror one kills everybody, one is a god.
The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.
The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God.
Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.
Pregnancy is a kind of miracle. Especially so in that it proves that a man and woman can conspire to force God to create a new soul.
God's dice always have a lucky roll.
I believe the Bible is the word of God from cover to cover.
He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God, all they found were shoes, beautiful shoes.
A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.
I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God.
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.
An honest God is the noblest work of man.
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.
Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living.
I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind and it didn't seem to matter.
All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
May the God of your choice bless and keep you. I respect Him as long as He does not circumcise me anymore.
We were born to die and we die to live. As seedlings of God, we barely blossom on earth we fully flower in heaven.
God's finger touched him, and he slept.
God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done. God will use anybody if you're available.
Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in, that he is to be loved and called upon, and to be heard in all things.
In the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.
Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
And I've come to the place where I believe that there's no way to solve these problems, these issues - there's nothing that we can do that will solve the problems that we have and keep the peace, unless we solve it through God, unless we solve it in being our highest self. And that's a pretty tall order.
Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.
Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
There is only one thing that a man really wants to do, all his life and that is, to find his way to his God, his Morning Star, salute his fellow man, and enjoy the woman who has come the long way with him.
Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms.