We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking God Quotes from Corrie Ten Boom, Prince Philip, Isaac Newton, Arthur Ashe, Keanu Reeves. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Let God’s promises shine on your problems.
Everything that wasn’t invented by God is invented by an engineer.
Christ comes as a thief in the night, & it is not for us to know the times & seasons which God hath put into his own breast.
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.
Sure I believe in God and the Devil, but they don’t have to have pitchforks and a long white beard.
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
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.
Little children, you are from God, and have conquered them; for the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in this world.
Heaven means to be one with God.
If you’re white and you’re wrong, then you’re wrong; if you’re black and you’re wrong, you’re wrong. People are people. Black, blue, pink, green – God make no rules about color; only society make rules where my people suffer, and that why we must have redemption and redemption now.
God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
To you I’m an atheist; to God, I’m the Loyal Opposition.
We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain – that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Man proposes, but God disposes.
A thick skin is a gift from God.
Nature is the art of God.
God lets everything happen for a reason. It’s all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another.
I believe that whatever comes at a particular time is a blessing from God.
You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.
Be happy. God gave you a breath to breathe every day. You don’t need to be mad about nothin’.
When a man’s willing and eager the god’s join in.
To love another person is to see the face of God.
What brings you closer to God is being in service to others. I think any religion or spiritual way of life will indicate that service to others will lead to a connection with a higher power.
I look forward to death with great anticipation, to meeting God face to face.
My trust in God flows out of the experience of his loving me, day in and day out, whether the day is stormy or fair, whether I’m sick or in good health, whether I’m in a state of grace or disgrace. He comes to me where I live and loves me as I am.
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.
Great and glorious God, and Thou Lord Jesus, I pray you shed abroad your light in the darkness of my mind. Be found of me, Lord, so that in all things I may act only in accordance with Thy holy will.
You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.
We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
I do believe in God. But you won’t find me visiting temples every now and then. I believe in self-realization. Peace of mind matters a lot to me. What’s the point in doing something just for the sake of it? I’d rather do something I like doing as long as I’m being true to myself.
Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back.
God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, and love our neighbours as ourselves; and to be temperate, just, and peaceable, and to be merciful even to brute beasts.
Marriage and family are ordained of God. The family is the most important social unit in time and in eternity. Under God’s great plan of happiness, families can be sealed in temples and be prepared to return to dwell in His holy presence forever. That is eternal life!
I’m not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with the church.
I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you’re able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something… it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.
All God’s children are not beautiful. Most of God’s children are, in fact, barely presentable.
Every morning I wake up and thank God.
From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent; God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we’re hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.
I don’t have a religion. I believe in a God. I don’t know what it looks like but it’s MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural.
While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God’s creation.
I’m an atheist and I thank God for it.
If a man reaches the heart of his own religion, he has reached the heart of the others, too. There is only one God, and there are many paths to him.
The perfection of Christian character depends wholly upon the grace and strength found alone in God.
The word ‘Islam’ means ‘peace.’ The word ‘Muslim’ means ‘one who surrenders to God.’ But the press makes us seem like haters.
It’s only by coincidence I started working with my father – all because of King Abdullah’s decision not to grant my promotion. God bless his soul, he did me a favor.
God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in it.
When one has love for God, one doesn’t feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
I always bring out the best in men I fight, but Joe Frazier, I’ll tell the world right now, brings out the best in me. I’m gonna tell ya, that’s one helluva man, and God bless him.
Allah’s the Arabic term for God. Stand up for God, fight for God, work for God and do the right thing, and go the right way, things will end up in your corner.
I wish that the Indians believed me a god, for upon the report of an enemy’s valor oftentimes depends the success of a battle, and false reports have many times done as great things as true courage and resolution.
God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.
Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.
Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder.
Live your life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift. There is nothing small in it. Far the greatest things grow by God’s law out of the smallest. But to live your life, you must discipline it.
Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.
God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.
If I were to pray in Arabic, I’d pray to Allah. If I were to pray in English, I’d pray to God.
I’m far from being god, but I work god damn hard.
Truth, according to the Christian faith, is God’s love for us in Jesus Christ. Therefore, truth is a relationship.
Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.
God will have a humble people. Either we can choose to be humble, or we can be compelled to be humble.
God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
I do know this: God does answer your prayers, but it’s not always in the way you expect. God knows what’s best for us, though, so there’s no need to worry when things don’t go how we originally wanted them to go.
Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It’s free.
Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.
Purposes, plans, and achievements of men may all disappear like yon cloud upon the mountain’s summit; but, like the mountain itself, the things which are of God shall stand fast for ever and ever.
God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
Remember that bodily exercise, when it is well ordered, as I have said, is also prayer by means of which you can please God our Lord.
If God dropped acid, would he see people?
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.
God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
I discovered that no revival comes if we don’t preach the Word of God under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. If we only have the Great Commission and only the Holy Spirit, we have power without purpose, or purpose without power. It is a package deal, and that is what God honors.
Meekness implies a spirit of gratitude as opposed to an attitude of self-sufficiency, an acknowledgement of a greater power beyond oneself, a recognition of God, and an acceptance of his commandments.
God has equipped you to handle difficult things. In fact, He has already planted the seeds of discipline and self-control inside you. You just have to water those seeds with His Word to make them grow!
Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it.
Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?
We’re all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
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 we are faithful to God in little things, we shall gain experience and strength that will be helpful to us in the more serious trials of life.
Discernment is God’s call to intercession, never to faultfinding.
You don’t need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.
God had to create disco music so I could be born and be successful.
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
I’m only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else’s life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there’s no point in me blaming you for what’s wrong in my life.
God sent me on earth. He send me to do something, and nobody can stop me. If God want to stop me, then I stop. Man never can.
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.
God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love.
Only the wise know just where predestination ends and free will begins. Meanwhile, you must keep on doing your best, according to your own clearest understanding. you must long for freedom as the drowning man longs for air. Without sincere longing, you will never find God.
I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God’s will.
An angel of God never has wings.
There is no uncreated being except God. God has no opposite.
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
God is the same God, always and everywhere. He is omnipresent not virtually only, but also substantially, for virtue cannot subsist without substance.
Nothing reflects so much honor on a workman as a trial of his work and its endurance of it. So it is with God. It honors Him when His saints preserve their integrity.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
We leave as we came and, god willing, as we shall return, with peace, and hope for all mankind.
Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.
Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached.
I started ‘Outer Banks,’ because there’s so much hype around it. I saw one episode and I didn’t really continue, but I got to keep going at it. Two of the actors on there were also in ‘Stranger Things,’ and all my friends always ask, ‘Oh my God, you know Madelyn Cline. She was in ‘Stranger Things’ too.’
When God sneezed, I didn’t know what to say.
The future is as bright as the promises of God.
But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is.
Change makes you find your calling, your legacy, and God’s divine plan for your life. Don’t run from it.
But I know God has big stuff planned that ultimately doesn’t have anything to do with me.
Think of what you are, you Christians. You are God’s children; you are joint heirs with Christ. The ‘many mansions’ are for you; the palms and harps of the glorified are for you. You have a share in all that Christ has and is and shall be.
Faith is something we never discuss at the dinner table in my family, but I do believe in God.
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God’s help I shall succeed.
Healing rain is a real touch from God. It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever.
God’s mercy is fresh and new every morning.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.
God has always given me the strength to say what is right.
I believe in God and his son, Jesus.
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.
Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.
I know that there’s a god because I was able to survive everything that I’ve been through – all of the tough times – and I’m still at the top of my game.
God made me the way I am, and I accept myself. I am who I am, and I’m proud of myself.
Do not worship me, I am not God. I’m only a man. I worship Jesus Christ.
I don’t know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn’t.
When ‘Top Gun’ came out, my sisters were like, ‘Oh, my God, ‘Top Gun!’ Tom Cruise!’ And I very confidently said, ‘I’m going to marry him one day.’ It wasn’t like, ‘How do I get to Tom Cruise?’ It was just, ‘I think I’m going to marry him. Why not? He’ll like me. I’m fun.’
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.
The idea of God is the sole wrong for which I cannot forgive mankind.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
My walk on the moon lasted three days. My walk with God will last forever.
I’d describe myself as a Christian who doesn’t believe in God.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
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.
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.
Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.
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.
If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides.
God spoke to me and called me to His Service. What form this service was to take the voice did not say.
I stay in tune with my family and God.
May God protect me from gloomy saints.
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.
To lovers of the truth, nothing can be put before God and hope in Him.
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God – but to create him.
I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
Holiness is the strength of the soul. It comes by faith and through obedience to God’s laws and ordinances. God then purifies the heart by faith, and the heart becomes purged from that which is profane and unworthy.
Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.
I’m usually the kind of person where if someone tells me, ‘Oh my God, you have to watch this show. It’s amazing,’ I kind of want to go against it and not watch it. But for ‘Stranger Things,’ I couldn’t resist. I had to watch it.
When it is a question of God’s almighty Spirit, never say, ‘I can’t.’
Of course God will forgive me; that’s His job.
The creation of God itself, I deduced, came from our primal fear.
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Systematic theology – be careful how you tie down the Word to fit your set and final creeds, systems, dogmas, and organized theistic philosophies! The Word of God is not bound! It’s free to say what it will to the individual, and no one can outline it into dispensations which cannot be broken.
Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.
Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.
God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul.
Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes, because failure is God’s way of moving you in another direction.
That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.
Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.
I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following.
Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock.
From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us.
When we die our money, fame, and honors will be meaningless. We own nothing in this world. Everything we think we own is in reality only being loaned to us until we die. And on our deathbed at the moment of death, no one but God can save our souls.
Prayer is when you talk to God. Meditation is when you’re listening. Playing the piano allows you to do both at the same time.
The secret was to just be cool, stay in God’s graces, and work it out.
God does not play dice.
Yeah, I know I’m ugly… I said to a bartender, ‘Make me a zombie.’ He said ‘God beat me to it.’
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.
God is good for everybody. The sun shines on good people and bad people, and it rains on both, too. God doesn’t choose rain only for bad people.
God is everywhere.
Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.
There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character, where God is not.
God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
My legacy is that I will hustle and grind. No one will stop me from hustling. I’ll be where God wants me to be.
God’s purpose is more important than our plans.
The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.
There is no better time than now, this very Christmas season, for all of us to rededicate ourselves to the principles taught by Jesus the Christ. It is the time to love the Lord, our God, with all our heart – and our neighbors as ourselves.
Me don’t dip on nobody’s side. Me don’t dip on the black man’s side, not the white man’s side. Me dip on God’s side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.
Even though I don’t believe in God, I feel strangely compelled to fight the atheist label.
God always strives together with those who strive.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
God looks after children, animals and idiots.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
Destiny is not designed by mere mortals like us. It is crafted by God.
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
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.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
I am not afraid of my enemies, but by God, you must look out when you get among your friends.
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God. Don’t waste it.
God doesn’t dwell in the wooden, stony or earthen idols. His abode is in our feelings, our thoughts.
There’s a lot of things we go through and we don’t even know why… At the end of the day, God has a purpose and a plan for you, and that’s kind of how I take that.
I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by those who were inspired. I study the Bible daily.
I think it makes sense to believe in God, but exactly what decision in your life you make differently because of it, I don’t know.
Your God is ever beside you – indeed, He is even within you.
God gives us our relatives, thank God we can choose our friends.
The only two things that scare me are God and the IRS.
There is a painful joke that Europeans often tell of their Gallic neighbors: God created France, the most beautiful country in the world with so much good in it, and ended up feeling guilty about it. He had to do something to make it fair. And so, he created the French people.
God will use whatever he wants to display his glory. Heavens and stars. History and nations. People and problems.
Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.
Prayer is the most concrete way to make our home in God.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone – except God.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
Mercy is what moves us toward God, while justice makes us tremble in his sight.
I believe the universe is governed by the laws of science. The laws may have been decreed by God, but God does not intervene to break the laws.
I have learned so much from God that I can no longer call myself a Christian, a Hindu, a Muslim, a Buddhist, a Jew.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.
Seems like God don’t see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams – but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile.
I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!
The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.
I wasn’t really too hyped on religion. I don’t really believe in a religion like that. I just believe that there is a God. There’s just somebody up there that listens to me, and they can show me better if I talk to them and build a relationship with them.
Lord, make my way prosperous, not that I achieve high station, but that my life may be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.
Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.
I’m a people lover. I love interacting with different people as I meet them, and I think people are one of God’s greatest creations, I really do. They’re interesting and intriguing.
The name, Seventh-day Adventist, is a standing rebuke to the Protestant world. Here is the line of distinction between the worshipers of God, and those who worship the beast, and receive his mark. The great conflict is between the commandments of God and the requirements of the beast.
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.
The truth is an objective standard by which reality is measured; it’s God’s point of view on any subject.
God may exist, but science can explain the universe without the need for a creator.
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.
God made the country, and man made the town.
Because we cannot know what God is, but only what He is not, we cannot consider how He is but only how He is not.
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
I have seen (as far as it can be seen) many persons changed in a moment from the spirit of horror, fear, and despair to the spirit of hope, joy, peace; and from sinful desires, till then reigning over them, to a pure desire of doing the will of God.
God buries His workmen but carries on His work.
Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.
We cannot live being obsessed with what other people think about us. It’s impossible to live like that. Not even God managed to please the entire world.
The hope of eternal life is not to be taken up upon slight grounds. It is a subject to be settled between God and your own soul; settled for eternity. A supposed hope, and nothing more, will prove your ruin.
May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not.
Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God.
I can tell you from experience that God’s help and presence in our lives is vital. He is the Author of all true success and everything that is good-without Him, we can do nothing of true value.
The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.
Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled, either by a power within them, or by a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible, or by the bayonet.
Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
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.
I believe in God – not in a Catholic God; there is no Catholic God. There is God, and I believe in Jesus Christ, his incarnation. Jesus is my teacher and my pastor, but God, the Father, Abba, is the light and the Creator. This is my Being.
Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God’s grace.
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.
Vox populi vox dei: the voice of the people is the voice of God. The slogan was useful for those who first attempted to substitute the people for God as the source of political authority. Their attempt was ultimately so successful that God no longer seems to be needed in government.
God mode is something that I’ve always tried to unlock within myself.
Every day is a gift from God, no matter how old we are.
If you can believe in God, then you can believe in anything. It’s a gang mentality.
God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are.
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.
Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.
God is so unique in giving His people ways to fellowship, witness, and remember what a mighty and merciful God He is.
God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress.
The world has changed and it’s going to keep changing, but God never changes; so we are safe when we cling to Him.
God found me when I was at my lowest point. That was the first time in my life when I really felt like I understood who Jesus was – it was more than just knowing about Him: I felt like He met me in that time and place.
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.
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.
If God wanted us to be naked, why did he invent sexy lingerie?
I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.
I can honestly say I am a Christian, but my spirituality has been developed on the road and is based on my experiences with God.
Of all human activities, man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
Beauty seen is never lost, God’s colors all are fast.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
A humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.
God will never reject you. Whether you accept Him is your decision.
If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me.
I like the story about Henry David Thoreau, who, when he was on his death bed, his family sent for a minister. The minister said, ‘Henry, have you made your peace with God?’ Thoreau said, ‘I didn’t know we’d quarreled.’
The Bible is not man’s word about God, but God’s word about man.
I am what I am. I love me! And I don’t mean that egotistically – I love that God has allowed me to take whatever it was that I had and to make something out of it.
God’s promises are all on condition of humble obedience.
Nothing that is God’s is obtainable by money.
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.
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
It is a hard thing to let go of mistakes we’ve made and sins. God wants us to do that because He knows the guilt and the condemnation will keep us from becoming who He has created us to be.
Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don’t judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.
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 has no grandchildren. He has only children, so being a born-again Christian is not an automatic thing.
I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.
I’m in favour of religion as a tamer of arrogance. For a Greek Orthodox, the idea of God as creator outside the human is not God in God’s terms. My God isn’t the God of George Bush.
Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don’t worry; God never blinks.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
I always think about the idea that God never gives you more than you can handle, and just the idea that God would be looking at me and thinking, ‘Eh, I think she can handle more.’ And the angels thinking, ‘What are you doing? You’re a lunatic.’ And God being like, ‘No, no, trust me. She can handle this.’
Love God; love others; do your best in all you do, even if you fall short!
They always win who side with God.
You can either be a host to God, or a hostage to your ego. It’s your call.
God has blessed me with an amazing family, friends and work colleagues that have been my joy, my support, and my sanity. I don’t know what I’d do without them.
The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. God can ask no more than that of us.
God is all over the place. And even if He isn’t, if it makes me feel good, why not?
I’ve always said it: God changes all the paths from morning to evening.
God’s most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
God looks out for fools and babies.
The just is close to the people’s heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, ‘Why god? Why me?’ and the thundering voice of God answered, ‘There’s just something about you that pisses me off.’
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
I believe that God put us in this jolly world to be happy and enjoy life.
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
Take heed, then, often to come together to give thanks to God, and show forth His praise. For when you assemble frequently in the same place, the powers of Satan are destroyed, and the destruction at which he aims is prevented by the unity of your faith.
There is a power in God’s gospel beyond all description.
If you love god, burn a church.
I knew that no matter what door you knock on in a Cretan village, it will be opened for you. A meal will be served in your honor, and you will sleep between the best sheets in the house. In Crete, the stranger is still the unknown god. Before him, all doors and all hearts are opened.
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.
Pray, and let God worry.
That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.
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.
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.
Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
I strongly believe vengeance is not mine; it is for God to decide.
I swear to God, if you saw me when I am by myself in the woods, I’m a lunatic. I sing, I dance.
Since His delights are to be with you, let yours be found in Him.
Do not borrow the productions of other men’s brains and pens and recite them as a lesson; but make the most of the talents, the brain power, that God has given you.
I walk every day, and I look at the mountains and the fields and the small city, and I say: ‘Oh my God, what a blessing.’ Then you realise it’s important to put it in a context beyond this woman, this man, this city, this country, this universe.
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.
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.
God made you a masterpiece – be blessed, secure, disciplined and equipped.
When you solve a problem, you ought to thank God and go on to the next one.
Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
I need your help. I am injured, near death, and too weak to hike out of here. I am all alone. This is no joke. In the name of God, please remain to save me. I am out collecting berries close by and shall return this evening. Thank you, Chris McCandless.
My dad said, ‘Stay humble, and you gotta work harder than everybody else.’ My mom said, ‘Always be yourself.’ She always told me only God can judge me.
God to me is love.
There is a lot I need to thank God for, everyday. But I think I am blessed because I have a very loving, understanding and supporting family.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
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.
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I’m lucky enough to be in the position where I don’t make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me; like I would die for it.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.
Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.
To doubt God is to doubt one’s own conscience, and in consequence, it would be to doubt everything; and then what is life for?
It is not the soul alone that should be healthy; if the mind is healthy in a healthy body, all will be healthy and much better prepared to give God greater service.
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
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.
When everything goes wrong, what a joy to test your soul and see if it has endurance and courage. An invisible and all-powerful enemy – some call him God, others the Devil, seem to rush upon us to destroy us; but we are not destroyed.
Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed.
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
I like smoking! I mean, God, I quit everything else, can’t I smoke?
We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.
If God had intended us to fly, he’d have never given us railways.
There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.
If God wanted us to bend over he’d put diamonds on the floor.
I go to assume a task more difficult than that which devolved upon Washington. Unless the great God, who assisted him, shall be with me and aid me, I must fail; but if the same omniscient mind and almighty arm that directed and protected him shall guide and support me, I shall not fail – I shall succeed.
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.
Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.
I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.
Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King’s daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.
Forgiveness is God’s command.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
God forgive you, but I never can.
I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God’s hands, and I am very happy about that!
God helps those who help themselves.
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.
Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.
There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.
God is on my side, and that’s all I need. I get up in the morning, I pray to God. I don’t pray to the president, the governor, the mayor, no black caucus, no this and that. I pray to God, and that’s the end of it.
It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.
When your soul is resting, your emotions are okay, your mind is okay, and your will is at peace with God, not resisting what He’s doing.
We don’t do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance.
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk.
God may not be there when you want him but he is always on time.
When God comes into your life, He lights a candle in your soul.
The message is that I was reminding myself and informing others of the fact that God has always been good to me. No matter what you’re going through, God is always with us. Life is a journey.
When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
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.
Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty.
For God’s sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.
God requires his people to shine as lights in the world. It is not merely the ministers who are required to do this, but every disciple of Christ. Their conversation should be heavenly.
God may be subtle, but he isn’t plain mean.
Talent is given by God but you should respect it by doing good work.
God’s finger touched him, and he slept.
If there is no God, everything is permitted.
God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there’s no turning back.
O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!
Don’t ever criticize yourself. Don’t go around all day long thinking, ‘I’m unattractive, I’m slow, I’m not as smart as my brother.’ God wasn’t having a bad day when he made you… If you don’t love yourself in the right way, you can’t love your neighbour. You can’t be as good as you are supposed to be.
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’
We look at life from the back side of the tapestry. And most of the time, what we see is loose threads, tangled knots and the like. But occasionally, God’s light shines through the tapestry, and we get a glimpse of the larger design with God weaving together the darks and lights of existence.
You tell them that all your experience tells you this is the best way to beat this particular opposition. You persuade them and you drill them, and you tell them so many times they can hear you when they go to sleep. Then, on the day of the game, you stand on the touchline and hope to God that it works.
I die the king’s faithful servant, but God’s first.
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.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
I believe in the Devil. I believe there’s a God, too. I met God at church – the Catholic Church.
I am responsible only to God and history.
God didn’t make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.
The nature of God is a circle of which the center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere.
I believe in one power, and that is the hand of God. I respect all religions.
Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He’s sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
To love someone means to see him as God intended him.
Grow in the root of all grace, which is faith. Believe God’s promises more firmly than ever. Allow your faith to increase in its fullness, firmness, and simplicity.
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.
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.
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well.
Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
God is a God of the present. God is always in the moment, be that moment hard or easy, joyful and painful.
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind.
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.
Every day, I get closer to God. Every day, my will to do the right thing gets stronger.
I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.
God’s truth judges created things out of love, and Satan’s truth judges them out of envy and hatred.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.
Prayer is our invitation to God to intervene in the affairs of earth. It is our request for Him to work His ways in this world.
We cannot, of course, disprove God, just as we can’t disprove Thor, fairies, leprechauns and the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things.
God gets you to the plate, but once your there your on your own.
Ministers should not pray so loud, and long, as to exhaust the strength. It is not necessary to weary the throat and lungs in prayer. God’s ear is ever open to hear the heart-felt petitions of his humble servants, and he does not require them to wear out the organs of speech in addressing him.
A person whose mind is quiet and satisfied in God is in the pathway to health.
Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it’s hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.
Only a god can save us.
Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue.
Sometimes you ask God for something and you don’t know what you’re asking.
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
Prayer doesn’t just change things – it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people.
Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.
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.
All men are born with a nose and five fingers, but no one is born with a knowledge of God.
Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.
Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.
It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don’t regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn’t save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I’m not naive, and I don’t romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
Don’t you know there ain’t no devil, it’s just god when he’s drunk.
Man was made at the end of the week’s work, when God was tired.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
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.
God knows Himself and every created thing perfectly. Not a blade of grass or the tiniest insect escapes His eye.
The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I’ve got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.
My relationship with God has gotten so much stronger. He’s always had his hand on me. He always guided me. I didn’t always go where he wanted me to go. But He always had me. Now that I’m actually listening and being obedient, life is so much better.
The opposite of faith is not doubt: It is certainty. It is madness. You can tell you have created God in your own image when it turns out that he or she hates all the same people you do.
After all, God is God because he remembers.
Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God’s Paradise.
Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’
The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
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.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.
Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.
A statesman… must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.
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.
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.
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.
If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
When the solution is simple, God is answering.
Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.
If you talk to God, you are praying; If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
Dog is God spelled backward.
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.
I’m just living daily and I thank God for every day that I have.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
All variety of created objects which represent order and life in the universe could happen only by the willful reasoning of its original Creator, whom I call the ‘Lord God.’
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
I don’t know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me.
Near the gates and within two cities there will be scourges the like of which was never seen: famine within plague, people put out by steel, crying to the great immortal God for relief.
I had many friends to help me to fall; but as to rising again, I was so much left to myself, that I wonder now I was not always on the ground. I praise God for His mercy; for it was He only Who stretched out His hand to me. May He be blessed for ever! Amen.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.
I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty.
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
Trust in God – she will provide.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
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.
The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.
We think when God speaks to us, there’s going to be a boom out of Heaven or we’re going to get some chill bumps, but I really believe God’s talking to us all the time. He’s talking to us right in here. I call it our heart, our conscience, but it’s the Holy Spirit talking to us.
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol.
Only God can look at somebody’s heart.
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.
Sex is God’s joke on human beings.
Satan, the leader or dictator of devils, is the opposite, not of God, but of Michael.
God’s love is too great to be confined to any one side of a conflict or to any one religion.
Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn’t misuse it.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
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.
My word will never be as strong as God’s word. All I am is just a vessel, doing His work.