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The Best Quotes About God

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A list of the best god quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous god quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic god quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational god quotes from that same writer.

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    God is clever, but not dishonest.

    Albert Einstein
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    People see God every day; they just don't recognize Him.

    Pearl Bailey
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    I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.

    Mother Teresa
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    Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

    Lenny Bruce
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    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.

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    You are within God. God is within you.

    Peace Pilgrim
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    But from there you will seek the Lord you God and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your soul. -- Deuteronomy 4:29

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    God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.

    Heraclitus
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    God is subtle, but He is not malicious. I cannot believe that God plays dice with the world.

    Albert Einstein
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    The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.

    Martin Luther
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    We need God, not in order to understand the why, but in order to feel and sustain the ultimate wherefore, to give a meaning to the universe.

    Miguel de Unamuno
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    For now we see through a glass darkly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then shall I know even as also I am known. -- I Corinthians

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    What preoccupies us, then, is not God as a fact of nature, but as a fabrication useful for a God-fearing society. God himself becomes not a power but an image.

    Daniel J. Boorstin
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    Without God there is for mankind no purpose, no goal, no hope, only a wavering future, an eternal dread of every darkness.

    Jean Paul
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    God does not play dice with the universe.

    Albert Einstein
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    Man does what he can, God does what he will.

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    One on God's side is a majority.

    Wendell Phillips
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    Men must be governed by God, or they will be ruled by tyrants.

    William Penn
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    If there was a god, I'd still have both nuts.

    Lance Armstrong
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    Trust in God, but tie your camel tight.

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    And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

    Aeschylus
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    I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings become more affluent, as their living standard and style begin to ascend the material scale, God descends the scale of responsibility at a commensurate speed.

    Maya Angelou
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    With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil.

    Jean Anouilh
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    God is Love, we are taught as children to believe. But when we first begin to get some inkling of how He loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.

    W. H. Auden