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The Best Quotes About God  

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People see God every day; they just don't recognize Him. Pearl Bailey
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God is clever, but not dishonest. Albert Einstein
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You are within God. God is within you. Peace Pilgrim
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God does not play dice with the universe. Albert Einstein
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Men must be governed by God, or they will be ruled by tyrants. William Penn
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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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Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God. Lenny Bruce
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God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger. Heraclitus
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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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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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God is subtle, but He is not malicious. I cannot believe that God plays dice with the world. Albert Einstein
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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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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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The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride. Martin Luther
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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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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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Man does what he can, God does what he will.
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jaimedw added The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weakness, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still purely primitive, legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation, no matter how subtle, can change this for me. For me religion is an incarnation of the most childish superstition. Albert Einstein
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God is a verb. Buckminster Fuller
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God is only a great imaginative experience. D. H. Lawrence
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One on God's side is a majority. Wendell Phillips
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To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them. Georges Bataille
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I cannot be a materialist -- but Oh, how is it possible that a God who speaks to all hearts can let Belgravia go laughing to a vicious luxury, and Whitechapel cursing to a filthy debauchery -- such suffering, such dreadful suffering -- and shall the short years of Christ's mission atone for it all? D. H. Lawrence
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I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans. George MacDonald
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Without doubt God is the universal moving force, but each being is moved according to the nature that God has given it. He directs angels, man, animals, brute matter, in sum all created things, but each according to its nature, and man having been created free, he is freely led. This rule is truly the eternal law and in it we must believe. Joseph de Maistre