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Quotations by Subject: God
(Related Subjects: Religion, Faith, Atheism)
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This only is denied to God: the power to undo the past.
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Agathon (448 BC - 400 BC), from Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics
At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice.
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Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), In a letter to Max Born, 1926
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
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Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
O ye of little faith, who believe that somehow the birth of Christ is dependent upon acknowledgment in a circular from OfficeMax!
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Anna Quindlen (1953 - ), Newsweek, 01-02-06
Or what about the statue in California currently said to be crying bloody tears? Why worry about the alleged weeping of a plaster effigy when so many actual human beings have reason to cry?
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Anna Quindlen (1953 - ), Newsweek, 01-02-06
God is not dead but alive and well and working on a much less ambitious project.
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Anonymous, Graffito
The gods too are fond of a joke.
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Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
Think of yourself as an incandescent power, illuminated and perhaps forever talked to by God and his messengers.
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Brenda Ueland
When you want something really bad and you close your eyes and wish for it-- God's the guy who ignores you.
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Caspian Tredwell-Owen, and Alex Kurtzman, The Island, 2005
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
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Chuck Palahniuk (1962 - ), Invisible Monsters, 1999
You talk to God, you're religious. God talks to you, you're psychotic.
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Doris Egan, House M.D., House vs. God, 2006
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
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Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)
Slow but sure moves the might of the gods.
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Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC), The Bacchae, circa 407 B.C.
Everyone ought to worship God according to his own inclinations, and not to be constrained by force.
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Flavius Josephus (37 AD - 100 AD), Life
Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.
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Francis Cardinal Spellman (1889 - 1967)
I could prove God statistically.
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George Gallup (1901 - 1984)
The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside.
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Homer (800 BC - 700 BC), The Iliad
The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men.
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Homer (800 BC - 700 BC), The Odyssey
Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen.
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Homer (800 BC - 700 BC), The Iliad
If there's one thing I know it's God does love a good joke.
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Hugh Elliott, Standing Room Only weblog, 05-01-04
Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
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Indian Proverb
What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
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Irv Kupcinet
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
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J. G. Holland
I want to believe in intelligent design, and hence I am suspicious of anything that seems to confirm my desire to believe.
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James Lileks, The Bleat web log, September 15, 2003
If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.
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Jewish Proverb
God must become an activity in our consciousness.
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Joel S. Goldsmith
How very odd, to believe God gave you life, and yet not think that life asks more of you than watching TV.
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John Green, An Abundance of Katherines, 2008
I donít think God gives a shit if we have a dog or if a woman wears shorts. I think He gives a shit about whether youíre a good person.
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John Green, An Abundance of Katherines, 2008
In God's wildness lies the hope of the world - the great fresh unblighted, unredeemed wilderness. The galling harness of civilization drops off, and wounds heal ere we are aware.
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John Muir (1838 - 1914), John of the Mountains, 1938
No synonym for God is so perfect as Beauty. Whether as seen carving the lines of the mountains with glaciers, or gathering matter into stars, or planning the movements of water, or gardening - still all is Beauty!
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John Muir (1838 - 1914), Atlantic Monthly, January 1869
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