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Famous God Quotations

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"God sneezed. I didn't know what to say to him!"
by Henny Youngman
"If God dropped acid, would he see people?"
by Steven Wright
"If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him."
by Voltaire
"If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated."
by Voltaire
"He who learns must suffer. 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."
by Aeschylus
"Oh God, how do the world and heavens confine themselves, when our hearts tremble in their own barriers!"
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"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."
by Mark Twain
"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death!"
by Patrick Henry
"I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."
by Thomas Jefferson
"I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should."
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time."
by Friedrich Nietzsche
"A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side."
by Aristotle
"The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore."
by H. L. Mencken
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."
by Albert Einstein
"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"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."
by Plato
"A man who throws himself on God ceases to fear man"
by Mahatma Gandhi
"A pro-life advocate sees abortion as a sin against God who infuses life at the moment of conception. A pro-choice advocate sees abortion as a decision to be made in accordance with the best scientific opinion as to when the beginning of life, as we know it, occurs."
by Stanley Fish
"The dog is the god of frolic."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows."
by Anonymous
"The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work."
by Elbert Hubbard
"The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God."
by Robert Burns
"The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed."
by Alfred A. Montapert
"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."
by Kahlil Gibran
"The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself - something that's in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered."
by Titus Livy
"The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"The world is a living image of God."
by Tommaso Campanella
"The universe is merely a fleeting idea in God's mind -- a pretty uncomfortable thought, particularly if you've just made a down payment on a house."
by Anonymous
"There are few men who dare to publish to the world the prayers they make to Almighty God."
by Anonymous
"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.''"
by Anonymous
"There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears."
by C. S. Robinson
"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."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"There is always a price to every property that God created and so the best way to find out is to evaluate the resources."
by Ratu Gavidi
"There is a crack in everything God has made."
by Anonymous
"There have to be some boundaries. The butt of the joke cannot be God or the prophet or the religion itself. I'm very careful about sacrilegious humor. I'm not a shock comic who's going to do something that will inflame Muslims."
by Azhar Usman
"There is nothing more important than ones relationship with God."
by Ade Okelarin
"They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation."
by Anonymous
"Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God."
by Anonymous
"There's some golf courses that fit my style of play, ... Thank God there's a couple of them left that we play. I can count on one hand how many like those are left."
by John Cook
"This is just our way of showing the love of God in a real-life practical way. I call it putting feet on our faith."
by Linda Heitman
"They understand how I have to pay back God. But, I still have to put in 40 plus hours a week. I'm very busy."
by Jiles Smith
"They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse."
by Emily Dickinson
"To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god."
by Jorge Luis Borges
"Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will it be ere they attain to innocency? / For from Israel was it also: the workman made it; therefore it is not God: but the calf of Samaria shall be broken in pieces."
by Anonymous
"Thrice in the year shall all your menchildren appear before the LORD God, the God of Israel."
by Anonymous
"Tommy has said along and along this is God's will, that God sent Ed to his restaurant and that there was a reason for him to meet him and this was the reason."
by Lynn White
"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."
by Aldous Huxley
"True poverty does not come from God."
by Yiddish Proverb
"We always keep God waiting while we admit more importunate suitors"
by Malcolm Chazal
"We all have known good critics, who have stamped out poet's hopes; Good statesmen, who pulled ruin on the state; Good patriots, who, for a theory, risked a cause; Good kings, who disemboweled for a tax; Good Popes, who brought all good to jeopardy; Good Christians, who sat still in easy-chairs; And damned the general world for standing up. Now, may the good God pardon all good men!"
by Anonymous
"We did this last year, though. We beat these girls here last year, so we've got to do it again at their house. But it's great. It was a good match. Glenwood is really strong. Their middles, my God. Our girls kept their composure and played great defense. We kept in our system and did our best to keep them out of their system."
by Brian Doyon
"We center our lives around our faith, and we try to put God first in our lives."
by Allyson Darnell
"We ask God to forgive us for our evil thoughts and evil temper, but rarely, if ever ask Him to forgive us for our sadness."
by R. W. Dale
"We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession."
by George Bernard Shaw
"We should thank God that He did not give us the power of hearing through walls; otherwise there would be no such thing as friendship"
by Austin O'Malley
"We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes"
by Gene Roddenberry
"We must have a real living determination to reach holiness. ''I will be a saint'' means I will despoil myself of all that is not God; I will strip my heart of all created things; I will live in poverty and detachment; I will renounce my will, my inclinations, my whims and fancies, and make myself a willing slave to the will of God."
by Anonymous
"We must grieve his passing, thank God for his life, and celebrate it. ... This is the end of a chapter, but not the end of the story, because we believe in the Resurrection,"
by James Gaston
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."
by Albert Einstein
"What can you say about a society that says God is dead and Elvis is alive?"
by Irv Kupcinet
"What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man."
by Edmund Burke
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."
by Albert Einstein
"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy."
by Anonymous
"Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god."
by Francis Bacon
"Whenever you get red in the face, whenever you raise your voice, whenever you get hot under the collar or angry, rebellious or negative in spirit, then know that the spirit of God is leaving you and the spirit of Satan is beginning to take over."
by Source Unknown
"Women have had the power of naming stolen from us. We have not been free to use our own power to name ourselves, the world, or God."
by Mary Daly
"You can find the footprints of God wherever there is beauty, virtue, humility, justice, truth, love and peace."
by Anonymous
"And they glorified God in me."
by Anonymous
"And the children of Israel remembered not the LORD their God, who had delivered them out of the hands of all their enemies on every side: / Neither shewed they kindness to the house of Jerubbaal, namely, Gideon, according to all the goodness which he had shewed unto Israel."
by Anonymous
"'Tis God gives skill, but not without men's hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius's violins without Antonio."
by George Eliot
"And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplication, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes. (Daniel 9:3)"
by Anonymous
"And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of God."
by Anonymous
"And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time? / And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding."
by Anonymous
"And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; / And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth."
by Anonymous
"And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die."
by Anonymous
"But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come: / And thither ye shall bring your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and heave offerings of your hand, and your vows, and your freewill offerings, and the firstlings of your herds and of your flocks: / And there ye shall eat before the LORD your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households, wherein the LORD thy God hath blessed thee."
by Anonymous
"Dios tarda pero no olvida -- God delays but doesn't forget."
by Spanish Proverbs
"For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things."
by Anonymous
"For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not."
by Anonymous
"Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God."
by Lenny Bruce
"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."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"God loves to help him who strives to help himself."
by Aeschylus
"God is the tangential point between zero and infinity."
by Alfred Jarry
"God is a verb."
by Richard Fuller
"God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave."
by Francis Bacon
"God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest."
by P. D. James
"God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed -- that is the meaning of evolution."
by Graham Greene
"God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers"
by Anon.
"God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"God always takes the simplest way."
by Albert Einstein
"Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee and I'll forgive Thy great big one on me."
by Robert Frost
"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."
by Aristotle
"I believe in the fundamental Truth of all the great religions of the world. I believe that they are all God given. I came to the conclusion long ago... that all religions were true and also that all had some error in them."
by Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in God, but I don't pray every minute."
by Madeleine Quayat
"I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about."
by Henry Ford
"His remarks are un-Christian and a perversion of religion. Unlike Robertson, we don't see God as cruel and vengeful."
by Abraham Foxman
"Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer; preserve my life from fear of the enemy. [Psalms 64:1]"
by Anonymous
"I hate it when people pray on the screen. It's not because I hate praying, but whenever I see an actor fold his hands and look up in the spotlight, I'm lost. There's only one other thing in the movies I hate as much, and that's sex. You just can't get in bed or pray to God and convince me on the screen."
by Anonymous
"I could prove God statistically."
by George Gallup
"I think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability."
by Oscar Wilde


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