When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
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.
In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury.
It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods.
After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.
God tells me how the music should sound, but you stand in the way.
I do not need the idea of God to explain the world I live in.
Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.
You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
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.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
Every man is a deity. A god playing the fool.
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
Whom the gods love dies young.
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."
In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it.
I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed.
I may be as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.