Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Therefore must we pray to God, and believe that He has granted the favour we have been praying for, even when in appearance it seems the reverse.
So, thanks God, our films, our first films were suddenly being appreciated by the Western media; especially France was very good, and Switzerland was very good.
It is evident that an acquaintance with natural laws means no less than an acquaintance with the mind of God therein expressed.
I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.
When men stop believing in God, it isn't that they then believe in nothing: they believe in everything.
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
No one perfectly loves God who does not perfectly love some of his creatures.
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
You are someone who is different, but who wants to be the same as everyone else. And that in my view is a serious illness. God chose you to be different. Why are you disappointing God with this kind of attitude?
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
Our moods do not believe in each other.?To-day I am full of thoughts, and can write what I please.? I see no reason why I should not have the same thought, the same power of expression, to-morrow.? What I write, whilst I write it, seems the most natural thing in the world; but yesterday I saw a dreary vacuity in this direction in which now I see so much; and a month hence, I doubt not, I shall wonder who he was that wrote so many continuous pages.? Alas for this infirm faith, this will not strenuous, this vast ebb of a vast flow!?I am God in nature; I am a weed by the wall.
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt.
Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.
Though everything else may appear shallow and repulsive, even the smallest task in music is so absorbing, and carries us so far away from town, country, earth, and all worldly things, that it is truly a blessed gift of God.
To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.
For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.
Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.
I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.
The years like great black oxen tread the world,And God, the herdsman goads them on behind,And I am broken by their passing feet.
The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too.
God is just a name of the totality of existence.
The day of the absolute is over, and we're in for the strange gods once more.
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.