god quotes

“God's only excuse is that he does not exist. ”

“Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.”

“God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.”

“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.”

“There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.”

“All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.”

“Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.”

“Next to God we are nothing. To God we are Everything.”

“The gods help them that help themselves.”

“Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people. ”

“Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms. ”

“Reason is God's crowning gift to man. ”

“God's dice always have a lucky roll.”

“The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.”

“To live without evil belongs only to the gods. ”

“Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh.”

“Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.”

“Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.”

“When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide. ”

“Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.”

“Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.”

“Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it. ”

“The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.”

“Conscience is God present in man.”

“To think is of itself to be useful; it is always and in all cases a striving toward God. ”

“We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the Tree of Life separates Him from us. ”

“I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong? ”

“There is a god within us.”

“It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.”

“The gods behold all righteous actions.”