God Quotes (3491)

Quotes and citations about God

A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished... view

By: Mikhail Bakunin

The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth... view

By: Mikhail Bakunin

He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity... view

By: Mikhail Bakunin

This contradiction lies here: they wish God, and they wish humanity. They persist in connecting two terms which, once separated, can come together again only to destroy each other... view

By: Mikhail Bakunin

Therefore, if God existed, only in one way could he serve human liberty - by ceasing to exist... view

By: Mikhail Bakunin

My family was loving... they were very supportive and very affectionate, and basically I could do what I wanted, and basically it wasn't anything dangerous, thank God... view

By: Bob Balaban

God, I'd love to do a big commercial movie that made a lot of money and whose plot was interesting too... view

By: Bob Balaban

In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better... view

By: George Balanchine

God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do... view

By: George Balanchine

Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God... view

By: James M. Baldwin

I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything!.. view

By: Stephen Baldwin

I was always a God guy... view

By: Stephen Baldwin

The word of God - what does it say about what his place is going to be in the Kingdom? Think about it... view

By: Stephen Baldwin

Forever may it remain that way. And may God bless these now-found souls... view

By: Robert D. Ballard

Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic... view

By: Hosea Ballou

To be sure, the response of faith to revelation, which God grants to the creature he chooses and moves with his love, occurs in such a way that it is truly the creature that provides the response, with its own nature and its natural powers of love... view

By: Hans Urs von Balthasar

St. Paul would say to the philosophers that God created man so that he would seek the Divine, try to attain the Divine. That is why all pre-Christian philosophy is theological at its summit... view

By: Hans Urs von Balthasar

Prior to an individual's encounter with the love of God at a particular time in history, however, there has to be another, more fundamental and archetypal encounter, which belongs to the conditions of possibility of the appearance of divine love to man... view

By: Hans Urs von Balthasar

If God wishes to reveal the love that he harbors for the world, this love has to be something that the world can recognize, in spite of, or in fact in, its being wholly other... view

By: Hans Urs von Balthasar

But the issue is not only life and death but our existence before God and our being judged by him. All of us were sinners before him and worthy of condemnation... view

By: Hans Urs von Balthasar

The Christian response is contained in these two fundamental dogmas: that of the Trinity and that of the Incarnation. In the trinitarian dogma God is one, good, true, and beautiful because he is essentially Love, and Love supposes the one, the other, and their unity... view

By: Hans Urs von Balthasar

Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God... view

By: Honore de Balzac

Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible... view

By: George Bancroft

God has been replaced, as he has all over the West, with respectability and air conditioning... view

By: Amiri Baraka

I always say God should have given women one extra decade at least, especially if you want a family. You're trying to pack a lot in... view

By: Christine Baranski

What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird?.. view

By: Pedro Calderon de la Barca

The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God.. view

By: William Barclay

When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer... view

By: William Barclay

God himself took this human flesh upon him... view

By: William Barclay

I am always saying, 'I don't believe in God.. view

By: Javier Bardem

It is great good health to believe, as the Hindus do, that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world. It is great good health to want to understand one's dreams. It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical... view

By: Clive Barker

The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest... view

By: Albert Barnes

It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God... view

By: Albert Barnes

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December... view

By: James M. Barrie

That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God's will, and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God, and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively... view

By: Isaac Barrow

If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry... view

By: Dave Barry

God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous.. view

By: Drew Barrymore

The Bible is not man's word about God, but God's word about man... view

By: John Barth

If you are a novelist of a certain type of temperament, then what you really want to do is re-invent the world. God wasn't too bad a novelist, except he was a Realist... view

By: John Barth

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God... view

By: Karl Barth