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Encyclopedia of Religious Quotations
Frank S Mead, editor
12,000 quotations from all faiths and all times

1 "Holiness is the architectural plan upon which God builds up His living temple." Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 'Holiness'

2 "How often we look upon God as our last and feeblest resource! We go to him because we have nowhere else to go. And then we learn that the storms of life have driven us, not upon the rocks, but into the desired haven." George Macdonald

3 "I sought my soul – but my soul I could not see; I sought my God – but my God eluded me; I sought my brother – and found all three." Anonymous

4 "God is perpetually pouring his soul through time and space." Henry Ward Beecher

5 "God is the perfect poet, Who in his person acts his own creations." Robert Browning, 'Paracelsus'

6 "Nature is the living, visible garment of God." Johann Wolfgang vonGoethe

7 "There's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow." William Shakespeare, 'Hamlet', Act V, sc. 2,1.232

8 "The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind." Jean Louis Agassiz, 'Agassiz at Penikese'

9 "The law of mutual charity perfects the law of justice." Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903), 'Graves de communi', January 18, 1901

10 "Man is a soul formed by divine ideas, and bodying forth their image. His mind is the unit and measure of things visible and invisible." Amos Bronson Alcott, 'Tablets, II'

11 "To believe in God for me is to feel that there is a God, a living one, who with irresistible force urges us towards more loving." Vincent vanGogh (1853-1890)

12 "Of a truth we are mystically united; a mysterious bond of brotherhood makes all one." Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

13 "A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues." Cicero, 'Oratio Pro Cneao Plancio, XXXIII

14 "Welcome the truth, and believe that next to the knowledge of God nothing is so precious as the knowledge of self." Jean Nicolas Grou, 'Alliance Weekly'

15 "The heavens above, and the procession of the seasons as they month by month walk among the stars, are various manifestations of God." Henry Ward Beecher

16 "All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all." Mary Baker Eddy, 'Science and Health'

17 "Holiness is the symmetry of the soul." Philip Henry

18 "Every man's life is a plan of God." Horace Bushnell

19 "The soul of man is immortal and imperishable." Plato, 'The Republic', Bk. X

20 "I do not believe in God – I see God everywhere." Jean Favre

21 "God is to me that creative Force, behind and in the universe, who manifests Himself as energy, as life, as order, as beauty, as thought, as conscience, as love." Henry Sloane Coffin, 'Newton: My Idea of God'

22 "God acts the part of a Geometrician….His government of the world is no less exact than His creation of it." John Norris, 'Practical Discourses'

23 "The divine essence itself is love and wisdom." Emanuel Swedenborg, 'Divine Love and Wisdom', par. 28

24 "There is a signature of wisdom and power impressed on the works of God… - Not only the splendor of the sun, but the glimmering light of the glowworm, proclaims his glory." John Newton

25 "Life is the childhood of our immortality." Johann Wolfgang vonGoethe

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite