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

1 "Trusting in Him who can go with me and remain with you, and be everywhere for good, let us confidently hope that all will yet be well." Abraham Lincoln

2 "Virtue is to the soul what health is to the body." Francois de LaRochefoucauld, 'Maximes Posthumes', No. 541

3 "Everything we see is an item of the wisdom, power, and goodness of God." Sir Thomas Browne

4 "Prayer is the recovery of the soul's breathing." Gerald Heard, 'The Christian Century'

5 "Let the Divine Mind flow through your own mind, and you will be happier….I speak from my own experience." Cecil B. DeMille

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

7 "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'

8 "Not all the subtilties of metaphysics can make me doubt for a moment of the immortality of the soul, and of a beneficent providence. I feel it." Jean Jacques Rousseau

9 "In some time, His good time, we shall arrive; He guides me and the bird in His good time." Robert Browning, 'Paracelsus'

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 "God hides nothing. His very work from the beginning is revelation – a casting aside of veil after veil, a showing unto men of truth after truth." George Macdonald

12 "The simplest features of the world about us are in themselves so awe-inspiring that there seems no need to seek new and greater miracles of God's care." Carl Wallace Miller

13 "On the imagination God sometimes paints, by dream and symbol, the likeness of things to come…Each is the yearning of the soul for the great Beyond, which attests our immortality." Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

14 "God is seen God in the star, in the stone, in the flesh, in the soul and the clod." Robert Browning, 'Saul', st. 17

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 "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

17 "Many millions search for God and find Him in their hearts." Sikh Proverb

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

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

20 "The great soul of this world is just." Thomas Carlyle, letter to Thomas Erskine

21 "Love is the doorway through which the human soul passes from selfishness to service and from solitude to kinship with all mankind." Anonymous

22 "In all the crowded universe there is but one stupendous word: Love. There is no tree that rears its crest, no fern or flower that cleaves the sod, nor bird that sings above its nest, but tries to speak this word of God." Josiah Gilbert Holland

23 "It is eternity now. I am in the midst of it. It is about me in the sunshine; I am in it, as the butterfly in the light-laden air. Nothing has to come; it is now. Now is eternity, now is the immortal life." Richard Jefferies, 'The Story of My Heart'

24 "You must recognize as brothers and sisters all who live; and free to will, free to act, free to enjoy, you shall know the worth of existence." Richard Wagner, 'The Creative Force'

25 "He who knows God is truly moral." Friedrich vonSchelling

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite