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

1 "Time is the image of eternity." Diogenes Laertius, 'Plato, XLI'

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

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

4 "God of the granite and the rose, Soul of the sparrow and the bee, the mighty tide of being flows through countlesss channels, Lord, from Thee." Elizabeth Doten, 'Reconciliation'

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

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

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

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

9 "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

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

11 "Is there any other seat of the Divinity than the earth, sea, air, the heavens, and virtuous minds? Why do we seek God elsewhere? He is whatever you see; he is wherever you move." Lucan, 'Pharsalia', IX, 578

12 "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

13 "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'

14 "That which we should value in ourselves and in one another is the dignity of God's image." Anonymous

15 "The universe is a thought of God." Johann C. F. vonSchiller, 'Essays: Aesthetical and Philosophical', Letter IV

16 "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'

17 "The more accurately we search into the human mind, the stronger traces we everywhere find of the wisdom of Him who made it." Edmund Burke

18 "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

19 "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'

20 "Behind the dim unknown stands God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own." James Russell Lowell, 'The Present Crisis'

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

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

23 "As a countenance is made beautiful by the soul's shining through it, so the world is beautiful by the shining through it of God." Johann Georg Jacobi

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

25 "God is like a skillful geometrician." Sir Thomas Browne, 'Religio Medici', Pt. 1, sec. 16

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite