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

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

2 "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'

3 "Do you ask where the Supreme Good dwells? In the soul." Seneca, 'Epistolae ad Lucilium', Epis. 87, 21

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

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

6 "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'

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

8 "The course of nature governs all! The course of nature is the heart of God." Edward Young, 'Nighr Thoughts', Night IX, 1. 1280

9 "Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everything." Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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 "Love is God's essence." Richard Garnett, 'De Flagello Myrteo', IV

13 "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

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

15 "Every moment of this strange and lovely life from dawn to dusk, is a miracle. Somewhere, always, a rose is opening its petals to the dawn. Somewhere, always, a flower is fading in the dusk. The incense that rises with the sun, and the scents that die in the dark, are all gathered, sooner or later, into the solitary fragrance that is God. Faintly, elusively, that fragrance lingers over all of us." Beverly Nichols, 'The Fool Hath Said'

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

17 "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

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

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

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

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

22 "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

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

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

25 "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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite