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It is impossible to govern the world without God. He must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligation.

It is left only to God and to the angels to be lookers on.

It is not my ability, but my response to God's ability, that counts.

It is one of my favorite thoughts, that God manifests himself to mankind in all wise, good, humble, generous, great and magnanimous men.

It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.

It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt.

It's only by forgetting yourself that you draw near to God.

Jesus makes the bitterest mouthful taste sweet.

Let the chain of second causes be ever so long, the first link is always in God's hand.

Lord, who art always the same, give that I know myself, give that I know Thee.

Man appoints, and God disappoints.

Man is a dog's ideal of what God should be.

Man proposes, but God disposes.

Many a humble soul will be amazed to find that the seed it sowed in weakness, in the dust of daily life, has blossomed into immortal flowers under the eye of the Lord.

Many people have their own God; and He is much what the French may mean when they talk of Le bon Dieu--very indulgent, rather weak, near at hand when we want anything, but far away, out of sight, when we have a mind to do wrong. Such a God is as much an idol as if He were an image of stone.

Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere.

No man hates God without first hating himself.

Not only then has each man his individual relation to God, but each man has his peculiar relation to God.

Nothing hath separated us from God but our own will, or rather our own will is our separation from God.

Oh, if everyone knew how beautiful Jesus is, how amiable He is! Fhey would all die from love.


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