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

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

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

3 "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'

4 "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

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

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

7 "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

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

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

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

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

12 "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

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

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

15 "Never to judge rashly; never to interpret the actions of others in an ill-sense, but to compassionate their infirmities, bear their burdens, excuse their weaknesses, and make up for their defects – to hate their imperfections, but love themselves, this is the true spirit of charity." Nicolas Caussin (1582-1651)

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

17 The One remains, the many change and pass." Percy Bysshe Shelley, 'Adonais'

18 "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

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

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

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

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

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

24 "God's thoughts, his will, his love, his judgments are all man's home. To think his thoughts, to choose his will, to love his loves, to judge his judgments, and thus to know that he is in us, is to be at home." George Macdonald

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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite