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And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

Author: Aeschylus

Profession: Greek Dramatist

I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings become more affluent, as their living standard and style begin to ascend the material scale, God descends the scale of responsibility at a commensurate speed.

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil.

Author: Jean Anouilh (1910-1987)

Profession: French Playwright

''God is Love,'' we are taught as children to believe. But when we first begin to get some inkling of how He loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.

Author: John H. Aughey

Profession: American Scientist

I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

I went to the root of things, and found nothing but Him alone.

Author: Mira Bai (1498-1547)

Profession: Hindi Poet

People see God every day; they just don't recognize Him.

Author: Pearl Bailey (1918-1990)

Profession: American Vocalist, Movie and Stage Actress

We know all their gods; they ignore ours. What they call our sins are our gods, and what they call their gods, we name otherwise.

Author: Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972)

Profession: American-born French Author

To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them.

Author: Georges Bataille (1897-1962)

Profession: French Novelist, Critic

How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.

Author: Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)

Profession: Irish Dramatist, Novelist

The bastard! He doesn't exist!

Author: Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)

Profession: Irish Dramatist, Novelist

And now Israel, what does the Lord your God require from you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul. [Deuteronomy 10:12]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

But from there you will seek the Lord you God and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your soul. [Deuteronomy 4:29]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

For now we see through a glass darkly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then shall I know even as also I am known. [I Corinthians]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian