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God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should repent; has he not said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good? [Numbers 23:19]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Oh the depth of both the wisdom and riches of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways beyond understanding.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.

Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945)

Profession: German Lutheran Pastor and Theologian

What preoccupies us, then, is not God as a fact of nature, but as a fabrication useful for a God-fearing society. God himself becomes not a power but an image.

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin (1914)

Profession: American Historian

To speak of God, to think of God, is in every respect to show what one is made of. I have always wagered against God and I regard the little that I have won in this world as simply the outcome of this bet. However paltry may have been the stake (my life) I am conscious of having won to the full. Everything that is doddering, squint-eyed, vile, polluted and grotesque is summoned up for me in that one word: God!

Author: Andre Breton (1989-1966)

Profession: French Surrealist

All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don't win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold.

Author: Anita Brookner (1938)

Profession: British Novelist, Art Historian

God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf.

Author: Thomas Brooks


Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

Author: Lenny Bruce (1925-1966)

Profession: American Comedian

If someone were to prove to me -- right this minute -- that God, in all his luminousness, exists, it wouldn't change a single aspect of my behavior.

Author: Luis Bunuel (1900-1983)

Profession: Spanish Film Director

I think there are innumerable gods. What we on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating through human consciousness control events.

Author: William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)

Profession: American Writer

As you know, God is generally on the side of the big squadrons against the small ones.

Author: Comte De Bussy-Rabutin


If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

Fundamentalists believe Jesus was God becoming man. I believe that Jesus was man becoming God.

Author: Eric Butterworth


God can only do for you what He can do through you.

Author: Eric Butterworth


The one thing that a fish can never find is water; and the one thing that man can never find is God.

Author: Eric Butterworth