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Whether or not God is dead: it is impossible to keep silent about him who was there for so long.

Author: Elias Canetti (1905)

Profession: Austrian Novelist, Philosopher

Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place.

Author: Angela Carter (1940-1992)

Profession: British Author

When I was young, I said to God, god, tell me the mystery of the universe. But God answered, that knowledge is for me alone. So I said, god, tell me the mystery of the peanut. Then God said, well, George, that's more nearly your size.

Author: George Washington Carver (1864-1943)

Profession: American Scientist

The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.

Author: Richard Cecil

Profession: American Poet

Man appoints, and God disappoints.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Though God's attributes are equal, yet his mercy is more attractive and pleasing in our eyes than his justice.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.

Author: E. M. Cioran (1911)

Profession: Rumanian-born French Philosopher

God: a disease we imagine we are cured of because no one dies of it nowadays.

Author: E. M. Cioran (1911)

Profession: Rumanian-born French Philosopher

All the gods are dead except the god of war.

Author: Eldridge Cleaver (1935)

Profession: American Black Leader, Writer

It is not a difficult matter to learn what it means to delight ourselves in the Lord. It is to live so as to please Him, to honor everything we find in His Word, to do everything the way He would like to have it done, and for Him.

Author: S. Maxwell Coder

Profession:

There cannot be a personal God without a pessimistic religion. As soon as there is a personal God he is a disappointing God.

Author: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974)

Profession: British Critic

We may seek God by our intellect, but we only can find him with our heart.

Author: Cotvos

Profession:

If God is male, then male is God. The divine patriarch castrates women as long as he is allowed to live on in the human imagination.

Author: Mary Daly (1928)

Profession: American Feminist and Theological Writer

Why indeed must ''God'' be a noun? Why not a verb -- the most active and dynamic of all.

Author: Mary Daly (1928)

Profession: American Feminist and Theological Writer