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It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.

Give God the margin of eternity to justify himself.
The only way God could impose peace on the world would be to robotize our wills and rob every human being of the power of choice. He has not chosen to do that. He has given every person a free will.
The mantram becomes one's staff of life and carries one through every ordeal. Each repetition has a new meaning, carrying you nearer and nearer to God.
The seed of God is in us. Given an intelligent and hard-working farmer, it will thrive and grow up to God, whose seed it is; and accordingly its fruits will be God-nature. Pear seeds grow into pear trees, nut seeds into nut trees, and God-seed into God.
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.
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.
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.
It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.
Blessed is the man who finds out which way God is moving and then gets going in the same direction.
I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.
It is an insult to God to believe in God. For on the one hand it is to suppose that he has perpetrated acts of incalculable cruelty. On the other hand, it is to suppose that he has perversely given his human creatures an instrument -- their intellect -- which must inevitably lead them, if they are dispassionate and honest, to deny his existence. It is tempting to conclude that if he exists, it is the atheists and agnostics that he loves best, among those with any pretensions to education. For they are the ones who have taken him most seriously.
To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching Man to regard himself as an experiment in the realization of God, to regard his hands as God's hand, his brain as God's brain, his purpose as God's purpose. He must regard God as a helpless Longing, which longed him into existence by its desperate need for an executive organ.
What men usually ask for when they pray to God is, that two and two may not make four.
Without God there is for mankind no purpose, no goal, no hope, only a wavering future, an eternal dread of every darkness.
If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then without hesitation, that He exists.
There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are -- more humane.
If the Lord be with us, we have no cause of fear. His eye is upon us, His arm over us, His ear open to our prayer--His grace sufficient, His promises unchangeable.
If triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Man is a dog's ideal of what God should be.
I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans.
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
God is only a great imaginative experience.
There is no God but God.
Man proposes, but God disposes.
God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.
The dice of God are always loaded.
Why indeed must God be a noun? Why not a verb -- the most active and dynamic of all.
There cannot be a personal God without a pessimistic religion. As soon as there is a personal God he is a disappointing God.
Fundamentalists believe Jesus was God becoming man. I believe that Jesus was man becoming God.
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]
I went to the root of things, and found nothing but Him alone.
If you kneel before God, you will stand before men.
I rarely speak about God. To God, yes. I protest against Him. I shout at Him. But to open a discourse about the qualities of God, about the problems that God imposes, theodicy, no. And yet He is there, in silence, in filigree.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.
God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.
What I believe about God is the most important thing about me.
Fear God, yes, but don't be afraid of Him.

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