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I'm one of those cliff-hanging Catholics. I don't believe in God, but I do believe that Mary was his mother.

Among the attributes of God, although they are equal, mercy shines with even more brilliance than justice.
The grace of God is a wind which is always blowing.
God is closest to those with broken hearts.
God is not external to anyone, but is present with all things, though they are ignorant that he is so.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
Men have always need of god! A god to defend them against other men..
One on God's side is a majority.
Men must be governed by God, or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Two men please God -- who serves Him with all his heart because he knows Him; who seeks Him with all his heart because he knows Him not.
When men make gods, there is no God!
God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, the helpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos: He will set them above their betters.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
Smitten as we are with the vision of social righteousness, a God indifferent to everything but adulation, and full of partiality for his individual favorites, lacks an essential element of largeness.
God is more concerned about who you are than what you do, and He is more concerned about what you do than where you do it.
Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off; he is always standing close at hand, and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
One and God make a majority.
All the gods are dead except the god of war.
The one thing that a fish can never find is water; and the one thing that man can never find is God.
As you know, God is generally on the side of the big squadrons against the small ones.
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.
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]
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]
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.
With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil.
All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.
God gets you to the plate, but once your there your on your own.
In the faces of men and women I see God, and in my own face in the glass, I find letters from God dropped in the street, and every one is signed by God's name. And I leave them where they are, for I know that wherever I go, others will punctually come for ever and ever.
In relation to God, we are like a thief who has burgled the house of a kindly householder and been allowed to keep some of the gold. From the point of view of the lawful owner this gold is a gift; Form the point of view of the burglar it is a theft. He must go and give it back. It is the same with our existence. We have stolen a little of God's being to make it ours. God has made us a gift of it. But we have stolen it. We must return it.
We can only know one thing about God -- that he is what we are not. Our wretchedness alone is an image of this. The more we contemplate it, the more we contemplate him.
The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
The guarantee that our self enjoys an intended relation to the outer world is most, if not all, we ask from religion. God is the self projected onto reality by our natural and necessary optimism. He is the not-me personified.
If you find yourself further from God than you were yesterday, you can be sure who has moved.
We need God, not in order to understand the why, but in order to feel and sustain the ultimate wherefore, to give a meaning to the universe.
People are too apt to treat God as if he were a minor royalty.
In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety.
An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others.
The man or woman who is wholly or joyously surrendered to Christ can't make a wrong choice--any choice will be the right one.
It seems to me that the god that is commonly worshipped in civilized countries is not at all divine, though he bears a divine name, but is the overwhelming authority and respectability of mankind combined. Men reverence one another, not yet God.

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