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A collection of inspirational, positive, and motivational quotes and sayings on God.

God Quotes That Will Give You Strength To Face The Challenging Times

There are times in life when we find ourselves at the crossroads and it’s hard to feel God’s presence, those are the times when we can stand on things and draw inspiration from what we know about Him. Believing in God can give you courage and strength that will help you sail through the tough times. Sometimes, when you hit a rough patch in life and nothing seems to be going right, all you need is some inspiring thoughts about God, shared by philosophers, motivational speakers, preachers, extraordinary thinkers and celebrities that will pump in new gusto in you. Here is a compilation of notable and quotable quotes and thoughts on God that reflect His love, compassion, and mercy.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

Bil Keane
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.

William Shakespeare
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

William Shakespeare
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.

Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.

William Shakespeare
What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.

What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.

William Shakespeare
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.

The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.

C. S. Lewis
God created war so that Americans would learn geography.

God created war so that Americans would learn geography.

Mark Twain
I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.

I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.

Oscar Wilde
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.

To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.

C. S. Lewis
God has no religion.

God has no religion.

Mahatma Gandhi
A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.

A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.

Max Lucado
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.

We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.

C. S. Lewis
If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED
FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
WAS MUSIC

If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD WAS MUSIC

Kurt Vonnegut
God can't give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.

God can't give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.

C. S. Lewis
When I am with you, we stay up all night.
When you're not here, I can't go to sleep.
Praise God for those two insomnias!
And the difference between them.

When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you're not here, I can't go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.

Rumi
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

Paulo Coelho
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.

Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.

C. S. Lewis
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.

I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.

Max Lucado
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.

I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.

J. D. Salinger
Black holes are where God divided by zero.

Black holes are where God divided by zero.

Albert Einstein
My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

Abraham Lincoln
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.

But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.

Aldous Huxley
Silence is the language of god, 
all else is poor translation.

Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.

Rumi
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.

Man is to man either a god or a wolf.

Desiderius Erasmus
We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.

We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.

Marilyn Monroe
See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.

See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.

Robin Williams
To love another person is to see the face of God.

To love another person is to see the face of God.

Victor Hugo
God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.

God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.

Mother Teresa
Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?

Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?

Friedrich Nietzsche
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

Victor Hugo
To you, I'm an atheist.
To God, I'm the loyal opposition.

To you, I'm an atheist. To God, I'm the loyal opposition.

Woody Allen
I talk to God but the sky is empty.

I talk to God but the sky is empty.

Sylvia Plath
The hero of the book does long to experience God. But his conception of God is very western.

The hero of the book does long to experience God. But his conception of God is very western.

Orhan Pamuk

The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I've got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.

Johnny Cash
That wasn't any act of God. That was an act of pure human fuckery.

That wasn't any act of God. That was an act of pure human fuckery.

Stephen King
God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way.

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way.

C. S. Lewis
In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

Leo Tolstoy
I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.

I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.

Friedrich Nietzsche
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

Mahatma Gandhi
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.

If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.

Woody Allen
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.

I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.

F. Scott Fitzgerald
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.

Alice Walker
You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.

You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.

Anne Lamott
He - and if there is a God, I am convinced he is a he, because no woman could or would ever fuck things up this badly.

He - and if there is a God, I am convinced he is a he, because no woman could or would ever fuck things up this badly.

George Carlin
God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.

God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.

Woody Allen
God gives us life and takes us away as He sees fit.

God gives us life and takes us away as He sees fit.

Johnny Cash
I would like to see anyone, prophet, king or God, convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time.

I would like to see anyone, prophet, king or God, convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time.

Neil Gaiman
I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

Abraham Lincoln
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.

E. E. Cummings
I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.

I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.

C. S. Lewis
The laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics.

The laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics.

Galileo Galilei
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it." (Letter to tienne Nol Damilaville, May 16, 1767)

Voltaire
God's the final judge for Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash too. That's solely in the hands of God.

God's the final judge for Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash too. That's solely in the hands of God.

Johnny Cash
I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.

I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.

Albert Camus
I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.

I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.

Mother Teresa
Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.

Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.

Mother Teresa
God does not play dice with the universe.

God does not play dice with the universe.

Albert Einstein
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.

It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.

C. S. Lewis
Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.

Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

And who can doubt that it will lead to the worst disorders when minds created free by God are compelled to submit slavishly to an outside will? When we are told to deny our senses and subject them to the whim of others? When people devoid of whatsoever competence are made judges over experts and are granted authority to treat them as they please? These are the novelties which are apt to bring about the ruin of commonwealths and the subversion of the state.

Galileo Galilei
Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.

Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.

Gordon B. Hinckley
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.

God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.

Voltaire
Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

[misquote of a letter about wine, see quotes/831031]

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. [misquote of a letter about wine, see quotes/831031]

Benjamin Franklin
Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.

Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.

Khaled Hosseini
Life is the question and life is the answer, and God is the reason and love is the way.

Life is the question and life is the answer, and God is the reason and love is the way.

Johnny Cash

The prohibition of science would be contrary to the Bible, which in hundreds of places teaches us how the greatness and the glory of God shine forth marvelously in all His works, and is to be read above all in the open book of the heavens.

Galileo Galilei
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.

I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.

Walt Whitman
You are the only you God made... God made you and broke the mold.

You are the only you God made... God made you and broke the mold.

Max Lucado
Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit!

Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit!

Bill Maher
Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of God, tell a joke.

Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of God, tell a joke.

Joss Whedon
God answers all prayers, but sometimes his answer is 'no'.

God answers all prayers, but sometimes his answer is 'no'.

Dan Brown
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.

No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I would rather live my life as if there is a god and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.

I would rather live my life as if there is a god and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.

Albert Camus
It wasn’t my day. My week. My month. My year. My life. God damn it.

It wasn’t my day. My week. My month. My year. My life. God damn it.

Charles Bukowski
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.

Galileo Galilei
As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on thing and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down you cannot see something that is above you.

As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on thing and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down you cannot see something that is above you.

C. S. Lewis
That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.

That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.

Rumi
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.

God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.

Voltaire
Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.

Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.

Aristotle
I had only a little time left and I didn't want to waste it on God.

I had only a little time left and I didn't want to waste it on God.

Albert Camus
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him

God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him

John Piper
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.

If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.

Ronald Reagan
And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence

And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence

Bertrand Russell
May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that 'faith' is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?

May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that 'faith' is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?

W. H. Auden
There ain't no devil, only God when he's drunk.

There ain't no devil, only God when he's drunk.

Tom Waits

I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas.

Johnny Cash
We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.

We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.

C. S. Lewis

I do not think it is necessary to believe that the same God who has given us our senses, reason, and intelligence wished us to abandon their use, giving us by some other means the information that we could gain through them.

Galileo Galilei

Humanity is a failed experiment, but I think I'm God and I'd like to start over. I don't want to die, I just want everyone else to. I certainly would not be lonely. It would be exciting never having to listen to another person again but just my own self droning on and on. That's why I write a blog. And I read it, too.

Roseanne Barr
Put your expectations on God, not on people.

Put your expectations on God, not on people.

Joyce Meyer
O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!

O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!

William Shakespeare
A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.

A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.

Sidney Sheldon
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.

God is a concept by which we measure our pain.

John Lennon
You were made by God and for God and until you understand that, life will never make sense.

You were made by God and for God and until you understand that, life will never make sense.

Rick Warren
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.

Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.

C. S. Lewis
No matter how much you've sinned, no matter how much you've stumbled, no matter how much you fall, no matter how far you've got from God, don't give up. You can still be redeemed. As someone says, keep the faith.

No matter how much you've sinned, no matter how much you've stumbled, no matter how much you fall, no matter how far you've got from God, don't give up. You can still be redeemed. As someone says, keep the faith.

Johnny Cash
Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit.

Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit.

Babe Ruth
There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him.

There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him.

C. S. Lewis
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.

God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.

W. H. Auden
If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it. If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it. He sends you flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning... Face it, friend. He is crazy about you!

If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it. If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it. He sends you flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning... Face it, friend. He is crazy about you!

Max Lucado
In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.

Ellen DeGeneres