Quotes about what I think about God

Of course God is endlessly multi-dimensional so every religion that exists on earth
represents some face, some side of God.
~Nobel Prize-winning Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
December 11, 1918 – August 4, 2008

“The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan values and ends is…the source of all religious fanaticism.”
~Reinhold Niebuhr, American clergyman and author (1892-1971)

“Measure not men by Sundays, without regarding what they do all the week after.”
~Thomas Fuller

“To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.”
~Robert Louis Stevenson

“Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion.  Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, He must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.”
~Thomas Jefferson

To wish to act like angels while we are still in this world is nothing but folly.
~St. Teresa of Avila

‘‘Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.’’
~Sir Laurens van der Post, South African author (1906-1996)

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

There are two ways to slide easily through life:
to believe everything or to doubt everything.
Both ways save us from thinking.
~Alfred Korzybski (1879-1950) American semanticist

“I would rather believe that God did not exist than that He was indifferent.’’
~George Sand, French author (1804-1876

“Tell me all your thoughts on God, cuz I’m on my way to see Her.”
~from the song “Counting Blue Cars”

And how I currently feel about God, because spirituality is nothing if not fluid and full of questions and doubts, at least mine is anyway:
“The Almighty and I have a challenging past. We’re not actually speaking these days.” ~Vanessa Ives, from the show Penny Dreadful

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Quotes Quotes and more Quotes and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s