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Quotations: God

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Even a God cannot change the past.
Agathon (446? BC - 401 BC), Greek tragic poet.

God and my right.
Richard I (1157 - 1199), English monarch. This later became the motto of the royal arms of England.

What God does, He does well.
Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695), French writer and poet.

By night an atheist half believes a God.
Edward Young (1683 - 1765), English poet.

God made the country, and man made the town.
William Cowper (1731 - 1800), British poet

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
ThomasPaine (1737 - 1809), Anglo - American political philosopher.

Poor Mexico, so far from God and so near to the United States.
Attributed to Porfirio Diaz (1830 - 1915), Mexican president.

Man was made at the end of the week's work, when God was tired.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), U.S. writer and humorist

The noblest work of God? Man. Who found it out? Man.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), U.S. writer and humorist.

I believe the power to make money is a gift of God.
John D. Rockefeller (1839 - 1937), U.S. industrialist and philanthropist.

If there were no God, there would be no Atheists.
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936), British writer and poet.

A thick skin is a gift from God.
Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967), first chancellor of West Germany.

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), German-born U.S. physicist.

Conceit is God's gift to little men.
Bruce Barton (1886 - 1967), U.S. business executive, author, and politician.

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know he is.
Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987), French dramatist.

God is a gentleman. He prefers blondes.
Joe Orton (1933 - 1967), British playwright.

Talking to God is prayer. God talking to you is schizophrenia.
Lily Tomlin, U.S. actor and comedian.

If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
Woody Allen, U.S. film actor and director.

If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
Woody Allen, U.S. film actor and director.

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