God Proverbs


Sayings about God

You have to believe in gods to see them. ~ Hopi Indian Proverb

When two poor men help each other, God laughs. ~ Walloon Proverb

When the thief has stolen from a thief, God laughs in heaven. ~ Armenian Proverb

When men speak of the future, the gods laugh. ~ Chinese Proverb

When God wants to please a poor man, He lets him lose his donkey and then helps him find it again. ~ Turkish Proverb

Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods. ~ Japanese Proverb

The gods just laugh when men pray to them for wealth. ~ Japanese Proverb

Only God helps the badly dressed. ~ Spanish Proverb

If God sends you down a stony path, may he give you strong shoes. ~ Irish Proverb

I never ask God to give me anything; I only ask him to put me where things are. ~ Mexican Proverb

Help yourself and God will help you. ~ Dutch Proverbs

He who doesn’t speak will get no help from God. ~ Mexican Proverb

God’s help is nearer than the door. ~ Irish Proverb

God will help a seaman in a storm but the pilot must still remain at the wheel. ~ German Proverb

God likes help when helping people. ~ Irish Proverbs

God laughs when you steal from a thief. ~ Indian Proverbs

God laughs at man’s proposal. ~ Georgian Proverb

God is a good worker but He loves to be helped. ~ Spanish Proverb

God helps them that help themselves. ~ Traditional Proverb

God doesn’t give more beards than soap. ~ Russian Proverbs

God delays but doesn’t forget. ~ Spanish Proverbs

God cannot help those who do not seize opportunities. ~ Chinese Proverb

Do not blame God for having created the tiger, but thank Him for not giving it wings. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

Begin to weave and God will give the thread. ~ German Proverbs

Against stupidity; God Himself is helpless. ~ Jewish Proverbs

Quotations about God

Our understanding of God is the answer to prayer; getting things from God is God’s indulgence of us. When God stops giving us things, He brings us into the place where we can begin to understand Him. ~ Oswald Chambers

People see God every day; they just don’t recognize Him. ~ Pearl Bailey

God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Walk boldly and wisely…. There is a hand above that will help you on. ~ Philip James Bailey

God has many names, though He is only one Being. ~ Aristotle

I believe in the incomprehensibility of God. ~ Honore De Balzac

A thick skin is a gift from God. ~ Konrad Adenauer

Let me tell thee, time is a very precious gift of God; so precious that He only gives it to us moment by moment. He would not have thee waste it. ~ Amelia E. Barr

There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. ~ Blaise Pascal

And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. ~ Aeschylus

Earth, my Mother, whom I love. ~ Margaret Fairless Barber

God is like a computer, the more software you put in, the greater the danger that extensions will conflict.~ Alexander Waugh

God never made his work for man to mend. ~ John Dryden

God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them. ~ John H. Aughey

God writes a lot of comedy … the trouble is, he’s stuck with so many bad actors who don’t know how to play funny.~ Garrison Keillor

The soul of God is poured into the world through the thoughts of men. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

If you’re sincerely seeking God, God will make His existence evident to you. ~ William Lane Craig

No matter who you are, no matter what you’re going through, God knows it. He is with you. He is going to pull you through. ~ Nick Vujicic

Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue. ~ Eugene O’Neill

Forgetfulness of self is remembrance of God. ~ Bayazid Al-Bistami

Nothing reveals character more than self-sacrifice. So the highest knowledge we have of God is through the gift of His Son. ~ William Torrey Harris

Faith is the vision of the heart; it sees God in the dark as well as in the day. ~ Author Unknown

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much. ~ Mother Teresa Quotes

Practice in life whatever you pray for and God will give it to you more abundantly. ~ Edward Bouverie Pusey

Help us to give according to our incomes, lest Thou, 0 God, make our incomes according to our gifts. ~ Traditional Saying

The problem with being sure that God is on your side is that you can’t change your mind, because God sure isn’t going to change His. ~ Roger Ebert

What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. ~ Eleanor Powell

This also — that I live, I consider a gift of God. ~ Ovid

God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends. ~ Ethel Watts Mumford

Know today that God approves of you. He’s pleased with you. He may not always be pleased with your choices or some of the things you do, but when God looks at you, He sees His amazing creation. ~ Victoria Osteen

I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts — spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect…. There was only one gift he held back-length of life. ~ Rose F. Kennedy

Let every man come to God in his own way. ~ Heny Ward Beecher

He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God. ~ John Donne

Since God has been pleased to give us the Papacy, let us enjoy it. ~ Pope Leo X

Let it be your business every day, in the secrecy of the inner chamber, to meet the holy God. You will be repaid for the trouble it may cost you. The reward will be sure and rich. ~ Andrew Murray

God is a witness that cannot be sworn. ~ Samuel Beckett

If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to. ~ Dorothy Parker

The language of God is not English or Latin; the language of God is cellular and molecular.~ Timothy Leary

God often visits us, but most of the time we are not at home.~ Joseph Roux

If God does not give you something you ask for, wait on Him. He will speak with you tenderly and sympathetically about the matter until you yourself understand that He cannot grant your prayer. ~ 0. Hallesby

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. ~ W. H. Auden

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. ~ C. S. Lewis

To them that ask, where have you seen the Gods, or how do you know for certain there are Gods, that you are so devout in their worship? I answer: Neither have I ever seen my own soul, and yet I respect and honor it. ~ Marcus Aurelius

God gave man the challenge of raw materials — not the ease of finished things. He left the pictures unpainted and the music unsung and the problems unsolved, that man might know the joys and glories of creation. ~ Author Unknown

I cannot help thinking that the best way of knowing God is to love many things. Love this friend, this person, this thing, whatever you like, and you will be on the right road to understanding Him better. ~ Vincent van Gogh

I feel it is far better to begin with God, to see His face first, to get my soul near Him before it is near another. In general it is best to have at least one hour alone with God before engaging in anything else. ~ E.M. Bounds

The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness. ~ Joseph Addison

All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don’t win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold. ~ Anita Brookner

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a gift from God. ~ Blaise Pascal

God gave me my money. I believe the power to make money is a gift from God, to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind~ John D. Rockefeller

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature — trees, flowers, grass — grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls. ~ Mother Teresa

The greatest gift I ever had came from God. I call him Dad. ~ Author Unknown

But if God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain? ~ Clare Boothe Luce

A ray of sunshine, a balmy breeze Are a gift from God above, And He also gives us faithful friends. To warm our hearts with love. ~ Author Unknown

With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it’s not just a trick of the devil. ~ Jean Anouilh

A person must recognize his need for God before he can request divine aid and give God due thanks. ~ Author Author Unknown

Love is a gift from God, and as we obey His laws and genuinely learn to serve others, we develop God’s love in our lives. ~ David B. Haight

God prefers your health, and your obedience, to your penance. ~ St. Teresa of Avila

From silly devotions and from sour-faced saints, good Lord, deliver us. ~ St. Teresa of Avila

I am ready to meet God face to face tonight and look into those eyes of infinite holiness, for all my sins are covered by the atoning blood. ~ R. A. Torrey

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. ~ Bible

Who can know heaven except by its gifts? and who can find out God, unless the man who is himself an emanation from God? ~ Manlius or Mallius

God gave us memory that we might have roses in December. ~ James M. Barrie

God is in the tiger as well as in the lamb.~ John Updike

When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped, I thought John Ford was a walking god.~ Maureen O’Hara

I talk to God every single day. And I say, ‘God, my life is in your hands, and I trust you with me.’ ~ Tammy Faye Bakker

God receives little thanks, even for his greatest gifts. ~ Author Unknown

God does not ask your ability or your inability. He asks only your availability. ~ Mary Kay Ash

True miracles are created by men when they use the courage and intelligence that God gave them. ~ Jean Anouilh

If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank. ~ Woody Allen

I look upon life as a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain. ~ Joyce Cary

Fear God and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. ~ Bible

God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament. ~ Evelyn Underhill

God’s mouth knows not how to speak falsehood, but he brings to pass every word. ~ Aeschylus

God waits to win back his own flowers as gifts from man’s hands. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future. ~ Og Mandino

Peace is not God’s gift to his creatures. It is our gift to each other. ~ Elie Wiesel

Be careful how you talk about God. He’s the only God we have. If you let him go he won’t come back. He won’t even look back over his shoulder. And then what will you do? ~ Vincent Van Gogh

God doesn’t do anything to us. He doesn’t have to. We’re too busy doing it to each other.~ Charles De Lint

God gives as the wheat gives: we sow one grain, and reap a hundred. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Your talent is God’s gift to you; what you do with it is your gift to God. ~ Leo Buscaglia

To love another person is to see the face of God. ~ Victor Hugo Quotes

When we go to our meeting with God, we should go like a patient to his doctor, first to be thoroughly examined and afterwards to be treated for our ailment. Then something will happen when you pray. ~ 0. Hallesby

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. ~ Pat Alger

God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we can hear twice as much as we say. ~ Author Unknown

If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself. ~ Meister Eckhart

I asked God for all things, that I might enjoy life. God gave life, that I might enjoy all things. ~ Author Unknown

The eyes see what the heart loves. If the heart loves God and is single in this devotion, then the eyes will see God whether others see Him or not. ~ Warren Wiersbe

God is not the author of all things, but of good only.~ Plato

God is no enemy to you. He asks no more than that He hear you call Him “Friend.” ~ A Course In Miracles

Conceit is God’s gift to little men. ~ Harry S. Truman

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God. ~ Diana Robinson

God doesn’t give people talents that he doesn’t want people to use. ~ Iron Eagle

In making our decisions, we must use the brains that God has given us. But we must also use our hearts which He also gave us. ~ Alexander Maclaren

God is able to do more than man can understand. ~ Thomas Kempis

God helps them that helps themselves.~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Let none turn over books, or roam the stars in quest of God, who sees him not in man. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

Because you cannot see him, God is everywhere. ~ Yasunari Kawabata

The promises of God are samples of what is promised; as a handful of wheat is of the barn. ~ Coventry Patmore

God like Us suffers the ambition to make a destiny more extraordinary than was conceived for Him, yes God is like Me, only more so. ~ Norman Mailer

When you put your total faith in God, no matter what happens, to a person who’s a true believer, if you die, you know you’re going to heaven to be with God. ~ Jim Bakker

‘Tis better to be known as a good man than a great one, for greatness is an assessment of mortals; goodness a gift of God. ~ Spark Matsunaga

Men give advice; God gives guidance. ~ Leonard Ravenhill

God’s treasury where He keeps His children’s gifts will be like many a mother’s store of relics of her children, full of things of no value to others, but precious in His eyes for the love’s sake that was in them. ~ Francois de Salignac Fenelon

The God, who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. ~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes

When you consider everything we have is a gift from God, it’s amazing how little gratitude we show. Giving to others is such a small way to say thank you. ~ Charles L. Overby

God speaks silently, he speaks in your heart; if your heart is noisy, chattering, you will not hear.~ Caryll Houselander

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you”? ~ William A. Ward

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