Top 81 Inspirational God Quotes and Sayings

Inspiring and uplifting God quotes and sayings from people of all walks of life and people who at difference crossroads in their journey with Him.

God Quotes and Sayings

God can never be a definition. He is more than even the entirety of the dictionary. – Terri Guillemets

God Quotes (1): God can never be a definition. He is more than even the entirety of the dictionary. – Terri Guillemets

Darkness cannot put out the Light. It can only make God brighter.

God Quotes (2): Darkness cannot put out the Light. It can only make God brighter.

No God, no peace. Know God, know peace.

God Quotes (3): No God, no peace. Know God, know peace.

Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God; and so there’s no room left for worry thoughts. – Howard Chandler Christy

God Quotes (4): Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God; and so there’s no room left for worry thoughts. – Howard Chandler Christy

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity. – Alfred Jarry

God Quotes (5): God is the tangential point between zero and infinity. – Alfred Jarry

I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God. – Carl Jung

God Quotes (6): I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God. – Carl Jung

Be God or let God.

God Quotes (7): Be God or let God.

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

God Quotes (8): 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

When we put our cares in His hands, He puts His peace in our hearts.

God Quotes (9): When we put our cares in His hands, He puts His peace in our hearts.

If you are not as close to God as you used to be, who moved?

God Quotes (10): If you are not as close to God as you used to be, who moved?

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. – Mohandas Gandhi

God Quotes (11): When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. – Mohandas Gandhi

If the concept of God has any validity or any use, it can only be to make us larger, freer, and more loving. If god cannot do this, than it is time we got rid of Him. – James Baldwin

God Quotes (12): If the concept of God has any validity or any use, it can only be to make us larger, freer, and more loving. If god cannot do this, than it is time we got rid of Him. – James Baldwin

Peace is not the absence of affliction, but the presence of God.

God Quotes (13): Peace is not the absence of affliction, but the presence of God.

I asked God for strength that I might achieve. I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health that I might do greater things. I was given infirmity that I might do better things. I asked for riches that I might be happy. I was given poverty that I might be wise. I asked for power that I might have the praise of men. I was given weakness that I might feel the need of God. I asked for all things that I might enjoy life. I was given life that I might enjoy all things. I got nothing that I asked for, but everything I hoped for. Almost despite myself, my unspoken prayers were answered. I am, among all men, most richly blessed.

God Quotes (14): I asked God for strength that I might achieve. I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health that I might do greater things. I was given infirmity that I might do better things. I asked for riches that I might be happy. I was given poverty that I might be wise. I asked for power that I might have the praise of men. I was given weakness that I might feel the need of God. I asked for all things that I might enjoy life. I was given life that I might enjoy all things. I got nothing that I asked for, but everything I hoped for. Almost despite myself, my unspoken prayers were answered. I am, among all men, most richly blessed.

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him. – Voltaire

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him. – Voltaire

Those who never rebelled against God or at some point in their lives shaken their fists in the face of heaven, have never encountered God at all. – Catherine Marshall

Those who never rebelled against God or at some point in their lives shaken their fists in the face of heaven, have never encountered God at all. – Catherine Marshall

When we lose God, it is not God who is lost.

When we lose God, it is not God who is lost.

If God asks that you bend, bend and do not complain. He is making you more flexible, and for this be thankful. – Terri Guillemets

If God asks that you bend, bend and do not complain. He is making you more flexible, and for this be thankful. – Terri Guillemets

Some people always sigh in thanking God. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Some people always sigh in thanking God. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

God is a circle whose centre is everywhere and circumference nowhere. – Timaeus of Locris

God is a circle whose centre is everywhere and circumference nowhere. – Timaeus of Locris

Those who turn to God for comfort may find comfort but I do not think they will find God. – Mignon McLaughlin

Those who turn to God for comfort may find comfort but I do not think they will find God. – Mignon McLaughlin

God is a verb, not a noun proper or improper. – R. Buckminster Fuller

God is a verb, not a noun proper or improper. – R. Buckminster Fuller

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

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

Peace on the outside comes from knowing God on the inside.

Peace on the outside comes from knowing God on the inside.

He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.

He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.

All that I have seen teaches me to trust God for all I have not seen.

All that I have seen teaches me to trust God for all I have not seen.

There is a tendency to see divine intervention in things that happen in the normal course of miracles. – Robert Brault

There is a tendency to see divine intervention in things that happen in the normal course of miracles. – Robert Brault

I cannot imagine how the clockwork of the universe can exist without a clockmaker. – Voltaire

I cannot imagine how the clockwork of the universe can exist without a clockmaker. – Voltaire

Is man one of God’s blunders, or is God one of man’s blunders? – Friedrich Nietzsche

Is man one of God’s blunders, or is God one of man’s blunders? – Friedrich Nietzsche

Some people talk about finding God – as if He could get lost.

Some people talk about finding God – as if He could get lost.

For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections. – Peace Pilgrim

For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections. – Peace Pilgrim

The young do not need God, and the old cannot find Him. – Mignon McLaughlin

The young do not need God, and the old cannot find Him. – Mignon McLaughlin

Don’t look for God in the sky; look within your own body. – Osho

Don’t look for God in the sky; look within your own body. – Osho

We always keep God waiting while we admit more importunate suitors. – Malcolm de Chazal

We always keep God waiting while we admit more importunate suitors. – Malcolm de Chazal

Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. – Malcolm Muggeridge

Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. – Malcolm Muggeridge

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

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

There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart. – Blaise Pascal

There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart. – Blaise Pascal

So long as God reveals Himself, or doesn’t, He is behaving like God. – Mignon McLaughlin

So long as God reveals Himself, or doesn’t, He is behaving like God. – Mignon McLaughlin

The self-appointed spokesmen for God incline to shout; He, Himself, speaks only in whispers. – Martin H. Fischer

The self-appointed spokesmen for God incline to shout; He, Himself, speaks only in whispers. – Martin H. Fischer

Most people wish to serve God – but only in an advisory capacity.

Most people wish to serve God – but only in an advisory capacity.

Life is God’s novel. Let him write it. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

Life is God’s novel. Let him write it. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

Were there no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts and no one to thank. – Christina Rossetti

Were there no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts and no one to thank. – Christina Rossetti

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, “”Thy will be done,”” and those to whom God says, “”All right, then, have it your way.”” – C.S. Lewis

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, “”Thy will be done,”" and those to whom God says, “”All right, then, have it your way.”" – C.S. Lewis

 

Remember this. When people choose to withdraw far from a fire, the fire continues to give warmth, but they grow cold. When people choose to withdraw far from light, the light continues to be bright in itself but they are in darkness. This is also the case when people withdraw from God. – Augustine

Remember this. When people choose to withdraw far from a fire, the fire continues to give warmth, but they grow cold. When people choose to withdraw far from light, the light continues to be bright in itself but they are in darkness. This is also the case when people withdraw from God. – Augustine

 

God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul. – Jean Paul Richter

God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul. – Jean Paul Richter

“What do you think of God,” the teacher asked. After a pause, the young pupil replied, “He’s not a think, he’s a feel.” – Paul Frost

“What do you think of God,” the teacher asked. After a pause, the young pupil replied, “He’s not a think, he’s a feel.” – Paul Frost

In nature we see where God has been. In our fellow man, we see where He is still at work. – Robert Brault

In nature we see where God has been. In our fellow man, we see where He is still at work. – Robert Brault

God’s promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine. – David Nicholas

God’s promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine. – David Nicholas

God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand you have failed. – Saint Augustine

God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand you have failed. – Saint Augustine

God enters by a private door into each individual. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

God enters by a private door into each individual. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

How idle it is to call certain things God-sends! as if there was anything else in the world.

How idle it is to call certain things God-sends! as if there was anything else in the world.

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign. – Anatole France

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign. – Anatole France

God is a sort of burglar. As a young man you knock him down; as an old man you try to conciliate him, because he may knock you down. – H. Beerbohm-Tree

God is a sort of burglar. As a young man you knock him down; as an old man you try to conciliate him, because he may knock you down. – H. Beerbohm-Tree

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. – Garth Brooks

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. – Garth Brooks

It is easy to understand God as long as you don’t try to explain him. – Joseph Joubert

It is easy to understand God as long as you don’t try to explain him. – Joseph Joubert

If you don’t know what’s meant by God, watch a forsythia branch or a lettuce leaf sprout. – Martin H. Fischer

If you don’t know what’s meant by God, watch a forsythia branch or a lettuce leaf sprout. – Martin H. Fischer

Weave in faith and God will find the thread.

Weave in faith and God will find the thread.

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

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

By night, an atheist half believes in God. – Edward Young

By night, an atheist half believes in God. – Edward Young

How tired God must be of guilt and loneliness, for that is all we ever bring to Him. – Mignon McLaughlin

How tired God must be of guilt and loneliness, for that is all we ever bring to Him. – Mignon McLaughlin

God: The most popular scapegoat for our sins. – Mark Twain

God: The most popular scapegoat for our sins. – Mark Twain

The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too. – Teresa of Avila

The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too. – Teresa of Avila

A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell. – C.S. Lewis

A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell. – C.S. Lewis

Maybe the atheist cannot find God for the same reason a thief cannot find a policeman.

Maybe the atheist cannot find God for the same reason a thief cannot find a policeman.

You can tell the size of your God by looking at the size of your worry list. The longer your list, the smaller your God.

You can tell the size of your God by looking at the size of your worry list. The longer your list, the smaller your God.

Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. – Victor Hugo

Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. – Victor Hugo

A man with God is always in the majority. – John Knox

A man with God is always in the majority. – John Knox

God understands our prayers even when we can’t find the words to say them.

God understands our prayers even when we can’t find the words to say them.

Young man, young man, your arm’s too short to box with God. – James Weldon Johnson

Young man, young man, your arm’s too short to box with God. – James Weldon Johnson

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. – St. Augustine

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. – St. Augustine

Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed. – Robert H. Schuller

Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed. – Robert H. Schuller

I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice. – Albert Einstein

I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice. – Albert Einstein

God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain. – C.S. Lewis

God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain. – C.S. Lewis

I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details. – Albert Einstein

I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details. – Albert Einstein

One reason God created time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures of the past.

One reason God created time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures of the past.

The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do. – Orison Swett Marden

The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do. – Orison Swett Marden

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. – Albert Einstein

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. – 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. – Abraham Lincoln

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

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. – Mohandas Gandhi

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. – Mohandas Gandhi

God helps those who help themselves. – Benjamin Franklin

God helps those who help themselves. – Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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