Quotes, sayings & poems

Confirmation Wishes

God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.

God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.

- Voltaire

We can only know one thing about God

We can only know one thing about God -- that he is what we are not. Our wretchedness alone is an image of this. The more we contemplate it, the more we contemplate him.

- Simone Weil

It is only the impossible that is possible for God

It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.

- Simone Weil

Man does what he can

Man does what he can, God does what he will.

- Proverb

I fear we are not getting rid of God

I fear we are not getting rid of God because we still believe in grammar.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

There is in general good reason

There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are -- more humane.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Is man one of God's blunders

Is man one of God's blunders or is God one of man's blunders?

- Friedrich Nietzsche

And again: No more gods!

And again: No more gods! no more gods! Man is King, Man is God! -- But the great Faith is Love!

- Arthur Rimbaud

God, that dumping ground of our dreams.

God, that dumping ground of our dreams.

- Jean Rostand

God, that checkroom of our dreams.

God, that checkroom of our dreams.

- Jean Rostand

While the womanly god demands our veneration

While the womanly god demands our veneration, the godlike woman kindles our love; but while we allow ourselves to melt in the celestial loveliness, the celestial self-sufficiency holds us back in awe.

- Friedrich Schiller

Nothing is void of God

Nothing is void of God, his work is everywhere his full of himself.

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca