The Wonder Of The Universe

A Special Collection Of Quotations From Great Minds Throughout History

 

I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how he could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

– Abraham Lincoln

 

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Oh Lord, thou givest us everything, at the price of an effort.

– Leonardo Da Vinci

 

No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions

– Charles P. Steinmetz

 

If a book be false in its facts, disprove them; if false in its reasoning, refute it. But for God’s sake, let us freely hear both sides if we choose.

– Thomas Jefferson

 

Great thoughts come from the heart

– Marquis de Vauvenargues

 

Curiosity is the thirst of the soul.

– Samuel Johnson

 

The invisible order of the universe proclaims a supreme intelligence.

– Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

Science brings men nearer to God.

– Louis Pasteur

 

Truth between candid minds can never do harm.

– Thomas Jefferson

 

The visible marks of extraordinary wisdom and power appear so plainly in all the works of the creation that a rational creature, who will but seriously reflect on them, cannot miss the discovery of a Deity.

– John Locke

 

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As a house implies a builder, and a garment a weaver, and a door a carpenter, so does the existence of the Universe imply a Creator.

– Marquis de Vauvenargues

 

It is impossible to account for the creation of the universe without the agency of a Supreme Being.

– George Washington

 

From a knowledge of His work, we shall know Him.

– Robert Boyle

 

We cannot fathom the mystery of a single flower. Nor is it intended that we should.

– John Locke

 

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

– Galileo Galilei

 

Of what I call God, And fools call Nature.

– Robert Browning

 

So irresistible are these evidences of an intelligent and powerful Agent that, of the infinite numbers of men who have exited thro’ all the time, they have believed, in the proportion of a million at least to Unit, in the hypothesis of an eternal pre-existence of a creator, rather than in that of a self-existent Universe.

– Thomas Jefferson

 

Nature is the art of God.

– Dante Alighieri

 

The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator.

– Louis Pasteur

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