“ Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked. ”

- Saint Augustine

“ I made a decision when my father passed away that I was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father. ”

- Joel Osteen

“ Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God. ”

- Jean Anouilh

“ If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents. ”

- Robert Browning

“ Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man. ”

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

“ I always say you can never be extravagant with beauty. Beauty is God made real. Beauty is life. ”

- Imelda Marcos

“ A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty of nature and the splendor of God in his works. ”

- Rudolf Otto

“ This is the beauty of the Qur'an: it asks you to reflect and reason, and not to worship the sun or moon but the One who has created everything. The Qur'an asks man to reflect upon the sun and moon and God's creation in general. ”

- Cat Stevens

“ Whenever I talk about the Bahamas and its beauty, I could never stop talking about my God, who has given us all of this beauty. ”

- Myles Munroe

“ I'm awful at karaoke, but if I did have to sing, I'd go for my favourite Frank Sinatra song 'I've Got You Under My Skin.' The fact I love Frank is my grandfather's doing: he drummed it into me from a very early age that Frank Sinatra is God. ”

- Matt Smith

“ It's really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn't even more fraud. After all, with no God, there's no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get away with it. ”

- Ben Stein

“ Beauty is no dead thing. It is the manifestation of God in nature. There is not one object in nature untouched by man that is not beautiful, for God's manifestation is beauty. It shines through all His works, and not only in those that may give pleasure to man. ”

- Annie Besant

“ My dad sung and played piano. But he was also a man of God. He was a minister. So when Sam Cooke would come in town, you know, with The Soul Stirrers at that time, he was singing gospel, they would end up at my dad's church, and it would always be a guest singer for Sunday morning. ”

- Merry Clayton

“ Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths. ”

- Radhanath Swami

“ My mama told me in college, 'I love you, and you're God's child, but natural beauty will only take you so far.' ”

- Robin Roberts

“ Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

“ That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful. ”

- Rumi

“ Visit those who are sick, or who are in trouble, especially those whom God has made needy by age, or by other sickness, as the feeble, the blind, and the lame who are in poverty. These you shall relieve with your goods after your power and after their need, for thus biddeth the Gospel. ”

- John Wycliffe

“ I've seen the majestic beauty of nature and the overwhelming perfection of it. To me, there's nothing closer to God than that. ”

- Cote de Pablo