Providence of God is
the great protector of our life and usefulness, and under the divine
care we are perfectly safe from danger. —Spurgeon.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his
toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the
man, the man to the devil!
It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in
states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value.
The ultimate triumph of philosophy would be to cast
light upon the mysterious ways in which Providence moves to achieve the
designs it has for man.
—Marquis de Sade
I know not where His islands lift
Their fronded palms in air;
I only know I cannot drift
Beyond His love and care.
of Providence are inscrutable. In spite of man's
short-sighted endeavors to dispose of events according to his own
wishes and his own purposes, there is an Intelligence beyond his
reason, which holds the scales of justice, and promotes his well-being,
in spite of his puny efforts.—Morier.
Providence tempers his blessings to secure their better
effect. He keeps our joys and our fears on an even balance, that we may
neither presume nor despair. By such compositions God is pleased to
make both our crosses more tolerable and our enjoyments more wholesome
and safe.—W. Wogan.
ruleth the raging of the sea, knows also how to check the
designs of the ungodly. I submit myself with reverence to His Holy
Will. O Abner, I fear my God, and I fear none but Him.—Racine.
ours; events are God's. This removes an infinite burden
from the shoulders of a miserable, tempted, dying creature. On this
consideration only can he securely lay down his head and close his
Yes, thou art
ever present, power
Not circumscribed by time, nor fixt to space,
Confined to altars, nor to temples bound.
In wealth, in want, in freedom or in chains,
In dungeons or on thrones, the faithful find
follow, not force Providence.—Shakespeare.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so
necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by
providence as an evil to mankind. —Jonathan
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most
of thought believe in providence. —David Viscott
Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We
cannot command results, we can only strive.—Mohandas Gandhi
mark the matchless working of
That shuts within the seed the
Bids these in elegance of form
In color these, and those delight
Sends nature forth, the daughter of
To dance on earth, and charm all
heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.—Proverbs 16:9.
Providence has nothing good or high in store for one
who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the
eternal condition of success. —Thornton
What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear
to him as his children? —Cicero
You have the
highest of human trusts committed to
your care. Providence has showered on this favored land blessings
without number, and has chosen you as the guardians of freedom, to
preserve it for the benefit of the human race. —J. Reuben