Quotes and Sayings about Miracles
"I don't want to talk in terms of miracles. I think this is a very serious situation. But I do want to talk in terms of Bush becoming a man of the hour, and I think this is way to do it."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Man, Miracles, Talk, Want)
"In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue."
- Ethan Allen
(Related: Science, Learning, Miracles, World)
"Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Intelligence, Men, God, Courage, Miracles)
"It was one of those great miracles of history that they managed to smuggle an Enigma machines out to Britain just before they were invaded by the Nazis."
- Michael Apted
(Related: History, Machines, Miracles)
"I am not embarrassed to tell you that I believe in miracles."
- Corazon Aquino
"It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Mind, Miracles)
"Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Nature, Miracles)
"In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles."
- H. C. Bailey
(Related: Miracles, Order)
"I don't know that I believe in the supernatural, but I do believe in miracles, and our time together was filled with the events of magical unlikelihood."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Time, Events, Miracles, Supernatural)
"Miracles happen to those who believe in them."
- Bernard Berenson
"Thank God for little miracles, right?"
- Michael Bergin
(Related: God, Miracles, Right)
"Because of my Marxism, I was not into myths or miracles, whether it was the virgin birth, the physical resurrection or casting out demons from an epileptic."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Marxism, Miracles, Myths)
"There are no miracles in agricultural production."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Miracles, Production)
"The world presents enough problems if you believe it to be a world of law and order; do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Law, Miracles, Order, Problems, World)
"You don't need an explanation for everything, Recognize that there are such things as miracles - events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily."
- Harry Browne
(Related: Knowledge, Events, Explanations, May, Miracles)
"Out of difficulties grow miracles."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Difficulties, Miracles)
"We must remember that Satan has his miracles, too."
- John Calvin
(Related: Miracles, Satan)
"The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Power, Church, Being, Eyes, Faces, Healing, Miracles, Perceptions, Rest)
"Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles."
- Edwin Louis Cole
"When we constantly ask for miracles, we're unraveling the fabric of the world. A world of continuous miracles would not be a world, it would be a cartoon."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Miracles, World)
"Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Miracles, Moments)
"The logical man must either deny all miracles or none, and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps, in themselves, quite as credible as those of the Hebrews of old."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: American, Man, Miracles, Myths, Old)
"We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything."
- George Eliot
(Related: Faith, Christ, Miracles, Prayer, Will)
"Almost every way we make electricity today, except for the emerging renewables and nuclear, puts out CO2. And so, what we're going to have to do at a global scale, is create a new system. And so, we need energy miracles."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Electricity, Energy, Miracles, Today)
"Mysteries are not necessarily miracles."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Some may claim that is it unscientific to speak of the operations of nature as miracles. But the point of the title lies in the paradox of finding so many wonderful things subservient to the rule of law."
- Elisha Gray
(Related: Nature, Law, Lies, May, Miracles, Paradox)
"The foundation of our religion is a basis of fact - the fact of the birth, ministry, miracles, death, resurrection by the Evangelists as having actually occurred, within their own personal knowledge."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Religion, Death, Knowledge, Fact, Miracles)
"In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles."
- David Ben Gurion
(Related: Israel, Miracles, Order)
"Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist."
- David Ben Gurion
"Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives."
- Louise L. Hay
(Related: Love, Cure, Miracles)
"A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Work, Miracles, Smile, Wonders, Word)
"In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Time, Miracles, Reason, Spirit)
"I don't believe in miracles because it's been a long time since we've had any."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Time, Miracles)
"It's not that I don't believe in miracles, but I never quite trust that they're real."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Trust, Miracles)
"I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and... I believe in miracles."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Day, Girls, Leisure, Miracles, Tomorrow)
"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Being, Day, Girls, Kissing, Miracles, Tomorrow, Wrong)
"It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Happiness, Society, Technology, People, Jungle, Living, Man, Miracles)
"And yet you see the weakness of external evidence-and outward miracles; they were not sufficient to make true believers, or to make the Israelites believe that Jesus was their promised Messiah."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Miracles, Weakness)
"I am looking forward to even greater healings and miracles in my ministry."
- Benny Hinn
"Where everything is possible miracles become commonplaces, but the familiar ceases to be self-evident."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Miracles, Self)
"The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one."
- David Hume
(Related: Religion, Christian, Day, First, Miracles)
"Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them."
(Related: Mind, Miracles, Myths, Pain, Tragedy, Years)
"Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Belief, Ignorance, Miracles)
"If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Technology, Gratitude, Future, Generations, Miracles, Sorrow, World)
"Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you."
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Change, Perception, Miracles)
"We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Faith, Daughter, God, Beliefs, Day, Miracles, Moments, Open, Talk)
"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Mother, Girls, Miracles, Ugly)
"I think all of us create our own miracles."
- Michael Landon
"Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Letters, Miracles, World)
"Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Nature, Fact, Laws, Miracles)
"This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Power, Being, Miracles)
"After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Faith, Enthusiasm, Creation, Miracles)
"A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug."
- Patricia Neal
(Related: Attitude, Positive, Miracles, Will, Wonder)
"I think miracles exist in part as gifts and in part as clues that there is something beyond the flat world we see."
- Peggy Noonan
(Related: Gifts, Miracles, World)
"In what way can a revelation be made but by miracles? In none which we are able to conceive."
- William S. Paley
"That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Love, God, Miracles)
"To date, embryonic stem cell research has not produced a single medical treatment, where ethical, adult stem cell research has produced some 67 medical miracles."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Medical, Miracles, Research, Treatment)
"Don't believe in miracles - depend on them."
- Laurence J. Peter
"I pray for miracles. I have always found prayer to bring quick results."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: Miracles, Prayer, Quick, Results)
"Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work, equals miracles."
- Bob Richards
(Related: Work, Courage, Miracles)
"Good actresses can often accomplish miracles, and it is possible to be someone you've never been or will be. But in a sitcom, there's no time."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Time, Miracles, Will)
"We are a people who can bring about miracles if united."
- Moo-hyum Roh
(Related: People, Miracles, United)
"Only he shakes the heavens and from its treasures takes our the winds. He joins the waters and the clouds and produces the rain. He does all those things. Only he realizes miracles permanently."
- Michael Servetus
(Related: Clouds, Miracles, Rain)
"They say miracles are past."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Miracles, Past)
"Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Life, Miracles, Sense)
"Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over."
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"See what you have to ask yourself is what kind of person are you? Are you the kind that sees signs, sees miracles? Or do you believe that people just get lucky?"
- M. Night Shyamalan
(Related: People, Miracles)
"For those who are willing to make an effort, great miracles and wonderful treasures are in store."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: Effort, Miracles)
"Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Power, Success, Mother, Hope, Miracles)
"The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts."
- David Friedrich Strauss
(Related: Christ, Facts, May, Miracles, Reality, Supernatural)
"Our show is less about a girl who is doing miracles and more about the domino effect of this girl's life, and how everyone else is affected. Our show seems to be a questioning show as opposed to an action sort of fairy tale."
- Amber Tamblyn
(Related: Life, Action, Effect, Miracles, Questioning)
"Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Miracles, Struggle)
"To expect the world to receive a new truth, or even an old truth, without challenging it, is to look for one of those miracles which do not occur."
- Alfred Russel Wallace
(Related: Truth, Miracles, Old, World)
"Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to work terribly hard for them."
- Chaim Weizmann
(Related: Work, Miracles)
"As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost, such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues, they are long since ceased."
- George Whitefield
"Seeing, hearing, feeling, are miracles, and each part and tag of me is a miracle."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Feeling, Hearing, Miracles)
"How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past."
- David Wilkerson
(Related: God, Forget, Miracles, Past)
"Also, I preached to gangs on the streets of Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx - and miracles began to happen."
- David Wilkerson
"Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: Love, Miracles, Sense)
"Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Church, Earth, Miracles, Obvious)
"America - it is a fabulous country, the only fabulous country; it is the only place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time."
- Thomas Wolfe
(Related: Time, America, Country, Miracles)
"The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety."
- Edward Young
(Related: Trust, Miracles, Safety, Sea)