„The people will be free and God alone will be their Lord.“

Letter to the Princes as cited in The German Peasants' War and Anabaptist Community of Goods, p. 109 https://books.google.com/books?id=MeFSqubf6VAC&pg=PA107

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Thomas Müntzer3
evangelischer Theologe und Revolutionär in der Zeit des Bau… 1489 - 1525

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„Lord of myself, accountable to none,
But to my conscience, and my God alone.“

—  John Oldham (poet) English satirical poet and translator 1653 - 1683

Satire addressed to a Friend, line 36; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922).

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„He who has God alone for his leader, he alone is free.“

—  Philo Roman philosopher -15 - 45 v.Chr

Every Good Man is Free

Gustavo García-Siller Foto

„No one is excluded from their proclamation that Jesus is Lord, that God loves all people, that all of us are sisters and brothers, beloved children of the one God, for God alone is able to feed the deepest hungers of the human heart.“

—  Gustavo García-Siller Roman Catholic archbishop 1950

Quelle: New San Antonio archbishop asks Catholics to listen for God’s call https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/21492/new-san-antonio-archbishop-asks-catholics-to-listen-for-gods-call (27 November 2010)

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Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani Foto

„When people seek the Lord with earnestness and are lost to themselves, God is met.“

—  Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani 963 - 1033

Quelle: The Sayings and Teachings of the Great Mystics of Islam (2002), p. 93

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„The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.“

—  Kofi Annan 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations 1938 - 2018

Answer when he was asked why he had not yet reformed the U.N. an its agencies after five months, given that God had taken only seven days to create the universe. As quoted in TIME Magazine (1997), edited by Briton Hadden, Henry Robinson Luce. Time Inc. Volume 149. Issues 2-8. p. 24. http://books.google.com.mx/books?id=fvpreL9CjiAC&q=%22The+Lord+had+the+wonderful+advantage+of+being+able+to+work+alone.%22&dq=%22The+Lord+had+the+wonderful+advantage+of+being+able+to+work+alone.%22&hl=es-419&sa=X&ei=gOHVUunlPIex2wWy14CQDA&ved=0CFwQ6AEwBg Also found in George Antwi (2012), "The Words of Power", Booksmango, p. 103.
Variant said by Kofi Annan himself during the " Desmond Tutu Annual International Peace Lecture http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GEse_I0coY": "Mr. ambassador, you are right. But God had the unique advantage: He worked alone." (He explains that the question was made by the Russian Ambassador of the U.N. at that time).

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„Judged by the light of this "vale of tears" alone, there is no evidence that good will toward us is the chief or the permanent aim of the eternal Lord or lords.“

—  George Holmes Howison American philosopher 1834 - 1916

Quelle: The Limits of Evolution, and Other Essays, Illustrating the Metaphysical Theory of Personal Ideaalism (1905), Human Immortality: its Positive Argument, p.295

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„I never yet have known the Spirit of God to work where the Lord's people were divided.“

—  Dwight L. Moody American evangelist and publisher 1837 - 1899

Quelle: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 148.

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„The Christians have one God alone, the lord
Of all, whose will unaided does what he
Resolves. But, if I dare to speak my mind,
Our gods are often ill-assorted, and
Ev'n were their wrath to strike me down at once,
There are too many to be real gods.“

—  Pierre Corneille, Polyeucte

Les chrétiens n'ont qu'un Dieu, maître absolu de tout,
De qui le seul vouloir fait tout ce qu'il résout;
Mais, si j'ose entre nous dire ce que me semble,
Les nôtres bien souvent s'accordent mal ensemble,
Et, me dût leur colère écraser à tes yeux,
Nous en avons beaucoup pour être de vrais dieux.
Sévère, act IV, scene vi. Trans. John Cairncross (1980)
Variant of last lines: As for our gods, we have a few too many to be true.
Polyeucte (1642)

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„O Lord my God!“

—  Joseph Smith, Jr., buch Doctrine and Covenants

Doctrine and Covenants, 135:1 (27 June 1844)
Cried out by Smith as he fell to his death after being shot by a mob.

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„My Lord and my God.“

—  Thomas the Apostle Apostle of Jesus Christ

Gospel of John, 20:28

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„I believe that nobody can find God alone, I have to work with people. I have to take them with me. Alone I can't come to Him.“

—  Nelson Mandela President of South Africa, anti-apartheid activist 1918 - 2013

2000s, The Sacred Warrior (2000)
Kontext: His philosophy of Satyagraha is both a personal and a social struggle to realize the Truth, which he identifies as God, the Absolute Morality. He seeks this Truth, not in isolation, self-centeredly, but with the people. He said, "I want to find God, and because I want to find God, I have to find God along with other people. I don't believe I can find God alone. If I did, I would be running to the Himalayas to find God in some cave there. But since I believe that nobody can find God alone, I have to work with people. I have to take them with me. Alone I can't come to Him."

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Foto

„We are committed, in front of God, to the Egyptian and Arab people that we will protect Egypt, the Egyptians and their free will.“

—  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Current President of Egypt 1954

-El-Sisi http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2013/10/07/egyptian-people-will-never-forget-who-stood-with-them-or-against-them-al-sisi/

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„Those who do not make God Lord of all, do not make Him Lord at all“

—  James Hudson Taylor Missionary in China 1832 - 1905

(1898) Source: Separation and Service, Part II http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Separation_and_Service.

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