79 Divine Quotes and Sayings for Inspiration

Explore our curated compilation of divine quotes, sayings and proverbs that will inspire and uplift you.

These profound expressions, gathered over time from diverse sources, pertain to the divine, the godly and the exquisite.

They encapsulate divine will, the beauty of divinity and the delight that comes with a spiritual understanding.

This collection is designed to offer you wisdom and guidance, as well as a deeper understanding and appreciation of the divine.

Whether you’re in search of solace or wisdom, these divine quotes can light your path and bring joy to your soul.

Divine Quotes

Actually, I take it as a compliment. Diva is a derivative of divine. That’s quite a title to carry around. ~ Calista Flockhart.


It is well to think well; it is divine to act well. ~ Horace Mann.

To err is human; to forgive, divine. ~ Alexander Pope.

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. ~ Pablo Casals.

Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known. ~ Blaise Pascal.

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. ~ Michelangelo.

The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger. ~ Mary Wollstonecraft.

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts. ~ Harold MacMillan.

If you see with innocent eyes, everything is divine. ~ Federico Fellini.


There is nothing on earth divine except humanity. ~ Walter Savage Landor.

If we know the divine art of concentration, if we know the divine art of meditation, if we know the divine art of contemplation, easily and consciously we can unite the inner world and the outer world. ~ Sri Chinmoy.

Best Divine Quotes

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal. ~ Jorge Luis Borges.

I believe that the future of humanity is in the progress of reason through science. I believe that the pursuit of truth, through science, is the divine ideal which man should propose to himself. ~ Emile Zola.

I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination – the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life. ~ Charles Spurgeon.

The divine is God’s concern; the human, man’s. My concern is neither the divine nor the human, not the true, good, just, free, etc., but solely what is ‘mine,’ and it is not a general one, but is – ‘unique,’ as I am unique. Nothing is more to me than myself! ~ Max Stirner.

Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God. ~ John Muir.

I have a positive mental attitude, and I think I’m divine, but I also think it takes a heck of a lot of blood, sweat and tears. ~ Steve Prefontaine.

All men’s souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine. ~ Socrates.

I have suffered from migraines since childhood and have long been curious about my own aching head, my dizziness, my divine lifting feelings, my sparklers and black holes, and my single visual hallucination of a little pink man and a pink ox on the floor of my bedroom. ~ Siri Hustvedt.

Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our ‘accepting’ and ‘willing’ are reactions rather than actions. The right of determination must always remain with God. ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer.

If you look to your past or even your present to see why you are here or what your purpose is, you may get stuck in a limited view of yourself. Instead, look beyond your years here on earth, reconnect with the divine, and bring forth your soul’s legacy into the present moment. ~ Debbie Ford.

I call horses ‘divine mirrors’ – they reflect back the emotions you put in. If you put in love and respect and kindness and curiosity, the horse will return that. ~ Allan Hamilton.

Art owes its origin to Nature herself… this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence which has not only made us superior to the other animals, but like God Himself, if I may venture to say it. ~ Giorgio Vasari.

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Top Divine Quotes

Change makes you find your calling, your legacy, and God’s divine plan for your life. Don’t run from it. Iman From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us. ~ Pope Francis.

Caress the detail, the divine detail. ~ Vladimir Nabokov.

Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine. ~ Ludwig van Beethoven.

Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength. ~ James E. Faust.

Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind. ~ James Martineau.

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge. ~ Arthur Rimbaud.

The workings of the human heart are the profoundest mystery of the universe. One moment they make us despair of our kind, and the next we see in them the reflection of the divine image. ~ Charles W. Chesnutt.

If there were no night, we would not appreciate the day, nor could we see the stars and the vastness of the heavens. We must partake of the bitter with the sweet. There is a divine purpose in the adversities we encounter every day. They prepare, they purge, they purify, and thus they bless. ~ James E. Faust.

They do not depend upon mere legends and myths. They are not predicated on the false conception that the Emperor is divine and that the Japanese people are superior to other races. ~ Hirohito.


Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason. ~ Immanuel Kant.

The Christian leaders of the future have to be theologians, persons who know the heart of God and are trained – through prayer, study, and careful analysis – to manifest the divine event of God’s saving work in the midst of the many seemingly random events of their time. ~ Henri Nouwen.

I do believe that it was through divine providence that the Founding Fathers drafted a document that created a government that didn’t trust each other – hence the separation of powers. And then, to close the deal, the Bill of Rights was added to continue to protect individual rights and freedoms. ~ John Shimkus.

Deep down, I know that I am a child of God who has inherited divine capacities; some of them I strive to develop, others are left languishing. I also have a human side. I lose my temper, lose patience and sometimes judge others and myself. ~ Mary Manin Morrissey.

Short Divine Quotes

Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. ~ Thomas Carlyle.

No one is good but God alone. What is good is therefore divine, what is divine is therefore good. ~ Saint Ambrose.

The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam, whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land, a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer. ~ Alfred Whitney Griswold.

Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts. ~ Thomas Carlyle.

Divine Nature gave the fields, human art built the cities. ~ Marcus Terentius Varro.

There is a divine purpose behind everything – and therefore a divine presence in everything. ~ Neale Donald Walsch.

One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is choosing the kind of universe you exist in: is it helpful and supportive or hostile and unsupportive? Your answer to this question will make all the difference in terms of how you live your life and what kind of Divine assistance you attract. ~ Wayne Dyer.

Everything is not black-and-white. I’m really interested in the gray area – not justifying it, not glorifying it, not condoning it, but at least having people see there’s a genesis for every event in our lives. There’s some divine order to it, whether it’s ugly or beautiful. ~ Isaiah Washington.

For me, the Immaculate Conception is the feast of ‘passive action,’ the action that functions simply by the transmission through us of divine energy. Purity, in spite of outward appearances, is essentially an active virtue, because it concentrates God in us and on those who are subject to our influence. ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

He who overcomes himself is divine. Most see their ruin before their eyes; but they go on into it. ~ Leopold Von Ranke.

All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. ~ David Livingstone.

The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine. ~ Plato.

The perfect knowledge of events cannot be acquired without divine inspiration, since all prophetic inspiration receives its prime motivating force from God the creator, then from good fortune and nature. ~ Nostradamus.

I’d like to point out to people the divine in a musical language that transcends words. I want to speak to their souls. ~ John Coltrane.

Through the humbling dispensations of Divine Providence, men are sometimes fitted for his service. ~ John Woolman.

Love is the fire that warms our lives with unparalleled joy and divine hope. Love should be our walk and our talk. ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

I drink life’s happy water, which is bottled at the divine source. ~ Stephon Marbury.

Faith is caused by an encounter with something very real but which has extraordinary qualities which intimate the divine; the belief is due to an encounter which specially mirrors some divine quality. ~ Robert Nozick.

In a universe that’s an intelligent system with a divine creative force supporting it, there simply can be no accidents. As tough as it is to acknowledge, you had to go through what you went through in order to get to where you are today, and the evidence is that you did. ~ Wayne Dyer.

Inspirational Divine Quotes

I believe in divine forces and energies. ~ Richard Pryor.

There is a divine moment in our lives when we all become one. It’s called procreation, and it is reborn, continually and forever. ~ Dirk Benedict.

The greatest error of a man is to think that he is weak by nature, evil by nature. Every man is divine and strong in his real nature. What are weak and evil are his habits, his desires and thoughts, but not himself. ~ Ramana Maharshi.

I believe nothing happens by mistake. You know, the universe has a divine plan. That sounds dramatic. ~ Lana Del Rey.

The Law of Divine Compensation posits that this is a self-organizing and self-correcting universe: the embryo becomes a baby, the bud becomes a blossom, the acorn becomes an oak tree. Clearly, there is some invisible force that is moving every aspect of reality to its next best expression. ~ Marianne Williamson.


Study the past, if you would divine the future. ~ Confucius.

Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love? ~ Fulton J. Sheen.

I am convinced that there are universal currents of Divine Thought vibrating the ether everywhere and that any who can feel these vibrations is inspired. ~ Richard Wagner.

Within all of us is a divine capacity to manifest and attract all that we need and desire. ~ Wayne Dyer.

Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise. ~ Horace Mann.

The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism. ~ Helena Blavatsky.

Even if it were proven that God didn’t exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine. ~ Charles Baudelaire.

Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature. ~ Baruch Spinoza.

There is a danger in monotheism, and it’s called idolatry. And we know the prophets of Israel were very, very concerned about idolatry, the worship of a human expression of the divine. ~ Karen Armstrong.

Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Too fair to worship, too divine to love. ~ Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.


There is something divine in mindless beauty. ~ Albert Camus.

Because you’re a creation of God, you reflect the Divine qualities of creativity, wisdom, and love. ~ Doreen Virtue.

You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate. ~ Pope John Paul II.

I’m interested in spirituality and in religion and our relationship to the divine. ~ Giancarlo Esposito.

Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite. ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin.

To err is human, but it feels divine. ~ Mae West.

In one word, this ideal is that you are divine. ~ Swami Vivekananda.

This life is for us to discover the divine within. And that’s really the key to life in many ways for me. And the thing is, it’s not for us to reason why everything is what it is… just do it. ~ Jon Anderson.

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