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English poet 1688-17440
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.
French Emperor 1769-18210
Chance is the providence of adventurers.
American statesman 1809-18650
Friends, I agree with you in Providence; but I believe in the Providence of the most men, the largest purse, and the longest cannon.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-18870
God's providence is on the side of clear heads.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-16620
He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.
President of the USA (2nd) 1735-18260
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
George Washington Carver
American botanist and inventor 1860-19430
I didn't make these discoveries... God has only worked through me to reveal to His children some of His wonderful providence.
I do here speak it before the court. I look that the Lord should deliver me by his providence.
German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-19450
I go the way that Providence dictates with the assurance of a sleepwalker.
William E. Gladstone
British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-18880
If Germany is to become a colonizing power, all I say is, ''God speed her!'' She becomes our ally and partner in the execution of the great purposes of Providence for the advantage of mankind.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
German philosopher 1770-18310
It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value.
English writer 1667-17450
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.
It's better to have a malign providence than an indifferent one.Source: Birdsong (2010) 290
Honoré de Balzac
French writer 1799-18500
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.