Light-Hearted Spiritual Quotes

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Light-hearted Spiritual Quotes is an assortment of humorous, or at least witty and playful expressions of all things spiritual. As a collector of inspirational and spiritual quotes for many years, I also try to save some that use humor and wit that mirror the human condition and how we relate, or do not relate, to that of the Holy Spirit around us.

What is Truth? I don’t know, and I’m sorry I brought it up.
– Edward Abby Lucy-God Is In (1 of 1)

My parents took me to Amish Country, to see a bunch of people that have no cars, no TV, no phone…who wants to see a whole community that’s been grounded?
– Jerry Seinfeld

God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.
– Pablo Picasso

“Dear God: Thank you for my baby brother but what I prayed for was a puppy.”
– Joyce, (age 8) from Children’s Letters to God, 1991 

Oh Lord, give me chastity and contingency, but not yet.
– St. Augustine

There is a story that as God and Satan were walking down the street one day, the Lord bent down and picked something up. He glazed at it glowing radiantly in His hand. Satan, curious, asked, “What’s that?” “This,” answered the Lord, “is Truth.” “Here,” replied Satan as he reached for it,” “let me have that–I’ll organize it for you.”
– Ram Dass

God is love. But get it in writing.
– Gypsy Rose Lee

Love thy neighbor, even when he plays the trombone.
– Jewish Proverb

Turning the other cheek is all well and good, but Jesus was neither married or a parent.
– Molly Maslin Arbogast

It’s hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.
– Calvin and Hobbes

Now I lay me down to sleep and pray to God my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake I pray to God my toys to take, so none of the other kids will get them.
– Shel Silverstein

It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
–G. K. Chesterton

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