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  • She believes God is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.
  • Praise to Thee in Thy bounteous and omnipotent love; O praise.
    William Faulkner  --  As I Lay Dying
  • My wickedness five years ago, or six, or twelve, has no existence except as now, mumbling, mumbling, sacrificing the slain world to the omnipotence of words, I strain my memory to regain it.
    John Gardner  --  Grendel
  • She wondered how many times his hands in rubber gloves, impersonal and omnipotent, had set some child on its feet.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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  • One girl, Mary Lou Finney, said the most peculiar things, like out of the blue she would say, "Omnipotent!" or "Beef brain!"
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • Instead everything was worse than ever, and her adored father was bearded and thin and white and not omnipotent after all.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • He had to replace God with a sense of the omnipotence of business.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Oceanic society rests ultimately on the belief that Big Brother is omnipotent and that the Party is infallible.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • How mercifully can the omnipotent Power comfort his creatures, even in the midst of their greatest calamities?
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • But when I fell into mine, I was drugged with the exotic delirium of malaria, so mine is omnipotent.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible

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  • Not in the riches of omnipotence is the chief glory of God; but in self-denying, suffering love!
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • I don’t understand this omnipotent-benevolent thing.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • After all, God, being omnipotent, could cause anything He liked.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • Through a cold stupor, Keating thought of the clients laughing in his face; he heard the thin, omnipotent voice of Ellsworth Toohey calling his attention to the opportunities open to him in the field of plumbing.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • But how can I, an insignificant mortal, show His omnipotence, His infinity, and all His mercy to one who is blind, or who shuts his eyes that he may not see or understand Him and may not see or understand his own vileness and sinfulness?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Enjolras, the man-principle, had over his co-religionists that sort of omnipotent power which emanates from the absolute.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • So omnipotent is art; which in many a district of New Bedford has superinduced bright terraces of flowers upon the barren refuse rocks thrown aside at creation’s final day.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Chance—or rather the evil influence, the Angel of Destruction, which asserted omnipotent sway over me from the moment I turned my reluctant steps from my father’s door—led me first to M. Krempe, professor of natural philosophy.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • He saw for the first time that he had never known fear because, against any disaster, he had held the omnipotent cure of being able to act.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • But, Uncle Pumblechook, who was omnipotent in that kitchen, wouldn’t hear the word, wouldn’t hear of the subject, imperiously waved it all away with his hand, and asked for hot gin and water.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • If the series of events had been planned by an omnipotent and unforgiving enemy it could not have been more effective.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • …. I think to myself, my father, my heavenly father, hung them there with a flaming fingertip and holds them there with the power of his omnipotent hand, and he runs the whole universe, and he’s not too busy running the whole universe to count the hairs on my head and see a sparrow when it falls, because God is interested in me …. God spoke in creation.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Four omnipotent sovereigns.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Not sleep that lays all else beneath its spell, Nor moons that never tire: untouched by Time, Throned in the dazzling light That crowns Olympus’ height, Thou reignest King, omnipotent, sublime.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • She had tried to get permission through Don Apolinar Moscote, but he had lost all authority in the face of the military omnipotence.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • She says we have to be very understanding of him right now, because men have needs, and one of them is the need to feel progenitively omnipotent.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • However, young people could not be quite old people, he concluded, and custom was omnipotent.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • A cloud of unknowing, an omnipotent little person.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • "I shall end by believing in the omnipotence of the ghost," he said.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • When Newton had proved that the same natural laws applied everywhere in the universe, one might think that he thereby undermined people’s faith in God’s omnipotence.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Yesterday he dictated this to me: The creation of man whom God in His foreknowledge knew doomed to sin was the awful index of God’s omnipotence.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • Thus exhorted, Cedric sallied forth upon his expedition; and it was not long ere he had occasion to try the force of that spell which his Jester had recommended as omnipotent.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • …the number of missions to sixty and had failed abysmally in that endeavor too, and the chaplain was ready now to capitulate to despair entirely but was restrained by the memory of his wife, whom he loved and missed so pathetically with such sensual and exalted ardor, and by the lifelong trust he had placed in the wisdom and justice of an immortal, omnipotent, omniscient, humane, universal, anthropomorphic, English-speaking, Anglo-Saxon, pro-American God, which had begun to waver.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The Lord was wise and omnipotent, but He was also a vengeful God who let no bad deed go unpunished.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • She spoke and wept with that gentleness which makes such words and tears omnipotent over a loving-hearted man.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • I do not know which we resent more— Karellen’s omnipotence, or his secrecy.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • To Gopher Prairie the tracks were eternal verities, and boards of railroad directors an omnipotence.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • It’s not as omnipotent as it once seemed.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Although he was currently a member of the omnipotent Forty Committee, he had been with the CIA since its origins in the OSS.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Her true mistress, whose decisions it had been impossible to foresee, from whose stratagems it had been so hard to escape, of whose good nature it had been so easy to take advantage, her sovereign, her mysterious and omnipotent monarch was no more.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • Somehow the very sound of the two words with their evocation secret and irrevocable and something of a hidden and unsleeping and omnipotent eye watching the doings of men, began to reassure Grimm’s men in their own makebelieve.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • They would seek for something else—some malign, treacherous, deceiving power which, in the face of God’s omniscience and omnipotence, still beguiles and betrays—and find it eventually in the error and perverseness of the human heart, which God has made, yet which He does not control, because He does not want to control it.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • But what should such a king, himself almost omnipotent, desire?
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • …study, to which I have brought entire honesty and singleness of purpose, and upon which I have spent whatever ability God has given me, is now to separate us; …. but be their present decision what itmay, I know that the time is not far distant when they will recognize my action today as wise and just; and, armed with honest convictions of my duty, I shall calmly await the results, believing in the utterance of a great American that "truth is omnipotent, and public justice certain."
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • …his success makes him need or fear them less, and then it will be easily taken out of their hands; another proposes the hiring the Germans and the securing the Switzers by pensions; another proposes the gaining the Emperor by money, which is omnipotent with him; another proposes a peace with the King of Arragon, and, in order to cement it, the yielding up the King of Navarre’s pretensions; another thinks that the Prince of Castile is to be wrought on by the hope of an alliance, and…
    Thomas More  --  Utopia
  • Wennerström isn’t omnipotent.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • This is the most omnipotent villain that ever cried Stand! to a true man.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 1
  • O omnipotent love! how near the god drew to the complexion of a goose!
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Pray, dearest, dearest father; pray for His omnipotent support.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pathfinder
  • Ah, but I’m more than that, I’m blessed, I’m omnipotent, I’m baked in sap.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
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