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Lactantius Quotes and Sayings

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Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.
- Lactantius

For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others,
He altogether ceases to be worshipped,
since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God.
- Lactantius

The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false;
the second,
to know that which is true.
- Lactantius

For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living,
which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few,
but to live well belongs to all.
- Lactantius

 

But God, who is the Eternal Mind, is undoubtedly of excellence,
complete and perfect in every part.
- Lactantius

Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.
- Lactantius

Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity,
controls youth, and delights old age.
- Lactantius

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Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the
charge of murder by the Athenians through favour,
lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage,
committed adultery with Venus.
- Lactantius

But God, who is immortal, has no need of difference of sex,
nor of succession.
- Lactantius

But some one will say that this supreme Being,
who made all things, and those also who conferred on men particular benefits,
are entitled to their respective worship.
- Lactantius

Homer was able to give us no information relating to the truth,
for he wrote of human rather than divine things.
- Lactantius

Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal,
what need is there of the other sex,
when they themselves do not require succession,
since they are always about to exist?
- Lactantius

There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection,
who does not understand that it is one Being who both
created all things and governs them with the same energy
by which He created them.
- Lactantius

It is possible that Mount Olympus may have supplied
the poets with the hint for saying that Jupiter obtained the kingdom of heaven,
because Olympus is the common name both of the mountain and of heaven.
- Lactantius

Therefore let men withdraw themselves from errors;
and laying aside corrupt superstitions,
let them acknowledge their Father and Lord,
whose excellence cannot be estimated,
nor His greatness perceived, nor His beginning comprehended.
- Lactantius

The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God;
for,
being filled with the inspiration of the one God,
they predicted things to come, with agreeing and harmonious voice.
- Lactantius

Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight,
and their judgment more to be relied on,
because they are believed to have paid attention,
not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.
- Lactantius

The poets, therefore, however much they adorned the gods in their poems,
and amplified their exploits with the highest praises,
yet very frequently confess that all things are held
together and governed by one spirit or mind.
- Lactantius

When their city was occupied by the Gauls,
and the Romans, who were besieged in the Capitol,
had made military engines from the hair of the women,
they dedicated a temple to the Bald Venus.
- Lactantius

For if God is a title of the highest power,
He must be incorruptible, perfect, incapable of suffering,
and subject to no other being; therefore they are not
gods whom necessity compels to obey the one greatest God.
- Lactantius

Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods,
having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians,
adds that the third was of Crete, the son of Saturn,
and that his tomb is shown in that island.
- Lactantius

Therefore God is one, if that which admits of so great
power can be nothing else:
and yet those who deem that there are many gods,
say that they have divided their functions among themselves;
but we will discuss all these matters at their proper places.
- Lactantius

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People PHOTO

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi PHOTO

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh) PHOTO

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
- Mother Teresa

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens
we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
- Andre Gide

Do what nobody else can do for you.
Omit to do anything else.
- Henry David Thoreau

Where large sums of money are concerned,
it is advisable to trust nobody.
- Agatha Christie

Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
- Warren Farrell

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less
intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
- Alice Walker

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.
We grow old by deserting our ideals.
Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
- Samuel Ullman

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
- Aristotle Onassis

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

Nobody ever gets to see what could have been.
- the 2010 movie Charlie St. Cloud

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way.
This happens to us all the time with computers,
and nobody thinks of complaining.
- Jef Raskin

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

Nobody roots for Goliath.
- Wilt Chamberlain

Nobody's a natural.
You work hard to get good and then work to get better.
It's hard to stay on top.
- Paul Coffey

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological.
Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home.
- David Attenborough

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody;
they were my refuge when annoyed -
my dearest pleasure when free.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices
unless she hasn't done it.
- Evan Esar

A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
- Harold MacMillan

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
- Carl Sandburg

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets,
how much the heart can hold.
- Zelda Fitzgerald

Everybody was on the same page.
Nobody has really gone out there on a different musical journey.
When we got back together again, we all wanted to do the same kind of music.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

And I tell my audience, you know, give the real stars a round of applause.
Because without them I'm nobody.
So I learned so much from people like that.
- Little Milton

Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run,
as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will
become unable to produce anything.
- Chris Martin

Nobody in football should be called a genius.
A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
- Joe Theismann


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