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Gods Quotes

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Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us be silent, that we may
hear the whispers of the gods.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits
either good or evil, nor do I serve any.
- Lao Tzu

 

The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of
you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns,
then your marriage is a gift from the gods.
- Bill Cosby

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed
off their earthly pedestals.
- Agnes Repplier

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise,
just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine
it run by a board of gods.
- H. L. Mencken

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The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms
an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
- Elbert Hubbard

Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
- Aeschylus

We are all atheists about most of the gods
that societies have ever believed in.
Some of us just go one god further.
- Richard Dawkins

Gods always behave like the people who make them.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise,
the amazement of the Gods.
- Plato

All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings,
and so, give them the power to pull ours.
- Aldous Huxley

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
- Jean Rostand

When men destroy their old gods,
they will find new ones to take their place.
- Pearl S. Buck

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say
there are twenty gods or no God.
- Thomas Jefferson

Computers are like Old Testament gods;
lots of rules and no mercy.
- Joseph Campbell

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces
of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves,
then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
- Leon Battista Alberti

I want to know all Gods thoughts;
all the rest are just details.
- Albert Einstein

Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
- Henry David Thoreau

Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth,
come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves,
are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell
us solemn secrets of ourselves.
- Henry Timrod

The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed.
It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
- Maxine Hong Kingston

In the last fifty years science has advanced more than
in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater
powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods.
- John Boyd Orr

Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess,
and you don't find out til too late that he's been
playing with two queens all along.
- Terry Pratchett

THE GODS was my first professional band and I learned a lot during that time.
It was very cool playing with so many great musicians
as it helped me to learn.
- Ken Hensley

Leave the rest to the gods.
- Horace

Where no gods are, spectres rule.
- Novalis

Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes,
tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts.
- John Stuart Blackie

If the gods had intended for people to vote,
they would have given us candidates.
- Howard Zinn

The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
- Cyril Connolly

Shrines!
Shrines!
Surely you don't believe in the gods.
What's your argument? Where's your proof?
- Aristophanes

I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods,
feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare.
An actor must act.
- Laurence Olivier

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

Silver and gold the Gods have denied them,
whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine.
- Germanicus

And how can man die better than facing fearful odds,
for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?
- Thomas B. Macaulay

If a man loves the labour of his trade,
apart from any question of success or fame,
the gods have called him.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

In fact, it was the women in our house who were in the saddle.
If men are the gods, women are not only the presidents
but all the ministers of the government.
- Pedro Almodovar

Everytime someone ends a prayer in the Western world they say Amen -
that is the name of an Egyptian god associated with completion.
So we're still praying to their gods.
- Whitley Strieber

Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods
a man should himself lend a hand.
- Hippocrates

Anybody depending on somebody else's gods is depending
on a fox not to eat chickens.
- Zora Neale Hurston

As to gods, I have no way of knowing either that they exist or do not exist,
or what they are like.
- Protagoras

The difference between Liberty and liberties is as great as God and gods.
- Ludwig Borne

Whether gods exist or not, there is no way to get absolute certainty about ethics.
Without absolute certainty, what do we do? We do the best we can.
- Richard Stallman

Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
- Aeschylus

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods;
they have not forgotten this.
- Terry Pratchett

Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would
rather do anything than face the gods.
- Iris Murdoch

Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.
- Edmund Halley

So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind
and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Life has meaning only in the struggle.
Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.
So let us celebrate the struggle!
- Stevie Wonder

When men make gods, there is no God!
- Eugene O'Neill

Men create gods after their own image,
not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.
- Aristotle

God is one, greatest of gods and men,
not like mortals in body or thought.
- Xenophanes

People are always the start for me...
animals, when I can get into their heads,
gods, supernatural beings, immortals,
the dead...
these are all people to me.
- Tanith Lee

American Gods is about 200,000 words long,
and I'm sure there are words that are simply in there 'cause I like them.
I know I couldn't justify each and every one of them.
- Neil Gaiman

Badness you can get easily, in quantity;
the road is smooth,
and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the
immortal gods have put sweat,
and long and steep is the way to it.
- Hesiod

Our lives are not in the lap of the gods,
but in the lap of our cooks.
- Lin Yutang

Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set
out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because
trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort.
- Henry Rollins

Well, I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods.
- Imogen Cunningham

Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't
get mad they'll bite you -
but stay mad and you'll never be bitten.
Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.
- Jack Kerouac

I've been grateful enough, smart enough to take the
work with Ian McKellen in Gods And Monsters.
- Brendan Fraser

Even the most malignant gods would not continue to
inflict life upon humanity,
time without end.
- Taylor Caldwell

The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
- Theodor Adorno

The gods too are fond of a joke.
- Aristotle

The day of the absolute is over, and we're in for the strange gods once more.
- David Herbert Lawrence

You're in the lap of the gods.
If people go, they go, and if they don't.
- Sam Mendes

We often want one thing and pray for another,
not telling the truth even to the gods.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The gods help them that help themselves.
- Aesop

A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
- Emile M. Cioran

Gods always love the people who make em.
- Zora Neale Hurston


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