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We are making gods out of global celebrities.
~By Elizabeth Joan Smith ~


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


Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


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.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could be on so great a subject.
~By George Santayana ~


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


Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
~By Plato ~


All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don't win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold.
~By Anita Brookner ~


If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
~By Henry Miller ~


He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting "All the Gods are bastards."
~By Terry Pratchett ~


She saw the myriad gods, and beyond God his own ineffable eternity; she saw that there were ranges of life beyond our present life, ranges of mind beyond our present mind and above these she saw the splendors of the spirit.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


There are gods, but there is no God; and all gods become devils eventually.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


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


Fear created the first gods in the world.
~By Caecilius Statius ~


The gods are watching, but idly, yawning.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


Anybody can put things together that belong together. to put things together that don't go together, and make it work, that takes genius like Mozart's. Yet he is presented in the play Amadeus as a kind of silly boy whom the gods loved.
~By Lukas Foss ~


I have with me two gods, Persuasion and Compulsion.
~By Themistocles ~


Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
~By Aeschylus ~


Where no gods are, spectres rule.
~By Novalis ~


As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Happy is he who has gained the wealth of divine thoughts, wretched is he whose beliefs about the gods are dark.
~By Empedocles ~


Two thousand years ago, we lived in a world of Gods and Goddesses. Today, we live in a world solely of Gods. Women in most cultures have been stripped of their spiritual power.
~By Dan Brown ~


To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


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.
~By Henry Timrod ~


Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very much.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
~By Alexander Pope ~


He was a god, such as men might be, if men were gods.
~By Maxwell Anderson ~


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


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


We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.
~By Bill Gates ~


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


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.
~By Lactantius ~


And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.
~By Samuel Butler ~


No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods.
~By Demosthenes ~


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.
~By Leon Battista Alberti ~


The gods help them that help themselves.
~By Aesop ~


Leave the rest to the gods.
~By Horace ~


Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.
~By Stanley Kunitz ~


It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
~By Diogenes ~


A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
~By William Faulkner ~


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


The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.
~By Albert Camus ~


I saw my parents as gods whose every wish must be obeyed or I would suffer the penalty of anguish and guilt.
~By Natalie Wood ~


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.
~By Lactantius ~


All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
~By Charles A. Beard ~


My mother had been educated at a convent, and she had been converted to communism by my father during Stalin's most rampant period, at the beginning of the 1930s. So she had two gods, God in heaven and god on earth.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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


The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
~By Socrates ~


My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.
~By George Santayana ~


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.
~By Bill Cosby ~


The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imagine that there could be other gods.
~By Theodor Reik ~


The human mind evolved to believe in the gods. It did not evolve to believe in biology.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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


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.
~By Ken Hensley ~


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


Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation.
~By Norman Mailer ~


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


Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man.
~By David Bowie ~


Plant diseases, drought, desolation, despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages - and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


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


I don't think so, but it's always in the back of my mind that many of the soldiers being wounded and killed in Iraq are about the same age as my kids. My godson is going over soon, so the war's about to get personal for me.
~By Garry Trudeau ~


If there are signs that Americans bow to the gods of advertising, there are equally indications that people find the gods ridiculous. It is part of the popular culture that advertisements are silly.
~By Michael Schudson ~


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


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.
~By Tanith Lee ~


Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many things fall out betweene the cup and the lip.
~By Robert Greene ~


The weather is perfect. The gods are shining on us.
~By Frank Shorter ~


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


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


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.
~By Richard Stallman ~


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


It is great good health to believe, as the Hindus do, that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world. It is great good health to want to understand one's dreams. It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical.
~By Clive Barker ~


Thank the Gods! My misery exceeds all my hopes!
~By Jean Racine ~


I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit.
~By Bodhidharma ~


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


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


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


There is such a thing as tempting the gods. Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep.
~By Meg Greenfield ~


The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
~By Herodotus ~


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.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


After months of want and hunger, we suddenly found ourselves able to have meals fit for the gods, and with appetites the gods might have envied.
~By Ernest Shackleton ~


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


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


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


With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


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


Thus a man was born into a fixed relation to certain gods as surely as he was born into a relation to his fellow-men; and his religion... was simply one side of the general scheme of conduct prescribed for him by his position as a member of society.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


Commercial jobs are pretty easily adjustable because they only take a few hours to complete, which is one of the reasons they are a Godsend to the actor.
~By Thayer David ~


Godspell was a good leap for me, it was a good shop window.
~By Jeremy Irons ~


The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
~By Lucan ~


Whom the gods love dies young.
~By Menander ~


Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
~By Confucius ~


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.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


It is said that those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad. It may well be that a war neurosis stirred up by propaganda of fear and hatred is the prelude to destruction.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
~By Plotinus ~

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