Gods Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Gods

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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 ~


Were there no women, men might live like gods.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
~By Aristotle ~


You can do anything you think you can. This knowledge is literally the gift of the gods, for through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door.
~By Robert Collier ~


No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.
~By John Knox ~


The modern artist must live by craft and violence. His gods are violent gods. Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife, are uninteresting.
~By Ezra Pound ~


The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


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 ~


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.
~By Whitley Strieber ~


For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
~By Aeschylus ~


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


There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are - more humane.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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


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


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


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


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


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.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


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


It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


From this entertainment industry, may the gods of language protect us.
~By David Antin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
~By Plato ~


The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


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 ~


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.
~By Hesiod ~


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


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.
~By Henry Rollins ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


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


Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.
~By Edmund Halley ~


Some gods may cross your path, but why should gods be beautiful? They could also be frightening.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


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


Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place.
~By Angela Carter ~


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 ~


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


To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Leave the rest to the gods.
~By Horace ~


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


We're entertainers, while people want us to be gods.
~By Donnie Wahlberg ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


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


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


It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
~By Ovid ~


Things are forgotten and then perhaps picked up again, if we're lucky, it lasts... if not, then it's in the lap of the gods. The important thing was to do some work that I liked and hopefully that some others might also like, whether for a minute, a week, a month, a year.
~By Tom Glazer ~


Fate is never too generous even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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?
~By Lactantius ~


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 ~


For at least another hundred years we must pretend to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair; for foul is useful and fair is not. Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


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.
~By Lactantius ~


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


During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come.
~By Mika Waltari ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Lactantius ~


The gods behold all righteous actions.
~By Ovid ~


Pizza Express has been a real godsend for me. I've been working there for several years, six weeks a year. You can go to work every night and play. It's a nice little club. It's just about the right size for me, about 150 people.
~By Mose Allison ~


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


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 ~


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


Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


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


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


Since, therefore, individuals as well as the public are so indebted to these writers for the benefits they enjoy, I think them not only entitled to the honour of palms and crowns, but even to be numbered among the gods.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


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


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 ~


From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
~By Algernon Charles Swinburne ~


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 ~


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 ~


But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.
~By Herodotus ~


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


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 ~


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


If the timing's right and the gods are with you, something special happens.
~By Rick Springfield ~


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 ~


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 ~


And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman; thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


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

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