Gods Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Gods

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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Those whom the gods love grow young.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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


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 ~


But if cattle and horses or lions had hands, or were able to draw with their hands and do the work that men can do, horses would draw the forms of the gods like horses, and cattle like cattle, and they would make their bodies such as they each had themselves.
~By Xenophanes ~


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


Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their relationship with the divine other, God or the gods, and with the human other, the stranger.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


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 ~


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


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


Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


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 ~


The gods behold all righteous actions.
~By Ovid ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


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


You don't go after poetry, you take what comes. Maybe the gods do it through me but I certainly do a hell of a lot of the work.
~By Phyllis Gotlieb ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Anyway, the title The War of the Insect Gods came before we had that ending, before we knew they had become gods. That we knew the evolutionary cycle they went through. Before we even knew anything about that. We had an ending.
~By Michael O'Donoghue ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Whom the gods love dies young.
~By Menander ~


Leave the rest to the gods.
~By Horace ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
~By Sophocles ~


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


Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think.
~By Adela Florence Nicolson ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


Exceeds man's might: that dwells with the gods above.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The gods too are fond of a joke.
~By Aristotle ~


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 ~


All the gods are dead except the god of war.
~By Eldridge Cleaver ~

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