Gods Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Gods

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


There may or may not be a God or gods; the Siblings do not concern themselves with proving or disproving such a thing. By definition, gods are more powerful than men, and thus quite able to fend for themselves without help.
~By Steve Perry ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


The latest page I've been working is about the organization of the pantheon of the gods. Who's indebted to whom, how they are related, who screwed whose uncle or grandmother, all of that.
~By Ben Nicholson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Men create the gods in their own image.
~By Xenophanes ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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


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


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


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


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

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June 25 ,2022
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