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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


He greatly valued his possessions, chiefly because they were his, and derived genuine pleasure from contemplating a painting, a statuette, a rare lace curtain - no matter what - after he had bought it and placed it among his household gods.
~By Kate Chopin ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly.
~By Democritus ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


The gods behold all righteous actions.
~By Ovid ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I do not know whether there are gods, but there ought to be.
~By Diogenes ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


Whom the gods love dies young.
~By Menander ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
~By Alexander Pope ~


If you believe, as the Greeks did, that man is at the mercy of the gods, then you write tragedy. The end is inevitable from the beginning. But if you believe that man can solve his own problems and is at nobody's mercy, then you will probably write melodrama.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
~By Virgil ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~

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