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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Whom the gods love dies young.
~By Menander ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Anybody depending on somebody else's gods is depending on a fox not to eat chickens.
~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 ~


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


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 the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates.
~By Howard Zinn ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


Leave the rest to the gods.
~By Horace ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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