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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
~By Virgil ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare. An actor must act.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


The gods behold all righteous actions.
~By Ovid ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
~By Sophocles ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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