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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Whom the gods love dies young.
~By Menander ~


Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal, what need is there of the other sex, when they themselves do not require succession, since they are always about to exist?
~By Lactantius ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Leave the rest to the gods.
~By Horace ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


The difference between Liberty and liberties is as great as God and gods.
~By Ludwig Borne ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


The human mind evolved to believe in the gods. It did not evolve to believe in biology.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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March 5 ,2021
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