David Blaine - The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
[ Gods Look Pleasure Sinners]
Topic:
Michael Bloomberg - For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
[ Against Gods Man Mark Misfortune Rail Upright Wise]
Topic:
William J. H. Boetcker - Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
[ Death Desire Does Gifts Gods Only]
Topic: Death
Ray Bolger - Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
[ Apart Gods His Length Lifetime Pain Whole Without]
Topic:
Tommy Bolin - Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
[ Any Except Forever Gods Live Pain Through Time Without]
Topic:
Arna Bontemps - The gods help them that help themselves.
[ Gods Help Them Themselves]
Topic:
Ralph Bunche - 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.
[ Among Discover Forces Gods Heavens Investigate Living Ourselves Planets Seem Then Truly Within]
Topic: Science
Oliver Cromwell - 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.
[ Fact Gods Government House Men Ministers Only Our Presidents Saddle Were Women]
Topic:
King Edward VIII - He was a god, such as men might be, if men were gods.
[ God Gods Men Might Such Were]
Topic:
Lucinda Franks - From this entertainment industry, may the gods of language protect us.
[ Entertainment Gods Industry Language May Protect Us]
Topic:
John Gotti - Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?
[ Argument Believe Gods Proof Shrines Surely Where Your]
Topic:
Roger Gould - 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.
[ Against Appearance Apprehensive Believing Consider Devotion Easily Gods Hand Him His Illegal Less Move Must Other Pious Put Religion Ruler Side Subjects Treatment Tyrant Uncommon Whom]
Topic:
Gunter Grass - Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.
[ After Create Form Gods Image Life Men Mode Only Own Regard Their]
Topic:
Anna Katharine Green - The gods too are fond of a joke.
[ Fond Gods Joke Too]
Topic:
Wassily Kandinsky - 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.
[ Above Beyond Eternity God Gods His Ineffable Life Mind Myriad Our Own Present Ranges Saw She Spirit Splendors These Were]
Topic:
David Naughton - 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.
[ Ambiguous Believe Desire Dreams Goddesses Gods Good Great Health Hindus Million Paradoxical Understand Want World]
Topic:
Judd Rose - 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.
[ Bee Dark Destroy Enough Exceedingly Fertilizes First Flower Four God Gods Grind History Lessons Mad Make Mills Power Robs See Sentences Slowly Small Stars Whom Would]
Topic:
Cindy Sheehan - 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.
[ Affliction Defect Either Genius Given Gods Had Him Known Man Pay Physical Some Spiritual]
Topic:
- Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts.
[ Babes Beasts Drink Gods Milk Tea Water Wine Women]
Topic:
- Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit.
[ Bear Deed Evil Foresee Fruit Gods Men Neither Nor Will]
Topic:
- Plant diseases, drought, desolation, despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages - and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
[ Ages Ancient Catastrophes Desolation Despair Diseases Drought During Gods Plant Recurrent Remedies Spirits Supernatural Were]
Topic:
- The difference between Liberty and liberties is as great as God and gods.
[ Between Difference God Gods Great Liberties Liberty]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Almost Any Cannot Century Destroys Does Feel Gods His Life Light Man Mental Mind Presence Referring See State Take Unwittingly World]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Ancient Being Bold Favor Fortune Gift Gods Good Win]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Ago Been Cultures Goddesses Gods Live Lived Most Power Solely Spiritual Stripped Their Thousand Today Two Women World Years]
Topic:
- When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place.
[ Destroy Find Gods Men New Old Ones Place Take Their Will]
Topic:
- And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.
[ Been God Gods Past]
Topic:
- Even the most malignant gods would not continue to inflict life upon humanity, time without end.
[ Continue End Even Gods Humanity Inflict Life Most Time Upon Without Would]
Topic:
- Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
[ Computers Gods Lots Mercy Old Rules Testament]
Topic: Computers
- 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.
[ Back Ceaselessly Condemned Dreadful Fall Futile Gods Had Hopeless Labor More Mountain Own Punishment Reason Rock Rolling Some Stone Than Thought Top Weight Whence Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Conditions Cults Does Emotional Father First Gives Goddesses Gods Invented Just Life Mother Myths Notion Place Price Real Revival Satisfaction Silly These Were Why Woman]
Topic:
- Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very much.
[ Annoys Appear Gods Invoke Much Never Really Them Unless Very Want]
Topic:
- Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
[ Altar Always Away Corn Destroying Gods Mean Our Ritual Something Throwing Upon Will Wine]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Any Assert Believe Cannot Gods Had Humanity Itself Love Often Perhaps Sufficient Them Thinkers Those Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ After Among Because Bought Chiefly Contemplating Curtain Derived Genuine Gods Greatly Had His Household Lace Matter Painting Placed Pleasure Possessions Rare Valued Were]
Topic:
- We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
[ Both Commonwealth Conceive Gods Members Men Must Universe Which Whole]
Topic:
- A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
[ Civilization Destroyed Gods Only]
Topic:
- All the gods are dead except the god of war.
[ Dead Except God Gods War]
Topic:
- Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
[ Above Gods Infinity Known Mysteries Mystery Ours Own Theirs]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Anything Door Every Gift Gods Human Incurable Knowledge Literally Make Open Optimist Problem Should Solve Think Through]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Anger Art Asked Give Go Gods Little Near Speak Steps These Thou Three Truth Wilt Yield]
Topic:
- Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
[ Call Destroy First Gods Promising Whom Wish]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Gift Gods Happen Heart Marriage Memories Ones Reruns Same Savor Then Two Your]
Topic:
- To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
[ Book Gods Mankind Message Never Published Should]
Topic:
- I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods.
[ Beings Gods Human Into Making Them Turn]
Topic:
- Well, I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods.
[ Beings Gods Human Into Making Them Turn Well]
Topic:
- We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
[ Atheists Believed Ever Further Go God Gods Just Most Societies Some Us]
Topic:
- Were there no women, men might live like gods.
[ Gods Live Men Might Were Women]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Because Blindness Excepting Folly Gifts Give Gods Good Injurious Into Men Now Old Only Own Stumble Their Them Themselves These Things Those Useless]
Topic:
- No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods.
[ Any Apply Friends Gods Help Himself His Man Right Willing]
Topic:
- I do not know whether there are gods, but there ought to be.
[ Gods Know Ought Whether]
Topic:
- It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
[ Godlike Gods Little Men Nothing Privilege Want]
Topic:
- Happy is he who has gained the wealth of divine thoughts, wretched is he whose beliefs about the gods are dark.
[ Beliefs Dark Divine Gained Gods Happy Thoughts Wealth Whose Wretched]
Topic:
- It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
[ Folly Gods Himself Man Obtain Power Pray Which]
Topic: Power
- 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.
[ Accept Conscience Curse Dream Gain Gods Had Man Moral Order Right Them]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Amadeus Anybody Belong Boy Genius Go Gods Kind Loved Make Mozart Play Presented Put Silly Takes Things Together Whom Work Yet]
Topic:
- I've been grateful enough, smart enough to take the work with Ian McKellen in Gods And Monsters.
[ Been Enough Gods Grateful Ian Mckellen Monsters Smart Take Work]
Topic:
- 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.
[ American Cause Each Every Gods Justify Know Long Simply Sure Them Words]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Been Beg Binary Bow Coming Computer Day Design Down Every Evolution Fist Gods Knee Mercy Question Quickly Silicon Simple Since Software Want Will World Your]
Topic:
- Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine.
[ Am Denied Determine Gods Gold Mercy Silver Them Unable Whether Wrath]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Again Also Forgotten Gods Hopefully Important Lap Lasts Liked Lucky Might Minute Month Others Perhaps Picked Some Then Thing Things Up Week Whether Work Year]
Topic:
- 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.
[ After Certainly Comes Go Gods Hell Lot Maybe Poetry Take Through Work]
Topic:
- Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many things fall out betweene the cup and the lip.
[ Cup Determine Dispose Fall Gods Lip Many Men Oft Out Things Though Times]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Always Court Disaster Forces Gods Listening Much Never Retribution Seemed Self-Satisfaction Sleep Soon Such Sure Talking Tempting Thing Too Way]
Topic:
- Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.
[ Approach Gods May Mortal Nearer]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Beginning Believe Did End Gods Greeks His Inevitable Man Melodrama Mercy Nobody Own Probably Problems Solve Then Tragedy Will Write]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Band Cool During First Gods Great Helped Learn Learned Lot Many Musicians Playing Professional Time Very]
Topic:
- But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.
[ Gods Great How Jealous Know Success These Yours]
Topic:
- The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
[ Gods Greater Loves Punish Rest Than Whatever]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Badness Close Easily Excellence Front Get Gods Immortal Lies Long Put Quantity Road Smooth Steep Sweat Way]
Topic:
- Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
[ Calling Gods Good Hand Himself Indeed Lend Man Prayer Should While]
Topic:
- Leave the rest to the gods.
[ Gods Leave Rest]
Topic:
- The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
[ Arouse Being Ecstasy Envy Forgiven Forgiving Forms Gods Ineffable Joy Might Well]
Topic: Forgiveness
- Anybody depending on somebody else's gods is depending on a fox not to eat chickens.
[ Anybody Chickens Depending Eat Else Fox Gods Somebody]
Topic:
- Gods always behave like the people who make them.
[ Always Behave Gods Make Them]
Topic:
- Gods always love the people who make em.
[ Always Em Gods Love Make]
Topic:
- All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.
[ Give Gods Homemade Ours Power Pull Strings Their Them]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Been Beginning Communism Convent Converted During Earth Educated Father God Gods Had Heaven Most Mother Period Rampant She Stalin Two]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Been Cost Crammed Easily Fairly Few Generally God Gods Heaven Little Made Market Material Nations Phantoms Poor Raw These Were]
Topic:
- It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.
[ Does God Gods Injury Neighbor Say Twenty]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Bite Bitten Dogs Get Gods Humility Long Mad Mankind Never Respect Sorrow Stay]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Another Avarice Every Fair Foul Gods Hundred Least Little Longer Must Our Ourselves Precaution Pretend Still Useful Years]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Advances Back Backwards Beginning Beings Bored Boredom Created Evil Gods Goes Human Root Since Spreads Then Therefore Traced Very Were Wonder World]
Topic:
- The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
[ Appear Displayed Favored Gods Graceful Hard More Much Sweat Work]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Been Devoutly Else Gods Heart Held Holds Jesus Loved Man Other Place Which World Worshipped]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Bottom Call Died Gods Heroes Mind Myths Need Never Old Only Our Race Represent Sleeping Them Waiting Wisdom]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Adds Concerning Crete Enumerated Gods Having His Island Nature Said Saturn Shown Son Theologians Third Three Tomb Treatise Were]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Being Compels God Gods Greatest Highest Incapable Incorruptible Must Necessity Obey Other Perfect Power Subject Suffering Therefore Title Whom]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Adorned Amplified Confess Exploits Frequently Gods Governed Held Highest However Mind Much Poems Poets Praises Spirit Their Therefore Things Together Very Yet]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Admits Among Deem Discuss Divided Else Functions God Gods Great Many Matters Nothing Places Power Proper Say Their Themselves Therefore These Those Which Will Yet]
Topic:
- 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?
[ Always Eternal Exist Gods Immortal Need Other Require Sex Since Succession Themselves Therefore]
Topic:
- The day of the absolute is over, and we're in for the strange gods once more.
[ Absolute Day Gods More Once Over Strange]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Always Animals Beings Dead Get Gods Heads Immortals Into Start Supernatural Their These]
Topic:
- The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
[ Conceal Death Endure Gods Happiness Life May Men]
Topic:
- And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?
[ Ashes Better Die Facing Fathers Fearful Gods His How Man Odds Temples Than]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Achieve Argue Awakens Certain Contest Creation Devil Devils Gods Hero His Inhabit Man May More Part Ultimately Vision Will Would]
Topic:
- Whom the gods love dies young.
[ Dies Gods Love Whom Young]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Board Easy God Gods Imagine Impossible Just Omnipotent Quite Run Universe Wise]
Topic: Imagination
- You're in the lap of the gods. If people go, they go, and if they don't.
[ Go Gods Lap]
Topic:
- If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
[ Become Believe Cease Day Gods Men Surely Then Will Worms]
Topic:
- Some gods may cross your path, but why should gods be beautiful? They could also be frightening.
[ Also Beautiful Could Cross Frightening Gods May Path Should Some Why Your]
Topic:
- Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.
[ Anything Art Cunning Face Final Gods Human Rather Soul Than Which Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Been Gods Grandmother How Indebted Latest Organization Page Related Screwed Uncle Whom Whose Working]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Drink Fight Gods Judged Love Men Nor Quality Serve Should Sin Skin Their Think Thought Tint Vintage Way]
Topic:
- Where no gods are, spectres rule.
[ Gods Rule Where]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Anything Anyway Become Before Came Cycle Ending Even Evolutionary Gods Had Insect Knew Through Title War Went]
Topic:
- When men make gods, there is no God!
[ God Gods Make Men]
Topic:
- I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare. An actor must act.
[ Act Actor Away Caviar Feeding Gods Head Must Shakespeare Should Slightly Soaring Tilted Toward]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Advanced Ancients Ascribed Fifty Forces Given Gods Greater Last Mankind More Nature Over Powers Previous Science Than Their Years]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Destroy Destruction Fear First Gods Hatred Mad Make May Neurosis Prelude Propaganda Said Stirred Those Up War Well Whom Wish]
Topic:
- It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
[ Believe Convenient Gods Us]
Topic:
- The gods behold all righteous actions.
[ Actions Behold Gods Righteous]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Able Concern Definition Fend God Gods Help May Men More Powerful Proving Quite Siblings Such Than Themselves Thing Thus Without]
Topic:
- Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
[ Amazement Gods Good Joy Love Wise Wonder]
Topic: Love
- The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
[ Gods Intolerable Man Service Tolerable]
Topic:
- Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
[ Beginning Every Gods Good Man Truth]
Topic:
- He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
[ Dies Gods Health His Judgments Love Senses Sound While Whom Young]
Topic:
- Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
[ Beasts Between Gods Mankind Midway Poised]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Among Benefits Crowns Enjoy Entitled Even Gods Honour Indebted Individuals Numbered Only Palms Public Since Them Therefore These Think Well Writers]
Topic:
- Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
[ Angels Gods Men Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Aiming Angels Aspiring Best Fell Gods Houses Men Pride Rebel Still Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Artist Artists Called Craft Does Gods His Live Modern Must Show Strife Those Uninteresting Violence Violent Whose Work]
Topic:
- He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting "All the Gods are bastards."
[ Armour Bastards Copper During Gods Person Shouting Sort Stood Wet]
Topic:
- In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
[ Ancient Cats Forgotten Gods Times Were Worshipped]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Along Been Chess Dice Fate Find Gods Late Most Out Playing Plays Queens Throw Til Too Two]
Topic:
- As to gods, I have no way of knowing either that they exist or do not exist, or what they are like.
[ Either Exist Gods Knowing Way]
Topic:
- Thank the Gods! My misery exceeds all my hopes!
[ Exceeds Gods Hopes Misery Thank]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Divine God Gods Human Live Most Narrative Other Relationship Religions Shapes Stranger Their]
Topic:
- The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imagine that there could be other gods.
[ Cannot Could Different Gods Himself Imagine Knows Lover Other Worship]
Topic:
- Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
[ Distorts Earthly False Gods Humor Laughed Nothing Off Only Pedestals Their]
Topic: Humor
- 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.
[ Because Effort Gods Great Impress Journeys Just Men Old Out Set Stories Tell Think Time Trying Why Worth]
Topic:
- Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
[ Before Being Even Gods Made Men Science Us Worthy]
Topic: Science
- 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.
[ Atheism Denies Fashioned Gods Human Image Interests Men Only Own Piety Servants Spinoza Their Towards True Universe]
Topic:
- That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could be on so great a subject.
[ Anything Brief Could Created Fear First Gods Great Perhaps Subject True]
Topic:
- Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
[ Against Contend Gods Stupidity Themselves Vain Very]
Topic:
- With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
[ Gods Struggle Stupidity Themselves Vain]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Am Assert Capabilities Choose Commandment Different Feminism First Gods Men Often Roles Shalt Strange Thou Tolerate Woman Women]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Advertisements Advertising Americans Bow Culture Equally Find Gods Indications Part Popular Ridiculous Signs Silly]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Curse Did Everything Family Gets Gods Greek His King Mythology Out Remind Richest Something Ultimately Wants]
Topic:
- We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods.
[ Another Even Gods Often Pray Telling Thing Truth Want]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Able After Appetites Envied Fit Found Gods Hunger Meals Might Months Ourselves Suddenly Want]
Topic:
- As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
[ Boys Flies Gods Kill Sport Their Us Wanton]
Topic:
- The weather is perfect. The gods are shining on us.
[ Gods Perfect Shining Us Weather]
Topic:
- We are making gods out of global celebrities.
[ Celebrities Global Gods Making Out]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Born Certain Conduct Fellow-Men Fixed General Gods Him His Into Man Member Position Prescribed Relation Religion Scheme Side Simply Society Surely Thus]
Topic:
- The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
[ Gods Interpreters Only Poets]
Topic:
- The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
[ Gifts Gods Good Highest Mankind Plant Reason]
Topic:
- To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
[ Belongs Evil Gods Live Only Without]
Topic:
- If the timing's right and the gods are with you, something special happens.
[ Gods Happens Right Something Special Timing]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Absolute Best Certainty Ethics Exist Get Gods Way Whether Without]
Topic:
- Fear created the first gods in the world.
[ Created Fear First Gods World]
Topic:
- If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.
[ Any Apart Called Fame Gods Him His Labour Loves Man Question Success Trade]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Amen Associated Completion Egyptian Ends Everytime God Gods Name Prayer Praying Say Someone Still Their Western World]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Brief Dead Even Ever Fear Free Gods Hope Life Lives Living Love May Men Much Never Rise River Safe Sea Set Somewhere Thank Thanksgiving Too Up Whatever Winds]
Topic:
- The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.
[ Cannot Gifts Gods Recall Their Themselves]
Topic:
- I have with me two gods, Persuasion and Compulsion.
[ Compulsion Gods Persuasion Two]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Come Deep Demons Dreams Each Elves Gods Hearts Lesson Our Ourselves Secrets Shape Solemn Tell Truth Us]
Topic:
- I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.
[ Any Concern Either Evil Gods Good Myself Nor Serve Spirits]
Topic:
- Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer.
[ Bravely Face Fear Gods Loathing Look Offer Upon Whatever World]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Art Cooperate Divine Each Eight Enlightened Every God Gods Great Land Million Peace Practice Room Them Very World]
Topic:
- Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
[ Cease Changed Decrees Gods Prayers Think]
Topic:
- From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
[ Despise Example Gods Just Learn]
Topic:
- We're entertainers, while people want us to be gods.
[ Entertainers Gods Us Want While]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Am Come Differ Dread During Gods Hope Immortality Kings Known Life Lost Much Only Other Own Past Prey Sake Seen Too Vain Weary Write Writers]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Art Being Creeds Gods Just Kind Many Needs Paths Sad While Wind World]
Topic:
- The human mind evolved to believe in the gods. It did not evolve to believe in biology.
[ Believe Biology Did Evolve Evolved Gods Human Mind]
Topic:
- There are gods, but there is no God; and all gods become devils eventually.
[ Become Devils Eventually God Gods]
Topic:
- Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!
[ Celebrate Defeat Gods Hands Life Meaning Only Struggle Triumph Us]
Topic:
- I saw my parents as gods whose every wish must be obeyed or I would suffer the penalty of anguish and guilt.
[ Anguish Every Gods Guilt Must Obeyed Parents Penalty Saw Suffer Whose Wish Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Able Bodies Cattle Draw Each Forms Gods Had Hands Horses Lions Make Men Such Their Themselves Were Work Would]
Topic:
- God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.
[ Body God Gods Greatest Men Mortals Thought]
Topic:
- Men create the gods in their own image.
[ Create Gods Image Men Own Their]
Topic:
- Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.
[ Cooks Gods Lap Lives Our]
Topic:
- If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates.
[ Candidates Given Gods Had Intended Us Vote Would]
Topic:
- Fate is never too generous even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed.
[ Deed Even Fate Favorites Generous Gods Grant Immortal More Mortal Never Rarely Than Too]
Topic: