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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.
The gods are watching, but idly, yawning.
To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
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.
From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
The gods behold all righteous actions.
The day of the absolute is over, and we're in for the strange gods once more.
David Herbert Lawrence
The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.
Every movement that slays its gods creates new ones, of course. I loathe talk of the sixties and seventies being a 'Greatest Generation' of artists, but if we're going to use such idiotic appellations, let this one also be applied to the artists, curators, and gallerists who emerged in the first half of the nineties.
The art gods cooked up something special for James Ensor.
It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
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.
Charles A. Beard
I do not know whether there are gods, but there ought to be.
A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
Emile M. Cioran
Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!
The gods help them that help themselves.
The thing about playing gods, whether you're playing Thor and Loki or Greco Roman gods or Indian gods or characters in any mythology, the reason that gods were invented was because they were basically larger versions of ourselves.
In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our shared hopes, dreams and apocalyptic nightmares can be projected and played out.
Even if you don't believe in God, exploring fully the idea of a god or gods should pose no threat to you.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
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.
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.
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