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Gods always love the people who make em.
Zora Neale Hurston
Gods always behave like the people who make them.
Zora Neale Hurston
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.
John Maynard Keynes
Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
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.
Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit.
If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates.
He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
Where no gods are, spectres rule.
Some gods may cross your path, but why should gods be beautiful? They could also be frightening.
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.
There are gods, but there is no God; and all gods become devils eventually.
Robert Anton Wilson
You know who my gods are, who I believe in fervently? Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson - she's probably the top - Mozart, Shakespeare, Keats. These are wonderful gods who have gotten me through the narrow straits of life.
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.
If the timing's right and the gods are with you, something special happens.
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.
Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
I talk about the gods, I am an atheist. But I am an artist too, and therefore a liar. Distrust everything I say. I am telling the truth.
Ursula K. Le Guin
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.
When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place.
Pearl S. Buck
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.
I saw my parents as gods whose every wish must be obeyed or I would suffer the penalty of anguish and guilt.
Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.
But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
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.
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.
Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
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