Idols Quotes

A maker of IDOLS is never an idolater.

Chinese Proverb

God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.


The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone, the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.

George Bernard Shaw

There are four classes of Idols which beset men's minds. To these for distinction's sake I have assigned names calling the first class, Idols of the Tribe ; the second, Idols of the Cave; the third, Idols of the Market-Place; the fourth, Idols of the Theater.

Francis Bacon

Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.


At least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols.

Aldous Huxley

I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.

Ayrton Senn

Idolatry is really not good for anyone. Not even the idols.

John Bach

The savage bows down to IDOLS of wood and stone: the civilized man to IDOLS of flesh and blood.

George Bernard Shaw

There is iconoclasm in the excessively intellectual, and they delight in destroying their dearest moral or sentimental idols, the better to prove their strength.

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget

Kids today are looking for idols, but sometimes they look too far... They don't have to look any farther than their home because those are the people that love you. They are the real heroes

Bobby Bonilla

Again, both literature and philosophy work by appealing to certain reigning idols.

Morris Raphael Cohen

All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.

Simone de Beauvoir

When men have gone so far as to talk as though their idols have come to life, it is time that someone broke them.

Richard H. Tawney

As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.

Bobby Sherman

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