Idols Quotes

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


A maker of IDOLS is never an idolater.

Chinese Proverb

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.

Albert Einstein

A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

George Bernard Shaw

The idol is the measure of the worshipper.

James Russell Lowell

Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.

John Calvin

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

John Bach

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

Ayrton Senn

And if you cast down an idol, there's nothing left.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.

William Wordsworth

No graven images may be worshipped, except the currency.

Arthur Hugh Clough

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

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

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

Morris Raphael Cohen
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