Quotations on Idols
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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
(Keywords: Power, Fact, Idols, Man, May, Will)
God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.
(Keywords: God, Soul, Feelings, Temple, Idols, Present)
Again, both literature and philosophy work by appealing to certain reigning idols.
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Keywords: Work, Idols, Literature, Philosophy)
Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve.
- Hernando Cortes
(Keywords: Success, War, Victory, Desire, Honor, Idols, Prosperity)
We want our idols to be dead because it makes death a much less scary place.
- Doug Coupland
(Keywords: Death, Idols, Want)
Any time you're mentioned in the same breath as Tony Esposito, for whatever reason, it's a great honor. He's one of my idols. He's one of the greatest of all time.
- Curtis Joseph
(Keywords: Time, Honor, Idols, Reason)
We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about but try to be yourself while you're doing so.
- B. B. King
(Keywords: Care, Idols, Play)
The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
- Pope John Paul II
(Keywords: Family, Society, Life, People, Comfort, Danger, Fact, Independence, Idols, Lies, Pleasure)
It would be really great if people would realize that stars are only people with the same weaknesses and flaws, not immaculate idols.
- Meg Ryan
(Keywords: People, Flaws, Idols, Stars)
As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.
- Bobby Sherman
(Keywords: Advice, Formula, Idols, Potential, Teenage)
They were marketing me as a teen idol, when the stuff on the record was not what teen idols were doing at the time.
- Rick Springfield
(Keywords: Teen, Time, Idols, Marketing)