Quotation Explorer - 'Idol'

Every great man is an idol, an oracle of inquiry. Don't aspire to know the former, but aspire to know the diety in his soul. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself. - Sir Arthur Eddington
For centuries after Christ, the church and other religions that use cruciform symbols have misrepresented the physical nature of Christ's death with a satanic symbol (cross), and a pagan idol (corpus). This secret has been concealed by the church for centuries after Christ. - Nwaocha Ogechukwu
You're the idol of my words, maybe a delusion or just a time traveler;Somewhere you exist. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Evil, let it never be mistaken, is real. But it is inferior. It is parasitic. It is incomplete. The moment we take counsel from it, become overwhelmed by it, or put it on an equal footing with the Good of God, it will have become something entirely more dangerous. It becomes an idol. - Tod Worner
Belief in God meant belief in the old tribal idol called Jehovah; and I would not pretend I did not know whether it existed or not. - George Bernard Shaw
The highest view of the Scriptures is not the one that seeks to make an idol of the Bible (biblicism), but the one that allows the biblical text to exalt Christ as the living Word over all creation. The Word became flesh, not ink. - David D. Flowers
One very difficult aspect of sin is that my sin never feels like sin to me. My sin feels like life to me, plain and simple. My heart is an idol factory, and my mind is an excuse-making factory. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
The media network has its idols, but its principal idol is its own style which generates an aura of winning and leaves the rest in darkness. It recognizes neither pity nor pitilessness. - John Berger
Never think that you need to protect God. Because anytime you think you need to protect God, you can be sure that you are worshipping an idol. - Stanley Hauerwas
If you hold on to what you want so tightly, it almost becomes an idol. - Joel Osteen
And one fine day the goddess of the wind kisses the foot of man, that mistreated, scorned foot, and from that kiss the soccer idol is born. He is born in a straw crib in a tin-roofed shack and he enters the world clinging to a ball. - Eduardo Galeano
If you can find no one to become your ideal to aspire to, no one to be your ultimate example, your idol, your motivation— don't fret! You can and you must become your own ultimate aspiration, your own example, your own idol, ideal, motivation! You go and be what you haven't found yet! - C. JoyBell C.
If your relationship is draining your energy, making you lose yourself and taking your attention away from God, then you are not in a relationship but a cult. You are busy creating an idol (mini-God) for yourself. - Kemi Sogunle
The argument is made that naming God is never really naming God but only naming our understanding of God. To take our ideas of the divine and hold them as if they correspond to the reality of God is thus to construct a conceptual idol built from the materials of our mind. - Peter Rollins
The sin of quick anger is an idol of the heart that is not dying to our own rights. - Ron Pearce
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