Quotation Explorer - 'Image'

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Music and image has continued to get more extreme as the world gets more extreme. We are the consequence of the modern decaying civilization. - Marilyn Manson
The person who has a highly evolved will they think, they build an image and they focus on that image. - Bob Proctor
...but God fears woman even more than He fears the devil -and is right to. She, with her power to bring life into the world, was truly made in the image of the Creator, not man... - Joe Hill
A great artist paints a picture on the canvas of his mind using the colors of his love and imagination before transferring the image onto a real canvas. - Debasish Mridha
When we observe the words printed in a book, its paper, seemingly a foot away, is not being perceived--the image, the paper, is the perception. - Robert Lanza
Beware of puny two-legged creatures claiming to be made in the image of god. - Marty Rubin
Augustine taught that true freedom is not choice or lack of constraint, but being what you are meant to be. Humans were created in the image of God. True freedom, then, is not found in moving away from that image but only in living it out. - Augustine of Hippo
Jesus conformed to our image so we could be transformed into His likeness - John Paul Warren
Girls, watch out for the bad guys!...there are those capable of showering their resources on you just to dance on top of you, and finally destroy your good image and reputation. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The person identifies with the image the others have created of him on Facebook, and this image in turn guides his life and actions. He comes to believe that his public image (with the comments underneath it) is who he is. - Nicos Hadjicostis
When you become the image of your own imagination, it's the most powerful thing you could ever do. - RuPaul
We are created for the sake of love. When we experience love in family life, it is heavenly, but it is still only an image of the greater glory we hope to behold in heaven. - Scott Hahn
Self-love is when you are genuinely happy not with the image you see in the mirror, but the person you see. - Kaiylah Muhammad
Failing conventionally is the route to go; as a group, lemmings may have a rotten image, but no individual lemming has ever received bad press - Warren Buffett
Man had created God in his own image, not the other way around. He had done it through sheer terror, and who could blame him? Unfortunately he had made too good a job. The god he had invented was just as cruel and careless as man himself. Not a deity to whom one should seriously address a prayer. - Richard Herley
Sitting there most of the night," she said, "I had a crazy kind of image. Do you think two sick twisted 'trees ever made bonsai out of one another? - Theodore Sturgeon
The best endings resonate because they echo a word, phrase, or image from earlier in the story, and the reader is prompted to think back to that reference and speculate on a deeper meaning. - James Plath
The structure of a 'writing schedule' is only there as a frame. You provide the image, the emotion, and the sentiment in your own time. - Dr Margaret Aranda
I am now a faded image of my former being,I let that persona go.I like myself for who I am and I choose to be, me. - Tina J. Richardson
To limit the ways our daughters can legitimately function as stewards/rulers further devalues the image of God in them and continues the imbalance and distortion of God's plan. - Lisa Graham McMinn
A Christian is the person who studies the life of Christ and carries His image in himself in order to be like Him - Sunday Adelaja
Sine doctrina vita est quasi mortis imago" [Without learning, life is but the image of death] - Dionysius Cato
The last image I registered was Ethan and my hand linked, bound and unbreakable. - Erica Sehyun Song
We want big results-sooner rather than later. And we've forgotten that God showers his extraordinary gifts through ordinary means of grace, loves us through ordinary fellow image bearers, and sends us into the world to love and serve others in ordinary callings. Michael Horton, Ordinary, 14 - Michael S. Horton
You are priceless— fearfully and wonderfully made. God shaped and modeled you in your mother's womb. God created you in his own image. You were created, redeemed, and are deeply loved and valued by God. Therefore, the man who wants to be involved with you should have to count the cost. - Michelle McKinney Hammond
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache. - G. K. Chesterton
If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Maybe because it's entirely an artist's eye, patience and skill that makes an image and not his tools. - Ken Rockwell
No sight better expresses the politics of aid, the dynamics of the West and the developing countries, than the image of children, happy or in need. - Zia Haider Rahman
The atheist staring from his attic window is often nearer to God than the believer caught up in his own false image of God. - Martin Buber
He’s a scientist. He’s never cried. He flips through Googled image searches of burn victims while he touches himself. - Christy Leigh Stewart
I often think of the image only I can see now, and of which I’ve never spoken. It’s always there, in the same silence, amazing. It’s the only image of myself I like, the only one in which I recognize myself, in which I delight - Marguerite Duras
No thought is born in me that does not bear the image of death. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world? - Christopher Hitchens
It is when you lose sight of yourself, that you lose your way. To keep your truth in sight you must keep yourself in sight and the world to you should be a mirror to reflect to you your image; the world should be a mirror that you reflect upon. - C. JoyBell C.
The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. That's the message we're brought up with, isn't it? Believe or die! Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options. - Bill Hicks
The Christian worldview, contra-postmodernism, understands language not as a Self-referential, merely human and ultimately arbitrary system of signs that is reducible to contingent cultural factors, but it has the gift of a rational God entrusted to beings made in his own image and likeness. - Douglas Groothuis
The planet's tyrant, dotard Death, had held his gray mirror before them for a moment and shown them the image of things to come. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Before you do anything, think. If you do something to try and impress someone, to be loved, accepted or even to get someone's attention, stop and think. So many people are busy trying to create an image, they die in the process. - Salma Hayek
I tried to believe that there is a God, who created each of us in His own image and likeness, loves us very much, and keeps a close eye on things. I really tried to believe that, but I gotta tell you, the longer you live, the more you look around, the more you realize, something is fucked up. - George Carlin
Art makes murder into the supreme image of Beauty and in doing so sets free the vengeful God. (referring to Jean Lorrain's LE VICE ERRANT) - Jennifer Birkett
Men always makes gods in their own image. - Xenophanes
I would suggest that our imagination is a tiny shard of God’s infinite genius that we have within us simply because we were created in God’s image. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There are 2 versions of Self Image. Inner and Outer.Get in touch with the inner self image and dispose of any concept of the outer world. Feel the energy that comes from this image and start being true from source of this energy. The source of god. - Matthew Donnelly
People will print what they will capturing but try to give the real image through positive thinking for that you will prove them how they are wrong! - Bruce Mbanzabugabo
Only he qualifies to be an INDIVIDUAL, who has created an IMAGE for himself, in tune with his INTRINSIC NATURE, for majority only succumb to the human stupidity and perish! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Sin is nothing more than a most extreme form of amnesia. It is forgetting who were when we were created as a spirit that came forth from the heart of God the Father—as a spirit made in His sinless image. - Praying Medic
We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them. - Anaïs Nin
We believe that all men are created equal because they are created in the image of God.
Now my love is thaw'd; which, like a waxen image 'gainst a fire, bears no impression of the thing it was. - William Shakespeare
A person’s words reflect the image of his character and the amount of truth and lies in it is always visible to the human heart than ordinary eyes. - Testy McTesterson
I wanted nothing more than her attention. Her thoughts filled with me. Her eyes lost in my image. I wanted her so badly I didn't even realize I lost myself in the process. Now, when I look in the mirror, I only see her... where is me? - Hubert Martin
A douchebag has an image to maintain. He is not real. He is the kind of guy who will change his last name into something cooler and more impressive. - Cory Duchesne
In the beginning Man created God; and in the image of Man created he him. - Jethro Tull
Reflect who you truly are even when people try to tempt you to reflect the wrong image of yourself. - Cyc Jouzy
Religion imprisons God. By its own accord, if we are made in the image and likeness of God, then His condemnation of the sinner is an act of hypocrisy. I believe God to be greater than that. - Steve Maraboli
What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself.
...To see your life flow in obscurity among the treasures of the heart and of nature, happy in your anonymity, and to occasionally lose yourself in reading or in the pleasure of being a sensitive admirer of the fine arts; that’s the image of modern life you’re looking for! - Paul-Amadeus Dienach
Jesus taught us how to pray because The Lord's Prayer is the spiritual image of the Ten Commandments. - Felix Wantang
It has been acknowledged by many that an actor often plays the character in a reel life better than other contenders only if that projected picture role or image is opposite to his/her actual nature in a real life. It is usually a good method to know the true identity of a Cine and TV personality. - Anuj Somany
Isn't it what life is about, after all? A series of images that pass us by like towns as you cross along a long road? Then suddenly, a scenario stands and we know that image, that moment and all the feelings connected to it will remain alive no matter what? - Angélica Calheiros - Nove dias para amar
Like too much alcohol,self-consciousness makes us see ourselves double, and we make the double image for two selves - mental and material, controlling and controlled, reflective and spontaneous. Thus instead of suffering we suffer about suffering, and suffer about suffering about suffering. - Alan W. Watts
EGO means attachment to layers of our unexamined thoughts and illusions.We avoid self inquiry because it shatters our belief system and false image. - Aditya Ajmera
And I loved the whole idea behind the story, which is that you're beautiful, so don't let other people tell you that you're not just because you don't look like the people in magazines. Or because you're not that weird ideal body image that's out there right now. - Mike Myers
We are therefore constantly on the road, straying from one mental image to the next, and identify with these images, and derive our identity from the images. - Frank Wanderer
If god created man in his own image, how come I'm not invisible? - David Powers
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated."(Notebooks) - Voltaire
When my mother died and left me all alone, I began to realize that some things, like being loved, were more important than one's image, money, and accomplishments. - J. Matthew Nespoli
By freeze-framing the image of our lifestyle, by stopping our mental clock at times and letting time flow, 'psychological' time can replace 'chronological' time and our human condition can be called into question. This opens the door to a new challenge and a new future. ( "Svp "Arrêt sur image" ) - Erik Pevernagie
The only truly logical explanation that gives credence to the fact that information does not come from non-information, is that some outside force some uncaused cause existed before us and formed us in His image. If there is a creation there must be a creator. - J.W. Lord
If we can cease envisaging ourselves as metaphorical foetuses, and substitute the image of a newborn child, then that will be at least a small intellectual advance. In time, perhaps, we may even learn to toddle. - Salman Rushdie
Vampire doesn’t see his image. Even less in the holy water. (Vampire ne voit son image. - Encore moins dans l'eau bénite.) - Charles de Leusse
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God. - Mary Daly
Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men's souls, and a beautiful image it is. - Blaise Pascal
I think computer viruses should count as life ... I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image. - Stephen Hawking
Even in our own lives, we often struggle with a God who is real, who created us, who cares for us, and desires to know us. Yet from the start, God has made clear that you and I are made in his image, on purpose and for a purpose. - Dillon Burroughs
The Ego uses the mind as a means of spiritual search. It is through the mind that the Ego intends to understand what is beyond mind and forms. The mind in this way prepares the mental image of enlightenment, seeking, happiness etc. - Frank Wanderer
BOTTLE-NOSED, adj. Having a nose created in the image of its maker. - Ambrose Bierce
Go to church to learn about forgiveness; come back to become a forgiver! Go to church and learn about kindness; come back to become a kind person! If things go like that, you will be a true image of Christ after going to church only 10 times on 10 Sundays! - Israelmore Ayivor
Time is the moving image of eternity. - Plato
Whoever possesses God in their being has Him in a divine manner, and He shines out to them in all things; for them all things taste of God and in all things it is God's image that they see. - Meister Eckhart
Sin is really an extreme form of amnesia. It is forgetting who you were when you were created as a spirit which came forth from the heart of God—a spirit made in His perfect, sinless image. - Praying Medic
It is no idle phrase that man was made in God's image. There is something worth saving in the worst of us, and out of this something a new man may be fashioned. - Philip José Farmer
Through posts and sharing, by exhibiting one’s loves and tastes, personal stories, photos, and more, each curates a public image of oneself on the web, to which one then continually strives to conform. Personal identity becomes one’s reflection in the others’ eyes. - Nicos Hadjicostis
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. Ink splattered across the page. And within those scratched words, those small, sharp incisions, an image can be seen and you're left to wonder what, in the end, this all could mean. - Hubert Martin
Life is like a painting you reflect the image based on your feeling, emotion, character, attitude and how you made it. - Daniel Habil
Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The person who has a highly evolved will they think, they build an image and they focus on that image.― - Bob Proctor
The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment. - Malcolm Muggeridge
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated. - Voltaire
Talking perceptions, people. Do we really see each other for what we really are, or do we just see what we want to see, the image distorted by our own personal lenses? I lost someone today and the funny thing is, I don't even know who she was. - Jeff Melvoin
But that slip of paper wouldn't disappear, ever, and neither would the image of his prostrate wife, and neither would the thought that if he could, it might greatly improve his life to end it. - Jonathan Safran Foer
When we don’t have way to express our feelings then at odds in choosing way and every path of life shows gloomy image. - Faisal Hafeez Mughal
You don’t deserve my image in your head. You don’t deserve my memories in your chest. - Coco J. Ginger
To know myself as woman in the image of God to know God as Mother and to know my own mother as a window into God: these three are inseparable.If one is implausible to the heart the other two are as well. - Roberta C. Bondi
So Jesus in the throes of his Passion is an image of hope: God is on the side of those who suffer. - Pope Benedict XVI
The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village. - Marshall McLuhan
There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. - Ansel Adams
Value yourself and those who are in your company will reflect the same image. - Steven Cuoco
Just as it is knownThat an image of one's face is seenDepending on a mirrorBut does not really exist as a face,So the conception of "I" existsDependent on mind and body,But like the image of a faceThe "I" does not at all exist as its own reality. - Nāgārjuna
It always strikes me, and it is very peculiar, that, whenever we see the image of indescribable and unutterable desolation—of loneliness, poverty, and misery, the end and extreme of things—the thought of God comes into one's mind. - Vincent Van Gogh
Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - A.W. Tozer
Everyone sees only their own image in the mirror of thought. - Marty Rubin
Si vous n'êtes plus capable de faire la différence entre Laura et une image, je vous plains, monsieur Valence. La vie ne doit pas être marrante. - Fred Vargas
If you could see your perfect image in the mirror it would remove all your fear. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. - Anne Lamott
The person who have a highly evolved will they think, they build an image and they focus on that image. - Bob Proctor
I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend. Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image. - Leni Riefenstahl
Accept me for who iam or leave me the way iam, for a true image of God needs no Photoshop and the core of who i really am has no settings - Morgan Chabane
Accept me for who iam or leave me the the way iam, for a true image of God needs no Photoshop and the core of who i real am has no settings - Morgan Chabane
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
In the course of our Journey we need to realize that we do not need to become anything, because we are already in possession of the characteristics that we have been looking for so far, pursuing an image projected into the future. - Frank Wanderer
The workings of the human heart are the profoundest mystery of the universe. One moment they make us despair of our kind, and the next we see in them the reflection of the divine image. - Charles W. Chesnutt
If you knew the power within yourself to be truly happy, to be truly whole, then you would never ask another to become the image you desire for yourself, in order to be happy and whole. - Stephen Richards
In practice it is death that works soseductively behind the image of its brother, sleep - Friedrich Nietzsche
It drives on with a courage which is stronger than the storm. It drives on with a mercy which does not quail in the presence of death. It drives on as proof, a symbol, a testimony that man is created in the image of God and that valour and virtue have not perished in the British race.
You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. - Anne Lamott
Don’t just love a person for the image, idea or concept of them, but love them for every fantastically weird and twisted details that makes them up. - lauren klarfeld
It is not solely or chiefly in virtue of the divine image that man effectively resembles God, but in virtue of his consciousness of being an image and the movement whereby the soul, passing in a way through itself, avails itself of the factual resemblance in order to attain to God. - Étienne Gilson
There's a huge difference between what we picture and the original image. - Shihab Kazi
There is an old joke that went around- it goes, in the beginning God made man in His own image, and since the fall, man has been seeking to return the compliment. - Alistair Begg
The image of God infused in us never sees the light of day in the service of self, but it becomes the light of day in the service of others. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
God created us for this: to live our lives in a way that makes him look more like the greatness and the beauty and the infinite worth that he really is. This is what it means to be created in the image of God. - John Piper
Your equipment DOES NOT affect the quality of your image. The less time and effort you spend worrying about your equipment the more time and effort you can spend creating great images. The right equipment just makes it easier, faster or more convenient for you to get the results you need. - Ken Rockwell
Never fall for a person's image and status as the may serve as a false representation of character. Watch closely the character and you"ll know who a person really is. - Kemi Sogunle
What can oppose the decline of the west is not a resurrected culture but the utopia that is silently contained in the image of its decline. - Theodor W. Adorno
Your "Self" was created in the image and likeness of your creator. How can you believe that your "self" can be improved? Self improvement is contradictory to your creation. - Sumner Davenport
They courted the face on the screen, the face of translucence, the face of wax on which men found it possible to imprint the image of their fantasy. - Anaïs Nin
People who hate you because of a mere jealousy over your success hurt themselves in disguise. This is because you carry an image of who they wish they had become. Don't hate them back because they may also become like you one day and it will mean hurting that image you carry! - Israelmore Ayivor
What do you think an artist is? ...he is a political being, constantly aware of the heart breaking, passionate, or delightful things that happen in the world, shaping himself completely in their image. Painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war. - Pablo Picasso
Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even badmouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past. - Shannon L. Alder
Life itself is a frightening image for every human being.... being strong in life isn't easy. - Inuyasha
Never fear having your ideas stolen. Your creative idea is a image you are painting like a picture on a canvas, they may "steal" your idea, however they cannot steal your paints. - Sumner Davenport
God is like a mirror, consistent, stable, unchanging; reflecting His image of us, that is always changing. - Anthony Liccione
You have to work on it. You have to meditate on God’s Word, which itself will change you and transform you into the image and character of God. - Sunday Adelaja
In this passionately social world, loneliness dogged the spirit. People were constantly getting together, but they never really got there…For everyone searched his neighbor’s eyes for the image of himself, and never saw anything else. Or if he did, he was outraged and terrified. - Olaf Stapledon
Take man's most fantastic invention- God. Man invents God in the image of his longings, in the image of what he wants to be, then proceeds to imitate that image, vie with it, and strive to overcome it. - Eric Hoffer
When the machine of a human being is turned on, it seems to produce a protagonist, just as a television produces an image. I think this protagonist, this self, often recognizes that it is a fictional construct, but it also recognizes that thinking of itself as such might cause it to disintegrate. - Mohsin Hamid
‎You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. - Anne Lamott
The image that concerns most people is the reflection they see in other people's minds. - Edward de Bono
We have to teach the young that no one is out to do them any favours, even NGOs are formed for some motives, either to steal or to promote a particular person's image or that of an organisation etc.If you must get anything out of anyone, you must come with a bargaining chip. - Magnus Nwagu Amudi
Do you have a shoulder to cry on?Someone who would listen to your deepest woes without judging you?Or is it just you and the image in the mirror? - Sanhita Baruah
You are the mirror image that reflects the attitudes which took in your life with what you have learned during the journey. - Da Anunciação Marco
Whilst the beautifully crafted image of Michel Angelo's youthful looking priestesslooks out from her position on the ceiling of the sistine chapel linked forever with Heaven Earth and Time. - Daniel Peter Buckley
There is the satisfaction of being able to look at the image without flinching. There is the pleasure of flinching. - Sontag, Susan
The image is one thing and the human being is another, it's very hard to live up to an image. - Elvis Presley
I realize how depraved it was to instill false guilt in an innocent child's conscience, causing a distorted image of life, God, & self, leaving little if any feeling of personal worth. - Mary Griffith
Two people with mental issues in a relationship does not work. It's like sitting in a boat and neither one has an oar to row the other to shore. You can meet your mirror image in life, but that doesn't mean you should marry him. - Shannon L. Alder
Honesty is the best image. - Tom Wilson
I would willingly pass my life writing and re-writing the same book - that one book every writer carries within him - the image of his own soul. - Ignazio Silone
The human eye is restricted to see the useen, because there’s a price to be paid to the rulers of this image and if this image is seen by you, you’ll dare not divulge it to others, for others must pay a price - Michael Bassey Johnson
Our lives reflect our inner image. If we think we’re worth it, that worth will manifest in our lives. If we think we’re not worthy, we’ll live in lack. Believe your worth it and you will become worth it. - Toni Sorenson
Image is everything, self image that is. - Rob Liano
Words are truly the image of the soul. - Basil the Great
Clive was losing sensation in his feet, and as he stamped them the rhythm gave him back the ten note falling figure, ritardando, a cor anglais, and rising softly against it, contrapuntally, cellos in mirror image. Her face in it. The end. - Ian McEwan
... for we perceive that this miraculous development is not the result of our own efforts: an eternal Perfection is moulding us into its own image. - Sri Aurobindo
To paint an image and to write a poem, is to reclaim the dignity and personal joy...it is an invitation for my creative contemplation of an opened mind...it is a storytelling venture on a blank page of paper and white canvases...it is reclaiming my life. - Isabella Koldras, Reclaiming my Life.
Beauty is not the reflection of your image, but the reflection of the seer's inner vision. - Debasish Mridha
She was gracious and yet fading, like an old statue in a garden, that symbolizes the weather through which it has endured, and is not so much the work of man as the work of wind and rain and the herd of the seasons, and though formed in men's image is a figure of doom. - Djuna Barnes
It can be heartbreaking when you find out that your fairytale image of the world doesn't match the reality. - Taylor Swift
A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect? - George Orwell
When a unicorn is slain, men have destroyed again the image of beauty that they seek. - Nicholas Stuart Gray
Our self image is based on people comments, so most images are false. You aren't this and this, they made you, because they wanted! - Deyth Banger
As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that death's image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
A woman is always beutiful to the one who has fallen in love with her, nothing can dampen her image before his eyes. - Paul Bamikole
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