Quotation Explorer - 'Likeness'

Cowards only find courage in the number of their likeness, citing their lofty strongholds as havens for their impunity. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
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 world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer. - Bertrand Russell
Once she had thought that she might discover some key to her mother if only she could get her likeness right, but she has since learned that the mysteries of another person only deepen, the longer one looks. - Debra Dean
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
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
You know how the Eclipse of the sun shows it? Christ's strength eclipses your powerlessness in God's likeness, and there is total darkness on your weakness. - Israelmore Ayivor
Jesus conformed to our image so we could be transformed into His likeness - John Paul Warren
A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. - Richard Avedon
Dear God, you created us in your likeness, our hearts are uneasy until they find you - From the film - Sophie Scholl
The greatest penalty of evildoing - namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men. - Plato
Despite our battered exterior and in spite of the festering scars and rank filth that overlays it, there is underneath it all the pristine likeness of God Himself. And we would be wise to cast an eye not on the marred exterior, but to be fixed on the glorious interior. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
I have written in my life many critical poems, but viewed in retrospect, they were merely a human harmless reflection, and not a true likeness of the real society of today. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
At night I lay awake, her likeness casting dark shadows across my soul and senses, and my stomach throbbing away. I imagined her arms around me, lulling me into a phantom bliss, so frustrating, so unreal. - Stephen Mosley
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