Idol Quotes

Give us the man,” shout the multitude,” who will step forward and take the responsibility.” He is instantly the idol, the lord, and the king among men. He, then, who would command among his fellows, must excel them more in energy or will than in power of intellect.

Whatever a man seeks, honors, or exalts more than God, this is the god of his idolatry.

Every one of us is, even from his mother’s womb, a master craftsman of idols.

God made man of the dust of the earth and man makes a god of the dust of the earth.

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.

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

Idolatry is committed, not merely by setting up false gods, but also by setting up false devils; by making men afraid of war or alcohol, or economic law, when they should be afraid of spiritual corruption and cowardice.

You shall not bow down to (idols) or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my […]

They who worship gold in a world so corrupt as this, have at least one thing to plead in defense of their idolatry – the power of their idol. This idol can boast of two peculiarities; it is worshipped in all climates, without a single temple, and by all classes, without a single hypocrite.

Do not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. (Exodus 34:14)