Idol Quotes

We boast our emancipation from many superstitions; but if we have broken any idols, it is through a transfer of idolatry.

Sacred cows make very poor gladiators.

The idol is the measure of the worshiper.

Man is a dog’s ideal of what God should be.

Never be surprised at the crumbling of an idol or the disclosure of a skeleton.

Man cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen.

There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.

From Sinai we have heard thee speak, And from mount Calv’ry too; And yet to idols oft we seek, While thou art in our view Some golden calf, or golden dream, Some fancied creature-good, Presumes to share the heart with him, Who bought the whole with blood. Lord, save us from our golden calves, Our […]

There are Idols which we call Idols of the Market. For Men associate by Discourse, and a false and improper Imposition of Words strangely possesses the Understanding, for Words absolutely force the Understanding, and put all Things into Confusion.

Idolatry is in a man’s own thought, not in the opinion of another.