They used language concentrating emotion, detail and image until theyarrived at a form of dew-like steel.
Her pencil drew whate'er her soul designed, And oft thehappydraft surpassed the image in her mind.john dryden
God must have loved the People in Power, for he made them so very like their own image of him.Kenneth Patchen
France was built with swords. The fleur-de-lis, symbol of national unity, is only the image of a spear with three pikes.charles de gaulle
A woman gets saturated with the views of the man she sleeps with. After all (Nature or God - no point to argue) did not construct men so that hundreds of thousands of sperm cells would be wasted; they penetrate the body of a woman and remake it in the image and likeness of the man she belongs to.janusz korwin-mikke
It is better to present one image in a lifetime than to produce voluminous work. image…that which presents an intellectual and emotional complex in an instant of time.ezra pound
An image means nothing. It is just a door, leading to the next door. It will never happens that we will find the truth we are looking for just in an image; it will happen behind the last door that the spectator discover the truth, because of his own efforts.antoni tàpies
Recreate the world in your own image and make it better for your having been here.ray bradbury
Man, made after God's image, was a nobler creation than twinkling sparks in the sky, or than the larger and more useful lamp of the moon.david brewster
The misnamed "feminine" woman, so admired by her creator, man the woman who is acquiescent in her inferiority and who has swallowed man's image of her as his ordained helpmate and no more is in reality the "masculine" woman. The truly feminine woman "cannot help burning with that inner rage that comes from having to identify with her exploiter's negative image of her," and having to conform to her persecutor's idea of femininity and its man-decreed limitations.elizabeth gould davis
Every presentation of philosophy, whether oral or written, is to be taken and can only be taken in the sense of a means. Every system is only an expression or image of reason, and hence only an object of reason, an object which reason a living power that procreates itself in new thinking beings distinguishes from itself and posits as an object of criticism. Every system that is not recognized and appropriated as just a means, limits and warps the mind for it sets up the indirect and formal thought in the place of the direct, original and material thought.
The basis of insincerity is the idealized image we hold of ourselves and wish to impose on others.anaïs nin
Howbeit, Paul succeeded in stealing the image of Christ crucified for the figure-head of his Salvationist vessel, with its Adam posing as the natural man, its doctrine of original sin, and its damnation avoidable only by faith in the sacrifice of the cross. In fact, no sooner had Jesus knocked over the dragon of superstition than Paul boldly set it on its legs again in the name of Jesus.George Bernard Shaw
C’est une grande question parmi eux s’ils [les africains] sont descendus des singes ou si les singes sont venus d’eux. Nos sages ont dit que l’homme est l’image de Dieu: voilà une plaisante image de l’Être éternel qu’un nez noir épaté, avec peu ou point d’intelligence! Un temps viendra, sans doute, où ces animaux sauront bien cultiver la terre, l’embellir par des maisons et par des jardins, et connaître la route des astres il faut du temps pour tout.voltaire
By the Law of Slavery, man, created in the image of God, is divested of the human character, and declared to be a mere chattel.charles sumner
As I go musing through this mournful land Soothed by the pine-tree's solemn harmony, Thy well-loved image comes and walks by me. I seem to hold thee by the gentle hand And talk of things I dimly understand, That thy dear spirit set to mine may be As to an intricate lock the simple key.
Whose is this image and superscription?
every individual is made in the image of God, insofar as he or she is a rational and free creature capable of knowing God and loving him.
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.george bancroft
Next to God's unity the most essential and characteristic doctrine of Judaism is that concerning God's relation to man. Heathenism degraded man by making him kneel before brutes and the works of his hand: Judaism declared man to be made in the image of God, the crown and culmination of God's creation, the appointed ruler of the earth, and vicegerent of God
A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection not an invitation for hypnosis.
Instead of holding on to the Biblical view that we are made in the image of God, we come to realize that we are made in the image of the monkey...lin yutang