The idol is the measure of the worshipper.
Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)
Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor
Even the people we most admire often feel inadequate.
Author: Andrew Matthews
Profession: American Artist, Cartoonist, Author
Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
Author: John Selden (1584-1654)
Profession: British Jurist, Statesman
'Tis mad idolatry To make the service greater than the god.
Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor
The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone: the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
When men have gone so far as to talk as though their idols have come to life, it is time that someone broke them.
Author: Richard H. Tawney (1880-1962)
Profession: British Educator
Whatever a man seeks, honors, or exalts more than God, this is the god of his idolatry.
Author: William B. Ullathorne
Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.
Author: William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
Profession: British Poet