„Riches, glory, power are mere smoke, vanity! The rich man will find a richer than himself; the greater glory of another will eclipse a man who is famous; a strong man will be conquered by a stronger. But can Cæsar himself, can any god even, experience greater delight or be happier than a simple mortal at the moment when at his breast there is breathing another dear breast, or when he kisses beloved lips? Hence love makes us equal to the gods, O Lygia.“

—  Henryk Sienkiewicz, könyv Quo vadis

Marcus Vinicius to Lygia, in Ch. 2
Quo Vadis (1895)

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Henryk Sienkiewicz fénykép
Henryk Sienkiewicz1
lengyel regényíró 1846 - 1916

Hasonló idézetek

Jens Stoltenberg fénykép

„Although I am not a member of any denomination, I do believe that there is something greater than man. Some call it God, others call it something else. For me, it's about understanding that we humans are small in relation to nature, in relation to the powers that are bigger and stronger than man can ever comprehend. I find that in a church.“

—  Jens Stoltenberg Norwegian politician, 13th Secretary-General of NATO, 27th Prime Minister of Norway 1959

As quoted in "Man må tro at det nytter" http://www.bt.no/nyheter/--Man-ma-tro-at-det-nytter-2633333.html (31 December 2011), by Erik Fossen and Håvard Bjelland, BT (in Norwegian)

Sally Struthers fénykép

„If a man is pictured chopping off a woman's breast, it only gets an R rating; but if, God forbid, a man is pictured kissing a woman's breast, it gets an X rating. Why is violence more acceptable than tenderness?“

—  Sally Struthers Actress, spokesperson, activist 1947

Quoted in John Cook, Leslie Ann Gibson, The Book of Positive Quotations (2007) p. 103 http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=_WsmIGNyFJ8C&pg=PA103&lpg=PA103&dq=%22If+a+man+is+pictured+chopping+off+a+woman's+breast,+it+only+gets+an+R+rating%22&source=bl&ots=TSvoWnCK-s&sig=zuUzVqr8hcmGK44rePU67_x9ppo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=6MkzT7nOGMrH0QWfqLmgAg&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=%22If%20a%20man%20is%20pictured%20chopping%20off%20a%20woman's%20breast%2C%20it%20only%20gets%20an%20R%20rating%22&f=false

Gabriel García Márquez fénykép

„There is no greater glory than to die for love.“

—  Gabriel García Márquez, könyv Love in the Time of Cholera

Változat: There's no greater misfortune than dying alone.
Forrás: Love in the Time of Cholera

Isaac Newton fénykép
Karl Barth fénykép
Charles Lindbergh fénykép

„Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values… God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.“

—  Charles Lindbergh American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist 1902 - 1974

As quoted in Reader's Digest (July 1972)

Marcus Manilius fénykép

„Who can know heaven except by its gifts? and who can find out God, unless the man who is himself an emanation from God?“

—  Marcus Manilius, Astronomica

Eredeti: (la) Quis cœlum possit nisi cœli munere nosse?
Et reperire deum nisi qui pars ipse deorum est?

John the Evangelist fénykép

„No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.“

—  John the Evangelist author of the Gospel of John; traditionally identified with John the Apostle of Jesus, John of Patmos (author of Revela… 10 - 98

in [1, John, 4:12, KJV]
First Letter of John

Richard Garnett fénykép
Robert Sarah fénykép
Jacques Ellul fénykép
Jane Austen fénykép
Irenaeus fénykép

„For the glory of God is the living man, and the life of man is the vision of God.“

—  Irenaeus Bishop and saint 130 - 202

Book 4, Chapter 34, Section 7 https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=njp.32101074938968;view=1up;seq=231.
Often mistranslated as "The glory of God is man fully alive" (see http://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=25-05-003-e).
The context of the passage https://web.archive.org/web/20170126222027/http://earlychurchtexts.com/public/irenaeus_glory_of_god_humanity_alive.htm is: "And for this reason did the Word become the dispenser of the paternal grace for the benefit of men, for whom He made such great dispensations, revealing God indeed to men, but presenting man to God, and preserving at the same time the invisibility of the Father, lest man should at any time become a despiser of God, and that he should always possess something towards which he might advance; but, on the other hand, revealing God to men through many dispensations, lest man, falling away from God altogether, should cease to exist. For the glory of God is a living man; and the life of man consists in beholding God. For if the manifestation of God which is made by means of the creation, affords life to all living in the earth, much more does that revelation of the Father which comes through the Word, give life to those who see God."
Against Heresies
Eredeti: (la) Gloria enim Dei vivens homo, vita autem hominis visio Dei.

Seneca the Younger fénykép
Richard Salter Storrs fénykép
Bawa Muhaiyaddeen fénykép
Bette Greene fénykép
Elizabeth Barrett Browning fénykép

„God only, who made us rich, can make us poor.“

—  Elizabeth Barrett Browning, könyv Sonnets from the Portuguese

Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850)

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