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Idols Quotes

Generally, an idol is a physical representation of a deity which holds religious reverence, while in some cases it is used to address a person or an object of unconditional love, admiration and complete surrender. Idols are images representing a cult and the followers feel a lot relieved while confessing their thoughts standing before them. In Hinduism, for instance, usually all the idols have a moral explanation tagged to it, the idol of Shiva represents immense strength compiled with humility. The idols of goddesses symbolize the power of women, claim many. However, today, the term idol has been used quite often to refer to an admired celebrity or a role model.

Idol worship has been a subject of debate since several years now. These people argue that god is much bigger than the whole universe and any idol cannot represent the true existence of him. It is also mentioned in the bible that god does not want us to worship idols as it pulls us away from the reality that god has created. Read these famous idol quotations & sayings listed below for a fairer idea on this practice.

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.

- Herbert Hoover

Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.

- Epictetus

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

- John Calvin

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.

- John Calvin

There's a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum, and the statue talks better than he does.

- Dean Martin

All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.

- Simone de Beauvoir

God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.

- Chanakya Niti: Philosophy of Chanakya , Chanakya

Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.

- Brigham Young

Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.

- Tom Landry

When men stop believing in God, it isn't that they then believe in nothing: they believe in everything.

- Umberto Eco

Nobody I represent is pretending to be the pope or a role model for young people. People have to live their lives. They have the right to smoke if they want.

- Ben Affleck

I have always idolized eccentric people.

- Brandon Boyd

I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model - because I make mistakes like everybody else. When I'm offstage, I'm just like everybody else.

- Britney Spears

Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.

- Albert Camus

The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great, and they know I know it.

- Clark Gable

The more the marbles wastes, the more the statue grows.

- Michelangelo

There's a lot of things that are said on the American Idol message board. I quit reading them because most of the people are very mean.

- Carrie Underwood

Tom Hanks has been a huge idol of mine. I'd love to work with someone like him someday. You could learn a lot working with someone like that.

- James Lafferty

Making me into a role model is placing too much importance on what I see as a work in progress.

- P. J. Harvey

When I was young, I had idols that I thought were wonderful. I wanted to be just like them.

- P. J. Harvey

We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about but try to be yourself while you're doing so.

- B. B. King

These critics with the illusions they've created about artists - it's like idol worship. They only like people when they're on their way up... I cannot be on the way up again.

- John Lennon

I knew when I started playing professionally that being an idol means catering for fans. Without them, there's no game. I don't mind signing autographs, but what I really want to give fans are lots of goals.

- Ronaldo

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