Xenophanes Quote: “If cattle and horses, or lions…”

If cattle and horses, or lions, had hands, or were able to draw with their feet and produce the works which men do, horses would draw the forms of gods like horses, and cattle like cattle, and they would make the gods’ bodies the same shape as their own.

Xenophanes


Bio & Categories

Links

Tags & Keywords

Name: Xenophanes
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek
Born: 570 BC
On Amazon:
Xenophanes
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Quotes by Other Philosophers

Confucius Friedrich Nietzsche Aristotle Lao Tzu Plato Socrates Sun Tzu Albert Camus

Related Quotes

William Wordsworth Quote: “The things which ... The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Barbara Tuchman Quote: “For me, the card cat... For me, the card catalog has been a companion all my working life. To leave it is like leaving the house one was brought up in.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote: “Friendship, like... Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Francis Herbert Hedge Quote: “Every man is h... Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.