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Xenophanes Quotes

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570 BC - 480 BC
Nationality: Greek
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: Greek Philosopher

It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.


But if cattle and horses or lions had hands, or were able to draw with their hands and do the work that men can do, horses would draw the forms of the gods like horses, and cattle like cattle, and they would make their bodies such as they each had themselves.


Men create the gods in their own image.


God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.


No human being will ever know the Truth, for even if they happen to say it by chance, they would not even known they had done so.


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