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Quotes of goddess

  1. After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess – Carol P. Christ
  2. Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles. – Carol P. Christ
  3. The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration. – Carol P. Christ
  4. Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants. – Carol P. Christ
  5. All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people. – Adolf Hitler
  6. You are a black goddess when you come out the salon. – Jenifer Lewis
  7. To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia- to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess – H. L. Mencken
  8. Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone? – Sextus Propertius
  9. Mary Stewart will always be my goddess I can pick up one of her early books- one I've read a dozen times- and still slide right into the story. – Nora Roberts
  10. God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back. – Gloria Steinem
  11. Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that, through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head. It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write. – Joan D. Vinge
  12. Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself. – Marguerite Yourcenar

Usage examples for goddess

  1. Love neither a goddess nor a captive woman. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  2. Stuckup, great tall stork of a woman, that lords it over a man as though she was a goddess – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  3. I have not been there much of late, ' continued the Goddess looking somewhat sad and serious, 'since- but I will not talk sentiment to Ixion. – Ixion In Heaven by Benjamin Disraeli
  4. Over there in Paris, with all our smashing of idols, we had at least held fast to our one great goddess of art, we had slaved like dogs at the hard daily labor of honestly learning our various crafts. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  5. We are not surprised to hear that this statue inspired a personal passion; she is the goddess of love, and is represented as not beyond the reach of human attraction; but she is brought down to the level of mortals, rather than capable of raising mortals to a higher sphere by her contemplation. – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece by Ernest Arthur Gardner
  6. The gods of fear were born of the goddess of love. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  7. You're not a goddess at all. – The Legion of Lazarus by Edmond Hamilton
  8. There 's three of beast to one of goddess in her, and set her alone, and let her be hunted and I not by, beast it is with her! – The Tragic Comedians, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  9. How gracious she was and like a Goddess with these boys, as he called them! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. Now, however, those words of the dying goddess she who stood quietly awaiting her chosen death, brought a great calm to his mind. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  11. Eponathe goddess of horses. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  12. They professed to find her, and bring her home; but upon their arrival, they produced nothing but a large black stone, which the people welcomed as a most precious stone, and which they were contented to receive as the goddess they required. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  13. When the Athenians were going down to the Peiraeus, he gave out that the Gorgon's head had been lost from the statue of the goddess – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  14. As he walked, he thought of his misfortunes, and grew very bitter against the cruel goddess of fate, whom he had been taught to fear. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
  15. And behind him stood his Sophie, an inspiring goddess – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  16. She ate in silence, looking like an offended goddess dressed in an old black silk gown of her mother's trimmed with aged Valenciennes lace. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  17. Tall, round without being fat, with a slender dignity as noble as her mother's, she really deserved the name of goddess of which old authors were so lavish. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  18. " Like a goddess Arnold confessed. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  19. Mr M'Queen had often mentioned a curious piece of antiquity near this which he called a temple of the goddess Anaitis. – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  20. In the meantime the merchant himself with his wife and six daughters had been frowned upon by the goddess of wealth. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day