„The gods sell anything and to everybody at a fair price.“

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1803 - 1882

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„Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God's handwriting—a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882
Though attributed to Emerson in Edwards' A Dictionary of Thoughts (1908), p. 37, this quote originates in Politics for the People (1848) by Charles Kingsley.

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„The gods have placed sweat as the price of all things.“

—  Hesiod Greek poet 70
Perhaps a mistranslation of line 289 of Works and Days, actually: : But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat

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„Such a price
The Gods exact for song;
To become what we sing.“

—  Matthew Arnold English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools 1822 - 1888
" The Strayed Reveller to Ulysses http://www.poetry-archive.com/a/the_strayed_reveller_to_ulysses.html"

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„Calm on the bosom of thy God,
Fair spirit, rest thee now!“

—  Felicia Hemans English poet 1793 - 1835
The Siege of Valencia (1823), scene ix, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„The question is not is there a God, but is there anything else except God?“

—  John Marks Templeton stock investor, businessman and philanthropist 1912 - 2008
Context: The question is not is there a God, but is there anything else except God? God is everyone and each of us is a little bit.

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„The Gods sell when they give.
Glory is paid for with disgrace.
Poor are the happy, for they are
Just what passes.“

—  Fernando Pessoa Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher 1888 - 1935
Original: Os Deuses vendem quando dão. Compra-se a glória com desgraça. Ai dos felizes, porque são Só o que passa! Poem "O das quinas", first couples.

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„Fools! who fancy Christ mistaken;
Man a tool to buy and sell;
Earth a failure, God-forsaken,
Ante-room of Hell.“

—  Charles Kingsley English clergyman, historian and novelist 1819 - 1875
The World's Age, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„God never does anything accidentally...“

—  Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here for?