” 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. “


” 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. “


” There is one God – supreme among gods and men – who is like mortals in neither body nor mind. “


” Better than the strength of men and horses is our wisdom. “


” All men begin their learning with Homer. “



All 7 Xenophanes Quotes about Men in picture


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.
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
There is one God - supreme among gods and men - who is like mortals in neither body nor mind.
Better than the strength of men and horses is our wisdom.
All men begin their learning with Homer.

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