Playing God Quotes

Playing God Quotes by George Burns, Neil Gaiman, Hugh Panaro, Jay Leno, Madeleine L’Engle, Larry Wall and many others.

Should I be the one to play God? We're both about the s

Should I be the one to play God? We’re both about the same age, but we grew up in different neighborhoods.
George Burns
Every now and then I’ll do little things, a short story or something, that doesn’t have any fantastical elements, but mostly I like the power of playing God and I like to imagine things.
Neil Gaiman
I loved playing Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar. I mean you can’t do better than playing God!
Hugh Panaro
There are over 30 doctors running for the US Congress this year. That’s going to be rather strange. Half the time these folks will be playing God and asking women to take their clothes off and the other half the time they will be doctors.
Jay Leno
Easter is always the answer to “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me!”
Madeleine L’Engle
This job of playing God is a little too big for me. Nevertheless, someone has to do it, so I’ll try my best to fake it.
Larry Wall
We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.
Marianne Williamson
If changing our world is playing God, it is just one more way in which God made us in His image.
Aubrey de Grey
Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great?
Marianne Williamson
You cannot have man legislating and playing God in Parliament, and at the same time believe that Allah is the only legislator.
Anjem Choudary
Our lives depend on recognizing that human cloning, like all forms of ‘playing God,’ is a moral, life-promoting endeavor.
Alex Epstein
When we stop playing God, God can play through us.
Julia Cameron
Fundamentalist religion is the most pervasive vision of central planning, though many fundamentalists may oppose human central planning as a usurpation or “playing God.This is consistent with the fundamentalist vision of an unconstrained God and a highly constrained man.
Thomas Sowell
Doctors are busy playing God when so few of us have the qualifications. And besides, the job is taken.
Bernie Siegel
Anytime you interfere with a natural process, you’re playing God. God determines what happens naturally. That means when a person’s ill, he shouldn’t go to a doctor because he’s asking for interference with God’s will. But of course, patients can’t think that way.
Jack Kevorkian
Your playing small doesn’t serve the world.
Marianne Williamson
The thing about playing gods, whether you’re playing Thor and Loki or Greco Roman gods or Indian gods or characters in any mythology, the reason that gods were invented was because they were basically larger versions of ourselves.
Tom Hiddleston
Playing God is actually the highest expression of human nature. The urges to improve ourselves, to master our environment, and to set our children on the best path possible have been the fundamental driving forces of all of human history. Without these urges to ‘play God’, the world as we know it wouldn’t exist today.
Ramez Naam
I have a penchant for playing God’s clowns. Actually, I played Nijinsky once, and he used to call himself God’s clown.
Stephen Lang
I think that the joy of writing a novel is the self-exploratio n that emerges and also that wonderful feeling of playing God with the characters. When I sit down at my writing desk, time seems to vanish. … I think the most important thing for a writer is to be locked in a study.
Erica Jong
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
Oscar Wilde
I spent my entire experience with Gary on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy staring at him and not returning any lines because I think he’s God. The second time on The Dark Knight Rises I was playing God, so I ignored him. Kicked him a bit, that kind of thing. Gary Oldman is one of my heroes, I did nothing but glean from him.
Tom Hardy
Reason is a faculty far larger than mere objective force. When either the political or the scientific discourse announces itself as the voice of reason, it is playing God, and should be spanked and stood in the corner.
Ursula K. Le Guin