I think I wanted to be a doctor. In Iran, the engineering and medical professions are worshipped. My father very much wanted me to be a doctor. I was certainly eager to please as a young man - as a kid, I should say.
My wife and I often visit Rosales and the Ilokos as a matter of habit or whim induced by nostalgia, homesickness - whatever draws pilgrims to worshipped sanctuaries. Or, perhaps, what compels moths to seek the votive flame.
F. Sionil Jose
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
I'd like my children to remember all the cuddles and bedtimes, and that I worshipped them unconditionally.
The idols of one's adolescence tend to endure - you never forget how you worshipped them.
Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery.
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond.
Hunter S. Thompson
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