Top 49 Dionysus's Quotes

#1. Even Dionysus's welcome-home speech wasn't enough to dampen my spirits. Yes, yes, so the little brat didn't get himself killed and now he'll have an even bigger head. Well, huzzah for that. In other announcements, there will be no canoe races this Saturday ...

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1117906
#2. Dionysus had already been scared form the tragic stage, by a demonic power speaking through Euripides. Even Euripides was, in a sense, only a mask: the deity that spoke through him was neither Dionysus nor Apollo, but an altogether newborn demon, called Socrates.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Dionysus's Quotes #1386300
#3. The tragedy of Dionysus: Wear a black robe at night, and white you'll wear by morning; but wear a purple robe to the midnight feast, and when you wake you'll dress in black to mourn your soul deceased.

Roman Payne

Dionysus's Quotes #1086332
#4. Erre es korakas, Blinkey!" Dionysus cursed. "I will have your soul!"
"Um, he's a video game character," I said.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1096949
#5. Apollo nodded and Dionysus bowed to the room, sweeping his arms out to the sides with a flourish. And then he was gone.
I shook my head. "Okay. Who else thinks he was high as a kite?"
Hands went up across the room and I grinned.

Jennifer L. Armentrout

Dionysus's Quotes #1112052
#6. With his long hair, his hints of violence, and his promise of ecstasy, Dionysus was the first rock star.

Barbara Ehrenreich

Dionysus's Quotes #1121119
#7. Hello!" The girl in the blood-red dress beamed at Leo. "Are you Dionysus?"
There was only one answer to that.
"Yes!" Leo yelped. "Absolutely. I am Dionysus.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1179485
#8. Receive the god into your kingdom
pour libations, cover your head with ivy, join the dance!


Dionysus's Quotes #1196148
#9. It was early spring, 326 BC, in the beautiful city of Chersonesus protected by a haunting deep blue sea and a giant wall. Today was the second day of the Festival of Dionysus.

Destin Bays

Dionysus's Quotes #1245529
#10. Often misunderstood, Dionysus is far more than a wine deity. He is the Breaker of Chains, who rescues not only the flesh but the heart and spirit from too much of worldly regulations and duties. He is a god of joy and freedom. Any uncultivated, tangled, and primal woodland is very much his domain.

Tanith Lee

Dionysus's Quotes #1245789
#11. Whatever such rites entailed, the madness of Dionysus was widely accepted as a religious practice. Indeed, it was one of the few ways women were able to obtain a measure of freedom in an otherwise limited public sphere. Was

Elizabeth Blackwell

Dionysus's Quotes #1246231
#12. The only great darkness I'm good at fighting is the one inside all of us. I'd like to light a fire inside everyone that can burn forever

Kieron Gillen

Dionysus's Quotes #1248463
#13. Apollo without Dionysus may indeed be a well-informed, good citizen but he's a dull fellow. He may even be 'cultured,' in the sense one often gets from traditionalist writings in education ... But without Dionysus he will never make and remake a culture.

Jerome Bruner

Dionysus's Quotes #1382870
#14. The god on the cross is a curse on life, a signpost to seek redemption from life; Dionysus cut to pieces is a promise of life: it will be eternally reborn and return again from destruction

Friedrich Nietzsche

Dionysus's Quotes #1061373
#15. You don't stay the hottest guy forever unless you're, um, Dionysus.

Josh Hartnett

Dionysus's Quotes #1456597
#16. I hate to tell you this," Jason said, "but I think your leopard just ate a goddess.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1466112
#17. It is," I said. "And it's not even difficult. But I need your promise on the River Styx." "What?" Dionysus cried. "You don't trust us?" "Someone once told me," I said, looking at Hades, "you should always get a solemn oath." Hades shrugged. "Guilty.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1473424
#18. No money shots! No shifting, grinding, joyfully thrusting crotch shots. It didn't matter. It was all there in his eyes, his face, the face of a Saturday night jukebox Dionysus, the shimmying eyebrows and rocking band.

Bruce Springsteen

Dionysus's Quotes #1494547
#19. O Dionysus, Son of God,
do you see our sufferings?
Do you see your faithful
in helpless agony before the oppressor?
O Lord, come down from Olympus,
shake your golden thyrsus
and stifle the murderer's insolent fury.


Dionysus's Quotes #1519523
#20. I turned to Dionysus. "You cured him?"
"Madness is my specialty. It was quite simple."
"But ... you did something nice. Why?"
He raised and eyebrow. "I am nice! I simple ooze niceness, Perry Johansson. Haven't you noticed?

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1521334
#21. O Dionysus, we feel you near,
stirring like molten lava
under the ravaged earth,
flowing from the wounds of your trees
in tears of sap,
screaming with the rage
of your hunted beasts.


Dionysus's Quotes #1566546
#22. God alert!" Blackjack yelled. "It's the wine dude!
Mr. D sighed in exasperation. "The next person, or horse, who calls me the 'wine dude' will end up in a bottle of Merlot!

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1578063
#23. Dionysus invented wine, which so impressed his father Zeus that he promoted Dionysus to god. The guy who invented prune juice, by contrast, got sentenced to the Fields of Punishment.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1624419
#24. That would be like making a pact with Lucifer. (Zarek)
Yes, but I don't smell like sulfur. And I happen to dress better. Luc always looks like a pimp. (Dionysus)

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Dionysus's Quotes #1791349
#25. Erre es korakas, Blinky!" Dionysus cursed. "I will have your soul!

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1792526
#26. I will deny I ever said this, of course, but the gods need heroes. They always have. Otherwise we would not keep you annoying little brats around.
I feel so wanted. Thanks.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #586792
#27. It was from Dionysus, the wine god, that the theater came.

Anne Rice

Dionysus's Quotes #26301
#28. Did someone just call me the wine dude?" he asked in a lazy drawl. "It's Bacchus, please. Or Mr. Bacchus. Or Lord Bacchus. Or, sometimes, Oh-My-Gods-Please-Don't-Kill-Me, Lord Bacchus.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #132710
#29. Dionysus. Wilt thou be led By me, and try the venture?


Dionysus's Quotes #161020
#30. I stared at him (Dionysus). You're ... you're married? But I thought you got in trouble for chasing a wood nymph-

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #165847
#31. In Euripedes's The Bacchae...Dionysus dispenses food, drink and comfort, and inspires communal energy, song and dance; he is rapture and rage, illumination and blindness.

Anya Taylor

Dionysus's Quotes #170004
#32. Dionysus the god of drinking so hard you wake up with TWO hangovers and then they FIGHT.

Cory O'Brien

Dionysus's Quotes #277040
#33. I thought it was kind of funny when Dionysus ran a Dark-Hunter over with a Mardi Gras float a couple of years ago. That amused me for days on end. He laughed like an evil cartoon villian.

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Dionysus's Quotes #358938
#34. He was frigging Dionysus! The man who invented the three-way! He'd had sex every possible way known to man. He'd made improvements to the Kama Sutra. And he was suffering from a major case of wet noodle.

Rosanna Leo

Dionysus's Quotes #420119
#35. Wine, like sex, was an immanent divine force, and the wash of its warm ecstasy was experienced as a communion with Dionysus. It is hard for us to appreciate the invisible but ubiquitous effects of wine in the Roman Empire.

Kyle Harper

Dionysus's Quotes #483573
#36. The goal is to live with God like composure on the full rush of energy, like Dionysus riding the leopard, without being torn to pieces.

Joseph Campbell

Dionysus's Quotes #565446
#37. In Springtime, O Dionysos,
To thy holy temple come,
To Elis with thy Graces,
Rushing with thy bull-foot, come,
Noble Bull, Noble Bull


Dionysus's Quotes #581743
#38. I am a disciple of the philosopher Dionysus, and I would prefer to be even a satyr than a saint.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Dionysus's Quotes #1081375
#39. Are you suggesting that the gods have trouble acting together, young lady?" Dionysus asked.
Yes, Lord Dionysus."
Mr. D nodded. "Just checking. You're right, of course. Carry on.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #618816
#40. In strange ways hard to know gods come to men.
Many a thing past hope they have fulfilled,
And what was asked for went another way.
A path we never thought to tread God found for us.
So this has come to pass.

Edith Hamilton

Dionysus's Quotes #683530
#41. Have you understood me? Dionysus versus Christ.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Dionysus's Quotes #767639
#42. What was Dionysus going to go? Send him back to his hellish isolation? He'd been there, done that, and had the Ozzy T-shirt to prove it.' (Styxx)

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Dionysus's Quotes #835941
#43. Acting is a trick word invented in the festival of Dionysus, before Christ, in Greece at a fertility festival. That's where theatre came from: a fertility festival. No women were allowed. All the men played all the parts.

Gary Busey

Dionysus's Quotes #845713
#44. Come, God
Bromius, Bacchus, Dionysus
burst into life, burst
into being, be a mighty bull,
a hundred-headed snake,
a fire-breathing lion.
Burst into smiling life, oh Bacchus!


Dionysus's Quotes #946588
#45. Wine is a new drink," Dionysus explained. "But it's more than just a drink. It's a religious experience!

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #949390
#46. You're Dionysus," I said. "The god of wine."
Mr. D rolled his eyes. "What do they say these days, Grover? Do the children say 'Well duh!'?"
Y-yes, Mr. D."
Then, well, duh! Percy Jackson. Did you think I was Aphrodite, perhaps?"
You're a god."
Yes, child."
A god. You.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1012650
#47. I turned and found Dionysus standing there, still in his black suit.
Walk with me," he said.
Where to?" I asked suspiciously.
Just to the campfire," he said. "I was beginning to feel better, so I
thought I would talk with you a bit. You always manage to annoy me."
Uh, thanks.

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1035036
#48. I knew Dionysus must've filled it out, because he stubbornly insisted on getting my name wrong:
Dear _Peter Johnson,

Rick Riordan

Dionysus's Quotes #1043842
#49. Prepare yourselves
for the roaring voice of the God of Joy!


Dionysus's Quotes #1060971

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