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  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    American suffragist, abolitionist and women's rights activist 1815-1902
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    The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
  • Bernadette Devlin
    Bernadette Devlin
    Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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    Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
  • Brandi Carlile
    Brandi Carlile
    American singer-songwriter and producer 1981-
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    'Hallelujah' is going to be a standard that our grandkids, our great-great grandkids will learn to sing in church. It's one of those really, really special songs.
  • Candace Camp
    Candace Camp
    American writer 1949-
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    'The Marrying Season' is the final book in the 'Legend of St. Dwynwen' series, and in each of the three books, a small village church in the Cotswolds plays a significant role.
  • Abigail Van Buren
    Abigail Van Buren
    American advice columnist and radio show host 1918-2013
    Abigail Van Buren
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    A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
    Thomas B. Macaulay
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    A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favored and cherished.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
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    A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
    Brigham Young
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    A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
  • Billy Sunday
    Billy Sunday
    American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
    Billy Sunday
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    A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
    Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
  • Mary Daly
    Mary Daly
    American radical feminist philosopher, academic, and theologian 1928-2010
    Mary Daly
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    A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
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    Although I myself don't go to church or synagogue, I do, whether it's superstition or whatever, pray every time I get on a plane. I just automatically do it. I say the same thing every time.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    And whether you're drawn to gospel music or church music or honky-tonk music, it informs your character and it informs your talent.
  • Ellen Key
    Ellen Key
    Zweeds writer 1849-1926
    Ellen Key
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    Art, that great undogmatized church.
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