Quotes by priest

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  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A nun, at best, is only half a woman, just as a priest is only half a man.
  • Abbe Pierre
    Abbe Pierre
    French priest 1912-2007
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    After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    But a priest's life is not supposed to be well-rounded; it is supposed to be one-pointed - a compass, not a weathercock.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Embraces are cominglings from the head even to the feet, and not a pompous high priest entering by a secret place.
  • Max Eastman
    Max Eastman
    American writer on literature, philosophy and society 1883-1969
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    Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice, and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind.
  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?".
  • Aristotle Onassis
    Aristotle Onassis
    Greek shipping magnate 1906-1975
    Aristotle Onassis
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    Find a priest who understands English and doesn't look like Rasputin.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    How strange a thing this is! The Priest telleth me that the Soul is worth all the gold in the world, and the merchants say that it is not worth a clipped piece of silver.
  • Marianne Williamson
    Marianne Williamson
    American writer 1952-
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    I fell in love with the thought that a human life could be a priestly conduit, a connecting link between earth and sky. As I grew and stumbled and, most important, as I began to love and be loved, I realized that the ultimate priest is the lover inside us
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?
  • Broderick Crawford
    Broderick Crawford
    American actor 1911-1986
    Broderick Crawford
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    I only go to mass when somebody asks me, but when I get in trouble I call for a priest.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    I shall always be a priest of love.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    I've heard my father say that the man is to be the priest, the provider, and the protector of his family. He's the priest because he is the spiritual leader, monitoring and growing the spiritual temperature of his family.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    In the third grade, a nun stuffed me in a garbage can under her desk because she said that's where I belonged. I also had the distinction of being the only altar boy knocked down by a priest during mass.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
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