Priest Quotes

"In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile...

"In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own." -- Thomas Jefferson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 24
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"Be in a hurry to be happy, bec...

"Be in a hurry to be happy, because we don't know how much time we have left" - Priest FΓ‘bio de Melo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 07
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β€œIf you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened ...

β€œIf you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on tv telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.” - Frank Zappa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 17
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"Sensible men no longer believe in miracles; the...

"Sensible men no longer believe in miracles; they were invented by priests to humbug the peasants." ---Alfonso X, "the Wise," King of Castile, 1226-1284
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 19
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"Men will never be free until the l...

"Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest." - Denis Diderot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 03
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"The philosopher has never killed any...

"The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers." -Denis Diderot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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β€œIf you want to lose you...

β€œIf you want to lose your faith, make friends with a priest.” ― G.I. Gurdjieff
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 10
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Some people go to pries...

Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. -Virginia Woolf
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 28
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"The outer ring of Christianity is a rigid guard of ethical abnegations and professional prie...

"The outer ring of Christianity is a rigid guard of ethical abnegations and professional priests; but inside that inhuman guard you will find the old human life dancing like children, and drinking wine like men; for Christianity is the only frame for pagan freedom." - Chesterton (1908)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"Men will never be free until the l...

"Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest." β€” Denis Diderot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office th...

"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office that absolutely no one else can fill. The simplest gesture, the ephemeral movement, the commonest object all become precious beyond words when touched, noticed, lived by one's own dear child." Mike Mason.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 19
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"If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened ...

"If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, you deserve it." - Frank Zappa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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"Now, now, my good man, this is no time f...

"Now, now, my good man, this is no time for making enemies." -Voltaire on his death bed, when asked by a priest to renounce Satan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 28
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"If you want to lose your rel...

"If you want to lose your religion, make friends with the priest." –Gurdjieff (or his father)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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β€œIf you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to...

β€œIf you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.” - Frank Zappa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 03
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Man will never be free until the l...

Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest. -Denis Diderot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 09
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"Man will never be free until the l...

"Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest." ~ Denis Diderot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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"The world is round and the place w...

"The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning." -Ivy Baker Priest
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 21
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"Is it only when the flowers are in full bloom and when the...

"Is it only when the flowers are in full bloom and when the moon is shining in spotless perfection that we ought to gaze at them?" - Kenko Yoshida, The Miscellany of a Japanese Priest
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 27
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"My father was fond of saying you need three things in life. A goo...

"My father was fond of saying you need three things in life. A good doctor, a forgiving priest, and a clever accountant. The first two, I've never had much use for them. But the third..." -Schindler's List
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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"There is in every village a t...

"There is in every village a torch - the teacher; and an extinguisher - the priest", Victor HUgo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 10
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Men will never be free until the l...

Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest. -Denis Diderot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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"If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened ...

"If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, you deserve it." - Frank Zappa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 17
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In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds ...

In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy. -Ivan Illich, philosopher and priest (1926-2002)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 08
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Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five...

Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners. β€” Edward Abbey
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 28
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"But in the back of his mind a small foreign man with gl...

"But in the back of his mind a small foreign man with glasses was bleeding and confused, and then dead for no reason at all except that he'd been alive once." - Cherie Priest
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 18
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As the caterpillar chooses the fairest l...

As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys. -William Blake
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 09
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"There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves ...

"There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution." - Oscar Wilde
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 16
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"...and these pious [priests], like their predecessors, contend and wrangle, and understand...

"...and these pious [priests], like their predecessors, contend and wrangle, and understand the Bible; each understands it differently, but each understands it best; and they have agreed in nothing but in telling their readers that Thomas Paine understands it not." -Thomas Paine
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 23
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"In every country and age,...

"In every country and age, the priest has been hostile to liberty." -Thomas Jefferson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 24
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" You know, I've got a confession to mak...

" You know, I've got a confession to make myself. I'm not really a priest, I've just got my shirt on backwards." - Ryan Stiles
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 15
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