Priest Quotes

The priest is concerned with other people for the sake of God and with God for the sake of other people. Robert Runcie

Civilization will not attain to its perfection until the last stone from the last church falls on the last priest. Emile Zola

Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be; and a University training is the one best adapted to prevent their becoming so. Samuel Butler

The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers. Denis Diderot

I am not afraid of the priests in the long-run. Scientific method is the white ant which will slowly but surely destroy their fortifications. T H Huxley

A priest is he who lives solely in the realm of the invisible, for whom all that is visible has only the truth of an allegory. Friedrich von Schlegel

The genuine priest always feels something higher than compassion. Friedrich von Schlegel

The true poet for me is a priest. As soon as he dons the cassock, he must leave his family. Gustave Flaubert

The priest is an immense being because he makes the crowd believe astonishing things. Charles Baudelaire

Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest? Henry II (of Thomas à Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.)