Ritual Quotes

Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods. G K Chesterton

Ceremony and ritual spring from our heart of hearts: those who govern us know it well, for they would sooner deny us bread than dare alter the observance of tradition. F Gonzalez-Crussi

Deep in the nature of theatre is a sense of ritual. John Berger

Much that passes for education is not education at all but ritual. David P Gardner

Without cultural sanction, most or all our religious beliefs and rituals would fall into the domain of mental disturbance. John Schumaker

Ritual is necessary for us to know anything. Ken Kesey

A ritual has to be a little dangerous. It doesn’t come cheap or free. Ken Kesey

To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance. Phillip Adams

Rituals are important. Nowadays it’s hip not to be married. I’m not interested in being hip. John Lennon