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And of all plagues with which mankind are cursed, ecclesiastic tyranny's the worst.
- Defoe, Daniel
Churches Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Churches

1.
His creed no parson ever knew, for this was still his simple plan, to have with clergymen to do as little as a Christian can.
Doyle, Sir Francis

2.
I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Smith, Sydney

3.
Wherever we find the Word of God surely preached and heard, and the sacraments administered according to the institution of Christ, there, it is not to be doubted, is a church of God.
Calvin, John

4.
The Pope is an idol whose hands are tied and whose feet are kissed.
Voltaire

5.
The itch of disputing is the scab of the churches.
Wotton, Sir Henry

6.
The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.
Wesley, John

7.
The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
Beecher, Henry Ward

8.
The church exists to train its member through the practice of the presence of God to be servants of others, to the end that Christlikeness may become common property.
Brown, William Adams

9.
The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.
John Paul II

10.
An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

11.
It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God's name is often hardest put to find time for God. The parents of Jesus lost Him at church, and they were not the last ones to lose Him there.
Havner, Vance

12.
It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.
Penn, William

13.
We sing in a church, why can we not dance there?
Shaw, George Bernard

14.
The local church is the outcrop of the church universal.
Forsyth, Peter T.

15.
There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
Joyce, James

16.
Too hot to go to Church? What about Hell?
Poster In Dayton, Ohio

17.
In the Church, considered as a social organism, the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs.
Weil, Simone

18.
The difference between listening to a radio sermon and going to church...is almost like the difference between calling your girl on the phone and spending an evening with her.
Moody, Dwight L.

19.
Churchgoers are like coals in a fire. When they cling together, they keep the flame aglow; when they separate, they die out.
Graham, Billy

20.
The greatest hindrances to the evangelization of the world are those within the church.
Mott, John R.

21.
My own mind is my own church.
Paine, Thomas

22.
The parson knows enough who knows a Duke.
Cowper, William

23.
But a priest's life is not supposed to be well-rounded; it is supposed to be one-pointed -- a compass, not a weathercock.
Huxley, Aldous

24.
The problem is not that the churches are filled with empty pews, but that the pews are filled with empty people.
Shedd, Charlie

25.
The church is so subnormal that if it ever got back to the New Testament normal it would seem to people to be abnormal.
Havner, Vance

26.
A group touring Westminster Abbey in London heard the guide list the famous people buried within its walls. During a momentary silence a little old lady's voice blurted out loud and clear, Anybody been saved here lately?

27.
The priesthood in many ways is the ultimate closet in Western civilization, where gay people particularly have hidden for the past two thousand years.
Spong, John

28.
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.
Selden, John

29.
Those who marry God can become domesticated too -- it's just as hum-drum a marriage as all the others. The word Love means a formal touch of the lips as in the ceremony of the Mass, and Ave Marialike dearest is a phrase to open a letter. This marriage like the world's marriages was held together by habits and tastes shared in common between God and themselves -- it was God's taste to be worshipped and their taste to worship, but only at stated hours like a suburban embrace on a Saturday night.
Greene, Graham

30.
Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel.
Luther, Martin

31.
This merriment of parsons is mighty offensive.
Johnson, Samuel

32.
Nearly all the evils in the Church have arisen from bishops desiring power more than light. They want authority, not outlook.
Ruskin, John

33.
Be neither intimate nor distant with the clergy.
Proverb, Irish

34.
The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.
Allen, Fred A.

35.
A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility.
Chadwick, Henry

36.
Archbishop -- A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
Mencken, H. L.

37.
Mass ought to be in Latin, unless you could do it in Greek or Chinese. In fact, any abracadabra that no bloody member of the public or half-educated ape of a clargimint could think he understood.
Pound, Ezra

38.
Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.
Fuller, Thomas

39.
We praise Him, we bless Him, we adore Him, we glorify Him, and we wonder who is that baritone across the aisle and that pretty woman on our right who smells of apple blossoms. Our bowels stir and our cod itches and we amend our prayers for the spiritual life with the hope that it will not be too spiritual.
Cheever, John

40.
The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go on for years without realizing that love must change into some other love which is so unlike it that it can hardly be recognized as love at all.
Murdoch, Iris

41.
A full-dressed ecclesiastic is a sort of go-cart of divinity; an ethical automaton. A clerical prig is, in general, a very dangerous as well as contemptible character. The utmost that those who thus habitually confound their opinions and sentiments with the outside coverings of their bodies can aspire to, is a negative and neutral character, like wax-work figures, where the dress is done as much to the life as the man, and where both are respectable pieces of pasteboard, or harmless compositions of fleecy hosiery.
Hazlitt, William

42.
The root of almost every schism and heresy from which the Christian Church has suffered, has been because of the effort of men to earn, rather than receive their salvation; and the reason preaching is so commonly ineffective is, that it often calls on people to work for God rather than letting God work through them.
Ruskin, John

43.
Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man.
Moody, Dwight L.

44.
Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave--with both ends kicked out.
Havner, Vance

45.
Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church.
Ratzinger, Cardinal Joseph

46.
Once is orthodox, twice is puritanical.
Melbourne, Lord

47.
People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too.
Carey, George

48.
He who is near the Church is often far from God.
Proverb, French

49.
It is indolence... Indolence and love of ease; a want of all laudable ambition, of taste for good company, or of inclination to take the trouble of being agreeable, which make men clergymen. A clergyman has nothing to do but be slovenly and selfish; read the newspaper, watch the weather, and quarrel with his wife. His curate does all the work and the business of his own life is to dine.
Austen, Jane

50.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.
Swift, Jonathan


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