Quotes on Catholic Education

[My catholic education] sticked with me. It caused the rage I had to make 'Pink Flamingos.' John Waters

Beware of bad Catholics. Saint Augustine

I am Catholic. But I am opposed to a monopoly when it comes to faith. Evo Morales

I had an Irish Catholic education. Horrible nuns, vindictive and cruel. John Lydon

I was born in Paris in 1950. I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early. Francois Gautier

You see, some non-Catholic friends of mine have questioned the depth of my faith because of the fact that I have a good education. Robert Vaughn

I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided. Mark Foley

Education is... doing anything that changes you. George Leonard

Literacy in itself is no education. Mahatma Gandhi

Look, the communists have tried to corrupt our education system. They've tried to corrupt any number of institutions. Why wouldn't they try to corrupt the Catholic Church? It is a big enemy. Rush Limbaugh

I learned a lot from both, initially Jewish and Muslim theologians that had been missing, perhaps from my rather parochial Catholic upbringing. Karen Armstrong

You start reading C.S. Lewis, then you're reading G.K. Chesterton, then you're a Catholic. Ross Douthat

I"ve been a nun. A Catholic nun. Jwoww

It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey. Ignatius Of Loyola

I was shaken to the extent that people who criticized me used to say that I was Protestant more than a Catholic because I like to impose constraints on myself, but I don't like them to be imposed from the outside. Pierre Trudeau

It's very Canadian of me - or maybe it's more the Catholic schoolgirl in me - but I always really want to do a good job. Samantha Bee

I have friends who are Roman Catholics. I have friends who are Lutherans. Pat Robertson

Education is life itself. John Dewey

I attended Catholic school. We received a great education from the nuns. ... Also, guilt. Guilt and a feeling of never being satisfied with what you've done. And a sense that you are inadequate and a big phony. All useful for a writer. I'm always being edited by my inner nun. George Saunders

Thankfully, I was able to go to Marquette University and get my education, a Catholic education, so I could please my family, because I think they wanted me to be a priest. Danny Pudi

Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children. Joe Baca

I think the people can bash Catholics because they know Catholics won't kill them. Quite frankly, there's some religions out there, you bash and they're going to kill you. Dennis Miller

I'm an old Catholic. I don't believe in anything Catholic but I do believe that Catholicism keeps me from committing suicide. One Tom Spanbauer

Only God knows the good that can come about by reading one good Catholic book. John Bosco

I'm really fortunate. I grew up in a wonderful household with great Irish Catholic parents. Tim Kaine

I honestly don't know what they mean by a devout Catholic. Pierre Trudeau

I'm a writer of faith. I was raised Catholic, and I have a deeply Catholic imagination. Julianna Baggott

I was brought up Catholic and, of course, I strayed and repudiated it. That's a painful thing to go through, because you have to look back and realize that you wasted a gigantic chunk of your life. George Meyer

The greatest danger of traditional education is that learning may remain purely verbal. Mirra Komarovsky

Today's public education system is a failed monopoly: bureaucratic, rigid and in unsteady control of dissatisfied captive markets. David T. Kearns

The educated can listen impassively to almost anything. Mason Cooley

Education is preparation to live completely. Herbert Spencer

Learn by doing or even better unlearn by doing. The opposite of what you learned. Ernst Haas

Knowledge is dead; the school, however, serves the living. Albert Einstein

Fear is priceless education. Lance Armstrong

Learning is the only thing that never disappoints us. Leonardo Da Vinci

Literacy is not the end of education nor even the beginning. Mahatma Gandhi

Learn to think continentally. Alexander Hamilton

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live. Annie Dillard

The best education I have ever received was through travel. Lisa Ling

Nature is the best instructor. Paul Cezanne

Education is a system of imposed ignorance. Noam Chomsky

All education must be self-education. Robert Henri

Catholic education aims not only to communicate facts but also to transmit a coherent, comprehensive vision of life, in the conviction that the truths contained in that vision liberate students in the most profound meaning of human freedom. Pope John Paul Ii

We saw one school-house in our walk, and listened to the sounds which issued from it; but it appeared like a place where the process, not of enlightening, but of obfuscating the mind was going on, and the pupils received only so much light as could penetrate the shadow of the Catholic church. Henry David Thoreau

I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school education is the opportunity to care for the material and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere. Mark Foley

Unfortunately, when someone asks me for a favor, I cant say no. Because of my upbringing - my Catholic guilt - if I dont do it, it plagues me. Bradley Cooper

The language of [Catholic] mysticism - its repeated attempts to lay consciousness itself bare and speak all the intensely opposing yet interconnected parts of it that cannot be spoken. Helen Oyeyemi

I am a reformed Catholic. I'm a Buddhist in other words. George Sanders

Catholic extremism should be resisted as fiercely at home as we oppose the Taliban abroad. Jacob M. Appel

I'm just a good Catholic boy - I do naughty things and feel guilty about them. Steve Coogan

My philosophy is if you're happy being a born - again Christian, if you're happy be-ing a Roman Catholic, if you're happy being a Jew or Moslem ... great!! I'm happy being Ozzy. Ozzy Osbourne

That's what I mean about Catholicism - your sexual life is supposed to be dead if you're a good Catholic. That's wrong. It's human nature to be sexual, so why would God want you to deny your human nature? Madonna Ciccone

Roman Catholics don't like when their religion is mocked. Christians don't like it. Jews don't like it. But this is what it takes to live in a pluralistic society. You have the right to offend and be offended. Pamela Geller

He who reads much and understands much, receives his fill. He who is full, refreshes others. Ambrose

God is not only true, but Truth itself. Pope Leo XIII

You cannot be in love with love. Peter Kreeft

My spiritual life is an interesting thing. It's pretty private. I was raised Catholic in the Baptist Bible belt, so my spirituality was challenged and very much a private thing and it continues to be. Kelli O'Hara

Protestants do not very often disagree with what Catholics believe, but they do very often disagree with what they think Catholics believe. Dwight Longenecker

A Catholic is a person who has plucked up courage to face the incredible and inconceivable idea that something else may be wiser than he is. Gilbert K Chesterton

Put the Protestant flint and the Catholic steel together, and you will kindle a fire that will burn all around the world. Peter Kreeft

Everything we see in a Catholic church is there for a single purpose: to tell a love story. Donald Wuerl

For better or worse, US Keynesianism was so far ahead of where it started. I am a cafeteria Keynesian. You know what a cafeteria catholic is? Paul Samuelson

You ca' trust those damn Catholics. Gordon Gee

I grew up with the Boston vibe and the Catholic vibe. I don't want to put anybody out. John Krasinski

[The Catholic religion] was something I carried with me, never forgot, brought into my music. And it's been in my music ever since. Bruce Springsteen

And Bobby [Jindal] and I are both Catholics. Joe Biden

It's true, harm to Catholics must always be avoided, and all of us do this...but not at the price of the truth! Pope Francis

For me the hardest struggle in my faith life was the Catholic Church is against the death penalty. Tim Kaine

Very less to say, I can make one Catholic or Protestant. Mother Teresa

I was inclined to judge the validity of a man's faith more by the depth of his roots in reality and brotherhood and love. So I felt more at home, shall we say with some Zoroastrians in the Far East, than I did with some Catholic missionaries. Pierre Trudeau

I was pretty Irish Catholic Jersey, the middle of the line. Ryan Mcginley

I did not understand the differences between Catholic and Protestant until I was an adult. Quentin S. Crisp

Well, anyway, I'm not a Catholic. Rush Limbaugh

Growing up in a small town, in the Midwest, and Catholic: Those are sort of three layers of repression. Paul Rust

One thing is sure: the Sagrada Familia is the first Catholic temple whose bacon was ever saved by Shinto tourism. Not even Gaudi, who believed in miracles, could have forseen that. Robert Hughes

All you god damn dirty Catholics can cath-o-lick my balls. Bo Burnham

I am a Catholic. Basically, the Catholic religion is 'If it feels good - stop.' Adam Ferrara

I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants. James Larkin

I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic. Confession has always held a great appeal for me. Alison Bechdel



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