Clergy Quotes


Clergy are men as well as other folks. Henry Fielding

Far, far from the clergy be the love of novelty! Pope Pius X

I found that the clergy did not understand their own book. Robert Green Ingersoll

Give the clergy your sympathy; don't give them anything else. Benjamin Jowett

The Clergy is the greatest hindrance to faith. Martin Luther

The military and the clergy cause us much annoyance; the clergy and the military, they empty our wallets and rob our intelligence. Franz Grillparzer

Many militants of the secular cause look astonishingly like clergy. Worse: like caricatures of clergy. Michel Onfray

Humility is a virtue all men preach, none practice, and yet everybody is content to hear. The master thinks it good doctrine for his servants, the laity for the clergy, and the clergy for the laity. John Selden

The advocate of religious freedom is to expect neither peace nor forgiveness from [the clergy]. Thomas Jefferson

Among the clergy we find our most violent enemies, those most opposed to any change in woman's position. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The elite attack religious people and clergy with a vengeance. Tim Lahaye

Matrimony is the only game of chance the clergy favor. Emily Murphy

Have we arrived at our own faith and our own path or simply internalized the beliefs of parents, clergy, spouse, or friends? Joan Z. Borysenko

Truth, for its own sake, had never been a virtue with the Roman clergy. Charles Kingsley

The clergy complain of the enormous spread of bold books, from the infidel tract to the latest handling of the miracle question. Harriet Martineau

Surely our clergy need not be surprised at the daily increasing distrust in the public mind of the efficacy of prayer. John Ruskin

It is the business of a virtuous clergy to censure vice in every appearance of it. Patrick Henry

The clergy would have us believe them against our own reason, as the woman would have her husband against his own eyes. John Selden

Never was there a more injurous mistake than to say it was thebusiness only of the clergy to care for souls. George Macdonald

The people are as severe toward the clergy as toward women; they want to see absolute devotion to duty from both. Madame De Stael



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