Quotations that match 'churches'.

I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches make of it. Pete Seeger
[ Because Call Christianity Churches Communism Communist Made Make More Myself Russia Still Than]
Let Catholics build their own churches and works. Vladimir Zhirinovsky
[ Build Catholics Churches Own Their Works]
I love the description of Gothic churches before the printed word, that they were the bibles of the poor. John McGahern
[ Before Bibles Churches Description Gothic Love Poor Printed Were Word]
The rosary was said every evening. I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches, that they were the Bibles of the poor. The Church was my first book and I would think it is still my most important book. John McGahern
[ Always Bibles Book Church Churches Evening Every First Important Liked Medieval Most Poor Said Sentence Still Think Were Would]
I support mosques, obviously. We need churches, temples, mosques. Whatever people use to speak with their god or to receive spiritual inspiration is good for the country. But the symbolism of it at ground zero, within two blocks or three blocks, I believe is wrong. Peter King
[ Believe Blocks Churches Country God Good Ground Inspiration Need Obviously Receive Speak Spiritual Support Symbolism Temples Their Three Two Use Whatever Within Wrong Zero]
And they turned around and leased it to The Assembly Of God Churches - their headquarters are in Springfield, Missouri. They leased it to them for the first year. Then, after the first year, they will donate it to the church. Mel Tillis
[ After Around Assembly Church Churches Donate First God Headquarters Missouri Springfield Their Them Then Turned Will Year]
I know that those who esteem these little organised associations to be the churches of God, see nothing but mere meetings of men in every other gathering of God's children. John Nelson Darby
[ Associations Children Churches Esteem Every Gathering God Know Little Meetings Men Mere Nothing Organised Other See These Those]
I am saying voluntarily that I have sung for almost every religious group in the country, from Jewish and Catholic, and Presbyterian and Holy Rollers and Revival Churches. Pete Seeger
[ Almost Am Catholic Churches Country Every Group Holy Jewish Presbyterian Religious Revival Rollers Saying Sung Voluntarily]
My father was Catholic, my mother was Protestant, and because of that I got Christened in both churches, so I've got all these names... but my Dad always called me Mick. Mickey Spillane
[ Always Because Both Called Catholic Churches Dad Father Got Mick Mother Names Protestant These]
I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often, as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches. George Edmund Street
[ Character Churches Comparative Contrasted Country Distinctive Failure Good Must Often Our Production Struck Success Think Town]
Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory? Charles de Lint
[ Away Beyond Churches Dark Did Doors Glory Lay Locking Men Real Themselves Why World Worship]
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people. Walt Whitman
[ Always Ambassadors Authors Best Churches Colleges Common Even Executives Genius Inventors Legislatures Most Newspapers Nor States United]
Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted... to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home. Edvard Grieg
[ Artists Bach Beethoven Build Churches Dwellings Erected Feel Happy Heights Home Men Might Only Temples Wanted Which]
This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy. Henry A. Wallace
[ Churches Democracy Dullness Failure General Genuine Importance Individual Measure Our Regarding Schools Significance Spiritual Teach Vision Welfare]
All the modern christian churches have no more authority to preach, baptize, or administer any other ordinance of the gospel than the idolatrous Hindoos have. Orson Pratt
[ Administer Any Authority Baptize Christian Churches Gospel Modern More Ordinance Other Preach Than]
The churches... have lost much of their authority over youth because they have refused to re-examine their religious sanctions and their dogmatic preaching in the light of modern physiology, psychology and sociology. Agnes E. Meyer
[ Authority Because Churches Dogmatic Light Lost Modern Much Over Physiology Preaching Psychology Re-Examine Refused Religious Sanctions Sociology Their Youth]
In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance. John Strachan
[ Both Churches Diocese Few Great Growing Ignorance Many Multitudes Necessity Number Scattered Schools Settlements Sexes Up Years]
If there were no ministers and no priests, how long would there be any churches? Lemuel K. Washburn
[ Any Churches How Long Ministers Priests Were Would]
I sang with Anita Bryant in the Southern Baptist churches. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Anita Baptist Bryant Churches Sang Southern]
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world. Bertrand Russell
[ Been Christian Churches Deliberately Enemy Moral Organized Principal Progress Quite Religion Say Still World]
There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation. Sun Myung Moon
[ Already Churches Enough Needs Salvation Still World]
I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches. Aaron Neville Religion
[ Both Catholic Churches Father Methodist Raised Went Were]
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. Thomas Paine
[ Appear Christian Churches Enslave Human Institutions Inventions Jewish Mankind Monopolize National Other Power Profit Set Terrify Than Turkish Up Whether]
We do hereby command the Leaders of the Hebrew, Catholic and Protestant Churches to sanctify and have us crowned Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. Joshua A. Norton
[ Catholic Churches Command Crowned Emperor Hebrew Hereby Leaders Mexico Protector Protestant Sanctify States United Us]
The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin. Frank Harris
[ Being Capital Christian Churches Crowning Degraded Fiend Following Goodness Higher Idiotic Impulse Inspiration Into Jesus Love Morality Offered Our Paul Rejected Sin Spirit Things Turned Two Were]
Some respected and beloved brethren insist that the forming and organising of churches is, according to God's will, the only means of finding blessing in the midst of that confusion which is acknowledged to exist. John Nelson Darby
[ According Acknowledged Beloved Blessing Brethren Churches Confusion Exist Finding Forming God Insist Means Midst Only Respected Some Which Will]
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches. Anita Diament
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it. Edward James Olmos
[ Beauty Because Burned Churches Culture Diversity Down Get Hundred Lack Last More States Than Two Understanding United Years]
I've been speaking at churches for years, as well as juvenile jails, rehabs and hospitals, and I always talk about my faith. That is a declaration of my relationship with God. Smokey Robinson
[ Always Been Churches Declaration Faith God Hospitals Jails Juvenile Relationship Speaking Talk Well Years]
I believe in Christianity, Judaism and Islamism, but I stay away from churches, synagogues and mosques. Ted Lange
[ Away Believe Christianity Churches Judaism Stay]
One may as well dam for water tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man. John Muir
[ Been Cathedrals Churches Consecrated Dam Ever Heart Holier Man May Tanks Temple Water Well]
But I have been in some very beautiful churches, then I've looked outside and seen people starving to death. Don Van Vliet
[ Beautiful Been Churches Death Looked Outside Seen Some Starving Then Very]
I've traveled all over the country for years speaking in churches, teaching the Ten Commandments. It's amazing if 2 percent of any congregation knows the Ten Commandments. Randall Terry
[ Amazing Any Churches Commandments Congregation Country Knows Over Percent Speaking Teaching Ten Traveled Years]
Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would have been asleep at the switch. This level of activism and engagement with the needs of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime. Bill Hybels
[ Activism Ago Asleep Been Church Churches Engagement Level Lifetime Local Needs Never See Society Switch Ten Think Thought Would Years]
I spent a lot of time in churches. If you go to a synagogue, someone is always asking if you're alone, if you're married. In a church, in a hundred years no one would ask. Peter Malkin
[ Alone Always Ask Asking Church Churches Go Hundred Lot Married Someone Spent Synagogue Time Would Years]
However, as the Eastern churches have always maintained, through Christ creation is intended eventually to share in the life of God, the life of divine nature. John Polkinghorne
[ Always Christ Churches Creation Divine Eastern Eventually God However Intended Life Maintained Nature Share Through]
Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision. Bill Hybels
[ Been Church Churches Closed Down Merged More Positive Those Vision]
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself. Jeremy Taylor
[ Churches Cities Fills Heaven Itself Kingdoms Marriage Mother Preserves World]
Some hypocrites and seeming mortified men, that held down their heads, were like the little images that they place in the very bowing of the vaults of churches, that look as if they held up the church, but are but puppets. William Laud
[ Bowing Church Churches Down Heads Held Hypocrites Images Little Look Men Mortified Place Puppets Seeming Some Their Up Very Were]
There are no small churches, just small people. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Churches Just Small]
The nations were awakened from the sleep of death, as the words of eternal life flowed from the Apostles' lips, - the temples of superstition were shut or destroyed, and churches were planted in every part of the civilized world. John Strachan
[ Apostles Awakened Churches Civilized Death Destroyed Eternal Every Flowed Life Lips Nations Part Planted Shut Sleep Superstition Temples Were Words World]
They cannot make it say what they want it to say. And this is the beginning and the end of the case for retaining the old language: If the churches give it up, who will remember how to say what is said? Clifford Longley
[ Beginning Cannot Case Churches End Give How Language Make Old Remember Retaining Said Say Up Want Will]
All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth. Pat Buckley
[ Aspects Churches Contain God Only Religions Truth]
Offers for me to play dances, society parties, even churches, were now coming in regularly. For most dates I was paid the sum of one dollar per hour, and they always tipped me at the end of the night. Mary Lou Williams
[ Always Churches Coming Dances Dates Dollar End Even Hour Most Night Now Offers Paid Parties Per Play Regularly Society Sum Tipped Were]
In regard to education, something has been done by the Provincial Legislature; but to build churches, and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty. John Strachan
[ Been Build Churches Clergymen Difficulty Done Education Greater Legislature Place Provincial Regard Something Work]
But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government - yes, a Labour government - is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools. Polly Toynbee
[ Bare Choirs Churches Converted Creating Deliberately Empty Expansion Faith Government Heathen How Huge Into Labour Living Loft Luxury Nation Odd Ruined Schools Where Yes]
While attendance at traditional churches has been declining for decades... the evangelical movement is growing, and it is changing the way America worships. Tom Brokaw
[ America Attendance Been Changing Churches Decades Declining Evangelical Growing Movement Traditional Way While Worships]
The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken ancient country churches as their models and have failed to discover that between them and churches in towns there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference. George Edmund Street
[ Ancient Been Between Churches Country Difference Discover Distinct Failed Fault Marked Men Models Most Ought Seems Taken Their Them Towns]
The result has been that although few conservative Presbyterian churches actually worship in the Puritan way, the Puritan theology of worship remains the standard orthodoxy among them. This discrepancy sometimes leads to guilty consciences. John Frame
[ Actually Although Among Been Churches Consciences Conservative Discrepancy Few Guilty Leads Orthodoxy Presbyterian Puritan Remains Result Sometimes Standard Them Theology Way Worship]
The relationships that people have - that are sexual, psychological, emotional - these relationships are not open to supervision by parents, schools, churches, or government. Nobody has any right to intervene at all in any kind of relationship like that. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Any Churches Emotional Government Intervene Kind Nobody Open Parents Psychological Relationship Relationships Right Schools Sexual Supervision These]
Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches. Goldwin Smith
[ Architecture Beauty Churches Every Feels Heart However Ignorant May Poetry Transcendent]
A lot of churches have not moved with the times. Joel Osteen
[ Churches Lot Moved Times]
After playing so many songs in churches for eight or nine years, I've learned what songs people react to. Then I just had fun with the arrangements. That's how this album came together. John Tesh
[ After Album Arrangements Came Churches Eight Fun Had How Just Learned Many Nine Playing React Songs Then Together Years]
As of essential importance in town churches which are not at all equally necessary in the country. George Edmund Street
[ Churches Country Equally Essential Importance Necessary Town Which]
The seminaries must be like the churches' poor relations, prolonging their existence with austerity. Abraham Kuyper
[ Austerity Churches Existence Must Poor Prolonging Relations Their]
If real churches exist, such persons are not called on to make them. John Nelson Darby
[ Called Churches Exist Make Persons Real Such Them]
Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life. Lionel Blue
[ Also Began Churches Discover Heaven Here Home Into Life Now Praying Privately True Woven]
Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches. George Whitefield
[ Christ Churches Heathen Jesus Mere Morality Most Our Preached]
Flesh sells. People don't want to see pictures of churches. They want to see naked bodies. Helen Mirren
[ Bodies Churches Flesh Naked Pictures See Sells Want]
Yet through history gays have always dominated religious life and churches. Malcolm Boyd
[ Always Churches Dominated Gays History Life Religious Through Yet]
No, we are not the master of the state, said King. We are not the servant of the state. We are the conscience of the state. The churches or the religious community should be, I think, the conscience of the state. We're not just service providers. Jim Wallis
[ Churches Community Conscience Just King Master Providers Religious Said Servant Service Should State Think]
The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency. Robert Rainy
[ Applied Been Certain Church Churches Consistency Forgiveness Had However Novelty Perhaps Principle Probably Receive Should Sins Strict Testimony Various]
Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious. Michel De Certeau
[ Again Become Believing Churches Once Organizations Places Political Politics Practices Religious Slowly Substituted Themselves]
I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Cathedral Churches Favorite Great Happily Inspired Kind Made Mankind Mountain Never Scenery Weary]
You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic music program of any quality, consistent with the Roman rite tradition. Richard Morris
[ Any Catholic Churches Consistent Count Country Feature Fully Hand Music Number Program Quality Rite Roman Tradition]
Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives! Mahalia Jackson
[ Arrives Because Churches Dare Enough Important Leave Long Lord Message Nobody Sing Singing Stop Time Until Used Want Where Would]
The Church, during the apostolic age, did not consist of isolated, independent congregations, but was one body, of which the separate churches were constituent members, each subject to all the rest, or to an authority which extended over all. Charles Hodge
[ Age Apostolic Authority Body Church Churches Consist Constituent Did During Each Extended Independent Isolated Members Over Rest Separate Subject Were Which]
Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Churches Contribute Fail Far Freedom Function Government Human Industries Institutions Need Other Perform Properly Reconstruction Than Whole Wrong]
Martin Luther King Jr. really understood the role of the churches when he said, 'The church is not meant to be the master of the state.' We don't sort of take power and grab the levers of government and impose our agenda down people's throats. Jim Wallis
[ Agenda Church Churches Down Government Grab Impose Jr King Levers Luther Martin Master Meant Our Power Really Role Said Sort State Take Throats Understood]
Sodomy is in the Bible, to be read in churches. I wouldn't rule it out of Mr. Bruce's act if he cares to comment on it. Dorothy Kilgallen
[ Act Bible Bruce Cares Churches Comment Mr Out Read Rule Sodomy]
The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur. John Corry
[ Churches Conventional Delicate Flying Glass Gothic Grandeur Great Massive Stained Stars]
In no instance have... the churches been guardians of the liberties of the people. James Madison
[ Been Churches Guardians Instance Liberties]
There is a continuum of values between the churches and the general community. What distinguishes the handling of these values in the churches is mainly the heavier dosage of religious vocabulary involved. Peter L. Berger
[ Between Churches Community Continuum Distinguishes Dosage General Handling Heavier Involved Mainly Religious These Values Vocabulary]