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Altars Quotes

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Jeremiah has to lament that there are as many altars as towns in Judah.
- Julius Wellhausen

There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue.
Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
- William Hazlitt

Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty,
brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain,
to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
- Joseph Howe

Two races share today the soil of Canada.
These people had not always been friends.
But I hasten to say it.
There is no longer any family here but the human family.
It matters not the language people speak,
or the altars at which they kneel.
- Wilfrid Laurier

 

I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day,
when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint,
and invite the public - I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras.
- Poppy Z. Brite

The sacred altar of all existence
is where we meet our ancestors
and our descendants yet unborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar -
a practice which is still continued.
- Helen Rowland

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We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience,
mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation.
- Peter Akinola

But only if I believe that my directing talents will
improve the material I'd be working on.
I want to make sure I don't sacrifice beautiful material
on the altar of my direction.
- Andre Braugher

I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all.
- Queen Victoria

The State is the altar of political freedom and,
like the religious altar, it is maintained for the
purpose of human sacrifice.
- Emma Goldman

Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest,
the table their altar, and their belly their god.
- Charles Buck

At the centre of Christianity is community;
we are gathered by the Lord around the altar.
- Timothy Radcliffe

I'm a lapsed altar boy.
- Guillermo del Toro

The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar;
the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
- Felix Adler

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

When I worked on Altar Boys, they wanted to see us having fun.
The four of us would have fun on set and steal each other's lines,
and mess with the director.
- Kieran Culkin

I have sworn upon the altar of God,
eternal hostility against every form of tyranny
over the mind of man.
- Thomas Jefferson

Leave the matter of religion to the family altar,
the church, and the private school, supported entirely
by private contributions.
Keep the church and state forever separate.
- Ulysses S. Grant

For there is no defense for a man who,
in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
- Aeschylus

The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome,
mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home -
yea,
I'm always at Om.
- Eden Ahbez

Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall,
and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!
- Mother Jones

There are some who want to get married and others who don't.
I have never had an impulse to go to the altar.
I am a difficult person to lead.
- Greta Garbo

I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom,
a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
- Stephen Fry

Not until he stood at the altar did he achieve a sense
of being hale and furnished.
It was strange, he thought, that a man would find his
surest current in the spot where he felt least worthy.
- Charles Tennyson Turner

He came by a leap to the goal of purpose,
not by the toilsome steps of reason.
On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose:
this was the one being for him in all the world:
at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion,
and keep it burning forever.
- Gilbert Parker

Man does not bring to God's altar the stuff of nature in itself,
in its initial structure, but something he has made
and molded out of nature for the nourishment and the inspiration of men.
- Wilford O. Cross

Before I took the veil, I was ornamented for the ceremony,
and was clothed in a rich dress belonging to the Convent,
which was used on such occasions; and placed not far
from the altar in the chapel,
in the view of a number of spectators who had assembled,
perhaps about forty.
- Maria Monk

The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children,
families, and community standards.
Obscene material that is not protected by the First
Amendment can and must be prohibited.
- Orrin Hatch

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred.
Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
- Christina Baldwin

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

Understand that the right to
choose your own path
is a sacred privilege.
Use it.
Dwell in possibility.
- Oprah Winfrey

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift
and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant
and has forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

Your sacred space is where you can
find yourself again and again.
- Joseph Campbell

There are only four questions of value in life...
What is sacred?
Of what is the spirit made?
What is worth living for,
and what is worth dying for?
The answer to each is the same: only love.
- Johnny Depp as Don Juan in the movie Don Juan De Marco

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

The body is a sacred garment.
- Martha Graham

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor
is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
- Andrew Carnegie

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

But let us remember, at the same time,
government is sacred, and not to be trifled with.
- Jonathan Mayhew

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
- Barbara de Angelis

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.
- Christy Turlington

Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity,
peace among peoples.
This is the sacred slogan of international socialist
democracy that liberates nations.
- Karl Liebknecht

I don't know how many sacred cows there are today.
I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor.
That's kind of regrettable.
- Bob Newhart

All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social
Security benefits to our nation's senior citizens.
- Steve King

We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred
ground for the shots coming up the cliff.
- Christopher Atkins

Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.
- Georges Bataille

Some extremists take elements of the sacred scriptures out of context.
- Cat Stevens

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Theatre is a sacred space for actors.
You are responsible; you are in the driving-seat.
- Greta Scacchi

Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger.
- Abbie Hoffman

We must join with the tens of millions all over the
world who see in peace our most sacred responsibility.
- Paul Robeson

All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs
this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.
- Adrian Cronauer

She was deeply passionate about the sacred feminine.
- Dan Brown

Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a
pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature,
whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
- Desiderius Erasmus

I believe in nothing, everything is sacred.
I believe in everything, nothing is sacred.
- Tom Robbins

The bandstand is a sacred place.
- Wynton Marsalis

Many people lock a part of themselves away.
It's a bit sacred.
- Tori Amos

I tended to emphasize the secular, the casual,
the colloquial, the vernacular against the sacred.
- David Antin

Marriage is one of the most sacred human institutions.
I asked our Senators, as many South Dakotans have done,
to protect marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
- Mike Rounds

Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour.
- Giotto di Bondone

We all came to see that site.
We all walked around it.
It is already sacred.
- Daniel Libeskind


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