Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity.
— Unknown

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

Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists.
— Joseph De Maistre

In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced.
— Helen Rowland

I'm a lapsed altar boy.
— altars quotation by Guillermo del Toro