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If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.

Ronald Reagan, president

I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.

George Carlin, comedian

I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me.

Jensen Ackles, actor

The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.

James Madison, president

For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.

Gerald R. Ford, president

Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.

Charles De Gaulle, leader

The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.

James Madison, president

I am atheist in a very religious mould. I'm always asking myself the big questions. Where did we come from? Is there a meaning to all of this? When I find myself in church, I edit the hymns as I sing them.

Mark Haddon, novelist

The greatest block today in the way of woman's emancipation is the church, the canon law, the Bible and the priesthood.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, activist

The key to successful missionary work is a close relationship between the missionaries and the members. Creating an environment in working with members that will bring more into the Church.

Richard G. Scott, clergyman

It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.

Matthew Henry, clergyman

Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, adultery and desertion, he would probably get one.

Samuel Butler, poet

The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur.

John Corry,

In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person. Yes, it is women who keep the church going.

Don Marquis, poet

For two thousand years, the Church has guided the development of music, carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic beauty with the demands of the Faith.

Richard Morris, clergyman

Both my parents are Methodist preachers, I grew up in a church.

Wes Bentley, actor

For me Christianity is about the Kingdom, not about the Church: it has to do with human growth and development nor church growth and development.

Michael Taylor, criminal

For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke of women as a necessary evil, and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most.

Annie Besant, philosopher

Christians often want to hide behind the walls of the church, where we are comfortable, but sometimes we have to come out of the box.

Cheryl James, musician

I ground my faith upon God's word, and not upon the church.

Jane Grey, royalty

People don't come to church for preachments, of course, but to daydream about God.

Kurt Vonnegut, author

Christians should emphatically be campaigning for justice for the poor - but the Church is not a campaign.

Rowan D. Williams, clergyman

If you will stay with the majority of the Twelve Apostles, and the records of the Church, you will never be led astray.

Joseph Smith, Jr., clergyman

It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.

Fridtjof Nansen, explorer

Those who would renegotiate the boundaries between church and state must therefore answer a difficult question: why would we trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly?

Sandra Day O'Connor, judge

Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the centre of man's universe is the earth?

Stephen Vizinczey,

We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.

Jeff Miller, politician

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, president

I like the aesthetics of the Church.

Andres Serrano, photographer

The first time I got onstage was when I was about 5 years old. It was at a church social, and I had a poem to recite.

Willie Nelson, musician

Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

You can be committed to Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to church.

Joel Osteen, clergyman

If you had told me 28 years ago that the largest organization in the world touching the lives of gays and lesbians would be a church, I would not have believed you.

Troy Perry, clergyman

We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.

Saint Ignatius, saint

Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life.

Thomas S. Monson, clergyman

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, clergyman

The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe.

Alan Watts, philosopher

They're after one world religion and one world government. That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine.

Hutton Gibson, writer

I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That's what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church.

Frank McCourt, author

There is but one Church in which men find salvation, just as outside the ark of Noah it was not possible for anyone to be saved.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

Read Churchill, he tells you how crucial was the Greek role in your decisive desert victory over Rommel.

Melina Mercouri, actress

I want a big church wedding.

Sienna Miller, actress

I beg you, look for the words 'social justice' or 'economic justice' on your church Web site. If you find it, run as fast as you can. Social justice and economic justice, they are code words.

Glenn Beck, journalist

I have an awesome church home and an awesome Pastor down in L.A., and I couldn't be happier.

Jonny Lang, musician

If there is anyone who's living the work of the New Testament, it's the nuns of the Catholic church and not the Catholic hierarchy.

Anna Quindlen, journalist

Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.

Bernadette Devlin, politician

When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body.

Bill Lee, athlete

Should the Catholic Church find itself discriminated against by the Obama administration on key delivery of services because of the bias and the bigotry of the administration?

Newt Gingrich, politician

Even at church, people would not shake my hand.

Bryan White, musician

A church debt is the devil's salary.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Obviously I don't really go to church any more - no time.

Kimbra, musician

When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy. Just like church does. People don't go to church to find trouble, they go there to lose it.

James Brown, musician

I go to St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church.

Stephen Collins, actor

The ordinary ministry is that which receives all of its direction from the will of God revealed in the Scriptures and from those means which God has appointed in the church for its continual edification.

William James, philosopher

Therefore, the church is not absolutely necessary as an object of faith, not even for us today, for then Abraham and the other prophets would not have given assent to those things which were revealed to them from God without any intervening help of the church.

William James, philosopher

You may invite the entire 35th Division to your wedding if you want to. I guess it's going to be yours as well as mine. We might as well have the church full while we are at it.

Bess Truman, first lady

I am not the Jesus of the official church tolerated by those in power. I am not your superstar.

Klaus Kinski, actor

For a house, somewhere near Los Angeles I found an old church. Very old, no longer used. So we moved the church to the land, and I took off the steeple, and I got my hands dirty.

Douglas Sirk, director

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.

John Foxe, writer

Which prophecy of Christ we see wonderfully to be verified, insomuch that the whole course of the Church to this day may seem nothing else but a verifying of the said prophecy.

John Foxe, writer

My mind is my own church.

Thomas Paine, writer

And yet, you do not throw out some of the great minds of the Church - and people in Church history - and say they have no credibility because they committed a sin or made a mistake.

Walter Martin, clergyman

We were married in Capri almost two years ago and we have made a pact with each other to visit the beautiful island and the church where we were married every year for the rest of our lives.

Giuliana Rancic, journalist

Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church - he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives - but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority.

Charles Hodge, theologian

All the reasons which require the subjection of a believer to the brethren of a particular church, require his subjection to all his brethren in the Lord.

Charles Hodge, theologian

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.

Pope John Paul II, clergyman

My childhood was limited to mostly gospel music. We didn't have, like, a lot of records in our house, you know. It was like my grandparents who raised me. They were pretty old-fashioned in their religious ways, so it was like church, church, church, school, school, school.

Faith Evans, musician

We are insisting and we will continue to insist that this faith of the church must continue to be upheld come rain, come fire. That is our position.

Peter Akinola, clergyman

The Catholic Church has never really come to terms with women. What I object to is being treated either as Madonnas or Mary Magdalenes.

Shirley Williams, politician

The Church became both more accessible and less imposing. It threw itself open to risk.

Lance Morrow,

Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries from the 13th to the 20th.

Lance Morrow,

When I came to CBS it was the mother church. I mean that was - everybody wanted to go to work for CBS News.

Mike Wallace, journalist

Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife.

Lyndon B. Johnson, president

My family for several generations have been members of the Unitarian Church.

Leverett Saltonstall, politician

It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention.

Pope John XXIII, clergyman

The Foxy character and Inga Marchand are two different people. My fiance calls me Inga. No one around me calls me Foxy. I go to church every Sunday. I go to Bible study every Friday night. I'm saved.

Foxy Brown, musician

The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak, a forerunner of most splendid light.

Pope John XXIII, clergyman

The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament.

Igor Stravinsky, composer

As long as the house of The Holy Spirit remains a haven for criminals the reputation of the church will remain in ruins.

Sinead O'Connor, musician

I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment... rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt it since my childhood.

Franz Liszt, composer

My whole damn family was nice. I don't think I've imagined it. It's true. Maybe it has to do with being brought up as Christian Scientists. Half of my relatives were Readers or Practitioners in the church.

Henry Fonda, actor

I don't go to church regular. But I pray for answers to my problems.

Loretta Lynn, musician

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, actress

How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public.

Harry Houdini, entertainer

I attended Sunday School and then church with my father and mother throughout my childhood.

Leverett Saltonstall, politician

I have confidence that the Unitarian Church will steadily grow and will help to sustain many of my fellow citizens in these important days that lie ahead of us.

Leverett Saltonstall, politician

I'd like to do my first record I ever made, A Church, a Courtroom, and Then Goodbye.

Patsy Cline, musician

Yesterday I had a Shaker visitor, and today a Catholic; and the more I see and hear, the less do I care about church doctrines.

Maria Mitchell, scientist

It was not just the Church that resisted the heliocentrism of Copernicus.

Tycho Brahe, scientist

You have the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of England, the Presbyterians, the Wesleyans, represented in each school, and they are each to take alternate days.

Charles Tupper, statesman

You can't seperate modern jazz from rock or from rhythm and blues - you can't seperate it. Because that's where it all started, and that's where it all come from - that's where I learned to keep rhythm - in church.

Art Blakey, musician

I just want you to know you aren't going to church with a crook.

Bernard Ebbers, businessman

All Church power arises from the indwelling of the Spirit; therefore those in whom the Spirit dwells are the seat of Church power. But the Spirit dwells in the whole Church, and therefore the whole Church is the seat of Church power.

Charles Hodge, theologian

All Church power is, therefore, properly ministerial and administrative. Everything is to be done in the name of Christ, and in accordance with his directions.

Charles Hodge, theologian

The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing, civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary, ignorant people.

Kenneth Clark, author

As the Church is the aggregate of believers, there is an intimate analogy between the experience of the individual believer, and of the Church as a whole.

Charles Hodge, theologian

Hollywood is finally waking up to the fact that people who go to church also go to the movies. I'm not sure what took them so long to see that or how long they'll keep it up.

Tyler Perry, actor

If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied.

Charles Hodge, theologian

He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun.

Stephen Spender, poet

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