quote by Jimmy Buffett

Where's the church, who took the steeple, Religion's in the hands of some crazy ass people, Television preachers with bad hair and dimples, The God's honest truth is, it's not that simple

— Jimmy Buffett

Most Powerful Church Steeple quotations

Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple, one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view; and we could now plainly distinguish the high round chimneys on the tops of the houses, which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires, or steeples.

An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars.

God is not attracted to mountaintops or church steeples.

God is drawn to suffering, and the dark places it surfaces, which is why sharing pain freely feels very much like love, and may be the same thing. (207)

The bells they sound on Bredon, And still the steeples hum.

"Come all to church, good people"- Oh, noisy bells, be dumb; I hear you, I will come.

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.

Far out in the ocean, where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as crystal, it is very, very deep; so deep, indeed, that no cable could fathom it: many church steeples, piled one upon another, would not reach from the ground beneath to the surface of the water above. There dwell the Sea King and his subjects.

The Lord takes care of his own, but church trustees still put lightning rods on the steeple.

I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.

There is no family in America without a clock, and consequently there is no fair pretext for the usual Sunday medley of dreadful sounds that issues from our steeples.

As to people saying a few idle words about us, we must not mind that, any more than the old church steeple minds the rooks cawing about it.

Richard Hadlee has the appearance of a rickety church steeple and a severe manner which suggests that women are not likely to be ordained yet.

A beggarly people, A church and no steeple.

So they grew, and they grew, to the church steeple tops And they couldn't grow up any higher; So they twin'd themselves into a true lover's knot, For all lovers true to admire.

The amplest knowledge has the largest faith.

Ignorance is always incredulous. Tell an English cottager that the belfries of Swedish churches are crimson, and his own white steeple furnishes him with a contradiction.

That which is destroying the Church is not the outward groping of those within it nor the inward groping of those without, but the professionals who control it and who have removed the bells from its steeples.