quote by Grace Kelly

Hollywood amuses me. Holier-than-thou for the public and unholier-than-the-devil in reality

— Grace Kelly

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I am and always will be a sinner. But that's the beautiful thing about Jesus. I'll always try to be a better person in the eyes of God. But I'm not all of a sudden stepping up on a pedestal and saying I'm holier than thou, 'cause I'm not!

Grace doesn't cause people to live in sin;

it frees them from the paralyzing effects of guilt and condemnation so that they can live holier accidentally now than they ever did on purpose before.

Our brains are no longer conditioned for reverence and awe.

We cannot imagine a Second Coming that would not be cut down to size by the televised evening news, or a Last Judgment not subject to pages of holier-than-thou second-guessing in The New York Review of Books.

The fact is that my native land is a prey to barbarism, that in it men's only God is their belly, that they live only for the present, and that the richer a man is the holier he is held to be.

Hands that serve are holier than lips that pray.

I have a big problem when the sanctimonious, holier than thou congressmen and women go on national television for six hours and beat somebody up with a stick, and not because I'm 'Ms. Manners.' That's not what bothers me. People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

There is but one temple in the world, and that is the body of man.

Nothing is holier than this high form. Bending before men is a reverence done to this revelation in the flesh. We touch heaven when we lay our hand on a human body.

The holier a man becomes, the more he mourns over the unholiness which remains in him.

It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.

Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.

Most of authors seek fame, but I seek for justice - a holier impulse than ever entered into the ambitious struggles of the votaries of that fickle, flirting goddess.

I think it's noteworthy that the Almighty didn't act high and mighty.

The Holy One wasn't holier-than-thou. The One who knew it all wasn't a know-it-all. The One who made the stars didn't keep his head in them. The One who owns all the stuff of earth never strutted it.

You need not attempt to shake off or to banter off Romance.

It is an evil you will never get rid of to the end of your days. It is a part of yourself ... of your soul. Age will only mellow it a little, and give it a holier tone.

Greed (as Ling): You humans always get all "holier-than-thou" when it comes to this stuff... I really don't get you. Edward: It's called having integrity. You should try it sometime

There is nothing holier in this life of ours than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Any number of holier-than-thou honorable realists walk around in the belief that they have accomplished something, simply because they tell you for the hundredth time that a field is green and a red-painted house is painted red.

There are actresses who've had expensive work done and look great, so I'm not holier-than-thou about it. But it wouldn't be for me, perhaps because I've already been in hospital and wouldn't want to volunteer myself for it again.

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.

I have been trying to make the reader believe that we actually are, at present, creatures whose character must be, in some respects, a horror to God, as it is, when we really see it, a horror to ourselves. This I believe to be a fact: and I notice that the holier a man is, the more fully he is aware of that fact.

Understand that it is often unwise to forgive face to face.

This tends to make the other person feel 'put down' and make you look holier-than-thou.

Save the love we pay to heaven, there is none purer, holier, than that a virtuous woman feels for him she would cleave through life to. Sisters part from sisters, brothers from brothers, children from their parents, but such woman from the husband of her choice, never!

Let us pray that the Church be holier and more humble, loving God by serving the poor, the lonely and the sick.

I got a imam, I got a rabbi, I got a priest, I got a reverend - I got 'em all.

But I don't want to be holier-than-thou. I want to help everybody and still get some (sex).

In the light of fuller day, Of purer science, holier laws.

What is the reason that some believers are so much brighter and holier than others? I believe the difference, in nineteen cases out of twenty, arises from different habits about private prayer. I believe that those who are not eminently holy pray little, and those who are eminently holy pray much.

There are three motives for which we live;

we live for the body, we live for the mind, we live for the soul. No one of these is better or holier than the other; all are alike desirable, and no one of the three—body, mind, or soul—can live fully if either of the others is cut short of full life and expression.

That’s what religion does. It points a finger. It causes wars. It breaks apart countries. It’s a petri dish for stereotypes to grow in. Religion’s not about being holy...Just holier-than-thous.

It is the attitude of the American white man that is making him stand condemned today before the eyes of the entire dark world and even before the eyes of the Europeans. It is his attitude, his haughty, holier-than-thou attitude.

Man may content himself with the applause of the world and the homage paid to his intellect, but woman's heart has holier idols.

When Hillary Clinton tried to act holier than thou, it really doesn't work. It really doesn't.

By starving emotions we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped;

by repressing them we become literal, reformatory and holier-than-thou; encouraged, they perfume life; discouraged, they poison it.

I think those that are holier-than-thou don't make jokes.

They take themselves too seriously and Peeta doesn't take himself too seriously. This is what I believe in and I'm comfortable with that and I can make a joke here and there.

My native land is a slave of heathenism, men's god is their belly, and they live only for the present. The richer a man, the holier.

The ears of the common people are holier than the hearts of the priests.

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