My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
— Pablo Picasso

I have as much authority as the pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.
George Carlin pope quote

I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
— Martin Luther

Nobody I represent is pretending to be the pope or a role model for young people. People have to live their lives. They have the right to smoke if they want.
— Ben Affleck

I wouldn't take the Pope too seriously. He's a Pole first, a pope second, and maybe a Christian third.
— Muriel Spark