There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
— Charles Baudelaire

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
Oscar Wilde priests quote

If you have form'd a circle to go into,Go into it yourself, and see how you would do.They said this mystery never shall cease:The priest promotes war, and the soldier peace.
— William Blake

I shall always be a priest of love.
— D. H. Lawrence

The poet is the priest of the invisible.
— priests quotation by Wallace Stevens