Quotes of Chapel

“ Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel. ”

- Martin Luther

“ Where are you searching for me, friend? Look! Here am I right within you. Not in temple, nor in mosque, not in Kaaba nor Kailas, but here right within you am I. ”

- Kabir

“ I can remember the lush spring excitement of language in childhood. Sitting in church, rolling it around my mouth like marbles — tabernacle and pharisee and parable, tresspass and Babylon and covenant. ”

- Penelope Lively

“ The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make — not just on your wedding day, but over and over again — and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife. ”

- Barbara De Angelis

“ Do you see this egg? With this you can topple every theological theory, every church or temple in the world. ”

- Denis Diderot

“ These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America. We don't have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks. ”

- Jimmy Buffett

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

- Alan Watts

“ Cathedrals, Luxury liners laden with souls, Holding to the east their hulls of stone. ”

- W. H. Auden

“ No wonder the hills and groves were God's first temples, and the more they are cut down and hewn into cathedrals and churches, the farther off and dimmer seems the Lord himself. ”

- John Muir

“ I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ The world looks at preachers out of church to know what they mean in it. ”

- Richard Cecil

“ When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important. ”

- Krishnamurti

“ When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important. ”

- J. Krishnamarti

“ The itch of disputing is the scab of the churches. ”

- Sir Henry Wotton

“ There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness. ”

- Dalai Lama

“ 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. ”

- John Muir

“ If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ If I had my own private chapel, I could have laid her down to rest and perhaps given her a cross. ”

- Michael Telling

“ Frau Schaub came as an ambassador bringing flowers and telegrams. The result is that my whole office resembles a flower shop and smells like a cemetery chapel. ”

- Eva Braun

“ He who has seen one cathedral ten times has seen something; he who has seen ten cathedrals once has seen but little; and he who has spent half an hour in each of a hundred cathedrals has seen nothing at all. ”

- Sinclair Lewis

“ I believe in the cosmos. All of us are linked to the cosmos. Look at the sun: If there is no sun, then we cannot exist. So nature is my god. To me, nature is sacred; trees are my temples and forests are my cathedrals. ”

- Mikhail Gorbachev

“ I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church. ”

- Thomas Paine

“ Whenever we encounter the Infinite in man, however imperfectly understood, we treat it with respect. Whether in the synagogue, the mosque, the pagoda, or the wigwam, there is a hideous aspect which we execrate and a sublime aspect which we venerate. So great a subject for spiritual contemplation, such measureless dreaming — the echo of God on the human wall! ”

- Victor Hugo

“ After trying in vain to get work to do on any newspaper in North Carolina, I advertised for a job in journalism - any sort of a job… I knew nothing about newspaper work. I had done nothing since I left the University but teach English in the Louisville, Kentucky, High School for boys one winter and lecture at the summer school at Chapel Hill one summer. ”

- Walter H. Page
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