Quotes of Convent

“ Before this time to-morrow I shall have gained a peerage, or Westminister Abbey. ”

- Horatio Nelson

“ I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Convent. A place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ There ain't any news in being good. You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare. ”

- Finley Peter Dunne

“ Maybe it was my acting like a big star all over the place at home that got us all enrolled at the convent, where for stellar, individualistic tactics, there was no possibility of reward. ”

- Loretta Young

“ My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk. ”

- John Keats

“ I believe there is also a Tim Roth Monastery. ”

- Tim Roth

“ I was doing things that weren't good for me. So I checked into the Churchill Priory clinic. It was the best thing I've done for ages. ”

- Kate Moss

“ This (Westminster Abbey) great Magazine of Mortality. ”

- Joseph Addison
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