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Most chess players know, thanks to the study of master games, that two bishops are stronger than two knights or than bishop and knight, though very few know the reason for this advantage and how to turn it to account. -- Richard Reti
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I don't think," he said, "that a vicar is supposed to beat a bishop to death, or even back to death."
Mr. Berkeley looked down upon the remains of Bishop Bernard.
"If anyone asks, we'll say he fell over," he said. "Lots of times. -- John Connolly
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Deacons are God's gift to bishops, not the other way around. They are there to remind him/her of their foundational calling. They become the instrument through which God saves a bishop's soul.12 -- Susanne Watson Epting
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In a word, we owe obedience to the bishops in all things pertaining to our work in the missions, with ordinands, etc., but the spiritual and internal direction belongs to the Superior General. -- Vincent De Paul
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Piglet," Bishop Wulfheard said in a scornful tone. I stared at him, then held up a hand to check Merewalh, who was about to leave the hall. "Maybe we don't need a piglet," I said slowly, as if an idea was just coming to me. "Why waste a baby pig when there's a bishop available?" Wulfheard fled. -- Bernard Cornwell
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Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ. -- H.l. Mencken
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Who among us can claim normalcy, Bishop? -- David Marusek
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I don't care if he is Curran. In your ward, you are god. -- Ilona Andrews
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Pastor of the Warsaw Baptist Church, Dr. Peters was tall, gaunt, and pale, with a weak damp smile and cold damp palms: shaking his hand was like being forced to grasp the flaccid penis of a hypothermic zombie. -- Tom Robbins
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Bishop's brows went up. "Okay, fine. Yes, I followed you here. Better?"
"Yes. Stalkery, but better."
"I'm not stalking you."
"Spoken like a true stalker."
Bishop and Samantha, page 79 -- Michelle Rowen
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The weaker the player the more terrible the Knight is to him, but as a player increases in strength the value of the Bishop becomes more evident to him, and of course there is, or should be, a corresponding decease in his estimation of the value of the Knight as compared to the bishop. -- Jose Raul Capablanca
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Inherent in the ordination to be bishop is both the right and the obligation to be directed by inspiration. -- Boyd K. Packer
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The one-cylinder ward is one in which the bishop handles all the problems, makes all the decisions, follows through on all the assignments, and faces every challenge. Then, like any other overworked cylinder, he starts to sputter and behave erratically. Eventually, he burns out altogether. -- M. Russell Ballard
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There are no training courses to make people bishops. You have to learn on the job. -- Peter Hollingworth
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You put on a bishop's robe and miter, he pondered, and walk around in that, and people bow and genuflect and like that, and try to kiss your ring, if not your ass, and pretty soon you're a bishop. So to speak. What is identity? he asked himself. Where does the act end? Nobody knows. -- Philip K. Dick
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To refer to the oft mooted question, "Which piece is stronger, the Bishop or the Knight?" it is clear that the value of the Bishop undergoes greater changes than that of the Knight. -- Emanuel Lasker
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You were the one who threatened us with an Inquisitor," the Bishop reminded him. With a smile.
The Speaker's smile was just as chilly. "And you're the one who told the people I was Satan and they shouldn't talk to me. -- Orson Scott Card
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My dear pope, I will kiss your feet and acknowledge you as supreme bishop if you will worship my Christ and grant that through His death and resurrection, not through keeping your traditions, we have forgiveness of sins and life eternal. -- Martin Luther
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It is always advantageous to exchange your king's bishop pawn for the king's pawn, since this leads to the seizure of the centre and, in addition, to the opening of a file for the rook. -- Francois-Andre Danican Philidor
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Saint Delphi my ass. -- Jennifer L. Armentrout
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I'm a reverend and a pastor. A pastor of the church. I go by usually pastor. -- Joel Osteen
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The church doesn't belong to the pastor; it belongs to Jesus Christ. -- Sunday Adelaja
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People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too. -- George Carey
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Like a good chess player, Satan is always trying to maneuver you into a position where you can save your castle only by losing your bishop. -- C.s. Lewis
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Prelate, n. A church officer having a superior degree of holiness and a fat preferment. One of Heaven's aristocracy. A gentleman of God. -- Ambrose
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Bishops move diagonally. That's why they often turn up where the kings don't expect them to be. -- Terry Pratchett
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Wherever the bishop shall appear, let the multitude of also be, just as wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the catholic [i.e., universal] church. It is not lawful either to baptize or to celebrate a love feast without the bishop, but whatever he approves of, that is also pleasing to God. -- Ignatius Of Antioch
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During those last weeks of the Bishop's life he thought very little about death; it was the Past he was leaving. The future would take care of itself. -- Willa Cather
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The Bishop remained silent for a moment; then he turned abruptly to the director of the hospital. -- Victor Hugo
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I thought a time would come when people would rout me out of Ars with sticks, when the Bishop would suspend me, and I should end my days in prison. I see, however, that I am not worthy of such a grace. -- John Vianney
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You can tell the people that if they succeed in killing me, that I forgive and bless those who do it. Hopefully, they will realize they are wasting their time. A bishop will die, but the church of God, which is the people, will never perish. -- Oscar Romero
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Pastor: One employed by the wicked to prove to them by his example that virtue doesn't pay. -- H.l. Mencken
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Let's be clear, I'm one of the thicker bishops in the Church of England. -- Justin Welby
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The Synod of Bishops has existed for forty years. In that long span of time it has been for all of us a good school for introducing us to the universal dimension of the Church. -- Karl Lehmann
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The bishops will govern the Church, the priests will do all the work and the deacons will have all the fun. -- Richard Cushing
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With opposite coloured bishops the attacking side has in effect an extra piece in the shape of his bishop. -- Mikhail Botvinnik
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Stephen, q a man full of faith and r of the Holy Spirit, -- Anonymous
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I am not an 'elder', 'deacon', nor a 'pastor', and I do not have any ambitions to become one!".

~R. Alan Woods {2012] -- R. Alan Woods
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To ... to ... What the heck to call a duke who 'comes a monk?"

"Brother?" Colin ventured.

Will shook his head. "A bit too familiar. How 'bout BrotherYourGrace?"

"Got it," Colin exclaimed. "Your Celibacy. Get it? Your Celibacy. -- Patricia Coughlin
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Three more saves and he ties John the Baptist. -- Hank Greenwald
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Archbishop: "God is with us!"
William the Great : "Bishop, if God is with us, then he is not with them, congratulations!
We are victorious! -- Arash Pakravesh
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The Pope! How many divisions has he got? -- Joseph Stalin
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A high church for the true mediocre. -- Norman Mailer
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Christ on a crutch -- J.r. Ward
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For me, it's a great joy to be together with priests: in the end, the bishop of Rome is the bishop and brother of all priests. His mandate is to confirm the brothers in the faith. -- Pope Benedict Xvi
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Did not i say that things would come right of themselves? said the Bishop. Then he added, with a smile, To him who contents himself with the surplice of a curate, God sends the cope of an archbishop. Monseigneur, murmured the cure, throwing back his head with a smile. God or the Devil. -- Victor Hugo
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To his inner ear, the cardinal speaks. He says, I saw you, Crumb, when you were at Elvetham: scratching your balls in the dawn and wondering at the violence of the king's whims. If he wants a new wife, fix him one. I didn't, and I am dead. -- Hilary Mantel
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For me, actually, being a bishop in a bishopric where there's an academic tradition gives me this fascinating, challenging, but open invitation to say, "We want you to be a scholar. We want you to go on doing this. But do it as a bishop!" -- N. T. Wright
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The pope is becoming a missionary, you will say. Yes, the pope is becoming a missionary, which means a witness, a shepherd, an apostle on the move. -- Pope Paul Vi
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I am at best on the C list for Pope. -- Pope John Paul I
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Shall a man have nothing of his own; -- no sorrow in his heart, no care in his family, no thought in his breast so private and special to him, but that, if he happen to be a clergyman, the bishop may touch it with his thumb?'
I am not the bishop's thumb,' said Mr. Thumble -- Anthony Trollope
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Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited. -- Ambrose Bierce
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In applying this subject to the melancholy event, which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop, we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle, of whom we have been speaking. -- John Strachan
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Legacy Damian Green -- Damian Green
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He's a minister. Seems nice. -- Jonathan Kellerman
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A voluminous, prosaick, and drivelling Monk. -- John Lydgate
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Well, I hope your hard self enjoys flogging the bishop tonight! -- Jeaniene Frost
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To be sure, the Bishop was a little theatrical in his humility, as he had been in his grandeur; but that was his way, Auclair reflected, and, after all, nobody can help his way. If a man admits his mistakes, that is a great deal ... -- Willa Cather
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Bishop, this is a full tithe and a little bit more, because that's the way we have been blessed. -- Henry D. Moyle
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With a name like that, he must be Catholic, right? -- Burt Hochberg
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There is no regularly constituted church of Christ on earth, nor any person qualified to administer any church ordinances; nor can there be until new apostles are sent by the Great Head of the Church for whose coming I am seeking. -- Roger Williams
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SAINT, n. A dead sinner revised and edited. -- Ambrose Bierce
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Edward Seymour says, 'You should have been a bishop, Cromwell.'
'Edward,' he says, 'I should have been Pope. -- Hilary Mantel
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If (Declan) Kidney had gone for religion instead of teaching, he would have been Pope. -- George Hook
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Christ will remain a priest and king; though He was never consecrated by any papist bishop or greased by any of those shavelings; but he was ordained and consecrated by God Himself, and by Him anointed. -- Martin Luther
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I put myself in the hands of Christ, who is the true leader of the church. -- Pope Theodoros Ii
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My lord, what do you call a whore when she is a knight's daughter?" "Ah," the cardinal says, entering into the problem. "To her face, 'my lady. -- Hilary Mantel
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A Franciscan Benediction -- Philip Yancey
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I go to St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church. -- Stephen Collins
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Proud Prelate, you know what you were before I made you what you are. If you do not immediately comply with my request I will unfrock you by God! -- Elizabeth I
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What baron or squire Or knight of the shire Lives half so well as a holy friar. -- John O'keefe
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The esteemed Reverend Rufus Griswold is everything I aspire to be, though I fear I shall never soar so quite as high as he
-from his resignation letter to Graham's Magazine -- Edgar Allan Poe
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Whence, then, did the cathedral derive its power? Clearly here: It took back the family into the confidences of religion. It taught man and woman how the human and the divine love could go hand in hand. -- Jenkin Lloyd Jones
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He who bears in his heart a cathedral to be built is already victorious. He who seeks to become sexton of a finished cathedral is already defeated. -- Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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A bench of bishops is the devils flower garden -- Unattributed
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You love the Pope, don't you, Paddy?" Tom is staring at me.

"Why, I do not know," I say, surprised into honesty. "I hardly know about him. Only he did not send help to us when we were hungry at home. Perhaps he did not know. -- Jonatha Ceely
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Anyone who is in Christ is strategically positioned to win the most coveted award in this business called life. He doesn't want you playing itty-bitty roles. He wants bright lights in your dressing room, and the spotlight trained on you as you take the center stage. -- Yay Padua-Olmedo
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Sebastian it is. You can tell me what a patron saint is later, since I have no knowledge of such things. Sebastian Kane.
"Sebastian Kane Cannon. You're going to marry me and use my last name, right?"
"Is that supposed to be a proposal? -- Christine Feehan
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You [priests] are called 'another Christ.' -- Mother Teresa
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he'll make Catholics of us, -- Frank Mccourt
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Philip is the only person in the Bible who was called an evangelist, and he was a deacon! -- Billy Graham
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The Lord did nothing either of himself or through his apostles without his Father, with whom he is united; so too, you should undertake nothing without the bishop and the presbyters priests. -- Ignatius Of Antioch
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hospital johnny. -- Mary Catherine Gebhard
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I'm proud to be a Cardinal. -- Stan Musial
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preacher's tone: -- James Joyce
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The contemporary church is so often a weak, ineffectual voice with an uncertain sound. It is so often the arch supporter of the status quo. -- Martin Luther King Jr.
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There is no promotion without Jesus -- Sunday Adelaja
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No bishop, no king"; he might have added, "No devil, no divine right. -- James Shapiro
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First, how to sac my queen, then rook, then bishop, then knight, then pawns. -- Mikhail Tal
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I'm not only a Christian, but I'm a pastor of a church. -- Richie Furay
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The Lord Uhtred sought to annoy you, bishop," the king said, "and it is best not to give him the satisfaction of showing that he has succeeded. -- Bernard Cornwell
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What could be more natural for me than to look upon the Abbot as representing the highest human ideal worth striving for, just as the position of the humble village priest had appeared to my father in his own boyhood days? -- Adolf Hitler
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If Avery was a whore, so was a nun -- J. Lynn
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CARDINAL PANDULPH You hold too heinous a respect of grief. CONSTANCE He talks to me that never had a son. -- William Shakespeare
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What is a godly pastor, after all, but one who is like God, with a heart of grace; someone who sees God bringing prodigals home and runs to embrace them, weeps for joy that they have been brought home, and kisses them - asking no questions - no qualifications or conditions required? -- Sinclair B. Ferguson
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Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me - a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord. -- Pope Benedict Xvi
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Julian of Norwich, -- Louise Penny
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I will go to the saints first. Already there is plenty in Bacon's Corner for them to be upset about, plenty to divide them. I will keep them busy censuring and smiting each other, and then their hearts will be far from praying." He -- Frank E. Peretti
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Bishops sit in the House of Lords automatically. -- Richard Dawkins
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You can call me Pastor-and before Mr. Sox Fan gets his panties in a wad, I want everyone to know I'm legit. I went online, took a minister's course in under an hour, and I'm ordained, baby. -- J.r. Ward