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Religious Cult: The church down the street from yours. -- Johnny Hart
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Boston Latin School. -- David Mccullough
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The University of Santa Teresa was like a cemetery that suddenly begins to think, in vain. It also was like an empty dance club. -- Roberto Bolano
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To shape the soul of a young girl, all the nuns in the world are not equal to one mother. -- Victor Hugo
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We were kept at work, and permitted to speak with each other only on such subjects as related to the Convent, and all in the hearing of the old nuns who sat by us. -- Maria Monk
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Boarding school is a wicked thing. -- Kristin Scott Thomas
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Is this your boyfriend?" the first nun asked.
Clair Olivia looked me up and down. "No. This is my gay friend who decided he was straight and single-handedly wrecked havoc at an all-boys school in Massachusetts this fall. He's gay again and home for Christmas, so yay! -- Bill Konigsberg
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We saw one school-house in our walk, and listened to the sounds which issued from it; but it appeared like a place where the process, not of enlightening, but of obfuscating the mind was going on, and the pupils received only so much light as could penetrate the shadow of the Catholic church. -- Henry David Thoreau
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The problem with monasteries, ashrams, convents is these institutions become extremely political. In other words, they're really small societies, and much of what you hope to avoid in societies you find there. -- Frederick Lenz
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There is no university for a Christian, like that of sorrow and trial -- Charles Spurgeon
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I fell into writing, I suppose, being one of those awful children who wrote verses. I went to a convent in New York-the Blessed Sacrament ... I was fired from there, finally, for a lot of things, among them my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion. -- Dorothy Parker
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I went to parochial grammar school, and I give thanks to the Catholic training because of course, they brought me to the heart of Jesus. -- Tony Orlando
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I loved nuns when I was growing up. I thought they were beautiful. For several years I wanted to be a nun. I saw them as really pure, disciplined, above average people. They had these serene faces. Nuns are sexy. -- Madonna Ciccone
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I liked going to Catholic school. -- Michael Keaton
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... one of those dreadful boarding schools. It was down on the South Coast. I think some very unpleasant things happened there ... . So many lives were distorted by such cruelty. I know so many men who had to put up with that, so many ... . -- Alexander Mccall Smith
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I went to a Jesuit boys high school, Rockhurst High School. -- Tim Kaine
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Going to Catholic school was what fueled me into comedy. The nuns were so brutal so I used to try to make my friends laugh. -- Julie Brown
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For having been educated in a convent, she knew nothing of the customs or manners of the world; and found it difficult to understand that among a people piquing themselves on their liberty, it was the custom to shut a man up in perpetual confinement, to enable him to pay his debts. -- Charlotte Turner Smith
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I'd the upbringing a nun would envy. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body. -- Joe Orton
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The Rosary is a school of Prayer. The Rosary is a school of Faith. -- Pope Francis
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I was brought up a Catholic and I was quite fervent, because I was sent to a convent school. -- Marina Warner
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When I was a kid, I attended a small Catholic school in a south suburb of Chicago. -- Diablo Cody
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Even as a small child, I wondered why the Dominican nuns who educated me were subservient to the Jesuit priests who educated my brothers. -- Janine Di Giovanni
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With the Rosary, the Christian people sits at the school of Mary and is led to contemplate the beauty on the face of Christ and to experience the depths of his love. -- Pope John Paul Ii
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vice-chancellor's -- Katie Younger
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for the French clergy, -- Willa Cather
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Our Lady of Cheribim Chit-Chat. -- Rebecca Wells
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An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight. -- Hilaire Belloc
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The Bagshaws?
They didn't know she was a nun! -- Ally Carter
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Where the bishop is present, there is the Catholic Church -- Ignatius Of Antioch
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Before I took the veil, I was ornamented for the ceremony, and was clothed in a rich dress belonging to the Convent, which was used on such occasions; and placed not far from the altar in the chapel, in the view of a number of spectators who had assembled, perhaps about forty. -- Maria Monk
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The Rosary is a school for learning true Christian perfection. -- Pope John Xxiii
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in the closet to grab a Sunday school -- Tina Fey
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It was a kind of eleemosynary institution, -- Neal Stephenson
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I wasn't a class clown, because nuns have no sense of humor. They have rulers. -- Dan Alatorre
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She came from the Institute of Sexy Librarians and Secretaries. It's that place in man-heaven where all you babes in tight skirts and glasses with your hair pulled up are born. -- Anna Bishop Barker
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Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room; And hermits are contented with their cells. -- William Wordsworth
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I have just read a long novel by Henry James. Much of it made me think of the priest condemned for a long space to confess nuns. -- W.b.yeats
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By the tits of Holy Agnes -- Hilary Mantel
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I was educated by the nuns. Guilt and discipline - combine those and you'll be pretty productive. -- Nora Roberts
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College is a secluded life of scholastic vegetation -- Vera Brittain
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I wanted to be a nun. I saw nuns as superstars. When I was growing up I went to a Catholic school, and the nuns, to me, were these superhuman, beautiful, fantastic people. -- Madonna Ciccone
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Chic is a convent for unloved women. -- Anatole Broyard
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The church is something beautiful -- Francis Schaeffer
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When I was growing up, I went to an Irish-Christian missionary school. -- Deepak Chopra
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benediction. Below the window, on one of the bastioned -- Anthony Doerr
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all the sacristies in town: they trimmed all the cloister hedges; they polished every possible crucifix; they -- Thornton Wilder
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I'm a lapsed altar boy. -- Guillermo Del Toro
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A high church for the true mediocre. -- Norman Mailer
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I still think of Heaven as a liberal-arts school. -- Mike White
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In the chapel you prayed to be a saint and now I will make you a god. -- Anne Rice
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I entered the diocesan seminary. I liked the Dominicans, and I had Dominican friends. But then I chose the Society of Jesus, which I knew well because the seminary was entrusted to the Jesuits. Three things in particular struck me about the Society: the missionary spirit, community and discipline. -- Pope Francis
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The Psalter is the great school of prayer. -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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My dream, I remember, when I went to boarding school, was to have a study all my own, a little nook someplace where nobody could get at me - nobody, like the football coach. -- Harry Mathews
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I was a lousy nun. I couldn't do it. I couldn't find God. It wasn't suitable for me. It is suitable for very few people. -- Karen Armstrong
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I attended Catholic school. We received a great education from the nuns ... Also, guilt. Guilt and a feeling of never being satisfied with what you've done. And a sense that you are inadequate and a big phony. All useful for a writer. I'm always being edited by my inner nun. -- George Saunders
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Jesus, what kind of fucking church is this? -- Tiffany Reisz
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I doubt if we nuns are really as self-sacrificing as we must seem to be to you who live in the world. We don't give everything for nothing, you know. The mystery plays fair. -- Elizabeth Goudge
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The heart of a girl is like a convent
the holier the cloister, the more charitable the door. -- Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1St Baron Lytton
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We finally got around to processing the Queen's request to reinstate your bel dame status," Fatima said.
"What, twelve years later?"
"Bel dames are not known for the efficiency of their paper pushing. -- Kameron Hurley
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What nuns don't realize is that they look better in nun clothes than in J. C. Penney pantsuits. -- Walker Percy
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In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools. -- Mark Foley
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Her beliefs were not extravagant. She believed steadily in the Sacred Heart as the most generally useful of all Catholic devotions and approved of the sacraments. Her faith was bounded by her kitchen but, if she was put to it, she could believe also in the banshee and in the Holy Ghost. -- James Joyce
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Cordelia: I hope I've got a vocation.
Charles: I don't know what that means.
Cordelia: It means you can be a nun. If you haven't a vocation it's no good however much you want to be; and if you have a vocation, you can't get away from it, however much you hate it. -- Evelyn Waugh
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Mount Calvary is the academy of love. -- Saint Francis De Sales
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We were sent to the Judengottesdienst, the children's service at the synagogue on Saturday afternoons. The maid was supposed to take us. But she was a Catholic, like most Austrians, and she feared the synagogue; and my mother - a working woman, dependent on her help - feared the maid. -- Edith Hahn Beer
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I went to Our Lady of Mercy, parochial school and I started Fordham Prep, but that only lasted about a year and then I - to me, it was like going to some kind of concentration camp. I was not very happy. And I only went there because that's where my brother went, really. -- Robert Barry
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I'd have made a terrible nun. -- Heather Graham
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My brothers went to the parish school, one of the best in the county. -- Catherine Helen Spence
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It was the basilica of gossip, the Vatican of inside dope. -- Robert Hughes
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The Catholic schoolgirl in me was scandalized by the thought; I told her we'd been thrown out of Catholic school so she should shut up. -- Gabrielle Zevin
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Then my mother was taken ill and died and my father took me to St. Mary's. -- Desmond Dekker
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I don't allow flying nuns in my convent," she said. "They tend to be frivolous, and during night flight, they're prone to crashing through windows. -- Dean Koontz
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Our trees
were nuns at the edge of our plans, praying for us -- Sue Goyette
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Let's go into the sanctuary or the adult Sunday school room, -- Carolyn Brown
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Stop thinking that nuns are sweet and kind like Maria in The Sound of Music. That's just a movie. Think of the evil old bruja in 'Hansel and Gretal. -- Viola Canales
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Their son went to the idol-worshiping, uniform-wearing Catholic school, -- Jeanne Ray
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Heresie is the school of pride. -- George Herbert
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CALUMNUS, n. A graduate of the School for Scandal. -- Ambrose Bierce
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I understand we'll be attending your friend Miss Worthington's Christmas ball. Perhaps I'll find a suitable
which is to say wealthy
wife among the ladies attending.
And perhaps they will run screaming for the convent. -- Libba Bray
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That was my aspiration, so I was there in a seminary with just boys who were studying to be priests. Pretty rigorous schooling; we never got home, we stayed there all year. -- Peter Jurasik
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I wonder if it's a special sin to lie to a nun -- Robert Cormier
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I was the rector's son, born to the anglican order,
Banned for ever from the candles of the Irish poor;
The Chichesters knelt in marble at the end of a transept
With ruffs about their necks, their portion sure. -- Louis Macneice
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If Avery was a whore, so was a nun -- J. Lynn
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The nightingales are singing near The Convent of the Sacred Heart, And sang within the bloody wood When Agamemnon cried aloud, And let their liquid siftings fall To stain the stiff dishonored shroud. -- T. S. Eliot
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I know. I seriously need to just give up men entirely. I wonder if Episcopalians can enter
convents? -- Meg Cabot
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I went to public school but kept to myself. When you live in a brothel, you don't want anyone coming to your home. -- Eric Jerome Dickey
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To the University of Oxford I acknowledge no obligation; and she will as cheerfully renounce me for a son, as I am willing to disclaim her for a mother. I spent fourteen months at Magdalen College: they proved the fourteen months the most idle and unprofitable of my whole life. -- Edward Gibbon
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Jezebel the nun, who violently knits ... -- Bob Dylan
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At Cincinnati, where we arrived about dawn, I asked the Traveller's Aid girl the name of some Catholic churches, and got in a taxi to go to St. Francis Xavier's, where -- Thomas Merton
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Yes, there was a nun in my bed," Nora said with a sigh.
"This is my favourite story already," Kingsley said. "Go on. -- Tiffany Reisz
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On Sundays, at the matin-chime, The Alpine peasants, two and three, Climb up here to pray; Burghers and dames, at summer's prime, Ride out to church from Chamberry, Dight with mantles gay, But else it is a lonely time Round the Church of Brou. -- Matthew Arnold
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I'm not sure that Jesuits ever produce faithful Catholics. Because they're too fierce. It is Sturm und Drang, and it is guilt - it is all that battlefield stuff. -- Peter Hammill
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She was a Roman Cardinal, chaste, but for the perfect choirboy. -- Jeanette Winterson
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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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But that's the beauty of boarding school. I make all my own decisions, small and medium, while the big ones are left up to the Prefect Academy - and as far as boys go, to the only expert I know - Suzanne Santry -- Adriana Trigiani
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Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life. -- Abbe Pierre
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I went to a Catholic school but did not really fit in. -- Amber Heard
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Magdalene's handjobs, -- Ian Tregillis
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A girl's boudoir was sacred! -- Gail Carriger