City Of God Quotes

Quotes tagged as "city-of-god" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Paulo Lins
“But can one actually see beauty with eyes blurred by the lack of almost everything a human being needs?”
Paulo Lins, City of God

Gretchen McNeil
“As expected, the church lady grumbled something incoherent and put Bridget’s call on hold. A peppy rendition of “City of God” blared as hold music just long enough for Bridget to start to sing along with the chorus. Catholic brainwashing at its best.”
Gretchen McNeil, Possess

“Simply put, here amid the kingdoms of this world we have no continuing city. That’s why we dare not become attached to the passing values of any human culture.”
Harold L. Senkbeil

Augustine of Hippo
“To spare the conquered, and beat down the proud.”
Augustine of Hippo

Jared Brock
“It was as though all the most fundamentalist people of all three religions had descended upon the Old City, leaving no room for even simple things like politeness and common courtesy. There was no love in the city of God.”
Jared Brock, A Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life

“Respectable Protestant denominations retreated inside...leaving...unaffiliated madwomen to evangelize alfresco...”
Sara Miles

“I wanted to stand on the kind of holy ground that wasn't curated by church professionals, where a burning bush could blaze forth in defiance of safety regulations and outside of regular office hours.”
Sara Miles