Top 20 Convent Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Convent Quotes from famous people such as Ellen Pompeo, Freida Pinto, Maria Monk, Hilary Mantel, Princess Michael of Kent, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

My mother came from an Irish family of 11 kids and, of

My mother came from an Irish family of 11 kids and, of course, had a sister who was a nun, so I spent time at a convent and with an aunt and uncle who lived in New York and took me to the theater.
Ellen Pompeo
I went to an all-girls’ Christian convent school run by nuns. It was fun, but when I was 15, I said, ‘Mum, that’s it – I need to go where there are some boys.’
Freida Pinto
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
I once stole a book. It was really just the once, and at the time I called it borrowing. It was 1970, and the book, I could see by its lack of date stamps, had been lying unappreciated on the shelves of my convent school library since its publication in 1945.
Hilary Mantel
I’m a workaholic. I’m a Capricorn, It’s my nature, And I’m convent educated: I sew better than any nanny we’ve ever had.
Princess Michael of Kent
When you are Spanish girl, you got to grow up in a convent if you want to get married.
She gave me another piece of information which excited other feelings in me, scarcely less dreadful. Infants were sometimes born in the convent; but they were always baptized and immediately strangled!
Maria Monk
After the Spanish Civil War against Franco, a group of us got together: a group of well-to-do people who were sympathetic to the lost cause of a Republican state. We bought a convent in Toulouse and converted it into a hospital run by the Unitarians. It took care of the Spanish refugees who fled to Toulouse.
Howard Fast
So far as I know, there were no pains taken to preserve secrecy on this subject; that is, I saw no attempt made to keep any of the inmates of the Convent in ignorance of the murder of children.
Maria Monk
I’ve loved ‘Vanity Fair’ since I was 16 years old. You know, we’re all colonial hangovers in India, steeped in English literature. It is one of these novels that I read under the covers at my convent boarding school in Simla.
Mira Nair
I played hockey, as most girls who go to convent schools in Ireland do, as well as table tennis and badminton – all the rock ‘n’ roll sports.
Laura Whitmore
I was a rebel. I went to Carmel Convent in Delhi where I was a complete rebel. I thought I was 12 going on 18. I wanted to go out with friends older to me, stay out late – my parents were horrified. It was then that we began having our first disagreements.
Lillete Dubey
I was in a convent for a year.
Beatrice Wood
Let me tell you about those convents. All that crap about extending the pinkie finger while sipping tea is a myth. Convent schools are breeding grounds for great broads and occasionally one-of-the-boys. Convent schools teach you to play against everything, which is what I’m still doing.
Elaine Stritch
We all grew up in Bronxville, I went to Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart – in the old location on Convent Avenue – and I’ve lived here since 1962. I couldn’t feel more like a New Yorker.
Jean Kennedy Smith
My parents sent me from Venezuela to the Convent of Our Lady, a boarding school in Hastings, which was horrible – like Harry Potter without the magic. Sometimes we went into town, and if we were caught chewing gum in our uniform, members of the public would take down our names and report us to the school.
Carmen Busquets
I never felt like I had to rebel against my convent upbringing, because it was comparatively regular.
Sharon Horgan
I was educated at a convent in Kent. It was run by Irish and French nuns. I mostly hated it but they did allow me to follow my passion for drama, writing plays, performing, and directing my works.
Carol Drinkwater
Convent – a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.
Ambrose Bierce
I have a great affiliation with the Catholic community having studied at convent schools.
Zeenat Aman