Top 45 Altar Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Altar Quotes from famous people such as Jeremy Scott, Michelle Dean, Maria Monk, Timothy Radcliffe, Ernie Johnson Jr., and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Sometimes people have questioned whether I was making f

Sometimes people have questioned whether I was making fun of the industry or just at myself. I’m just trying to raise a smile. Clothes aren’t meant to be worshipped at a church altar.
Jeremy Scott
We are reminded repeatedly, often by older men, that western civilization has died on the altar of social media.
Michelle Dean
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
At the centre of Christianity is community; we are gathered by the Lord around the altar.
Timothy Radcliffe
There was a time I worshipped at the altar of Rudy Martzke.
Ernie Johnson Jr.
I worked hard at whatever task I was given and embraced leadership opportunities, whether as a crossing guard, an altar boy, or a general.
Martin Dempsey
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
Ulysses S. Grant
Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists.
Joseph de Maistre
I was an altar boy in an incredible monastery that was attached to a rectory. The theater of the church is the most incredible theater, and in this church, it was beyond. It was this huge monastery. It was landmarked. It’s a beautiful building, and I kind of had the run of it.
Bobby Cannavale
I wanted to be a Priest at one point. I was pretty religious. I was an altar boy, and I was good at it. Then, I started meeting girls and I’m like ‘You know, maybe I shouldn’t be a Priest.’
Jimmy Fallon
There’s some belting hymns. Brilliant hymns. When I was an altar boy the hymns were great.
Peter Kay
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Thomas Jefferson
In the perfect world, no one would need pre-nups. But all too often, a misty-eyed romancer at the altar transforms into a vengeful, avaricious fiscal predator when the marriage goes south.
Lionel Shriver
It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed.
Elie Wiesel
The sad fact is that actual artistic oppression – book banning in its many modern forms – is a matter of course in the entertainment industry, especially when the underlying product is declared politically incorrect or runs contrary to the interests of Hollywood’s political altar, the Democratic Party.
Andrew Breitbart
Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!
Mary Harris Jones
There’s a myth out there that you have to genuflect at the altar of quarterly earnings. But it’s a false choice that you can either be a good fiduciary or promote values such as environmental sustainability.
Tom Perez
I was an altar boy and a choir member.
Cheech Marin
Everyone is now praying at the altar of every last dollar of profits to please shareholders. If you invest in your people and treat them well, it’s a different way to increase profits.
Chieh Huang
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Stephen Fry
Taking a 10-minute meditation break is something you can do anywhere in your office, and it’s so easy – you’re not at the altar.
Mandy Ingber
Fundamental protections, the assumption of innocence, trial by jury, and the right to appear before a court have all been sacrificed on the altar of the E.U. superstate.
Jacob Rees-Mogg
The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.
Emma Goldman
I was an altar boy, which I loved and am very proud of. It was strict, but also really nice.
Michael Keaton
I’m a lapsed altar boy.
Guillermo del Toro
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
William Hazlitt
My mother was a big influence; she was exceedingly chic, completely dressed in a completely different manner than I did. I was a child of the Depression, so she taught me all about accessories, and I always tell everybody she worships at the altar of the accessory.
Iris Apfel
If I’ve ever regretted anything, it was putting all my eggs in one basket, holing up and kneeling at the altar of literature, instead of going out and at least reviewing, running around and trying to write for magazines. That would’ve been the intelligent thing to do, but I didn’t, and that was because of fanaticism.
Cynthia Ozick
I don’t worship comedy; at the end of the day, I don’t fall to the altar of comedy unquestioningly.
Bo Burnham
There are some who want to get married and others who don’t. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead.
Greta Garbo
Being a Catholic in any way is great, but I feel particularly blessed to have served at the altar, where the work of Christ through the priest can be seen up close.
Devlin Hodges
As long as the shackles of wealth and property bind us,

As long as the shackles of wealth and property bind us, we will remain accursed forever and never attain the altar of humanity, which is life’s ultimate goal.
Munshi Premchand
I loved every second of Catholic church. I loved the sickly sweet rotting-pomegranate smells of the incense. I loved the overwrought altar, the birdbath of holy water, the votive candles; I loved that there was a poor box, the stations of the cross rendered in stained glass on the windows.
Anne Lamott
There are people who are explicit and people who are implicit, right? Like I say, ‘I think there is a God,’ but I’ve seen Christian metalcore bands do altar calls at their shows and be like, ‘Come get saved right now.’ I think there’s a subtler way, which is to say I’m being honest with my beliefs.
Julien Baker
I grew up going to Catholic school and I was altar boy even going back to the days where the altar boys had to learn the Latin clergy for mass.
Ernie Johnson Jr.
When I worked on Altar Boys, they wanted to see us having fun. The four of us would have fun on set and steal each other’s lines, and mess with the director.
Kieran Culkin
Writers need their totems, their altars. Mine, I feel, share the same randomness and utility of those belonging to painters I know, who are relentlessly visual and even poetic.
Kevin Young
I may not be able to lead my daughters to the altar when they marry, but I know they are in good hands, and all of them.
Stefan Karl Stefansson
Example and general milieu, once considered so important in the nurture of children, are sacrificed on the altars of the false god we call free choice but which imprisons us all in a collective moral paralysis and delivers an anarchy that the State itself shrinks from challenging.
Ann Widdecombe
When I was young, I went to a church where the lighter-skinned you were, the closer you sat to the altar.
Lee Daniels
My mother was gentle and warm. She was the sort of person you could really open up to. I was the eldest and her only boy, so I guess I was treated differently. She did bring me up as a Catholic, and at one time I was an altar boy, but I lost my faith, as did my father, when my mother died at 45.
Stephen Mangan
The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children, families, and community standards. Obscene material that is not protected by the First Amendment can and must be prohibited.
Orrin Hatch
I was baptized as an infant. I was confirmed as an adolescent; I was active in my church’s youth group and in my university student group. I was married before the church’s altar; trained at the church’s seminaries, ordained deacon and priest at age 24.
John Shelby Spong
There are two important things to remember about ‘entitlements’: They are hugely popular programs for a very good reason, and actual sensible ‘reform’ would mean improving them, not sacrificing them at the altar of ‘fiscal responsibility.’
Alex Pareene
I write in my study, where I also have my prayer altar. I believe that keeps me focused and gives me positive energy and reminds me that I’m merely the instrument of greater creative forces.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni