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Saint Peter Quotes


"Who praiseth Saint Peter, doth not blame Saint Paul." - George Herbert

"Give not S. Peter so much, to leave Saint Paul nothing. [Give not Saint Peter so much, to leave Saint Paul nothing.]" - George Herbert

"Give not S. Peter so much, to leave Saint Paul nothing." - George Herbert

"I'm hardly a saint." - Frank Langella

"Saint Claire, the patron saint of the kick-me sign." - Rachel Caine

"A saint is never consciously a saint- a saint is consciously dependent on God." - Oswald Chambers

"Christ, in disarming Peter, disarmed every soldier." - Tertullian

"Davey Crocket, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland." - Billy Joel

"There's no sinner like a young saint." - Aphra Behn

"A saint belongs to all humanity." - Elif Safak

"Methought I saw my late espoused saint." - John Milton

"My father was a saint, I'm not." - Indira Gandhi

"What Paul says about Peter tells us more about Paul than about Peter." - Baruch Spinoza

"Full twenty times was Peter feared, For once that Peter was respected." - William Wordsworth

"Born a saint, die a sinner - born a sinner, die a saint." - Douglas Horton

"You won't become a saint by studying your Bible; you'll become a saint by living it." - Leonard Ravenhill

"I don't know any saint who wanted to be the patron saint of kissing." - Lino Rulli

"Saint George shalt called bee, Saint George of mery England, the sign of victoree." - Edmund Spenser

"I am the pedophiles dream, a messianic Peter Pan." - Marilyn Manson

"I've always loved Peter Sellers and Alec Guinness movies." - Mark Hamill

"My first idol was a Swedish goalie, Peter Lindmark." - Henrik Lundqvist

"He [Peter Pan] is a metaphor for dreams and faith." - Mark Burnett

"I love little Peter Pan collars and little puff sleeves." - Busy Philipps

"Peter Jackson's instincts are extraordinary, as is his stamina." - Christopher Lee

"I smirk as Peter misses again. I can't help myself. "Hey, Peter," I say, " Remember what a target is?" - Veronica Roth

"Ta ta and adios. Or, as Saint Peter said to me with a sly wink, when I told him I was on my last-round trip to Paradise: See you later, Alligator." - Kurt Vonnegut

"For me to be a saint means to be myself." - Thomas Merton

"A bad man becomes worse when he apes a saint." - Publilius Syrus

"You were never told that Saint-Tropez is paradise?" - Karl Lagerfeld

"A saint is one who makes goodness attractive." - Laurence Housman

"To be a saint is to will the one thing." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Every saint has a bee in his halo." - E V Lucas

"Men who ape the saint and play the sinner." - Juvenal

"A saint abroad, and a devil at home." - John Bunyan

"It's hard to be a saint in the city." - Bruce Springsteen

"My ultimate goal is to become a saint." - Marisa Berenson

"No man can become a saint in his sleep." - Henry Drummond

"My earliest influences were Coco Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent." - Bella Freud

"I'm regarded as the patron saint of manicurists." - Tippi Hedren

"An industrious sinner I much prefer to a lazy saint." - Sophie Kerr

"Living with a saint is more grueling than being one." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"What does it take to become a saint? Will it." - Thomas Aquinas

"She was a patron saint of the peripheral." - Jane Howard

"Yves Saint Laurent hated fashion. He loved style." - Pierre Berge

"The devil was sick, the devil a saint would be; The devil was well, the devil a saint was he." - Francois Rabelais

"I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying." - Nelson Mandela

"In fact, I had the idea because of Peter Falk. I saw my dad watching a Peter Falk movie and something clicked in my head. I gotta go make a movie for Peter Falk and me." - Paul Reiser

"Peter Rabbit's not a rabbit. Peter Rabbit is a proxy for the child who reads the book, and they imagine themselves in the rabbit's position." - Chris Van Allsburg

"I hated Peter O'Toole. I wanted to kill that guy! When they said he was dead, I was happy. People said, 'Poor Peter O'Toole.' I was happy!" - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"To defend his purity, Saint Francis of Assisi rolled in the snow, Saint Benedict threw himself into a thorn bush, and Saint Bernard plunged into an icy pond... You - what have you done?" - Josemaria Escriva

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint" - Edward James Olmos

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint." - Edward James Olmos

"I love to dwell on the thought that the artist is next in divinity to the saint. He, like the saint, performs miracles." - Stanley Spencer

"People call me a saint and I think, I have to work harder. Because a saint would be a great thing to be." - Paul Farmer

"The Rose does not preen herself to catch my eye. She blooms because she blooms. A saint is a saint until he knows he is one." - Anthony De Mello

"I want to be a saint, a real saint while I am young, for there is so much work to do." - Allen Ginsberg

"My father was a saint. He was the closest thing to a saint that you can find in a normal man." - Indira Gandhi

"Grace is indeed needed to turn a man into a saint; and he who doubts it does not know what a saint or a man is." - Blaise Pascal

"The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future." - Oscar Wilde

"Wow," says Peter, "when your guidance counselor tells you to die, you really have problems." - Adam Selzer

"The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." - George Bernard Shaw

"If you made a better rat than a human, it's not much to boast about, Peter." - J K Rowling

"With gritty action and realistic science, Peter Watts brings to life a dark and vivid world." - David Brin

"At 6 foot 7 Peter Crouch isn't as tall as he looks." - Gabby Logan

"That's a trick question Peter. It's real-life. Master P is a thug. He's poppin' everybody." - Machine Gun Kelly

"When I'm all alone and I'm by myself, little Peter keeps me company." - Red Peters

"Peter," Ashley asked softly, "Do you know what that was?" "Of course," Peter said, much affronted. "A thimble." "No," said Ashley, staring, "That was a kiss." "Didn't it strike you as a little different from other thimbles you've had in the past?" Peter looked shifty. "Well, yes." "Ha!" "It was my first thimble with tongue." Peter told her with dignity." - Sarah Rees Brennan

"Peter lost one of his shoes among the cabbages, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes." - Beatrix Potter

"He's fantastic on the ground but obviously he is very tall. (on Peter Crouch)" - Michael Owen

"Well, Peter has a writing style, but again, time changes subject matters and attitudes." - Josh Silver

"My love can be easily bought with a steak from Peter Luger's." - Jami Attenberg

"I want to be on set and die hearing those words: Where's Peter?" - Peter Fonda

"I hope I'll die on stage at the age at 105, playing Peter Pan." - Joan Fontaine

"My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors." - Tracey Ullman

"Peter remained very quiet and shy, but when he spoke it made sense." - Jonathan King

"The thing with 'Peter Pan' is it's been done so well so many times." - Edward Kitsis

"No one had to worry about Peter after his conversion. Your investigators can be that converted." - Richard G Scott

"Peter Dinklage is one of my oldest friends from New York!" - Sam Trammell

"Believe me, there is nothing more rewarding than making Peter Jackson chuckle." - Evangeline Lilly

"Everyone calls me Bruno; they don't ever call me Peter - that was just my government name." - Bruno Mars

"And as far as actors go, Peter Sellers is my all-time favorite." - Demetri Martin

"Dad loved movies, and I grew up with British comedy. My ultimate favourite is Peter Sellers." - Mike Myers

"I think that Peter Jennings is the only decent one of the big three." - Alexander Payne

"Suddenly here was this somewhat roly-poly elderly, northern Italian peasant on the chair of Saint Peter and he was accessible - and he made himself accessible, he went to prisons, he went to hospitals, he went to the shrine of Loreto." - George Weigel

"Picture this scene. A critic arrives at the gates of heaven. 'And what did you do?' asks Saint Peter. 'Well', says the dead soul. 'I criticised things'. 'I beg your pardon?' 'You know, other people wrote things, performed things, painted things and I said stuff like, "thin and unconvincing", "turgid and uninspired", "competent and serviceable," know'." - Stephen Fry

"Eeyore religion says that the earth isn't worth saving, anyway, and that when it comes to an end, the Faithful will be transported instantly to heaven. No problem. We'd like to see them explain things to Saint Peter at the Gate, when he asks them what they did with the world that God entrusted to them. That might get a bit sticky." - Benjamin Hoff

"I was educated in London at Central Saint Martins and had this whole thing about getting together with a lot of international students. Twenty-three languages were spoken during our lunch breaks! The school was very open minded, you could do whatever you wanted. Some people loved that freedom, others got lost. Gareth Pugh was a classmate, and so was Peter Jensen." - Henrik Vibskov

"O, Thou hast damnable iteration; and art, indeed, able to corrupt a saint." - William Shakespeare

"You started like a saint and now you've finished like a thief" - Stephen Kellogg

"Whether the charmer sinner it, or saint it, If folly grow romantic, I must paint it." - Alexander Pope

"The more honesty a man has, the less he affects the air of a saint." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Even a saint may take pleasure, in retrospect, in having been once desired" - Ellis Peters

"My father was a statesman, I'm a political woman. My father was a saint. I'm not." - Indira Gandhi

"A saint is not someone who is good but who experiences the goodness of God." - Brennan Manning

"I prefer a saint with faults to a sinner with none." - Charles Peguy

"I have a horror of sentimentality, and I cannot forget that its name is Saint-Saens." - Claude Debussy

"Giving God permission to make you a saint will ruin your life." - Mark Hart

"You don't become a saint by comparing yourself to a sinner." - Mark Hart

"Life holds only one tragedy, ultimately: not to have been a saint." - Charles Peguy

"The measure of love is to love without measure. - attributed to Saint Augustine" - Cassandra Clare

"The three highest titles that can be given a man are those of martyr, hero, saint." - William Ewart Gladstone

"Looks like it's time to liven up this dead little town!" - Saint Dane (The Reality Bug)" - D J Machale

"Even the most sadistic and destructive man is human, as human as the saint." - Erich Fromm

"The humorist has a good eye for the humbug; he does not always recognize the saint." - W Somerset Maugham

"Jacob did not cease to be a Saint because he had to attend to his flocks." - Teresa of Avila

"I'm not good enough to be a saint and not bad enough to be interesting." - Bernadette Devlin

"Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The true saint burns grace like a 747 burns fuel on takeoff." - Dallas Willard

"The infinite Atonement is for both the sinner and for the saint in each of us." - David A Bednar

"My wife is a saint. She's Gandhi. She walks around in diapers and won't eat." - Bob Saget

"A saint isn't somebody who tries harder, but someone who trusts more." - Peter Kreeft

"If you correspond to the designs of God, He will make a saint of you." - Paul of the Cross

"Every Saint belongs to the court of the Queen of All Saints." - John Eudes

"The more honesty a man has the less he affects the air of a saint." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"There is no saint without a past, and no sinner without a future." - Shri Haidakhan Babaji

"Many of the insights of the saint stem from his experience as a sinner." - Eric Hoffer

"A bad man is worse when he pretends to be a saint." - Francis Bacon

"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future." - Oscar Wilde

"And Satan trembles when he sees The weakest saint upon his knees." - William Cowper

"Of course, before we know he is a saint, there will have to be miracles." - Graham Greene

"Kierkegaard was by far the most profound thinker of the last century. Kierkegaard was a saint." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Is it experimental to have been influenced by the Bible? By Saint Augustine?" - Marguerite Young

"Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees." - William Cowper

"This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school." - Thomas Dekker

"It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig." - George Santayana

"Nixon was no more a saint than he was a great president." - Hunter S Thompson

"I have a portrait of Saint Thomas More in my office." - Andrew Cuomo

"No true Latter-day Saint and no true American can be a socialist or a communist." - Ezra Taft Benson

"To be a saint does not exclude fine dresses nor a beautiful house." - Katharine Tynan

"Haute couture is a legitimate subject for Yves Saint Laurent and could resume one day." - Hedi Slimane

"The most persuasive gospel tract is the exemplary life of a faithful Latter-day Saint." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Enlightenment doesn't simply mean being in heavenly states of mind. It doesn't mean being a saint." - Frederick Lenz

"I'm no saint. I'm no angel. I never proclaimed to be." - Chad Johnson

"I don't want to be a saint; I just want to help people." - Jane Mcgonigal

"I just really hope that Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema can resolve all their differences. I'm hoping that's going to happen, but we'd have to wait and see. I would love to explore Middle Earth again with Peter." - Karl Urban

"Feeling that Peter was on his way back, the Neverland had again woke into life. We ought to use the pluperfect and say wakened, but woke is better and was always used by Peter." - James M Barrie

"To be honest, I would like to have worked with Peter Sellers, because when people talk about classic British actors, you talk about Lawrence Olivier, and Peter Sellers was just in the most amazing films." - Daniel Radcliffe

"If I had to pick three players to start a franchise, I'd choose Hasek, Peter Forsberg and Eric Lindros." - Wayne Gretzky

"As Cole left school that day with Peter, they stopped beside the bulldog statue. "You two are wrecking our school!" shouted one of the jocks walking by. "You can't wreck something that's already wrecked!" Peter shouted back angrily. "Hey, Peter, we're Spirit Bears," Cole reminded his friend. "Spirit Bears are strong, gentle, and kind." Peter thought a moment. "You got mauled, so that proves they can get ticked off too." - Ben Mikaelsen

"When I'm a man, I will be an astronaut, and find Peter Pan on the second star on the right." - Kate Bush

"It's midnight Cinderella, but don't worry none. Cause I'm Peter the Pumpkin Eater and the party's just begun." - Garth Brooks

"I want to be a freaking feminist and wear a freaking Peter Pan collar. So freaking what?" - Zooey Deschanel

"[On Peter III:] He did not have a bad heart; but a weak man usually has not." - Catherine The Great

"Peter Norman's a man's man." - John Carlos

"Peter Gammons went on to Sports Illustrated and ESPN, and was on everyone`s shortlist of best baseball writers ever." - Donald Trump

"Here lies the peerless paper lord, Lord Peter, Who broke the laws of God and man, and metre." - John Gibson Lockhart

"Rob Peter, and pay Paul." - Robert Burton

"Peter Pan is perhaps the most important thing, to me, that I have ever done in theater." - Mary Martin

"Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were-Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter." - Beatrix Potter

"I also love horror movies; I like me a big Peter Berg action movie. I'm a movie lover in general." - Jenna Fischer



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