Augustine: A spirit is that which is everywhere the whole.
Graham: Some people say, "I could never receive Christ, because I couldn't live up to what God expects of me." That is like a person saying, "I can never fly on an airplane, because I don't think I have the strength to keep it in the air."
P. G. Wodehouse, via Bertie Wooster to Jeeves: You can't be a successful dictator and design women's underclothing...it's really one or the other.
My rhetoric teacher: I don't know why they're even in churches, because they're ordaining homosexuals... They've thrown out all of Scripture; they must just like the outfits.
Ibid: A certain turn of (unpoetic) mind is unhappily literal... over the last century or so, a certain school of hermeneutical interpretation has turned this failure of soul into an interpretative virtue.
Lewis: For the church has no beauty but what the Bridegroom gives her; he does not find, but makes her, lovely.