Anchorite Famous Quotes & Sayings

6 Anchorite Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least, like the life of the anchorite, be as impressive to behold as objects in a desert, a broken shaft or crumbling mound against a limitless horizon.Henry David Thoreau Anchorite Sayings By Henry David Thoreau: Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct?
An Anchorite was a girl who lived like a hermit in a cell, but in the wall of a church. A living human sacrifice, in a way.David Mitchell Anchorite Sayings By David Mitchell: An Anchorite was a girl who lived like a hermit in a cell, but in
Now, there was an anchorite called Timothy in a coenobium. The abbot, having heard of a brother who was being tempted, asked Timothy about him, and the anchorite advised him to drive the brother away. Then when he had been driven away, the brother's temptation fell upon Timothy to the point where he was in danger. Then Timothy stood up before God and said, "I have sinned. Forgive me." Then a voice came which said to him, "Timothy, the only reason I have done this to you is because you despised your brother in the time of his temptation."Poemen Anchorite Sayings By Poemen: Now, there was an anchorite called Timothy in a coenobium. The abbot, having heard of
Our large trading cities bear to me very nearly the aspect of monastic establishments in which the roar of the mill-wheel and the crane takes the place of other devotional music, and in which the worship of Mammon and Moloch is conducted with a tender reverence and an exact propriety; the merchant rising to his Mammon matins, with the self-denial of an anchorite, and expiating the frivolities into which he maybe beguiled in the course of the day by late attendance at Mammon vespers.John Ruskin Anchorite Sayings By John Ruskin: Our large trading cities bear to me very nearly the aspect of monastic establishments in
The priest therefore saw what the anchorite could not. That God needs no witness. Neither to himself nor against. The truth is rather that if there were no God then there could be no witness for there could be no identity to the world but only each man's opinion of it. The priest saw that there is no man who is elect because there is no man who is not. To God every man is a heretic.Cormac McCarthy Anchorite Sayings By Cormac McCarthy: The priest therefore saw what the anchorite could not. That God needs no witness. Neither
If a man exists who is immune to force, even if he's the most blameless anchorite living on top of a column in the middle of the desert, he is beyond government, beyond authority, and cannot be controlled; and that would be intolerable.K.J. Parker Anchorite Sayings By K.J. Parker: If a man exists who is immune to force, even if he's the most blameless