My mother said to me, if you go into the military, you will become a general. If you go into the clergy, you will become Pope. Instead, I became an artist, and I am Piccaso.
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism. - Carl Sagan
It is the business of a virtuous clergy to censure vice in every appearance of it. - Patrick Henry
If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy. - Marquis De Lafayette
Political scientists and professors are the new clergy; the clergy of oppression. - A.E. Samaan
You must believe in God in spite of what the clergy say.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation. - Jane Austen