Quotation Explorer - 'Devout'

I don't believe in sin. My relationships that failed have failed because I somehow attract devout christians. I don't believe in virtue either. I think people just do shit and it's life. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Only a very few can be learned, but all can be Christian, all can be devout, and I shall boldly add all can be theologians. - Desiderius Erasmus
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires. - William Shakespeare
The novel remains for me one of the few forms...where we can describe, step by step, minute by minute, our not altogether unpleasant struggle to put ourselves into a viable and devout relationship to our beloved and mistaken world. - John Cheever
To be a devout reader was to be an acolyte of solace. - Tanya Egan Gibson
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
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