Quotation Explorer - 'Monk'

I felt like poisoning a monk. - Umberto Eco
There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who renounces possessions. - Anais Nin
If you cry "Forward!" you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. Don't you see that if, without doing so, you call out the word to both a monk and revolutionary, they will go in directions precisely opposite? - Anton Chekhov
My imagination is a monastery, and I am its monk - John Keats
When I was a child, my mom told me: 'If you want to be a soldier, you'll become a general. If you want to be a monk, you'll become pope' I wanted to be a painter, and I became Picasso.
You know, I preferred you as an evil monk. Would have made killing you a whole lot easier. - Chris d'Lacey
Reincarnation is when I tell a girl I write spiritual books and she thinks I'm a monk. She has a medieval soul. - Daniel Marques
When I was a child my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk, you'll be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. - Pablo Picasso
More than loud acclaim, I loveBooks, silence, thought, my alcove.Pangur BánPoem by Anon Irish Monk, Translated by - Seamus Heaney
Women were the reason I became a monk - and, ah, the reason I switched back. - Chris Avellone
The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be - But when he got well, a wolf once more was he - Walter Bower
I want to be with God all the time. But I don't want to be a monk, or totally give up worldly pleasures. I guess what i want to learn is how to live in this world and enjoy its delights, but also devote myself to God. - Elizabeth Gilbert
It was a uniform that signified that one was a kind of downtown aesthete; not necessarily nihilistic, but a monk in the bohemian order. - David Byrne
Monk... not monk but Andrian Monk makes mistakes if he makes then and we can. - Deyth Banger
Whatever a monk keeps pursuing with his thinking and pondering, that becomes the inclination of his awareness. - Gautama Buddha
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