We have collected the best Nun Quotes by famous authors including Heather Graham, Mary Beth Whitehead, Erin O’Connor, Emilia Wickstead, Ellen Pompeo and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I’d have made a terrible nun.
People wanted me to be like the Madonna, the white nun, you know, and that’s not me. But I’m no villain.
Mary Beth Whitehead
As a child I wanted to be a ballerina, ice-cream van owner, wife of George Michael, a nun, and a music conductor.
I attended speech and drama classes with a nun to help me gain confidence in speaking without my face turning red each time.
My mother came from an Irish family of 11 kids and, of course, had a sister who was a nun, so I spent time at a convent and with an aunt and uncle who lived in New York and took me to the theater.
Christians – whether as a priest, a nun, a minister, whatever – have just been stereotyped to death. You try to be a model of kindness and love and forgiveness to all those around you, because you have received kindness and love and forgiveness from God through Christ. That’s what Christianity is.
My first three-sisters novel in a while, ‘Sandcastles’ tells the story of the Sullivan family – two passionate artists and their three wildly different daughters. There’s also a renegade nun and a mystery man, but I don’t want to give too much away!
For me, ‘Lamb’ started out as a further exploration of the phenomenon of faith and the responsibility of a messiah that I touched on in ‘Coyote Blue’ and ‘Island of the Sequined Love Nun,’ but it ended up being an exploration of the true meaning of sacrifice, loyalty, and friendship.
I don’t think people will ever forget I was an ‘Angel’, anymore than they’ll forget Sally Field was ‘The Flying Nun.’
I was the girl who nobody thought would ever get married. I was going to be a fashion nun the rest of my life. There are generations of them, those fashion nuns, living, eating, breathing clothes.
I’ll be a nun, raise my daughter, and make albums.
Back when I was 8 or 9 and wanted to be a nun, I would often stop at church on my way home from school.
I was a lousy nun. I couldn’t do it. I couldn’t find God. It wasn’t suitable for me. It is suitable for very few people.
Clothes are a kind of uniform. A nun’s habit, a surgeon’s scrubs, a cop’s uniform. People often say that when they put on a certain uniform, they actually think of themselves differently.
I’m currently in an interesting correspondence with a nun about forgiveness.
For me, I’ve always wanted to be a nun. I mean, I think about what it’s like to be a nun. And I’ve always been fascinated with nuns, and I have a nun collection, I’ve been collecting nuns for 20 years. And I have a song that I wrote, ‘I Wanna Be a Nun,’ when I was 25.
You know who you are. If my mother is a nun and someone comes up to me and they go, ‘Your mother is a prostitute.’ It is not going to bother me, because I know my mother is a nun, she’s not a prostitute.
Few people remember that I played a nun in the Broadway musical, ‘the Sound of Music.’
I would love to play a nun. I used to want to be one when I was a kid.
In high school, I got into a speech class run by a nun who used to put on plays. She put me in a oratorical competitive program. You would tell a story, and they were very corny, something like ‘My Childhood Hero.’ It was something out of ‘Readers Digest.’ I always thought it was too much and too dramatic.
When I was a little girl, I used to walk around with a towel on my head, pretending I was a nun. And then one day my mother said, ‘Why don’t you just become an actress, and then you can pretend you’re a nun.’
I’m a Benedictine Nun in outlook; I divide my time evenly so one third is spent in academe, another third on writing and the final third on television and radio.
I’d the upbringing a nun would envy. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body.
I have been called a nun with a switchblade where my privacy is concerned. I think there’s a point where one says, that’s for family, that’s for me.
People are confusing me with a good actor when I’m just a good mimic. When someone asks me to play a nun from the fifteenth century, you’ll see what I mean.