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Saint Joan

Saint Joan


by George Bernard Shaw

Saint Joan Religion Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Scene.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

Quote #7

WARWICK: "[Christianity and Islam] are only east and west views of the same thing." (4.102)

Warwick is a lot more open-minded than you might expect a medieval nobleman to be.

Quote #8

CHARLES: "The famous holy oil they talked so much about was rancid: phew!" (5.29)

Throughout the play, things that are supposed to be "holy" are demystified.

Quote #9

DUNOIS: "She will find that God is on the side of the big battalions." (5.52)

Dunois's overall religious philosophy seems to be that God lets us make our own luck.

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