Quotes by creed

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  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    And having wisdom with each studious year, in meditation dwelt, with learning wrought, and shaped his weapon with an edge severe, sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
  • Phillips Brooks
    Phillips Brooks
    American Minister, Poet 1835-1893
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    Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week. Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God, and you will keep it to the end.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
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    From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
  • Anita Roddick
    Anita Roddick
    British businesswoman and human rights activist 1942-2007
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    I am still looking for the modern equivalent of those Quakers who ran successful businesses, made money because they offered honest products and treated their people decently... This business creed, sadly, seems long forgotten.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish Church, by the Roman Church, by the Greek Church, by the Turkish Church, by the Protestant Church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn Waugh
    British novelist 1903-1966
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    It is a curious thing that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry.
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