Creed Quotes

My creed is that; Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so. - Robert Green Ingersoll


Go put your creed into your deed, Not speak with double tongue. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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. - Thomas Paine


Nor knowest thou what argument Thy like to thy neighbor's creed has lent, All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


There is no nonsense so errant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action. - Bertrand Russell


A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi


The pessimist is seldom an agitating individual. His creed breeds indifference to others, and he does not trouble himself to thrust his views upon the unconvinced. - Agnes Repplier


And so the Word had breath, and wrought With human hands the creed of creeds In loveliness of perfect deeds, More strong than all poetic thoughts; Which he may read that binds the sheaf, Or builds the house, or digs the grave, And those wild eyes that watch the waves In roaring's round the coral reef. - Lord Alfred Tennyson


True religion is the life we lead, not the creed we profess. - Louis Nizer


Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.-Winston Churchill


The Army has carried the American ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.-Tom Lehrer


The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.-Samuel Butler


The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it.-Edwin Hubbel Chapin


The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms. We opened them to every nationality, every creed. We opened them to the immigrants. The Democratic Party is the party of the people.-Richard J. Daley


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.-Harry S. Truman


The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed.-Frederica Montseny


The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed.-Joseph Brodsky


The time has come to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.' It is the right thing to do. Every American should have the opportunity to serve their country, regardless of race, sex, creed, or sexual orientation.-Diane Feinstein


The United States is not a nation based upon race, creed, or religion - we are a nation based upon our loyalty and allegiance to our country and her principles.-Jim Ryun


There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.-Woodrow Wilson


There is nothing that is more often clothed in an attractive garb than a false creed.-Titus Livius


There lies at the back of every creed something terrible and hard for which the worshipper may one day be required to suffer.-E. M. Forster


This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.-T. E. Lawrence


We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, color or creed and we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production.-Dorothy Day


We must focus on people as people, regardless of race, creed, color or gender.-Judge Mills Lane


What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.-George Bernard Shaw


What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after.-Wendell Phillips


Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before the sublime character of Jesus.-E. Stanley Jones


While I gave up God a long time ago, I never shook the habit of wanting to believe in something. So I replaced my creed of everlasting life with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.-Sarah Vowell


I think everything worked out the way it was supposed to. Mark's happier. I'm sober. There are still phone calls to be made, people I need to say something to. But everyone from Creed who I've offended or hurt, I ask for their forgiveness.-Scott Stapp


I was a Christian in Creed, but nobody ever asked me.-Scott Stapp


I'd fired anyone who was involved with Creed. I didn't want anything to do with the music business. The entire press and industry hated me, so what was the point?-Scott Stapp


If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.-George Aiken


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?-George Orwell


In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it.-Charles Caleb Colton


It doesn't really matter how much of the rules or the dogma we accepted and lived by if we're not really living by the fundamental creed of the Catholic Church, which is service to others and finding God in ourselves and then seeing God in everyone - including our enemies.-Martin Sheen


It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.-Evelyn Waugh


It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.-Robert A. Heinlein


It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed.-T. E. Lawrence


It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.-Prince Andrew


Judaism lives not in an abstract creed, but in its institutions.-Berthold Auerbach


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.-Percy Bysshe Shelley


Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God, and you will keep it to the end.-Phillips Brooks


My creed is that: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.-Robert Green Ingersoll


My problems were not what ended Creed.-Scott Stapp


My ranch William S. Hart Park is for the benefit of the American Public of every race and creed.-William S. Hart


Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.-Mohandas Gandhi


Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed.-John Galsworthy


Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.-Thomas Huxley


A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people, no matter of race, creed or color, because they were a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.-Sally Kirkland


A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.-Arthur Helps


A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.-Irving Babbitt


A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.-Mohandas Gandhi


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.-Dwight L. Moody


Atrocities are human nature - they don't have political beliefs, color, creed or anything like that. They just happen, it's human.-Clancy Brown


Baseball is a game of race, creed, and color. The race is to first base. The creed is the rules of the game. The color? Well, the home team wears white uniforms, and the visiting team wears gray.-Joe Garagiola


Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.-Gilbert K. Chesterton


Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week.-Phillips Brooks


Creed was ended by egos and people wanting to do their own thing and poor decision-making.-Scott Stapp


Creed's sound is my sound.-Scott Stapp


Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience.-Felix Adler


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.-Bill Frist


Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.-Pope Benedict XVI


Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.-Joseph Ratzinger


He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.-Pierre Teilhard de Chardin


I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.-Charlotte Bronte


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.-Anita Roddick


I do not believe in the divinity of Christ, and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox creed to which I cannot subscribe.-William Howard Taft


I mean, no offense, but I don't really see why, like guitar players from Creed, or something like that, are on the cover of guitar magazines. Almost anybody can sit down and learn to play those songs.-Dweezil Zappa

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