Heresy Quotes

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.- Elie Wiesel

 

Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. It is the greatest heresy to think so. If there is sin, this is the only sin ? to say that you are weak, or others are weak.- Swami Vivekananda

 

There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.- James Joyce

 

It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved.- Galileo Galilei

 

The root of almost every schism and heresy from which the Christian Church has suffered, has been because of the effort of men to earn, rather than receive their salvation; and the reason preaching is so commonly ineffective is, that it often calls on people to work for God rather than letting God work through them.- John Ruskin

 

Heresy is what the minority believe, it is the real name given by the powerful to the doctrine of the weak- Robert Green Ingersoll

There is a continuing, mandatory need for heresy in its most profound sense; for freedom to choose and follow truth wherever it leads.- William Edelen

 

We are prodding, challenging, seeking contradictions or small, persistent residual errors, proposing alternative explanations, encouraging heresy. We give our highest rewards to those who convincingly disprove established beliefs.- Dr. Carl Sagan

 

In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.- Learned Hand

 

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy- St. Thomas Aquinas

 

A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor.-Eric Hoffer

 

According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy, he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.-Naguib Mahfouz

 

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.-Henry David Thoreau

 

From heresy, frenzy and jealousy, good Lord deliver me.Ludovico Ariosto

 

Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.-George Santayana

 

Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.-Graham Greene

 

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.-Thomas Aquinas

 

If it squares with the Scripture, then let's go. If it's in conflict with the Scripture, then it's heresy.-Randall Terry

 

In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.-Learned Hand

 

It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved.-Galileo Galilei

 

Neither was there any heresy, or diversity of opinion, or disputing about the matter, till the pope had gathered a council to confirm this transubstantiation: wherefore it is most likely that this opinion came up by them of latter days.-William Tyndale

 

Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. It is the greatest heresy to think so. If there is sin, this is the only sin; to say that you are weak, or others are weak.-Swami Vivekananda

 

O God and Lord, now the council condemns even Your own act and Your own law as heresy, since You Yourself did lay Your cause before Your Father as the just judge, as an example for us, whenever we are sorely oppressed.-Jan Hus

 

Progress, this great heresy of decay.-Charles Baudelaire

 

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.-Helen Keller

 

There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.-James Joyce

 

They that approve a private opinion, call it opinion; but they that dislike it, heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.-Thomas Hobbes

Very few editors worry about heresy - their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.-Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

 
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