Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.
We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
I think that everybody in the world whatever colour or creed has a jerk like JR in his or her family somewhere. Whether it is a father uncle cousin or brother everybody can identify with JR and that certainly had something to do with the success of 'Dallas.'
Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.
The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.
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.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they aver that doubt is a crime then I attack them one and all because they enslave the minds of men.
The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first and deadly afterwards.
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.
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.
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
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.
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.
The doubt of an earnest thoughtful patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.
Well I affirm orthodox Christian faith. I affirm the Nicene Creed. I don't think I'm doing anything terribly new.
Today we often think that before we start living a religious life we have first to accept the creedal doctrines and that before one can have any comprehension of the loyalty and trust of faith one must first force one's mind to accept a host of incomprehensible doctrines. But this is to put the cart before the horse.
Red Letter Christians believe in the doctrines of the Apostle's Creed are convinced that the Scriptures have been inspired by the Holy Spirit and make having a personal transforming relationship with the resurrected Christ the touchtone of their faith.
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.