Quotations on Heresy

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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
(Keywords: Death, Power, Heresy, Reason)

Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.
- Graham Greene
(Keywords: Thought, Freedom, Heresy, Word)

In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.
- Learned Hand
(Keywords: Dissent, End, Heresy, Risk)

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
(Keywords: God, Father, Act, Cause, Example, Heresy, Law, Now)

There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
- James Joyce
(Keywords: Church, Being, Heresy, Philosophy)

According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy, he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Keywords: Choice, Heresy, Man, Principles, Punishment, Repentance)

Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Design, Eccentricity, Paradise, Heresy, Hobbies, Individuality)

If it squares with the Scripture, then let's go. If it's in conflict with the Scripture, then it's heresy.
- Randall Terry
(Keywords: Conflict, Heresy, Scripture)

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: Wisdom, Heresy, Man)

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
(Keywords: Diversity, Heresy, Opinion)

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
(Keywords: Soul, Heresy, Sin)

Very few editors worry about heresy - their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
(Keywords: Goals, Editors, Goodness, Heresy, Worry)

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