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George Carey Quotes and Sayings

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People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics,
Jesus was a management expert too.
- George Carey

But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would
be very wary of any military action in the light of
Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.
- George Carey

What I think is that we in the church -
and especially I as an Archbishop -
I'm responsible for maintaining our rules,
and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ.
- George Carey

We've got to find ways of confronting the issues that divide -
and at the heart of cultural issues,
you often find religions.
- George Carey

 

When the fire of prayer goes out, the barrenness of busyness takes over.
- George Carey

We must get back to a very strong Christianity...
Christianity shaped America and England,
and we need to get back to those moral foundations that made us great.
- George Carey

I think what has happened, actually,
is that September 11 has given a spur,
a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths.
- George Carey

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I see no room in holy Scripture for any sexual activity outside of matrimony.
- George Carey

One I've been passionately committed to,
of course, is women's ministry; I believe solidly in
it as a Gospel issue and we've found our way through that.
- George Carey

What I'd say about that is that we must respect homosexuals in the church.
I've got many homosexual friends, the issue is not
in any way a homophobic reaction on my part.
- George Carey

I believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus
Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
- George Carey

The Israelis have suffered a great deal,
we must condemn suicide bombers, and we must never
say that the plight of the Palestinians justifies this terrible thing.
- George Carey

And here at our Anglican Consultative Council,
we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
- George Carey

We've got to trust the politicians with these decisions.
- George Carey

In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a
growing sense of unity and mission.
- George Carey

God loves us all, wants us all to share his kingdom,
has a role for us all.
- George Carey

I'm on record as being understood to be a supporter
of a reformed establishment,
in which other Christian denominations,
and other faiths, play a major part.
- George Carey

And I hope America will realise, as the only superpower now,
it really must use its power in a way that's going to build up the world,
and to support the United Nations.
- George Carey

I think what Calvinism may offer us is that God's in charge of his world.
- George Carey

I mean, I can look back with great pleasure on what has happened in Sudan,
and our commitment to people who are persecuted in that kind of way.
- George Carey

I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through
the ordination of women to the priesthood,
which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to
another level before very long.
- George Carey

If someone talks about union, fidelity,
a monogamous relationship, love, blessing;
I would say it sounds like marriage to me.
And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
- George Carey

If there are Muslims who believe that they've got to
kill Christians to make a way for the Islamic faith in the West,
not only would they be disappointed,
but it will lead to conflict,
there's no doubt about that.
- George Carey

From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world,
and I think September 11 did actually make people aware
not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is,
but there are forces of good and honor and justice
which speak to us of God and his love for us.
- George Carey

And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of
incidents around the communion that could undermine
our growing sense of communion -
of becoming a global communion.
So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada,
to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself.
- George Carey

An office boy in London was the lowest of the low.
The office boy was the tea boy.
He would be the dog's body: It means someone who would do anything at all.
I was quite prepared for that and enjoyed it.
- George Carey

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers


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