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Dogma Quotes

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Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Related topics: Inspirational Motivational Values

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' Three Rules of Life ...
1. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
2. Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
3. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

 

The Bible is literature, not dogma.
- George Santayana

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country
is no fit to rule another country must admit that one
class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar

The free, independent spirit who commits himself to
no dogma and will not decide in favor of any party
has no homestead on earth.
- Stefan Zweig

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I believe that dogma is often evil.
- Pat Buckley

This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume
the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
- Fernand Leger

Men will die upon dogma but will not fall victim to a conclusion.
- John Henry Newman

The new spirituality will step away from dogma,
will step away from 'We're right and you're wrong.'
- Neale Donald Walsch

Any stigma, as the old saying is, will serve to beat a dogma.
- Philip Guedalla

My parents had broken through the shackles of dogma.
- Franz Boas

So much of religion is exegesis.
I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.
- Christy Turlington

The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he
was looking for the just result in a case regardless
of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I'm in that mold.
- Harold H. Greene

Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma.
Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath
of science is a contest with mistake,
and must keep the conscience alive.
- George Eliot

The dogma of woman's complete historical subjection
to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths
ever created by the human mind.
- Mary Ritter Beard

There is no dogma that the organ or harmonium can be used in church,
but not the drum.
- Francis Arinze

It seems to me that in our lifetime we have passed
from the wreck of liberal humanism to the beginning
of a new recognition of dogma:
isn't it rather tremendous?
- Ruth Pitter

We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he
is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

After doing the first couple scenes and I got used
to being in front of a few people it got easier and easier.
In Chasing Amy, I wasn't nervous at all.
And in Dogma, the same.
- Jason Mewes

Every dogma has its day.
- Anthony Burgess

The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma,
but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Any stigma will do to beat a dogma.
- Philip Guedalla

So the idea that there is nothing essential,
in the sense that there are no human universals,
is dogma.
Ask most anyone who is going to be shot at dawn.
- Catharine MacKinnon

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

Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal.
What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've
lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
- Jack Kevorkian

The American people deserve truthfulness,
not more political campaigning.
The American people deserve a responsible government
that seeks to address their needs,
not more ideological dogma.
- Jose Serrano

The Christian response is contained in these two fundamental dogmas:
that of the Trinity and that of the Incarnation.
In the trinitarian dogma God is one,
good,
true, and beautiful because he is essentially Love,
and Love supposes the one, the other,
and their unity.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn't mere policy.
It has attained the status of a religion.
It's a dogma which o-ne is supposed to accept without question.
- Stephen Harper

From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental
principle of my religion:
I know no other religion;
I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion;
religion,
as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
- John Henry Newman

The equality that we are all entitled to,
as citizens of this democracy, can't be avoided by
some religious dogma of a President who's is supposed
to believe in the notion of separation of church and state.
And he frankly doesn't.
- Rosie O'Donnell

I know that from the days of Watergate...
the notion of two sources on a story has become the
popular dogma about how you confirm something.
And there is a lot of truth to that,
but there are all kinds of ways to check to the extent that you can,
a story that you get.
- Howard Fineman

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

And there was a real shedding of the old dogma,
like boundaries of morality were being broken down
and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other.
Which destroyed thousands of us.
I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle.
- Barry McGuire

I think the new spirituality will be a spirituality
that's not based on a particular dogma.
And that steps away from the old spiritual paradigm
that we have created on this planet,
which comes from a thought that there is such a thing as being better.
- Neale Donald Walsch

When you look at what I've done here,
you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not
driven by any dogma from across the water,
but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's
people enjoy equal opportunities,
driven by the values of social justice.
- Peter Hain

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule
among the infidels if any Catholic,
not gifted with the necessary scientific learning,
presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
- Thomas Aquinas

In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma;
that is,
the sacred lore of priests and people...
and these stories afford the only explanation that
is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
- William Robertson Smith

When you look at other countries that are developing
the capabilities and the technology to deploy missiles
of very significant destructive capability with nuclear,
chemical, or biological warheads, then the MAD dogma makes even less sense.
- Don Nickles

Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I don't believe in dogmas and theologies.
I just believe in being a good person.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Every science is a profane restatement of the preceding
dogmas of the religious period.
- Francis Parker Yockey

Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in
greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate
principles than even the dogmas of science.
- Muhammad Iqbal

You can no more bridle passions with logic than you
can justify them in the law courts.
Passions are facts and not dogmas.
- Alexander Herzen

Conventional dogmas, even if endowed with the authority of an Aristotle -
ancient or modern -
must be tested vigorously.
If they are found wanting, we need not bother with them.
But if they are found to be substantially correct,
we may not overlook them.
- Norman Lamm

As liberty and intelligence have increased the people
have more and more revolted against the theological
dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest
sensibilities of the soul.
- Catharine Beecher

Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas -
an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible
and self-evident propositions,
seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence
there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present.
The occasion is piled high with difficulty,
and we must rise with the occasion.
As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
- Abraham Lincoln

When someone has a strong intuitive connection,
Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma,
some past connection.
- Richard Gere

There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there,
like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life
over the last couple years.
- Matthew Sweet

Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me.
- Richard Gere

One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support
for this larger vision of values.
- Herbie Hancock

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

I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less
implicit in the music rather than explicit.
- Duncan Sheik

Buddhism has had a major effect on who I am and how I think about the world.
What I have learned is that I like all religions,
but only parts of them.
- Uma Thurman

Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism,
in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience
of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom,
to enlightenment.
- Bell Hooks

In Buddhism there are words you can say...
as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious.
- Tina Turner

Buddhism teaches you to embrace change.
- Koo Stark

I spend more time learning about Buddhism than English,
which is why my English today is still bad.
- Jet Li

I never stopped studying Buddhism.
In the past few years, in between movies,
I do a retreat.
- Jet Li

I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take,
than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism.
- Herbie Hancock

Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary.
- David Sylvian

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law
laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.
- Alan Watts

Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious
philosophy for Americans,
whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion.
- Thurston Moore

Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple.
She saw the Life write up on Buddhism,
with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted
to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid.
She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up.
- Kenneth Rexroth

All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism,
which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place.
At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy.
All of the religions have that in common.
- Barbara Walters

A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful,
could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind
if presented only as a system of metaphysics.
Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
- William Winwood Reade

The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism.
There were experiences over a period of about six months
which caused me to decide to give up music,
so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G.
Management and tell them.
- Jamie Muir

A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death
as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from
the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation.
- Stanislav Grof


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