Orthodox Quotes

I do not believe in the divinity of Christ, and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox creed to which I cannot subscribe.

I shall say briefly that I am a realist, and above all interested in the living truth of the human face… I do not believe in absolutes and systems. I love freedom more than anything… Everything human’s dear to me. Slavophilism is alien, as is every orthodoxy.

Othodoxy is my doxy; heterodoxy is another man’s doxy.

Orthodox, n. An ox wearing the popular religious joke.

And prove their doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows and knocks.

People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum, and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy. It was sanity: and to be sane is more dramatic than to be mad… The orthodox Church never took the tame course or accepted the conventions; the […]

Not only does “orthodox” no longer mean being right, it practically means being wrong.

The business of an orthodox preacher is about as successful as that of a celluloid dog chasing an asbestos cat through hell.

Heresy is a cradle; orthodoxy a coffin.

I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.