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Credo Credo by William Sloane Coffin
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“I love the recklessness of faith. First you leap, and then you grow wings.”
William Sloane Coffin, Credo
tags: faith
“There is nothing anti-intellectual in the leap of faith, for faith is not believing without proof but trusting without reservation.”
William Sloane Coffin, Credo
tags: faith
“It is terribly important to realize that the leap of faith is not so much a leap of thought as of action. For while in many matters it is first we must see then we will act; in matters of faith it is first we must do then we will know, first we will be and then we will see. One must, in short, dare to act wholeheartedly without absolute certainty.”
William Sloane Coffin, Credo
tags: action
“ Law is not as disinterested as our concepts of law pretend; law serves power; law in large measure is a recapitulation of the status quo; it confirms a rigid order designed to insulate the beneficiaries of the status quo from the disturbances of change. The painful truth--one with a long history--is that police are around in large part to guarantee a peaceful disgestion for the rich.”
William Sloane Coffin, Credo
tags: law
“We don't have to be "successful," only valuable. We don't have to make money, only a difference, and particularly in the lives society counts least and puts last.”
William Sloane Coffin, Credo
“It is terribly important to realize that the leap of faith is not so much a leap of thought as of action. For while in many matters it is first we must see, then we will act; in matters of faith it is first we must do then we will know, first we will he and then we will see. One must, in short, dare to act wholeheartedly without absolute certainty.
I love the recklessness of faith.”
William Sloane Coffin, Credo