Dogma Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old dogma quotes, dogma sayings, and dogma proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The death of dogma is the birth of morality. Immanuel Kant
...when dogma enters the brain, all intellectual activity ceases. Robert Anton Wilson
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. Abraham Lincoln
Dogma does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought. G. K. Chesterton
Dogma, whatever form it takes, is the ultimate enemy of human freedom. Saul D. Alinsky
In the world of dogma, you become free the day you decide to go to hell. Aniekee Tochukwu
Religious dogma creates a perfect fertilizer for the weeds of hypocrisy. Steve Maraboli
Dogma not only blinds its protagonist, but it muzzles all other opposition. Maajid Nawaz
The power of religious dogma, when inculcated early, is such as to stifle conscience, compassion, and finally every feeling of humanity. Arthur Schopenhauer
Old religious dogma attempts to convince you that you are on a journey to God, then makes you pay tolls along that roadway. Steve Maraboli
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
To 'choose' dogma and faith over doubt and experience is to throw out the ripening vintage and to reach greedily for the Kool-Aid. Christopher Hitchens
Dogma in power does have a unique chilling ingredient not exhibited by power, however ghastly, wielded for its own traditional sake. Christopher Hitchens
Dogmas are the toys that amuse and can satisfy but unreasoning children. They are the offspring of human speculation and prejudiced fancy. H. P. Blavatsky
Dogmas of every kind put assertion in the place of reason and give rise to more contention, bitterness, and want of charity than any other influence in human affairs. Arthur Conan Doyle
Now any dogma, based primarily on faith and emotionalism, is a dangerous weapon to use on others, since it is almost impossible to guarantee that the weapon will never be turned on the user. Isaac Asimov
Dogmas are collective conceptual prisons. And the strange thing is that people love their prison cells because they give them a sense of security and a false sense of 'I know.' Nothing has inflicted more suffering on humanity than its dogmas. Eckhart Tolle
Dogma demands authority, rather than intelligent thought, as the source of opinion; it requires persecution of heretics and hostility to unbelievers; it asks of its disciples that they should inhibit natural kindliness in favor of systematic hatred. Bertrand Russell
Philosophical dogma doesn't interest me. Bob Dylan
The modern dogma is comfort at any cost. Aldo Leopold
Dogma can in no way limit a limitless God. Flannery O'Connor
The dogma is that, that dogma is a mistake. Gloria Steinem
Every dogma embodies some shade of truth to give it seeming currency. Amos Bronson Alcott
Don't let the Dogma of men to interfere with your Destiny. Bernard Kelvin Clive
There is no dogma that the organ or harmonium can be used in church, but not the drum. Francis Arinze
It's only a dogma that hells exists; it isn't a dogma that there's anybody in it. Antonia White
Dogma is the convictions of one man imposed authoritatively upon others. Felix Adler
Dogma is invariably wrong, as knowledge is always in a state of transition. Louis L'Amour
Religious dogma is akin to an appetizer with no garnish. John C Fitzpatrick
You don't have to believe anything, adopt a dogma in order to learn how to meditate. Sharon Salzberg
I tend to believe that religious dogma is a consequence of evolution. E. O. Wilson
Dogma is the guardian of mystery. The doctrines are spiritually significant in ways that we cannot fathom. Flannery O'Connor
Dogma is a defensive reaction against doubt in the mind of the theorist, but doubt of which he is unaware. Harold Lasswell
The dogma of the infallibility of the Bible is no more self-evident than is that of the infallibility of the popes. Thomas Huxley
Dogma, static positions, consonance - all these are obstacles to catching the disease of art, at least in its more complex forms. Yevgeny Zamyatin
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
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
Dogma and shrinking from the external world are at one limit of the range of belief. At the other are science and poetry and, indeed, reality. Muriel Rukeyser
Dogma is a lie reiterated and authoritatively injected into the mind of one or more persons who believe that they believe what someone else believes. Elbert Hubbard
Dogma in science really is humiliating when it is recognized as dogma. Sam Harris
Dogma is no substitute for an inner religious experience. Elizabeth Ann Robinson
The dogma of the Incarnation is the most dramatic thing about Christianity, and indeed, the most dramatic thing that ever entered the mind of man; but if you tell people so, they stare at you in bewilderment. Dorothy L. Sayers
Every dogma has its day. Anthony Burgess
Please clean up after your dogma. Dan Barker
You can't teach an old dogma new tricks. Dorothy Parker