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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Sects
 
  Sects differ more in name than tenets.
Balzac.    
  1
  Fierce sectarianism breeds fierce latitudinarianism.
De Quincey.    
  2
  The effective strength of sects is not to be ascertained merely by counting heads.
Macaulay.    
  3
        But since our sects in prophecy grow higher,
The text inspires not them, but they the text inspire.
Dryden.    
  4
        His liberal soul with every sect agreed,
Unheard their reasons, he received their creed.
Crabbe.    
  5
  For forms of faith let graceless zealots fight; his can’t be wrong whose life is in the right.
Pope.    
  6
  Few sects have derived their sentiments purely from sacred oracles, but are the emanations of distinguished leaders.
Robert Hall.    
  7
  The Japanese, who have but two systems of religion,—namely, that of Buddhism and Shintoism,—have yet many sects under each.
Henry Mason.    
  8
  All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Voltaire.    
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