Mary Augusta Ward

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Truth has never been, can never be, contained in any one creed or system.

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold) (June 11, 1851March 26, 1920) was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs. Humphry Ward.

Quotes[edit]

  • One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else.
    • Robert Elsmere, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • This Laodicean cant of tolerance.
    • Robert Elsmere. Book ii. Chap. xii, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • All things change, creeds and philosophies and outward systems — but God remains.
    • Robert Elsmere. Book iv. Chap. xxvi, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Truth has never been, can never be, contained in any one creed or system.
    • Robert Elsmere. Book vi. Chap. xxxviii, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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