40 Total Quotes

George Carey Quotes

I see it as an elderly lady, who mutters away to herself in a corner, ignored most of the time.
George Carey
#Elderly

When the fire of prayer goes out, the barrenness of busy-ness takes over.
George Carey
#Fire

I believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

Try to put yourself in the mind-set of the war years.
George Carey
#Mind

An office boy in London was the lowest of the low. The office boy was the tea boy. He would be the dog's body: It means someone who would do anything at all. I was quite prepared for that and enjoyed it.
George Carey
#English Clergyman #Office

We must get back to a very strong Christianity. ... Christianity shaped America and England, and we need to get back to those moral foundations that made us great.
George Carey
#America

Queen, Queen Mother, Queen Mum -- deeply loved and greatly missed,
George Carey
#Mother

Too many people -- especially young people -- feel rejected and undervalued,
George Carey
#People

I think it's quite incredible how the community pulled behind the victims and the others who were affected by the hurricanes. I've never seen anything like it, besides here in the United States. And we've spend the last 17 years or so living outside the U.S.
George Carey
#Community

People have described me as a ''management bishop'' but I say to my critics, ''Jesus was a management expert too.''
George Carey
#Management

I had a conversion experience which was very real... There were no blinding lights, simply a quiet conviction I had found something.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

The Israelis have suffered a great deal, we must condemn suicide bombers, and we must never say that the plight of the Palestinians justifies this terrible thing.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

And here at our Anglican Consultative Council, we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

And I hope America will realise, as the only superpower now, it really must use its power in a way that's going to build up the world, and to support the United Nations.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of incidents around the communion that could undermine our growing sense of communion - of becoming a global communion. So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada, to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

And what we have to do in the church today is to look out at a very needy world, seek to serve it, and to show that unity we have in Jesus Christ.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would be very wary of any military action in the light of Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

God loves us all, wants us all to share his kingdom, has a role for us all.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

I mean, I can look back with great pleasure on what has happened in Sudan, and our commitment to people who are persecuted in that kind of way.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

I see no room in holy Scripture for any sexual activity outside of matrimony.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through the ordination of women to the priesthood, which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to another level before very long.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

I think what Calvinism may offer us is that God's in charge of his world.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

I think what has happened, actually, is that September 11 has given a spur, a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

I'm on record as being understood to be a supporter of a reformed establishment, in which other Christian denominations, and other faiths, play a major part.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing; I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

If there are Muslims who believe that they've got to kill Christians to make a way for the Islamic faith in the West, not only would they be disappointed, but it will lead to conflict, there's no doubt about that.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a growing sense of unity and mission.
George Carey
#English Clergyman

It is obvious that at moments of raw emotion, people turn to the church, and that in itself is saying something quite remarkable.
George Carey
#English Clergyman