I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible that you may be mistaken.
Oliver Cromwell, writing to the synod of the Church of Scotland on August 5, 1650. The Scottish kirk held firm views about its tenets. [The word tenet is from the Latin verb tenere, meaning “he holds.” Tenets are best held lightly, rather than firmly.
Oliver Cromwell (English, military and political leader)