But heresy is not so great a sin as dishonesty. A heretic who acknowledges that he is such, is a better man than he who pretends to be orthodox while subscribing to a creed which he dislikes, and which he saps under pretense of removing it and adapting it to the times.
W. G. T. Shedd
Quoted in Gary L. W. Johnson [ed.], B. B. Warfield: Essays on his life and thought, p. 240