Religion Quotes

Religion is the monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
William James
Religion is pickled God.
H. G. Wells, H. G. Wells Society

The Religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and commits suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kahlil gibran - the truly religious man does not embrace a...
John randolph - the principle of liberty and equality, if coupled...
I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2

Aristotle, unknown - a tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon...
Some people are that - More than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 05 - 04 - 04
It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond - The - Fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill - File.
Unattributed truth from r. g. frp
Music like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not in the least worthy.
Jean Baptiste Montegut
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
Elias Canetti
There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
George Bernard Shaw, Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant (1898)
In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce.
Francesco Caracciolo, on alcohol
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Wendell Phillips
Religion is a bandage that man has invented to protect a soul made bloody by circumstance.
Theodore Herman Albert Dreise
Truth, in the matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
Oscar Wilde
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
John Hay
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowledge, like religion, must be experienced in order to be known.
Edwin P. Whipple
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
Author Unknown
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
Jorge Luis Borges
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
Frederick Buechne
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
Franz Werfel
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein, "Science, Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium", 1941
When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion.
Voltaire
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
Arthur Shopenhaue
The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
Matthew Arnold
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that is my religion.
Abraham Lincoln
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Present your religion to a little child, set him in the midst of those who profess it. If it frightens him, and freezes the smiles on his lips, then whatever sort of religion it is, it is not Christianity.
Unknown
Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color.
Don Hirschberg
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire
If your religion does not make you holy, it will damn you. It is simply painted pageantry to go to hell in.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish.
Robert Jackson
Religion is a defense against the experience of God.
Carl Jung
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
Albert Einstein
There shall be no compulsion in religion.
Quran 2: 263, Quran 2: 263
I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being well - Dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquillity which religion is powerless to bestow.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The tendancy of liberals is to create bodies of men and women - Of all classes - Detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion - Mob rule. And a mob will be no less a mob if it is well fed, well clothed, well housed, and well disciplined.
George Eliot
All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by... religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need.
Harvey Cox