Religion Quotes

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
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Llama

Any religion... is for ever in danger of petrifaction into mere ritual and habit, though ritual and habit be essential to religion.
T. S. Eliot
Thomas jefferson - difference of opinion is helpful in religion....
Martin luthe - the heart of religion lies in its personal...
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one.
Thomas Jefferson

George eliot - the tendancy of liberals is to create bodies of...
In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce.
Francesco Caracciolo, on alcohol
Religions change; beer and wine remain.
Hervey Allen
We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.
Cicero
Knowledge, like religion, must be experienced in order to be known.
Edwin P. Whipple
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
Woodrow Wilson
Religion is the opiate of the masses.
Karl Marx, Urban Dictionary, under "Religion".
Nothing shocks me more in the men of religion and their flocks than their pretensions to be the only religious people.
Jean Guehenno
Religion is a bandage that man has invented to protect a soul made bloody by circumstance.
Theodore Herman Albert Dreise
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire
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
The Religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and commits suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The principle of liberty and equality, if coupled with mere selfishness, will make men only devils, each trying to be independent that he may fight only for his own interest. And here is the need of religion and its power, to bring in the principle of benevolence and love to men.
John Randolph
Religion is far too important a thing for atheists to leave to the religious.
Tor N? rretranders, M? rk Verden (English title not known)
There shall be no compulsion in religion.
Quran 2: 263, Quran 2: 263
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life: if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one.
Thomas Jefferson
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Albert Einstein
The fact that astronomies change while the stars abide is a true analogy of every realm of human life and thought, religion not least of all. No existent theology can be a final formulation of spiritual truth.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
There is a growing suspicion that what the world needs now is a religion that will cover the other six days of the week.
Author Unknown
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
Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
Deepak Chopra
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Wendell Phillips
All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself, and never mind the rest.
Beatrix Potte
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
Elias Canetti
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ?
Marie Henri Beyle, (1783 - 1842)
England has forty - Two religions and only two sauces.
Voltaire
Religions must continue to evolve to keep up with changing times, because only fittest shall survive.
B. J. Gupta
A cult is a religion with no political power.
Tom Wolfe
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
H. L. Mencken
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin (1973) "Science and Scientism".
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
Conventionality is not morality. Self - Righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
Charlotte Bronte
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton