Religion Quotes

Keep thy religion to thyself.
George Carlin
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

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Edwin p. whipple - knowledge, like religion, must be experienced in...
Samuel butler, the way of all flesh - then he saw also that it matters little what...
Heaven is such that all who have lived well, of whatever religion, have a place there.
Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Divine Providence" #330

Author unknown - religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not...
I believe I am not mistaken in saying that Christianity is a demanding and serious religion. When it is delivered as easy and amusing, it is another kind of religion altogether.
Neil Postman
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Religion is what a person does in his solitariness.
Alfred North Whitehead
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
Author Unknown
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
George Santayana
Lakes, rivers, streams... all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
Muhammed Ali, in a television interview
Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.
Elbert Hubbard
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
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
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 an illusion, and it derives its strength from its readiness to fit in with our instinctual wishful impulses.
Sigmund Freud
Religions change; beer and wine remain.
Hervey Allen
The heart of religion lies in its personal pronouns.
Martin Luthe
Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain.
Mark Twain
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
T. S. Eliot
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
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Thomas Paine
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosohpy.
William Ralph Inge, 1920
Men will wrangle for religion write for it fight for it die for it anything but - - Live for it.
Charles Caleb Colton
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 what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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
Imagine there? s no countries, it isn? t hard to do; nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too. Imagine all the people living life in peace.
John Lennon, Imagine
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabline it to make its peace with its destiny.
George Santayana
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
A. J. Toynbee
Religion is far too important a thing for atheists to leave to the religious.
Tor N? rretranders, M? rk Verden (English title not known)
Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there.
Mohammed Negui
When I do good, I feel good when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
Abraham Lincoln
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
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.
Oscar Wilde