Religion Quotes

We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.
Cicero
Religion is the monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
William James

We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
John randolph - the principle of liberty and equality, if coupled...
Max karl ernst ludwig planck - religion belongs to the realm that is inviolable...
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Stendhal

Alfred north whitehead - religion is what a person does in his...
Praising God is one of the highest and purest acts of religion. In prayer we act like men in praise we act like angels.
Thomas John Watson, Sr.
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
Jorge Luis Borges
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
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
I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously.
Douglas Adams, Salmon of Doubt, 2002
Then he saw also that it matters little what profession, whether of religion or irreligion, a man may make, provided only he follows it out with charitable inconsistency, and without insisting on it to the bitter end. It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma or want of dogma that the danger lies.
Samuel Butler, The Way of All Flesh
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and the state forever separate.
Ulysses S. Grant
Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color.
Don Hirschberg
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but now, as yet, intelligent enough.
Aldous Huxley
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".
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Honore De Balzac
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
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ?
Marie Henri Beyle, (1783 - 1842)
Religion is far too important a thing for atheists to leave to the religious.
Tor N? rretranders, M? rk Verden (English title not known)
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
England has forty - Two religions and only two sauces.
Voltaire
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science.
Gary Zukav, "The Dancing Wu Li Masters".
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
Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.
Elbert Hubbard
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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
The artist needs no religion beyond his work.
Elbert Hubbard
When I do good, I feel good when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
Abraham Lincoln
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
Author Unknown
Religion is not what you will get after reading all the scriptures of the world. It is not really what is grasped by the grain. It is a heart grasp.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth.
Muhammad Ali
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
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire
Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain.
Mark Twain
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
Religion is the opiate of the masses.
Karl Marx, Urban Dictionary, under "Religion".
Men will wrangle for religion write for it fight for it die for it anything but - - Live for it.
Charles Caleb Colton