Religion Quotes

George santayana - each religion, by the help of more or less myth...
When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
Abraham Lincoln, (attributed)

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
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
Charles krauthamme - where religion is trivialized, one is unlikely to...
Gary zukav,

Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there.
Mohammed Negui
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
Sir Richard F. Burton
Truth, in the matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
Oscar Wilde
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
Deepak Chopra
Religion is a defense against the experience of God.
Carl Jung
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
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
Reinhold Niebuh
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
Franz Werfel
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam on those that are without while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
Hannah More
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Sigmund Freud
Science is the record of dead religions.
Oscar Wilde
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
Elias Canetti
I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
The artist needs no religion beyond his work.
Elbert Hubbard
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non - Westerners never do.
Samuel P. Huntington
Religion is an attempt to get control over the sensory world, in which we are placed, by means of the wish - world which we have developed inside us as a result of biological and psychological necessites.
Sigmund Freud
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 Lama
Religion is the opiate of the masses.
Karl Marx, Urban Dictionary, under "Religion".
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
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Thomas Paine
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth.
Muhammad Ali
Religion is pickled God.
H. G. Wells, H. G. Wells Society
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
George Santayana
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
Religion is a bandage that man has invented to protect a soul made bloody by circumstance.
Theodore Herman Albert Dreise
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
If I had to live my life over again, I would have a different father, a different wife and a different religion.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
A cult is a religion with no political power.
Tom Wolfe
Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.
Elbert Hubbard
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire
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 enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
George Santayana
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, not condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
George Santayana
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love on another.
Jonathan Swift