Religion Quotes

Muhammad ali - rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. they have...
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Stendhal

I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
Woodrow Wilson
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
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".

Napoleon bonaparte - religion is what keeps the poor man from...
Don hirschberg - calling atheism a religion is like calling bald a...
We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
As long as there are fools and rascals, there will be religions.
Voltaire, Letter to Frederick, 1767
Just as there is a lower carelessness which means death to the soul, so there is a higher carelessness which is the supreme gift of religion. We must all at length rest back upon God.
W. E. Orchard
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
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 man who suffers from a sense of sin is suffering from a particular kind of self - Love. In all this vast universe the thing that appears to him of most importance is that he himself should be virtuous. It is a grave defect in certain forms of traditional religion that they have encouraged this particular kind of self - Absorption.
Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness
Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
Oscar Wilde
Where religion is trivialized, one is unlikely to find persecution.
Charles Krauthamme
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
Anais Nin
The heart of religion lies in its personal pronouns.
Martin Luthe
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity.
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
It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
Archbishop William Temple, 1955
Science and religion no more contradict each other than light and electricity.
William Hiram Foulkes
Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
William James
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
Jorge Luis Borges
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
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
There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
George Bernard Shaw, Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant (1898)
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
Religions change; beer and wine remain.
Hervey Allen
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla), James Reston, Galileo, A Life, HarperCollins, NY, 1994, p 461.
Conventionality is not morality. Self - Righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
Charlotte Bronte
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Carl Sagan
Religion is the monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
William James
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".
Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
Deepak Chopra
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
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping the common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Statesmen may plan and speculate for liberty but it is religion and morality alone that can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand.
John Adams
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