Religion Quotes

Man without religion is the creature of circumstances.
Augustus Hare
Cicero - we do not destroy religion by destroying...

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
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
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

Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
Deepak Chopra
Alfred north whitehead - religion is what a person does in his...
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.
Oscar wilde - truth, in the matters of religion, is simply the...
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
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
Sir Richard F. Burton
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
Richard Adams
Where religion is trivialized, one is unlikely to find persecution.
Charles Krauthamme
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
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
Reinhold Niebuh
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire
Religion... is the basis and foundation of government... before any man can be considered as a member of civil society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe.
James Madison
There is no religion higher than the truth.
H Hahn Blavatsky
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Thomas Paine
The Religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and commits suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson