Quotations that match 'religion'.Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion.
[ Good Nature Part Person Religion Sympathy]
No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer.
[ Always East Founded Greece Group Knew Major Middle Orient Planet Prayer Racists Religion Religious Rome Started Were White]
In principle the great religions of the world do not differ as much as they appear to.
[ Appear Differ Great Much Principle Religions World]
Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it.
[ Department Enters Into Life Religion Something Whole]
Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.
[ Does Give God Himself Jesus Other Recipes Religion Show Teachers Way]
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
[ Dogmas Even Foundation Function Greater Indeed Need Principles Rational Religion Science Stands Than Ultimate View]
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too.
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
[ Better Make Men Most Only Religions]
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
[ Causes God Higher Leave Religion Royalty Seek Than Thing Us Which World]
Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life.
[ Life Practically Religion Speaking Story Tell Your]
But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.
[ Beyond Eternity Go Into Life Only Philosophy Poetry Province Pure Religion Time]
Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
[ His Honour Itself Notions Notwithstanding Religion Shelley Truth]
Some people think that all the equipment you need to discuss religion is a mouth.
[ Discuss Equipment Mouth Need Religion Some Think]
Religion is man's attempt to bind himself back to a relationship with God.
[ Attempt Back Bind God Himself Man Relationship Religion]
I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
[ Accept Any Battle Believe Believes Fight Freedom Hell Religion Say Time Won]
For our part, we shall continue to work for the new dawn when all the Children of Abraham and their descendants are living together in the birthplace of their three great monotheistic religions, a life free from fear, a life free from want - a life in peace.
[ Abraham Birthplace Children Continue Dawn Descendants Fear Free Great Life Living Monotheistic New Our Part Peace Religions Shall Their Three Together Want Work]
As a matter of fact, you have deficiencies in all religions, but you have truth in all religions.
[ Deficiencies Fact Matter Religions Truth]
Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.
[ Affected Class Coming Degrees Difficulty Geography Involves Out Race Religion Varying]
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
[ Am Literature Politics Religion]
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
[ Driven Heights Men Religion Such Which Wickedness]
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it.
[ Against Asked Bite Religion Say Sound Were Would]
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
[ Avoid Better Customs Fear Food Home Ignore Might Reject Religion Stay]
I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
[ After Am Became Christianity Empire Execution His How Official Religion Roman Struck Utterly Years]
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Peace
[ Allah Believe Islam Peace Religion]
God did not intend religion to be an exercise club. Funny
[ Club Did Exercise God Intend Religion]
The Muslims have, as everyone else says, the right to practice their religion and they have the right to construct a mosque at ground zero if they wish. What I am saying, though, is that they should listen to public opinion, they should listen to the deep wounds and anguish that this is causing to so many good people.
[ Am Anguish Causing Construct Deep Else Everyone Good Ground Listen Many Muslims Opinion Practice Public Religion Right Saying Says Should Their Though Wish Wounds Zero]
The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ.
[ Christ Christian God Law Leads Religion Schoolmaster Us]
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
[ Fatal Indifference Nothing Religion]
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
[ Art History Humanity Passion Religion Romance Universal Useless Without Would]
This issue is whether or not our government should be infusing religion into (schools).
[ Government Infusing Into Issue Our Religion Schools Should Whether]
The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
[ Acquire Business Control Equality Excessive Exclusive Main Men Purify Religions Restrain Taste Times Well-Being Which]
After all, is football a game or a religion?
[ After Football Game Religion]
But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand.
[ Christian Even Few Hidden Meaning Misleading Much Real Religion Symbols Understand Words]
Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.
[ Another Art Attempt Failures Just Numerous Oh Religion Resulting Those]
Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it.
[ Culture Dimension Element Religion Transcendent]
For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism. The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
[ Attainable Deserted Favour God Goodness Kingdom Marxism More Religion Republic Seemed Some Than Years]
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion.
[ Abandoned During Religion School Secondary Time]
The new soft totalitarianism that is advancing on the left wants to have a state religion It is an atheist, nihilistic religion - but it is a religion that is obligatory for all.
[ Advancing Atheist Left New Obligatory Religion Soft State Totalitarianism Wants]
This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed.
[ Christ Dear Family Give Indeed Inheritance Make Religion Rich Them Which Will]
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.
[ Convince Holy Mistaken Others Ourselves Persuading Politics Religion Well Zeal]
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Religion
[ Keeps Murdering Poor Religion Rich]
I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts.
[ Ancient Becoming Believe Clinging Concepts Obsolete Religions]
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
[ Brings Ineffable Inner Light Man Peace Religion Spiritual Strength]
Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make that attempt. That's morality, that's religion. That's art. That's life.
[ Absurdity Art Attempt Defeat Even Expect Life Make Morality Must Religion Though World]
Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion.
[ Among Any Fright Goes Ill Man None Occasion Only Our Over Punished Received Religion Them Those Use While]
A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal.
[ Christian Creature Death Desired Dislike Dissolution Dying Eternal Instincts Life May Nature Own Proof Religion Result Shrink Though Want Way]
Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves.
[ Companion Lay Lays Many Religion Restraints Themselves Those Troublesome Upon Us Which Will]
A cult is a religion with no political power.
[ Cult Political Power Religion]
As you look at the flow of Muslim fundamentalism, or fundamentalism in various areas and various religions, they all play on the people who have very little.
[ Areas Flow Fundamentalism Little Look Muslim Play Religions Various Very]
Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century.
[ Accumulated Attitudes Biological Century Disappeared Foster Last Many Ought Over Religions Traditional Understanding]
Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation.
[ Affiliation Any Ban Been Conspicuous Display Education Intentions National Never Our Protect Reassured Religion Religious Society Solely System Them]
They have hijacked my religion.
[ Hijacked Religion]
If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.
[ Atheism God Him Insult Less Must Religion Seem Than]
I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current.
[ Arabia Current Economic Followers Forum Made Rather Recently Religion Repeat Saudi Shall Should Some Stated Won]
I do engineering, not religion.
[ Engineering Religion]
I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress.
[ Consider Learn Life-Long Many More Myself Progress Quest Questions Religions Spiritual Student Will Work]
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.
[ Christians Country Devil Idea Invented Keep Mix Own Politics Religion Running Their]
We'll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam.
[ Also Christian Eastern Islam Religions Stop Surely Western Work]
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. Religion
[ Choose Giver God Had Life Religion Sun Universal Would]
The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war. He had neither a national army nor an organized church.
[ American Army Church Had Indian Individualist National Neither Nor Organized Religion War]
During the many centuries that magic, here on this planet, was presumed to have worked, there were at least as many theories as to how magic worked as there were cultures and religions.
[ Centuries Cultures During Here How Least Magic Many Planet Presumed Religions Theories Were Worked]
Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion.
[ Christianity Convinced Every Fundamentalist Gut Islam Judaism Level Liberal Movement Out Religion Secular Society Some Studied Visceral Wants Wipe]
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Religion
[ Incline Mind More Original Powerful Religion Solitude Towards Will]
Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that's got true religion, several of them.
[ Animal Got Man Only Religion Religious Several Them True]
I am a Westerner. We're not going to change the West by going East. The East has a lot to teach us, but essentially it's like a mirror, saying, hey, can't you see what's here in your own religion, what are you, stupid?
[ Am Change East Essentially Going Here Hey Lot Mirror Own Religion Saying See Stupid Teach Us West Your]
A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
[ Beautiful Buddhism Catholic Could Mankind Masses Metaphysics Morality Never Only Owed Philosophy Presented Religion Sorrowful Spirit Succeeded Success System]
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
[ Anyone Appreciate Believes Compassion Kindness Rebirth Religion Whether]
Even if it were proven that God didn't exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine.
[ Divine Even Exist God Proven Religion Still Were Would]
Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he "lives" his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.
[ Able Does Doing Fantasy Feel His Lives Man Merely Much Otherwise Philosophy Religion Think]
We need a new religion.
[ Need New Religion]
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
[ Altar Church Contributions Entirely Family Forever Keep Leave Matter Private Religion School Separate State Supported]
The inner spaces that a good story lets us enter are the old apartments of religion.
[ Apartments Enter Good Inner Lets Old Religion Spaces Story Us]
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
[ Bad Believing Chastity Christian Deadly Family Health Know Knowing Money Religion Seven Sins Temper Things Ties Want]
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
[ Age Door Dragon First Golden Guards Mankind Necessary Possible Religion Slay Threshold Will]
No matter what your religion, you should try to become a government program, for then you will have everlasting life.
[ Become Everlasting Government Life Matter Program Religion Should Then Try Will Your]
There isn't a religion on earth that isn't damaging to the human race because every one of them is patriarchal and every one eliminates more than half of the human race - women. They are all oppressors of women.
[ Because Damaging Earth Eliminates Every Half Human More Oppressors Patriarchal Race Religion Than Them Women]
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings.
[ Attribute Beings Errors Fanaticism Human Make Mistake Religions]
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
[ Cleverness Fear Few Founded Many Religions]
Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.
[ Does Gas Happy Laughing Makes Religion Say Some]
It is clear that this essential Christian doctrine gives a new value to human nature, to human history and to human life which is not to be found in the other great oriental religions.
[ Christian Clear Doctrine Essential Found Gives Great History Human Life Nature New Oriental Other Religions Value Which]
Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether.
[ Altogether Business Government Needs Out Religion Stay]
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
[ God Must Mystery Religion Without]
The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct.
[ Concern Conduct Element Important Laws Mundane Part Really Religion Space Spiritual Temporary Time]
The modern period adds social ethics to religions agenda, for we now realize that social structures are not like laws of nature. They are human creations, so we are responsible for them.
[ Adds Agenda Creations Ethics Human Laws Modern Nature Now Period Realize Religions Responsible Social Structures Them]
Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death.
[ Christianity Death Devastating Disgraceful Dying Helpless Image Islam Least Main Man Religion Success Unlike West Which]
In a lot of Indian societies, spirituality has been lost, I think it's still the best way of looking at the world for Indians - better than any organized religion in this country.
[ Any Been Best Better Country Indian Indians Looking Lost Lot Organized Religion Societies Spirituality Still Than Think Way World]
After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I'd think, how awful.
[ After Awful Book Convent Disgusted Felt How Left Nothing Out Reading Religion Religious Saw Someone Think Train Wanted Whatever Worn Years]
Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself.
[ Because Character Forget Judge Look Person Picture Play Problems Real Religions Sacred Story Well Working World Yourself]
But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now.
[ Aesthetics Anyway Breaking Completely Deep Different Justice Lie Matters Now Origins Religion Roar Roses Smell Somewhere Splendid Such Sweet These Too Waves Weighty]
Don't be confused that my interest in religion, faith, and spirituality is driven by any sense of faith or spirituality of my own.
[ Any Confused Driven Faith Interest Own Religion Sense Spirituality]
We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure.
[ Anyone Enable Force His Impose Must Oppression Others Personal Pressure Regarding Religion View]
Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood.
[ Boasts Eternal Exclusive Indispensable Judaism Religion Revealed Revelation Salvation Sense Term Truths Understood Usually Which]
Patriotism is the religion of hell.
[ Hell Patriotism Religion]
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. Religion
[ Bow Church Kneel Love Pray Religion Sons Spirit Temple Your]
The best religion is the most tolerant.
[ Best Most Religion Tolerant]
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science.
[ Mysticism Religion Science]
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
[ Am Anything Convinced Himself Man More Never Religions Study Worshipped]
Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them?
[ Did God Practicing Punish Religion Reveal Them Think Which Will]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
I'm so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions.
[ Because Crazy Delusions Giving Ideas Incredibly Just Lot Regarded Religions Respect Tired]
Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
[ Atheists Bible Both Connection God Inherited Just Know Love Natural Parents Religion Say Torah Were Where Would]
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
[ Appreciation Common Compassion Kindness Lean Love Religions Towards]
It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia, that if you do not provide your society with a new religion, it will gradually revert to the old one.
[ After Already Clear Gradually New Old Provide Religion Revert Russia Socialism Society Twenty Will Years Your]
I am a person whose father had no religion but who went to the nuns for a couple of years. And I think I'm the same: On one hand, I pray; on the other hand, I don't believe. I am constantly between the two.
[ Am Believe Between Constantly Couple Father Had Hand Nuns Other Person Pray Religion Same Think Two Went Whose Years]
We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.
[ Because Believe Crazies Justified Nation Religion Stops Think Thinking]
First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish.
[ Based Because Christ Christian Christianity Common Deal First Great Jewish Judaism Out Points Rabbi Religion Show]
I'm a firm believer and I think my religion is inside.
[ Believer Firm Inside Religion Think]
Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.
[ Century Fascism History Known Religion Twentieth Will]
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion.
[ Because Been Intellectual Mentioned Paradise Religion Studied Suggested Topic Unimportant Well Which Will]
Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that the Ten Commandments are a historical document that contains moral, ethical, and legal truisms that any person of any religion or even an atheist can recognize and appreciate.
[ Any Appreciate Atheist Commandments Contains Document Ethical Even Fact Historical Legal Matter Moral Mr Person Recognize Religion Speaker Ten]
I think there's been a big problem between religion, or organized religion, and spirituality.
[ Been Between Big Organized Problem Religion Spirituality Think]
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
[ Again Aggression Bloody Conflicts Even Fanaticism Hate Incite Inspire Leaders Legitimate Members Religions See Time Violent Xenophobia]
I'm a scientist, not a theologian. I don't know if there is a God or not. Religion requires certainty.
[ Certainty God Know Religion Requires Scientist Theologian]
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
[ Bad Feel Good Religion]
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
[ Admit Because Bring Church Democracy Enough Government Guide Humble Imperfect Need Needs Only Order Our Religion Requires Sinners Survive Those Tolerance]
Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations.
[ Better Culture Far Laws Maintaining Moral Regulations Religion Than These Values]
Organized religion provides a model of the way all organizations, from the state down to the village garden club, end a price in terms of a member's freedom of thought and action.
[ Action Club Down End Freedom Garden Member Model Organizations Organized Price Provides Religion State Terms Thought Village Way]
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.
[ Art Comparison Intolerance Itself Other Religion Respecting Toleration]
I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.
[ Another Better Challenge Dare Earth Every Face Leader Merely Nation Ours Party Political Religion Sentence Spiritual Teacher Told Utter Way Will World]
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
[ Altars Crime Heroism Infamy Religion Their Vice Virtue Well]
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
[ Adopt Become Blindly Cease Dogma Grow Literary Political Religion System]
Perhaps these Ten Commandments cases will be the turning point in the legal war against religion.
[ Against Cases Commandments Legal Perhaps Point Religion Ten These Turning War Will]
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
[ Against Appearance Apprehensive Believing Consider Devotion Easily Gods Hand Him His Illegal Less Move Must Other Pious Put Religion Ruler Side Subjects Treatment Tyrant Uncommon Whom]
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
[ Bigotry Fools Frighten Ghost Her Murders Religion]
Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea.
[ Any Caused Every History Human Idea Mankind Misery More Other Religion Single Stage Than]
The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld.
[ Asked Constitution Government Infusing Into Our Religion Says Society Supposed Upheld]
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
[ Clergy Common Contrary More Nothing Reason Religion Sense Than]
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
[ Future Myth Often Partakes Progress Religion Shields Terrors Uncertain Us]
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.
[ Atheism Brought Ever Glad Good Message News Philosophy Religion World]
Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
[ Belief Causes Defined Existences Homage May Religion Rendered Thus Unknown Unseen]
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless.
[ Between Difference Evil Good Religion Teach Than Useless Worse Your]
We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism.
[ Aim Atheism Called Domain Economics Politics Religion Republicanism Socialism Today]
Prohibiting a visible religious sign, which isn't a manifestation of militancy, would look like a fight against religions.
[ Against Fight Look Manifestation Militancy Prohibiting Religions Religious Sign Visible Which Would]
You think that religion is a thing that is there to help you and to see you through life, and then you wake up one morning and find the entire Irish situation, the civil war that's based on religion.
[ Based Civil Entire Find Help Irish Life Morning Religion See Situation Then Thing Think Through Up Wake War]
For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties.
[ Allowances Art Faculties Havoc Keep Logic Make Manage Other Plays Possible Quiet Religion Terrible Until]
Primitive societies without religion have never been found.
[ Been Found Never Primitive Religion Societies Without]
Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business.
[ Business Crutch Go Need Noses Numbers Organized Other Out Religion Sham Stick Strength Tells Their]
Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people.
[ Concern Depend General Good Government Great Happiness Measure Order Peace Public Religion Safety Support]
All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.
[ Because Burning Demonic Get Heretics Need Only Prove Religion Religious Seems Stake Truth Turns Wars Where]
Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion.
[ Any Been Committed Crimes More Name Notion Other Religion Righteousness Strange Than Thing Wonderful]
It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them.
[ Along Body Checking Comparing Every External Fantastic Finally Go Out Past Philosophy Produced Religion Screen Shadows Their Them Then Those Trace]
It is only in the fundamentalist religions that women are relegated to second class. Radical Evangelicals, Muslims, and Jews all have the same view of women.
[ Class Evangelicals Fundamentalist Jews Muslims Only Radical Relegated Religions Same Second View Women]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere.
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune.
[ Disappear Fortune Good Man Religions Tend]
Revealed religion is one thing, revealed legislation, another.
[ Another Legislation Religion Revealed Thing]
Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion!
[ Beautiful Child Him Morality Religion Teach Wise]
Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged.
[ Belonged Break Community Did Domestic End Every Exist Had His Man Necessary Part Political Preservation Religion Saving Society Souls Take Welfare Which]
It is an interesting and demonstrable fact, that all children are atheists and were religion not inculcated into their minds, they would remain so.
[ Atheists Children Demonstrable Fact Inculcated Interesting Into Minds Religion Remain Their Were Would]
No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion.
[ Jesus Religion Social]
Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
[ Ascetic Been Condemn Drive History Men Pleasures Power Religions Seek Sense Throughout Vice Which]
The first act of religion, therefore, concerns those things which are communicated to us from God. The other concerns those things which we yield to God.
[ Act Communicated Concerns First God Other Religion Therefore Things Those Us Which Yield]
Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.
[ Pursuit Religion Temper]
When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies.
[ Been Constantly Cultural Fiction History Lately Loads Lot Nonfiction Philosophy Quite Read Reading Religion Science Social Studies Writing]
The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person's standing in the political community.
[ Adherence Any Clause Community Establishment Government Making Person Political Prohibits Relevant Religion Standing Way]
We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham.
[ Abraham Believe Belong Camp Children Followers God Great His Live Monotheistic Our Peace Religions Teachings These Three Upon Us Wishes]
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final.
[ Accepted Dogmatic Fallacious Final Formal Must Never Persons Religions Self-Respecting]
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. Religion
[ Affair Less Love More Religion Theory Your]
Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite.
[ Affinities Allowed Always Approach Felt His Indian Individual Infinite Intellectual Liberty Men Minds Must Perfect Religion Since Their Thought Unlimited Variety Worship]
As long as there are religions, there are going to be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion.
[ Behind Going Hiding Long Religion Religions Their Veil]
Religion is all bunk.
[ Bunk Religion]
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
[ Create Fall Fallible God Love Religion]
Let us not seek to bring religion to others, but let us endeavor to live it ourselves.
[ Bring Endeavor Live Others Ourselves Religion Seek Us]
Conflict between science and religion a dangerous foe.
[ Between Conflict Dangerous Foe Religion Science]
In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
[ Afford Antique Dogma Explanation Lore Mythology Offered Only Place Precepts Prescribed Priests Religion Religions Ritual Rules Sacred Stories Takes These]
A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.
[ Actually Beliefs Come How Lot Own Questioned Religion Spiritual Their Together Yoga]
The hierarchy of class in London was rigid. It was like a religion. It still is to a certain extent.
[ Certain Class Extent Hierarchy London Religion Rigid Still]
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole.
[ Also Bamboo Climb God Important Paths Pole Reach Realized Religions Roof Rope Stairs Steps Stone Thing Through True Up Wooden]
We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit.
[ Accustomed Appears Between Enter God Hardly Idea Individual Into Men Nation National Organisation Religion Religious Thing Think Unit Which Whole]
There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham.
[ Beast Does Good Kind Love Man May Much Religion Sham Talk Teach Their Them Without]
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are.
[ Cannot Fails Men Religion Speak]
Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun.
[ Blocking Church Religion Stands Sun]
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
[ Lost Never Power Reason Religion Those Truths Understood Well]
Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
[ Action Aspect Double Freedom Press Religion Speech Thought]
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
[ Lives Must Our Read Religion Words]
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
[ Accompanied Civilisation Conflict Conquest Emigration Ever Opinion Race Religion]
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
[ Daily Enter Into Life Religion Take Temple Your]
Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need.
[ Between Bureaucracy God Man Need Religion]
I have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish.
[ Baptist Catholic Jewish Own Religion Sort]
And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point.
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious.
[ Between Children Difference Handing Over Religion Religious Taught Teaching Them World]
Religion is induced insanity.
[ Induced Insanity Religion]
Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt.
[ Attempt Chinese Eradicating Kindness Religion Terrible Thing Think]
There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine.
[ Doubt Easier Examine Finds Historical Incredulity Matters Religion Than Those Vulgar Well Which]
It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on.
[ Community Does God Good Harm Image Into Just Makes Milky More Only Partly Religion Society Sweet Than True Vengeful Wants]
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
[ Bearing Ills Indifference Life Modes Philosophy Religion Three]
Do not imagine that what we have said of the insufficiency of our understanding and of its limited extent is an assertion founded only on the Bible: for philosophers likewise assert the same, and perfectly understand it,- without having regard to any religion or opinion.
[ Any Assert Assertion Bible Extent Founded Having Imagine Likewise Limited Only Opinion Our Perfectly Philosophers Regard Religion Said Same Understand Understanding Without]
I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith.
[ Amendment Another Believe Clear Common Consciousness Constitution Erase Faith First Framers Government Intent Keep Made New Over Public Religion Their Wanted Wrote]
It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
[ Al-Qaeda Attacked Behind Cherish Day Down Liberties Mistrust Religion Sacrifice September Suspicion Us Walls Will]
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
[ Art Close Economics Kin Religion Root Same Spring Strangers]
With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world.
[ Armenians Courage Culture Faith Generations Genocide Great Indifferent Often Overcome Preserved Proudly Religion Story Suffering Their Told Traditions World]
As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried to do without for a long time.
[ Devil Long Our Religion Somebody Time Tried Without]
A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.
[ Country His Man More Religion Stubbornness Than Will]
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
[ Absurd Aim Cured Either Equally Fire Heresies Making Persecution Politics Rarely Religion Sword]
Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions: if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy.
[ Analogy Another Belong Cannot Fallacy Languages Look Many Others Programming Religions Styles Tend]
He who has religion will speak poetry. But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion.
[ Discover Philosophy Poetry Religion Seek Speak Tool Which Will]
One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers.
[ America Bad Cannot Circumstances Exists Fact Fast Fixed Freely Living Misperceptions Muslim Muslims Needs Our Perception Practice Practicing Pray Prayers Religion Truth Very Which World]
Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction.
[ Been Brotherly Destruction Excuse Insight Into Love Made Mass Means Our Persecution Profoundest Religions Scientific Teach Used]
The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms.
[ Both Conduct Fact His Man Regards Regulates Religion Science Statements Theories These Ultimate Wise]
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.
[ Bottom Economic Education Even Independence Must Our Politics Race Religion]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition Religion]
What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything?
[ Anything Change Doesnt Religion Revelation Use]
Religion is organized to satisfy and guide the soul - politics does the same thing for the body.
[ Body Does Guide Organized Politics Religion Same Satisfy Soul Thing]
Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared.
[ Extent Feared Had Just Languages Manage Managed Neither Out Religion Russians Soviets Wipe]
There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion.
[ Between Could Division Essential Men Prophets Religion See Teaching Wise]
Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe.
[ Believe Either Handle Just Know Religion]
I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting.
[ Any Formal Make Practitioner Religion Setting Terrible]
I broke with my religion in college.
[ Broke College Religion]
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
[ Daughter Explaining Fear Hope Ignorance Nature Religion Unknowable]
To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.
[ Background Connect Culture Family Grew Had Her Immediate Inspired June Lot Modern Play Really Religion Same Shared She Spirituality Up Values Woman]
Our religion does not discriminate according to color, sex or anything else. What counts is piety and faith.
[ According Anything Color Counts Discriminate Does Else Faith Our Piety Religion Sex]
It is with this as with religion: one usually believes what he has been taught.
[ Been Believes Religion Taught Usually]
The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals.
[ Arts Belief Civil Diversity Ideals Movement Our Overwhelming Parents Religion Rights These Those Values Virtue Were Worshipped]
Religious tolerance is something we should all practice; however, there have been more persecution and atrocities committed in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else.
[ Anything Atrocities Been Committed Else Freedom However More Name Persecution Practice Religion Religious Should Something Than Tolerance]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything.
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics Religion]
Now I think one of the reasons why religion developed in the way that it did over the centuries was precisely to curb this murderous bent that we have as human beings.
[ Beings Bent Centuries Curb Developed Did Human Murderous Now Over Precisely Reasons Religion Think Way Why]
We first fought the heathens in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
Nature says women are human beings, men have made religions to deny it. Nature says women are human beings, men cry out no!
[ Beings Cry Deny Human Made Men Nature Out Religions Says Women]
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.
[ Alone Confidence Every Except God Ground Possibility Religion Removal]
True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others.
[ Bringing Finding Giving Happiness Into Lives Others Religion True]
The search for religion is the starting point of thought.
[ Point Religion Search Starting Thought]
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
[ Become Enslave Necessary Only Philosophy Popular Religion Superstition]
The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion.
[ Corrupted Hath Judgment Life Others Perverted Pride Religion Them Way]
After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn't mere policy. It has attained the status of a religion. It's a dogma which o-ne is supposed to accept without question.
[ Accept After Attained Country Dogma Enforced Mere National Policy Question Religion Status Supposed Which Without]
Go beyond science, into the region of metaphysics. Real religion is beyond argument. It can only be lived both inwardly and outwardly.
[ Argument Beyond Both Go Into Inwardly Lived Metaphysics Only Outwardly Real Region Religion Science]
In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs.
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth.
[ Books Earth Exalted Holy Immutable Impressive Laws Lessons More Religions Surely Teach Than Universe]
Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
[ Against Also Democracy Expression Freedom Human Oppressive Religions Rights Those Women]
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
[ Derives Desires Fact Falls Illusion Instinctual Our Religion Strength]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.
[ Among Many Men Races Religions Since Wandered]
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
[ Always Our Place Religion Sacrificed Same Thing Treasure Unless Will]
I'd heard about Texas football and how much of a religion it is, but to go to Odessa and experience it first-hand is something different than just hearing about it.
[ Different Experience First-Hand Football Go Heard Hearing How Just Much Religion Something Texas Than]
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
[ Conditions Creature Heart Heartless Opium Oppressed Religion Sigh Soul Soulless World]
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial. Food
[ Brought Cereal Controversial Family Planning Politics Public Religion Too Topic Up]
Energy, energy? Energy is, is, it's nothing more than a lot of new age hokum masquerading as religion.
[ Age Energy Lot Masquerading More New Nothing Religion Than]
I went through a lot of phases and studied many religions. I am not into religion, I am spiritual.
[ Am Into Lot Many Phases Religion Religions Spiritual Studied Through Went]
There's a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them.
[ American Best Device Easily Gullible Mislead Misled Religion Side Them Used]
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.
[ African Any Around Between Difference Divided Face Hat His Large Painting Parading Pope Praying Purse Religion Religions Rock Sickened Smoking Think Wearing White]
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
[ Acquires Almost Any Creed Cult Into Law Legislate Political Power Religion Sect Will]
Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for.
[ Anger Care Lady Men Most Neither Quarrel Religion Should Them Two]
Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic.
[ Agnostic Already Ancient Another China Early Fact Factor First Founder Further Great Historical Important Naturalism Our Philosopher Philosophers Purified Religion Second Simple Simplified Very]
Love is my religion - I could die for it. Love
[ Could Die Love Religion]
Religion is all-too-often a refuge for scoundrels.
[ Refuge Religion Scoundrels]
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
[ Attain Classes Combined Cultures Deceit Ends Fascist Him His Intensity Intolerance Lust Make Money Nations Other Parties Power Races Regions Religions Ruthless Such Those Toward Use Violence Whose]
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. Religion
[ Allocation Could Doing Efficient Just Lot More Morning Religion Resources Sunday Terms Time Very]
It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late.
[ Before Better Dead Discover Had Know Late May Moral Other Ourselves Religion Set Sources Strength Too Try]
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
[ Masses Merely Opium Religion]
Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind.
[ Belief Divine God Holding Mankind Mind Moral Relations Religion Ruling Universe Will]
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars. History
[ Been Bloodiest Change Conflict Encouraging History Hope Long Man Nature Reduce Religion Religious Respect Term Wars Will]
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
[ Art Awash Bodybuilding Chemistry Defying Mathematics Modern Nature Religion Ritual Science Sport Surpasses Western]
Superstitions and belief in magic are perennial in just the same way as religion, and something near to being universal among mankind; and why this is so may be interesting, but in most cases the beliefs themselves are devoid of interesting content, at least to me.
[ Among Being Belief Beliefs Cases Content Devoid Interesting Just Least Magic Mankind May Most Near Perennial Religion Same Something Superstitions Themselves Universal Way Why]
I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more.
[ Based Became Beings Control Controlling Human Just Money More Politics Religion Same Then Thing Think Too Want Weakness Went Wrong]
We fully support the strikes against terrorist targets, not against the country, not against the culture, not against a religion, but against an enemy of them all.
[ Against Country Culture Enemy Fully Religion Strikes Support Targets Terrorist Them]
I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.
[ Benefits Blow Hate Hereafter Religions]
Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error.
[ Based Began Believe Cannot Condition Error Facts Finding Infancy Mankind Must Reflect Religion Trained True]
Women are oppressed in the east, in the west, in the south, in the north. Women are oppressed inside, outside home, a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion.
[ East Home Inside North Oppressed Outside Religion She South West Woman Women]
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
[ Art Between Dialogue Everlasting God Humanity Religion]
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
[ Contains Lord Morals Prayer Religion Sum Total]
The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper.
[ Book Church Code Deeds Ever Founded His Honest Law Living Mosaic Paper Pen Put Recorded Redeemed Reliable Religion Spirit Witnesses Words Written Yet]
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence.
[ Belief Confidence Fear Only Religion Superstition While]
I think Muslims have become the new Negroes in America. They are being mistreated at airports, by the Immigration - everywhere. Islam is a religion of peace. They are wrong.
[ Airports America Become Being Everywhere Immigration Islam Mistreated Muslims Negroes New Peace Religion Think Wrong]
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
[ Base Capable Only Religion Souls Superstition Which]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy.
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.
[ Almost American Ball Baseball Bat Business Came Complex Even Just Religion Simple Sometimes Spirit Sport Symbolizes Yet]
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
[ Adopt Away Fade Guidelines Infancy Intelligence Left Our Over Reason Religion Science Something Will]
The greatest religions convert the world through stories.
[ Convert Greatest Religions Stories Through World]
Yoga is not a religion to me.
[ Religion Yoga]
The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments.
[ Above Against Cases Chief Commandments Concrete Court Display Displayed Head Hearing Hostility Irony Justice Last Outright Recent Religion Supreme Ten These Week Years]
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
[ Entire Greatest Hijacking History Mankind May Morality Religion Tragedy]
We first fought... in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There's nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch.
[ Any Beginning Caused Crutch Good Harm Idea More Nothing Other Religion Say Since Than Time Use]
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion.
[ Assumption Basic Modernity Overcomes Religion Secular Society]
If God and man are in themselves one, and if religion is the human side of this unity then must this unity be made evident to man in religion, and become in him consciousness and reality.
[ Become Consciousness Evident God Him Human Made Man Must Reality Religion Side Themselves Then Unity]
Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law.
[ Always Any Established Feature Law Marked Original Persecution Religion Religions Strongly]
Superficial similarities exist between Christianity and some ancient pagan religions. But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities.
[ Ancient Between Careful Christianity Exist Far More Pagan Religions Reveals Similarities Some Study Superficial]
I liked the humor of it, I've always enjoyed a sense of humor in God and in religion and in spirituality.
[ Always Enjoyed God Humor Liked Religion Sense Spirituality]
Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers.
[ Afford Because Cannot Compelling Deep Fathers Feminists Hands Hold Leave Many Religion Such]
Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns.
[ Ambition Attended Awe Became Endowed Greatest Influence Knighthood Love Loyalty Object Order Priesthood Religion Religious Sanctity Sovereigns Those United]
Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done.
[ Debate Done Drama Enabled Goodness Greek Had Itself Just Once Organise Religion Society]
Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.
[ Against Ambition Cloak Employed Exploitation Injustice Means Religion Strong Vice Weak]
I think what I and most other sociologists of religion wrote in the 1960s about secularization was a mistake. Our underlying argument was that secularization and modernity go hand in hand. With more modernization comes more secularization.
[ Argument Comes Go Hand Mistake Modernity Modernization More Most Other Our Religion Sociologists Think Underlying Wrote]
Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion.
[ Claim Claimed Dead Followers Had Himself His Jesus Literature Power Raise Raised Religion Unique Would]
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
[ Belief Institutions Into Passage Power Religion Through Time Truth Turning Unshakable]
So obviously, any religion embodies some form of rules and expectations for behavior, and even sometimes consequences, and they don't want to hear any of that.
[ Any Behavior Consequences Embodies Even Expectations Form Hear Obviously Religion Rules Some Sometimes Want]
History is the key to everything: politics, religion, even fashion.
[ Even Everything Fashion History Key Politics Religion]
The United States is not a nation based upon race, creed, or religion - we are a nation based upon our loyalty and allegiance to our country and her principles.
[ Allegiance Based Country Creed Her Loyalty Nation Our Principles Race Religion States United Upon]
What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
[ Brotherhood Church Cruelty Demonstrations Dividing Exist Families Harlot Politics Pride Reason Religion Same Separate Theatre Thing Two Wife]
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.
[ Between Difference His Hypocrite Lies Other Religion Saint]
These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious.
[ Armed Buried Ceremonies Civil Down Forms Freedom Had Intellectual Itself Men Opposition Powers Priesthood Put Religion Religious Spirit Suppress These Were]
My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston.
[ Atonement Charleston Dance Day Ended Fast Interest Limited Modern Mother Religion Rocket Set She Shot Sun Synagogue Woman]
Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.
[ Basis Duties Education God Good Man Morals Precepts Religion Should Solid Teach Therefore Toward]
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
[ Another Area Comes Experience Human Man Mystery Pilgrimage Points Religion Summons Upon Way Where]
I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.
[ Am Brought Children Determined Father Find Out Religion Shall Their Up]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
I'm a religious man. I am Jewish but I believe in all religions. I believe in God and see him as an old man with a big white beard and pray to him every day for a few minutes.
[ Am Beard Believe Big Day Every Few God Him Jewish Man Minutes Old Pray Religions Religious See White]
I went to Catholic high school for half a year and religion wasn't the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school. It never came up.
[ Came Catholic Cool Even Half High Never Religion School Talk Thing Up Went Year]
Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
[ Beliefs Changed Consolation Crutch Evidence Harm Harmless Lack Many Might Needed Nonsense Religion Saw September Supporting Thought Us Where]
The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of God confuse law with faith.
[ Christian Confuse Enemies Faith God Law Religion]
Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues.
[ Critical Form How Issues Morality Opinions Political Politics Religion Students Think]
It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
[ Antipathy Bitter Cling Explain Frustrations Get Guns Religion Sentiment Surprising Their Them Then Way]
Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel. Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion. To that strain Christians have looked back, and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith.
[ Back Background Christianity Christians Emerged Faith History Israel Looked Persistent Preparation Rather Religion Rightly Strain Their]
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
[ Contain Different Just Lakes Names Religions Rivers Streams Truths Water]
The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes.
[ Around Been Better Characters Costumes Difference Different Longer Much Only Organised Religion Same Story]
More people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, my friends, that is true perversion.
[ Any Been Friends More Name Other Perversion Reason Religion Single Slaughtered Than True]
Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
[ Acts Between Clear Dialogue Difference Heart Islam Islamic Lie Life Loud Only Principles Religion Sacred Say Terrorist Tolerance Way World]
Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science
[ Control Gives Interprets Investigates Knowledge Man Power Religion Science Which Wisdom]
But the French writers always had more originality and independence than others, and that regulator, which elsewhere was religion, long since ceased to exist for them.
[ Always Ceased Elsewhere Exist French Had Independence Long More Originality Others Regulator Religion Since Than Them Which Writers]
It doesn't make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference.
[ Abortion Any Difference Go How Lot Make Mills Old Religion Stand These Would Young]
No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people.
[ America Background Best Brings Ethnic Matter Nationality Out Religion]
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
[ Ancient Binding Essential Force Had Mythology Part Religion Sacred Sanction Speaking Strictly Worshippers]
Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion.
[ Acknowledgement God Indeed Religion Synonymous]
When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power.
[ Becomes Means Power Powerful Religion Remain State]
Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions.
[ Art Based Commerce Even Religion Science Sleep Warfare]
The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
[ Again Bearing Been Caused Eastern Events Fuels Hatred Hit Horror Latest Looks Middle More Muslim Names Nothing Origin Religion Shame These]
No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
[ Any Basis Christian Evident Free Government Intended Mind More Must Privileges Religion Rights Secure Than Truth]
Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion.
[ Dignified Future Philosophy Plato Religion]
That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.
[ Age Being Color Dignity Distinction Every Human Inalienable Language Means National Origin Political Possesses Race Religion Sex Skin Social Untouchable View Without]
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
[ Clearly Does Ever Greatest Human Poetry Prophecy Religion See Soul Thing World]
Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion.
[ Absolute Agreement Beneath Differences Discipline Doctrine Essentials Exists Fundamental Religion Simple]
I am not systematic at all when it comes to religion. I just love life. And I'm not judgmental. And I'm a vegetarian.
[ Am Comes Judgmental Just Life Love Religion Systematic Vegetarian]
The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.
[ Always Any Before Between Case Conflict Cultural Declaration First Habits Human Line Must Other Religion Rights Them Un]
All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.
[ Almost Behave Believe Causes Endless Forms Good Great Mind Never Outward Power Religion Rest Silently Strife Things Useless Working Yourself]
The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion.
[ Artist Himself His Itself May Religion Religious Sincere Sincerity Think]
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
[ Fail Grasp Islam Knowing Lenient Many Muslims Others Religion Systems Teaches Their These Tolerated Too Towards Understand Value Which]
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.
[ Courage Dignity Grace His Humility Live Man Only Religion Restores]
The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex.
[ Civilizing Force Major Religion Sex World]
This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto, then, must not be confined to matters of religion, education, and social uplift; it must deal with such fundamental forces in life as make these things possible.
[ Assumption Confined Deal Education Forces Fundamental Ghetto Leadership Life Make Matters Must Negro Possible Religion Social Such Then These Things Uplift]
A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage, deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion, owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold.
[ Advantages Bondage Christian Civilization Debt Deprived Gratitude Hundred Kept Owe Race Religion Seem Them Two Which Withhold Would Years]
So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.
[ Christ Dogma Follow Footprints Much Rather Religion Than Would]
Far from being hostile to religion is capable of rendering religion important services.
[ Being Capable Far Hostile Important Religion Rendering Services]
Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain; here consuming hatred, there the childlike smile of serene humility.
[ Anger Childlike Consuming Emerge Feeling Forms Hatred Here Humility Pain Religion Serene Smile Sweetest Wild]
Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself.
[ Driven Focused Inwardly Itself Only Religion Sustain]
The cultural contrast I saw between religions... Catholics have a lot of mediators, going through saints and Mary or whatever. Protestants in general say things to God directly.
[ Between Catholics Contrast Cultural Directly General God Going Lot Mary Protestants Religions Saints Saw Say Things Through Whatever]
From the long range point of view, I do not know of anything we can do more important than to make some contribution to the preservation of religion as a vital force in America.
[ America Anything Contribution Force Important Know Long Make More Point Preservation Range Religion Some Than View Vital]
Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion.
[ Been Curiosity Joy Keen Religion Universe]
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
[ Account Affairs Does Help Practical Religion Solve Takes Them]
Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.
[ Contemplation Eventually Explain How May Philosophy Religion Remain Science Ultimate Why World]
In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science.
[ Branch Candor Christianity Conceded Demands Every Human Investigate Mind More Nothing Our Readily Religion Requiring Science Simplicity Than Those Truth Would]
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. Religion
[ Doubt Part Religion Religious Thinkers Were]
The ecclesiastical establishments of Europe which serve to support tyrannical governments are not the Christian religion but abuses and corruptions of it.
[ Abuses Christian Corruptions Ecclesiastical Establishments Europe Governments Religion Serve Support Tyrannical Which]
Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why.
[ Cannot Know Makes Man Philosophy Religion Why Without]
There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.
[ Alienation Considered Does Everyday Ideology Life Live Philosophy Prison Religion Think Which]
Judaism is an intellectually based religion, and the single most important theme is that of study.
[ Based Important Intellectually Judaism Most Religion Single Study Theme]
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
[ Everybody Money Question Religion Same]
Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter.
[ Anguish Asks Because Better Catholicity Celebrated Each Full Grants Individual Itself Knows Language Liberty Long Man Our Own Painter Profoundly Religion Sad Than Universal Very Which]
I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion.
[ Also Become Becoming Code Even Found Great Increasingly Interest Interesting More Oriented Over Religion Same Showed Spiritual Success Technically Though Time Vinci World Yawn]
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
[ Any Communism Largely Made Other Prophecies Religion Revealed Up]
I consider myself a religious person. God is something very personal with me and I don't flaunt religion in conversation with others.
[ Consider Conversation God Myself Others Person Personal Religion Religious Something Very]
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
[ Been Christian Churches Deliberately Enemy Moral Organized Principal Progress Quite Religion Say Still World]
Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses.
[ Credit Due Our Religion Rests Then These Witnesses]
The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion.
[ Amendment Attack Courts First Protect Religion Should Using]
The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India.
[ Come End India Integrated Modern Must Religions Scriptures Sovereignty United Want]
By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty.
[ Christian Christians Denominations Entitled Equal Equally Established Footing Form Government Liberty Our Placed Protection Religion Religious Same Sects Their Upon]
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.
[ Cannot Claim Effective Evil Good Power Religion Restrain]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion.
[ Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
We are obliged, therefore, to say that whoever speaks that which is foreign to religion is using many words, while he who speaks the words of truth, even should he go over the whole field and omit nothing, is always speaking the one word.
[ Always Even Field Foreign Go Many Nothing Obliged Omit Over Religion Say Should Speaking Speaks Therefore Truth Using Which While Whoever Whole Word Words]
Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin.
[ Begin Free Humanity New Religion Set Will]
In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
[ Any Attributes Criticism Every Getting Greater History Human Including Patriotism Policy Power Religion Seek Society States Support Their Themselves Those United Way]
Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible.
[ Curse Impossible Morality Religion Superstition Without]
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room.
[ Clears Forget Loneliness Out Politics Religion Room Sex Subject]
Wars have always started over religion.
[ Always Over Religion Started Wars]
I have increasingly, over the years, felt that religion today does our civilization more harm than good.
[ Civilization Does Felt Good Harm Increasingly More Our Over Religion Than Today Years]
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
[ Any Except His Man Mouth Never Religion Take Won Works]
Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.
[ Materialism Materialistic Mysticism Only Possible Religion Sex Society]
Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their relationship with the divine other, God or the gods, and with the human other, the stranger.
[ Divine God Gods Human Live Most Narrative Other Relationship Religions Shapes Stranger Their]
I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what's new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world.
[ Across Attention Believe Capacity Commands Communicate Ethic Every Faith Frontiers Global Instantaneously Moral New Now Religion Right Sense Think World]
School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects.
[ Aspects Different Explore Freedom Gives Philosophies Religions School Subjects Yourself]
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion.
[ Cease Ceases Country Day Free Religion Will]
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
[ Absolutely Die Easier Live Religion Than]
For as long as I care to remember, religion, like the striptease, has always been a display of the power of suggestion. Like the Virgin Birth, it has all too often supported an immaculate deception.
[ Always Been Birth Care Deception Display Immaculate Long Often Power Religion Remember Striptease Suggestion Supported Too]
I've dabbled in several different religions.
[ Dabbled Different Religions Several]
For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment.
[ Religion Religious Sentiment Sport]
I believe that religion should be totally separated from the state. That's not the way it is today, not even in Sweden.
[ Believe Even Religion Separated Should State Sweden Today Totally Way]
The task of organized religion is not to prove that God was in the 1st century, but that he is in the 20th.
[ Century God Organized Prove Religion Task]
When theology erodes and organization crumbles, when the institutional framework of religion begins to break up, the search for a direct experience which people can feel to be religious facilitates the rise of cults.
[ Begins Break Crumbles Cults Direct Experience Facilitates Feel Framework Institutional Organization Religion Religious Rise Search Theology Up Which]
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
[ Any Based Ethics Good Held Judged Meaning Must Necessary Other Religion Social Standard Standards Their Well-Being Would]
It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.
[ Difficult Easy Practice Religion Talk]
Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.
[ Give Little Morality Property Religion Snug Some Talk]
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation. Religion
[ Art Creation Essentially Finished Man Religion Remaking Theory]
I'm always going back to one thing - my family... It's my family, my religion, my fighters. Put them in any order you want.
[ Always Any Back Family Fighters Going Order Put Religion Them Thing Want]
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings.
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there's nobody there to forgive them.
[ Around Benefits Carry Forgive Forgiven Great Mean Must Nobody Organised Religion Sins Them Thing Which Wonderful Your]
There are several reasons why Russians view the oppressive state positively. First, in the Russian Orthodox religion, there is an understanding of authority as something sent by God.
[ Authority First God Oppressive Orthodox Positively Reasons Religion Russian Russians Sent Several Something State Understanding View Why]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.
[ Kind Mankind Mass Necessity Religion Some]
Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken.
[ Chicken Incubator Morality More Mother Parent Religion Than]
I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.
[ Achieve Actions Certain Created Discipline Helps Judge Kind Mean Patience Perhaps Purpose Religion Religious Roots Sense Somebody Stability Strong Think]
Religions get lost as people do.
[ Get Lost Religions]
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes.
[ Easy Misuse Patriotism Political Purposes Religion Unfortunately]
I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result.
[ Become Going Had Healthy Iconoclastic Imaginary Just Much Obsession Off Orthodoxy Possession Reaction Religion Result Tale Then Through Throw Tribe Trying Which Youth]
Contradictory to my religion, I think, is journalism.
[ Contradictory Journalism Religion Think]
There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt.
[ Contempt Country Decay Held Religion Rites See Sign Surer Than]
Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions.
[ Certainties Deals More Philosophy Questions Religion]
People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's.
[ Always Back Believe Better Cruelty Life Nearly Other Person Religion Than Their Up Way Weapons Willing]
The truth is our country, our people, our liberties, and our way of life are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion.
[ Attack Country Destroy Islamic Kill Liberties Life Name Our Radical Religion Terrorists Truth Under Way]
If religion had a good purpose, then man would have created something great. But we're man: we mess up everything. We mess up nature. We mess up God. We take what is given to us and make it into what we think it should be.
[ Created Everything Given God Good Great Had Into Make Man Mess Nature Purpose Religion Should Something Take Then Think Up Us Would]
The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive claims to embody a new revelation from on high, is not a frequent occurrence.
[ Advent Claims Embody Frequent High Impressive Making New Occurrence Religion Revelation Serious]
The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand.
[ Another Ever Him Indian Last Man Race Religion Thing Understand Will]
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
[ Convinced Know Literature Little Much Our Religion Substitute Too]
I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
[ Barriers Bigotry Break Cultures Different Down Educating Groups Prejudice Races Religions Situations Support Try]
Thus a man was born into a fixed relation to certain gods as surely as he was born into a relation to his fellow-men; and his religion... was simply one side of the general scheme of conduct prescribed for him by his position as a member of society.
[ Born Certain Conduct Fellow-Men Fixed General Gods Him His Into Man Member Position Prescribed Relation Religion Scheme Side Simply Society Surely Thus]
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
[ Absolutes Error False Idolatry Purify Religion Science Superstition]
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils.
[ Clever Devils Educate Make Men Religion Them Without]
The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising.
[ Advertising Ancient Contemporary Engine Religion See Society]
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
[ Get Heaven Him Into Main Man Object Religion]
My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things.
[ Been Expect Family Got Know Media Much Newspaper Politics Pretty Relations Religion Sections Sports Style Things Wonderful Would]
Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization.
[ Backward Civilization Contradict Interpretations Needs Often Religion Today]
There is a great interest in comparative religion and a desire to understand faiths other than our own and even to experiment with exotic cults.
[ Comparative Cults Desire Even Exotic Experiment Faiths Great Interest Other Our Own Religion Than Understand]
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.
[ Aside Consideration End Humanity Language Nationality Put Religion Selfishness Us View Welfare]
Zen, per se, is not just an art, it's not just a religion, it's a realisation.
[ Art Just Per Realisation Religion Se Zen]
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.
[ Enables Get Ignore Jobs Life Nothingness Religion Us]
If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion.
[ Adhere Does Faith Him Life Lost Religion Security]
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
[ Kindness Religion Simple Very]
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.
[ Divided Into Men Religion Wit World]
Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.
[ Behind Better Dating Defines Humans Irrational Nothing Payoffs Principle Pursuit Religion Than Their Things Unlikely Willingness]
Religion can be both good and bad - it is spirituality that counts.
[ Bad Both Counts Good Religion Spirituality]
In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude.
[ Ethics Grace Gratitude New Religion Testament]
No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece.
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
But let's just say, I'm Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist.
[ Fist Grew Had Irish Iron Just Religion Say Tight Up Very]
I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life.
[ Am Americans Audience Color Every Life Matter Never Persuasion Political Proud Refuse Religion Sing Situation Skin Sung Their]
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.
[ Atoms Belief Contingent Forces Heart Human Lies Modern Move Novelty Popular Precisely Preferences Radical Rejection Religion Science Stars Upon Which]
I don't care what the religion is called; as far as I'm concerned, one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them.
[ Adhere Called Care Charge Concerned Far God Religion Them]
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart. Religion
[ Beautiful Children Extent Fellow His Must Only Other Religion Respect Sense Smart Theory Wife]
However, if the religions in essence merely repeat statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration, such a Declaration becomes superfluous; an ethic is more than rights.
[ Becomes Declaration Essence Ethic However Human Merely More Nations Religions Repeat Rights Statements Such Superfluous Than United]
The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.
[ Christian Ever Memory Own Prevented Religion Soul Suffering Superstition Young]
It's unlikely that the organized religions will get more sectarian... or is it? I am not at all sure.
[ Am Get More Organized Religions Sectarian Sure Unlikely Will]
I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion.
[ American Fundamentalists Identify Minority Policies Political Problem Real Religion Think Those Try]
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
[ Faith Good Particular Religion Survive Without]
Every religion there's something foul going on.
[ Every Foul Going Religion Something]
The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both.
[ Bin Both Distinguish Distorts Does Draw Enemy Extreme Intolerance Islam Just Long Minority Others Politics Posed Religion Specifically Strain Terrorism Threat Tradition Within]
Historically, more people have died of religion than cancer.
[ Cancer Died Historically More Religion Than]
The Christian use of religion as a personal love affair both shocked me, and attracted me.
[ Affair Attracted Both Christian Love Personal Religion Shocked Use]
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
[ Christian Doubted Equally General Hearing Horrified Practiced Religion Seeing]
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
[ Believe Cannot Capable Child Children Christ Devil Faith Had His Known Made Make Masterpiece Religion Standard Understand Understanding Us Words Would]
In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal.
[ Birth Death Feared Followed Goddess Life Part Religion Renewal Understood]
From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
[ Act Arises Bears Between Communion Double Exercised Faith God Hearing Hope Love Prayer Referring Religion Spiritual Us Virtues Which Word]
Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.
[ Caused Eclipse Fact Human Intolerance More Only Reason Regarded Religion Religious Spirit Spread Than Total Wars Which]
So I remember both medicine, because I frequently sick, particularly with asthma for which there was no proper treatment then, and in religion I had a strong sense of there being a patriarchy.
[ Asthma Because Being Both Frequently Had Medicine Particularly Patriarchy Proper Religion Remember Sense Sick Strong Then Treatment Which]
When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!
[ Barks Dog Moon Patriotism Religion Strangers Then]
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
[ Country Good Religion World]
And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living.
[ Ask Living Might Religion Technology]
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.
[ Easy Habit Oppressive Out Religion Thought Way]
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
[ Calls Conceited Differently Even Him Himself Made Religion Than Think Weakest Wiser Wisest]
The state has physical power and uses it when necessary; the power of religion is love and beneficence.
[ Love Necessary Physical Power Religion State Uses]
I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.
[ Being Biased Cannot Cause Characterize Committed Common Even Hope Narrow Own Religion Religious Say Their Them Towards Which Will Work]
We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization.
[ Capitalist Christianity Civilization Emerge Emerged Just May New Our Out Religion Roman Ruins Sure Will]
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it.
[ Believes Lies Nature Person Place Really Religion Secret Their World]
I have always felt that a man's religion was his personal and private affair.
[ Affair Always Felt His Man Personal Private Religion]
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
[ Able Alter Always Consciousness Easier Elevation Everyday Forms Higher Life Make Man Modern Must Order Relation Religion Remains Than Towards]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print.
[ Also Although Any Boring Except Find Hobbies Hobby Kind Print Religion Same Saying True Will]
Religions die slowly.
[ Die Religions Slowly]
Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world. It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world. Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this.
[ Between Called Confined Could Dialogue Different End Followers Fundamentalism Great Help Hope Monotheistic Muslim Parts Putting Religions Seen Something Three Us World]
By religion, then, I understand a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and of human life.
[ Believed Conciliation Control Course Direct Human Life Man Nature Powers Religion Superior Then Understand Which]
Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there.
[ Already Been Go Hell Religion Scared Spirituality]
Personally, I don't choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That's between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator.
[ Any Between Choose Creator Define Group High Higher Know Most Particular Personally Religion Self Symbol Teachings Words]
I decided to take God and organized religion seriously, and to reject the secular life which in my teens had looked attractive because it allowed me to act in any way that I wanted.
[ Act Allowed Any Attractive Because Decided God Had Life Looked Organized Reject Religion Secular Seriously Take Teens Wanted Way Which]
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
[ Act Cannot Ceases Degenerates Essence Into Kills Mainly Matter Moment Must Only Principles Religion Religious Responsibility Rules True Which]
The freedom to convert is fundamental to freedom of religion.
[ Convert Freedom Fundamental Religion]
O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee, to make Religion my first, and chiefest care, and devoutly to observe, all solemn times, and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship.
[ Blessed Care Chiefest Devoutly First Give Grace Holy Make Observe Relate Religion Rites Saviour Solemn Thee Thy Times Which Worship]
Religion is not a burden, not a weight, it is wings.
[ Burden Religion Weight Wings]
There is a rising generation in this country who do not know God because of a general decay of religion.
[ Because Country Decay General Generation God Know Religion Rising]
In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.
[ Becomes Certain Clings Faith Fanatic God Ideas Matters Nature Other Person Religion Universe Words]
I'm not really into religion.
[ Into Really Religion]
The Bar Room has a corner table placed strategically at a point diagonally across from the entrance. the table of tables in the setting of settings in the building of buildings. In the religion of lunch, this is the holy of holies.
[ Across Bar Building Buildings Corner Diagonally Entrance Holy Lunch Placed Point Religion Room Setting Settings Strategically Table Tables]
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
[ Afflict Any Destroys Families Greatest Humanity Plague Preferable Religion Scourge States War]
In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.
[ Bring Christian Conviction Discovery Essential Evidence Examining Existing Far Freed Investigation Mind Open Possible Prejudice Religion Truth]
Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.
[ Anarchy Disappears Earth Fixes Government Hell Place Religion Returns Sure Takes Till Where]
Well, I think any time you delve into this sort of religion, politics, as you well know, you're going to, you know, touch a few nerves. I wasn't - now - and this is the honest truth.
[ Any Delve Few Going Honest Into Know Nerves Now Politics Religion Sort Think Time Touch Truth Well]
The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.
[ Commands Dangerous Divine Forces Human Into Judgments Makes Most Religion Tendency Turn World]
India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.
[ Becomes Country Curious History How India Matter Modern Much Old Past Place Preserves Religions Still Very]
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!
[ Art Business Family Love Man Nothing Patriotism Religion Shadows Starving Words]
I found a religion that blended scientific reason with spiritual reality in a unifying faith far removed from the headlines of violence, destruction and terrorism.
[ Blended Destruction Faith Far Found Headlines Reality Reason Religion Removed Scientific Spiritual Terrorism Unifying Violence]
Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God.
[ Education Evil God Grace Match Religion Without]
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
[ Astrology Astronomy Daughter Daughters Dominated Earth Long Mad Mother Religion Superstition These Too Wise]
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.
[ Alien Arisen Aspiration Concepts Democracy Dignity Everywhere Freedom Infuse May Moral Philosophy Religion Striving Underlying Universal Way West]
If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles!
[ Act Battles Certain Certainty How Many Must Ought Religion Save Sea Things Uncertainty Voyages]
I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again.
[ After Again Bad Bands Cover Hearing Listening Music Other Our Playing Ramones Religion Songs Started]
Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.
[ Audiences Box Clicks Counts Devil Hollywood Into Movie Office Only Orbit Place Real Really Religion Some Sort Sucked Then Where Your]
Religions are the cradles of despotism.
[ Despotism Religions]
The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.
[ Area Birth Cases Certain Conscience Each Geographical Great Individual Many Matter Outcome Question Religion Residence]
Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities.
[ Also Believe Bring Buddhists Build Christians Communities Dignity Enable Followers Hindus Jews Just Many Muslims Other Peace Religions Respect Responsible Solid These Together Tolerance Us Values]
In the relationship between man and religion, the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality.
[ Between Committed Firmly Man Neutrality Position Relationship Religion State]
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
[ French Mayonnaise Place Religion Sauces Serve State Which]
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. Society
[ Formerly Magic Medicine Men Mistake Now Religion Science Strong Weak]
To this day I do not know whether the power which has inspired my works is something related to religion, or is indeed religion itself.
[ Day Indeed Inspired Itself Know Power Related Religion Something Whether Which Works]
In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it.
[ Believe Charity Creed Deny Half Happens Less Our Politics Religion Than Those Whole]
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
[ Americans Combine Conceive Impossible Intimately Liberty Make Minds Notions Other Religion Their Them Without]
The world is my country, science is my religion.
[ Country Religion Science World]
Science attempts to analyze how things and people and animals behave; it has no concern whether this behavior is good or bad, is purposeful or not. But religion is precisely the quest for such answers: whether an act is right or wrong, good or bad, and why.
[ Act Analyze Animals Answers Attempts Bad Behave Behavior Concern Good How Precisely Purposeful Quest Religion Right Science Such Things Whether Why Wrong]
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion.
[ Get Lose Religion Socialism Their]
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.
[ Answer Being Concern Concerns Contains Grasped Itself Life Meaning Other Our Preliminary Qualifies Question Religion State Ultimate Which]
Religion has to stay in the heart, not in politics. It is private.
[ Heart Politics Private Religion Stay]
We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion.
[ Highly Holy Jews Judaism Problems Religion Respect]
When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions.
[ Called East Fairy Folklore Known Religions Tales West Written]
What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion.
[ Health-Care Husband Kids Religion Sources Strength Team Three]
In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed.
[ Children Christian First Free Government Important Instructed Most Ought Religion Things Under View Which]
The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I'm sure of that.
[ Came Concept First Guy Out Religion Sitting Sure Tree Under Up]
In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice; because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge.
[ Advice Any Anybody Because Charge Give Laid Matrimony Matters Never Next Religion Torments Will World]
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
[ Cast Darkness Gate Genius Gleam Inhabitant Lamp Light May Only Outer Palace Religion Serve Sits Those While Without]
Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true.
[ Any Anything Cannot Child Mind Religion Shocks System True]
The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion.
[ Aid Comfort Data Even Followed Gave Here Lead Model Physics Point Religion Seemed Some Though Thought Where]
We have seen that no religion stands on the basis of things known; none bounds its horizon within the field of human observation; and, therefore, as it can never present us with indisputable facts, so must it ever be at once a source of error and contention.
[ Basis Bounds Contention Error Ever Facts Field Horizon Human Indisputable Known Must Never None Observation Once Present Religion Seen Source Stands Therefore Things Us Within]
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.
[ Always Aware Become Conscious Duty Fully Individual Law Less Little Never Religion Than United Yourself]
Kinsey was trying to study sex scientifically, get rid of the overlay of culture and religion.
[ Culture Get Kinsey Religion Rid Scientifically Sex Study Trying]
Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war.
[ Goals Including Misused Often Purely Religion War]
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
[ Affect Mankind Religion Tyrannies Tyranny Worst]
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. Patriotism
[ Egg Hatched Kind Patriotism Religion Wars Which]
While few religious leaders and scholars would doubt the commonalities that exist among the various religious groups, the followers of these religions unfortunately struggle in their effort to peacefully coexist.
[ Among Coexist Doubt Effort Exist Few Followers Groups Leaders Peacefully Religions Religious Scholars Struggle Their These Unfortunately Various While Would]
Human nature doesn't include all human beings. There are human beings who are indifferent to politics, religion, virtually anything.
[ Anything Beings Human Include Indifferent Nature Politics Religion Virtually]
Who made these laws? That's what I want to know. So that's why I wear two crosses now. I call it double cross. I believe in God-not religion.
[ Believe Call Cross Crosses Double Know Laws Made Now Religion These Two Want Wear Why]
The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one.
[ Any Attended Believed Cannot Christian Day Even First Miracles Only Person Reasonable Religion Without]
There is a lot of absurdity sometimes, not just in Mormonism but often in other religions that want to pretend that no bad happens in their church, rather than taking care of what bad does happen.
[ Absurdity Bad Care Church Does Happen Happens Just Lot Mormonism Often Other Pretend Rather Religions Sometimes Taking Than Their Want]
I think the church and the religion right now have a lot more to be worried about than SLAYER.
[ Church Lot More Now Religion Right Slayer Than Think Worried]
Religion is more like response to a friend than it is like obedience to an expert.
[ Expert Friend More Obedience Religion Response Than]
A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one. A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different. So the most basic claims of religion are scientific. Religion is a scientific theory.
[ Basic Biology Bound Claims Different God Look Most Physics Quite Religion Scientific Theory Universe Where Without Would]
I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again.
[ Again Begins Born Character Comes Day Experiment Go His How Into Life Man Moment Noble Off Out Religion Sensitive Show Spiritual Throw Wanted Where Wilderness]
How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion?
[ Become Equivalent How Ideology Political Religion Tell]
Not every religion has to have St. Augustine's attitude to sex. Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church, everyone present knows what is going to happen that night, but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
[ Attitude Augustine Being Celebrated Ceremony Church Culture Even Every Everyone Going Happen Knows Marriages Night Our Present Prevent Religion Religious Sex St Why]
Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost.
[ Being Boxing Celebration Lost Masculinity More Religion]
The proper reply to right wing religiosity is not to insist that politics and religion don't mix. This is the stock response of the left.
[ Insist Left Mix Politics Proper Religion Reply Response Right Stock Wing]
Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people.
[ Against Condition Creature Expression Heartless Once Opium Oppressed Protest Real Religion Religious Sentiment Sigh Soul Soulless Suffering World]
There's no reason to bring religion into it. I think we ought to have as great a regard for religion as we can, so as to keep it out of as many things as possible.
[ Bring Great Into Keep Many Ought Out Possible Reason Regard Religion Things Think]
In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams.
[ Abruptly America Americans Childhood Dreams Entered Life Real-Life Religion Then Upset]
While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind.
[ Asian Began Mind Religions Study Theories While]
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion.
[ Anything Less Model More Parent Religion Role Some Than]
Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
[ Among Esteem Politicians Principles Profitable Religion Troublesome]
While even pornography is protected as free speech, the courts have consciously undermined religious speech and freedom of religion for years.
[ Consciously Courts Even Free Freedom Protected Religion Religious Speech Undermined While Years]
I think you can be cynical about religion on occasion, and certainly skeptical about the degree to which some people use religion to manipulate other people.
[ Certainly Cynical Degree Manipulate Occasion Other Religion Skeptical Some Think Use Which]
I don't have a religion. I believe in a God. I don't know what it looks like but it's MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural.
[ Believe God Interpretation Know Looks Own Religion Supernatural]
And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in showing that religion and Government will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.
[ Both Done Doubt Every Example Exist Government Greater Less Mixed New Past Purity Religion Showing Succeed Together Will]
In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
[ Beginning Begins Either Ends Evil Fanaticism Fear Morals Motive Principle Religion Usually Wickedness]
Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation.
[ Devil Persecution Propagation Religion Requires Sustain Which]
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.
[ Beautiful Blossom Enables Into Life Marvel Philosophy Religion Revelation Truly Which Wisdom]
We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind. History
[ Benefit Bringing Convictions Ideal Irrespective Mankind Peace Political Race Religion Together]
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
[ Age Being Children Class Color Delightful Each Instead Learn Loathsome Must Opportunity Presented Range Religion Sex Some Stereotypes Within]
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
[ Dependent Establish Fine Greater Heart Ideals Later Lesser Life Own Religion Second-Hand Seem Thing Tradition Will]
All religions have been made by men.
[ Been Made Men Religions]
Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn't have religion.
[ Any Asking First Had Into Know Ran Religion Some Term Time Well Were Whether]
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
[ Arts Branches Religions Same Sciences Tree]
I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with.
[ Every Job Kid Little Normal Other Parents Religion School Them Times Wanted Went Were]
The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.
[ Changed Choir Church First Hundred Religion Sang Their Time Two]
I think we have to believe in things we don't see. That's really important for all of us, whether it's your religion or Santa Claus, or whatever. That's pretty much what it's about.
[ Believe Claus Important Much Pretty Really Religion Santa See Things Think Us Whatever Whether Your]
Art is exalted above religion and race. Not a single solitary soul these days believes in the religions of the Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Greeks... Only their art, whenever it was beautiful, stands proud and exalted, rising above all time.
[ Above Art Beautiful Believes Days Egyptians Exalted Greeks Only Proud Race Religion Religions Rising Single Solitary Soul Stands Their These Time Whenever]
All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book of martyrs.
[ Back Book Each Eras Fear History Looked Martyrs Own Periods Persecution Religion Religions Retrospective Their Trembling Which]
Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal.
[ Attempt Cause Effect Find Goal Man Philosophy Religion Same]
I wish your increase in holiness, number, love, religion, and righteousness; and wait you, and cease to contend with these men that are gone from us, for there is nothing that shall convince them but judgment.
[ Cease Contend Convince Gone Holiness Increase Judgment Love Men Nothing Number Religion Righteousness Shall Them These Us Wait Wish Your]
For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.
[ Again Childish Dependency Essentially Manner Religion]
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
[ Counting Generation Hope Religion Salvation]
The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
[ Act Bell Implies Interference Other Pointless Quiet Religions Ringing Symbolic]
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
[ Check Commerce Competition Every Moral Neighbour Religion Sect Wholesome]
If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
[ Artificial Backgrounds Bludgeon Conformity Consequences Followers Insist Into Irrespective Merely Practical Quest Religion Their True Truth Try Unbending Were Would Young]
We are conscious that religions cannot solve the economic, political and social problems of this earth.
[ Cannot Conscious Earth Economic Political Problems Religions Social Solve]
It was part of your religion to hate the British.
[ British Hate Part Religion Your]
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
[ Adherents Advertisement Christian Religion Socialism Worst]
The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, THAT my friends, is true perversion.
[ Any Been Fact Friends More Name Other Perversion Reason Religion Single Slaughtered Than True]
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
[ Afraid Despise Hate May Men Religion True]
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other.
[ Advantageous Censor Difference Each Office Opinion Other Over Perform Religion Sects Several]
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
[ Better Care Cat Dog Man Much Religion Whose]
We take people to the threshold of religion. Our aim is to induce immediate experience that is beyond the odd, beyond the strange, and beyond the weird. It verges on the wholly other.
[ Aim Beyond Experience Immediate Induce Odd Other Our Religion Strange Take Threshold Verges Weird Wholly]
Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government.
[ Aid Flourishes Government Greater Purity Religion Than Without]
Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you've got to help pay for piping. And the Piper!
[ Free Got Help May Pay Pipe Piper Piping Religion Water]
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
[ Amendment Belief Challenged Common Freedom Government Guaranteed Held Itself Neither Nor Practice Religion Widely Wording]
Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those "others". Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that.
[ Bosnia Chauvinism Complicated Country Lot Make Nationalism Nations Now Others Out Racism Religions State Strong Supposed Them Those Three Two]
It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.
[ Certain Enter Intimacy Into Must Religion Secret Their Whole Would]
Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such contradictions and absurdities.
[ Absurdities Blasphemy Call Contradictions New Religion Revealed See Species Such Testament]
I focused on where she was from of course, her voice and her history, her relationship with God - her religion. This was probably the strongest relationship she has had, really. She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands.
[ Close Course Focused God Had Her History Husbands Maintain Never Probably Really Relationship Relationships Religion Seemed She Strongest Voice Where]
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
[ Common Creed Good Greatest Higher Human Religion Service Than Work]
Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.
[ Approach Culture Destroy Essential Forms Idolatry Intellectual Object Present Recurrent Religion Replace Service Tendency Understanding Worship]
I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority.
[ Authority Been Call Conceived Natural Religion Supernatural Usually]
Our nation and those of the developed world must offer our own resistance to despot leaders who seek to commit murder on the basis of religion or race.
[ Basis Commit Despot Developed Leaders Murder Must Nation Offer Our Own Race Religion Resistance Seek Those World]
I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on.
[ Between Certain Ecology Focus Interest Matter Men Politics Pool Relationships Religion Subject Things Usually Women Write]
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
[ Both Deep Means Nonsense Religion Science Scrutiny Skeptical Thoughts Which]
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
[ Art Been Born Called Capacity Christmas Faculty Human Most Our Pregnant Religion Renews Science Stirring Wonder Youth]
The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism.
[ Between Deepest Difference Monotheism Religions]
I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder.
[ Building Disorder Faith-Based Flying Initiative Into Neurological Planes Religion Think]
In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
[ Awareness Believe Century Defined Dignity Every Human Life Mission More Nations New Profound Race Regardless Religion Sanctity United Will]
I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion.
[ Am Freedom Includes Known Life Religion Spent Struggle]
Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government.
[ Any Because Being Day Executed Find Government His Imprisoned Newspaper Open Opinions Religion Report Someone Somewhere Tortured Unacceptable Week Will World Your]
Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none.
[ Away Book Mormon None Our Religion Revelations Take Where]
As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism.
[ Also Base Christian Culture Element Fundamental Idealism Lies Morals Most Only Out Pointed Religion Social Tradition Western]
They're after one world religion and one world government. That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine.
[ After Attacked Catholic Church Control Doctrine Government Over Religion Strongly Take Their Ultimately Why World]
Islam, the third in historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism, but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs.
[ Arabs Christian East Establishing Ethical Ethics Had Historical Islam Jewish Moderate Monotheism Monotheistic Near Only Religions Sequence Spreading Success Successful Third Version Very]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
[ Aspiration Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
I have a strong belief in God... I find religion to be a very personal thing... I am also very spiritual.
[ Also Am Belief Find God Personal Religion Spiritual Strong Thing Very]
I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases.
[ Also Asking Because Between Both Cases Come Dynamic Going Here Look Motivation Opposed Place Questions Religion Same Science Takes Their Way Wellspring Where Why]
There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and.
[ Cry Deceived Discoveries Down Elevation External False Hypocrites Men Morality Often Ones Others Outward Own Religion Righteousness Sorts Their Those Two Which Works]
After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised.
[ After Beheaded Effected Either Formerly Had His Majesty Nation Nothing Parliament Peace Promised Religion Settling Some Tranquillity Years]
In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees.
[ Element Every Influence Over Pure Reason Religion Supernatural Varying]
When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.
[ Appetite Case Cast Civil Disorder Drink Duty Elevated Family Feeling Indulge Members Men Minds Much Neglect Off Pitied Pleasure Regard Religion Society Strong Take Their Understandings]
I hold that religion and faith are two different things. Faith
[ Different Faith Hold Religion Things Two]
Religion is love; in no case is it logic.
[ Case Logic Love Religion]
If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education.
[ Education Either Give Religion Should Up]
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
[ Church Fishing Fly High Religion]
Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God.
[ Better Closer Discontent Divine Draw God Make Oneself Person Promotes Religion Tries Within]
The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly.
[ Between Classical Correctly Difference Divine Division Human Interprets Into Lies Morality Only Religion Simply Things]
If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England.
[ Early England Ever Militant New Religion]
Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth, sensed by the people, expressed by the people.
[ Error Expressed Great Instinctive Popular Religion Sensed Truth]
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
[ Begins Ends Knowledge Religion Where]
Growing up in Wales was a pretty Draconian experience with religion.
[ Draconian Experience Growing Pretty Religion Up Wales]
What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage.
[ Abundance End Marriage Protection Religion Renunciation Stepping-Stone]
To have dominion by religion, is to have dominion over men's souls, thus over their very spiritual life, and to use the Divine things, which are in their religion, as the means.
[ Divine Dominion Life Means Men Over Religion Souls Spiritual Their Things Thus Use Very Which]
Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion.
[ Baseball Game More Religion Than]
My family was very, very receptive to all; all races, religions.
[ Family Races Receptive Religions Very]
It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don't come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country.
[ Activities Age Called Church Classified Come Country Mingling New Pagan Prohibition Religion Religions So-Called State Therefore Under]
Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture.
[ Absolutely Actively Advance Behind Body Christianity Culture Destruction Exists Hostile Issue Life Modern Moreover Necessary Opinion Positive Regards Religion Side Strong Tendency Treat Vague]
Religion has become so many different things. Religion is an economic thing for some people. Religion is a gun.
[ Become Different Economic Gun Many Religion Some Thing Things]
I believe that what we are fighting here is not just a small group of people who have hijacked a religion, but it is a civilization bent on destroying ours.
[ Believe Bent Civilization Destroying Fighting Group Here Hijacked Just Ours Religion Small]
Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
[ Almost Bloody Effort Even Every Forms Highest Ideas Imagination Modern Much Our Particular Present Prominent Reconcile Religion Repulsive Requires Ritual Sacrificial Sense Sin Strong Which Worship]
These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears, close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow, conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual.
[ Age Ancient Blindly Close Comfort Conservative Cover Days Ears Else Eyes Follow Inclined Many Most Narrow New Our Religion Ritual Seek Seem Tenets These Too Traditions Us]
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.
[ Abiding Beings Done Else Hear Human Innate Live Main Meeting Need Provided Religion Stories Story Tell Ways Whatever]
I know one thing: There are a billion Islamic people in the world today, and there will be about 2 billion by the time we're dead. They're not going to give up their religion.
[ Billion Dead Give Going Islamic Know Religion Their Thing Time Today Up Will World]
The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance.
[ Atheism Believe Classes Highly Influential Intellectual Left Major Obstacle Only Primitive Religion Religious Renewal Respectable Science Stance Superstition Tend View]
Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming.
[ Alarm Another Based Becoming Change Climate Dominant Endangering Environmentalism Global Horizon Human Ideology Life Main Man-Made Nevertheless New Predicting Raising Religion See Threat Warming Weapon Which]
These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over.
[ Back Became Days Get Long Media Mixed New Over Politics Religion Seem Taken Television These Time Up]
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
[ Actually Amazing Attitude Change Example Freedom Live Rather Religion Short Time Values]
The secularists in Turkey haven't underestimated religion, they just made the mistake of believing they could control it with the power of the army alone.
[ Alone Army Believing Control Could Haven Just Made Mistake Power Religion Turkey Underestimated]
Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.
[ Build Frozen Man Out Religion Temples Thought Which]
My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other.
[ Apart Beliefs Concern Currently Deep Each Faith Faiths Important Life Long Other Others Part Plays Private Religion Respect Throw Tremendous Try Very Way]
Religion reveals itself in struggling to reveal the meaning of the world.
[ Itself Meaning Religion Reveal Reveals Struggling World]
If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act.
[ Act Any Citizens Confess Constitutional Fixed Force High Matters Nationalism Official Opinion Orthodox Other Our Petty Politics Prescribe Religion Shall Star Word]
Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance.
[ Art First Great Importance Lastly Life Order Philosophy Religion Science Subjects Their Then]
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
[ Common Excellent Keeping Quiet Religion Stuff]
The earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood.
[ Action Brotherhood Dictum Directive Earth Economic Fullness Hollow Human Longer Lord Religion Thereof Toward]
The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
[ Constitution Framers Freedom Meant Our Religion Were]
As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
[ Am Anything Free Government Institutions Long Other Politics Print Religion Write]
It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents.
[ Between Cold Continents Countries Dialogue Extremely Freed Having Important Mass Media Nations Peace Poor Relics Religions Rich Served War]
The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
[ Beliefs Bothered Century Depressed East First Funny Half Held Islam Middle Nobody Poor Pure Religion Sort System Their Thing]
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
[ Answers Really Religion Satisfied Teaches Things Us Which Wrong]
I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood.
[ Blood Except Gets Honor Into Religion Shedding]
Buddhism has had a major effect on who I am and how I think about the world. What I have learned is that I like all religions, but only parts of them.
[ Am Buddhism Effect Had How Learned Major Only Parts Religions Them Think World]
Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.
[ Faith Greatest History Look Men Religion Scientists Something Spiritual Through Too Were World]
There's no religion but sex and music.
[ Music Religion Sex]
If all things were made through Him, clearly so must the splendid revelations have been which were made to the fathers and prophets, and became to them the symbols of the sacred mysteries of religion.
[ Became Been Clearly Fathers Him Made Must Mysteries Prophets Religion Revelations Sacred Splendid Symbols Them Things Through Were Which]
The role of the federal government should be neutral toward culture just as it is toward religion.
[ Culture Federal Government Just Neutral Religion Role Should Toward]
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one. Poetry
[ Clearly Poetry Prophecy Religion See]
The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion.
[ Complete Course Government Must Neutrality Pursue Religion Toward]
To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out - or worse.
[ Behavior Enough Even Get Kicked Major Out Reject Religion Rule Tenet Violate Worse]
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
[ Adding Always Complete Final Gathered Man Modification Must Never Painfully Religion Seems Shaping Slowly Together Undergoing]
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
[ Breeds Difference More Politics Quarrels Religion Than]
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place.
[ Crucial Moral Need Nothing Place Religion Role Take Tradition Vehicle]
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
[ Efficacious Military More Religion Rhetorical Than Victory Wealth Worth]
In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion.
[ Bad Celestial God Lab Leading Makes Prayer Rat Religion Science Scientific Worse]
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion.
[ Areas Centers Considered Conventional Different Religion Than]
We have convinced over one billlion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments.
[ Against Convinced Culture Deny Faith Freedom Governments Invade Islamic Members Over Prejudiced Religion Suppress Their Them Want Would]
For many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it.
[ Easy Many Over Religion Right Stumble]
When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
[ Belief Comes Going Life Lift Matter Push Religion Science Shove Side Spiritual Up]
Religion needs a baptism of horse sense.
[ Baptism Horse Needs Religion Sense]
Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs.
[ Against Basic Beliefs Each Easily Enough Fact Given Know May Most Off Other Played Possible Reason Religions Religious Share Unfortunate Values]
Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness.
[ Benevolence Christian Christianity Deeds Holiness Lives Meekness Professors Recommend Religion Temperance Their]
All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
[ Differ Lives May Nothing Other Proclaim Religions Respects Truth While World]
Although both sides of my family were religious, I was never forced to practice the Jewish faith. I did not really rebel against it, but then, as today, I disliked organized religion. I have a strange inhibition about praying with others.
[ Against Although Both Did Disliked Faith Family Forced Inhibition Jewish Never Organized Others Practice Praying Really Rebel Religion Religious Sides Strange Then Today Were]
All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.
[ Always Any Based Been Corruption Former Latter Makes Morality More Obedience Organization Pernicious Political Religions Say Slavery Than Use Violence Voluntary Why Will]
India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration.
[ Alone Among Aspiration Complex Diversified Great Hinduism India Itself Mass Meeting Much Place Realization Religion Religions Spiritual Subtly These Thing Thought Unified Vast Yet]
It's also reflective of a young person's religion or faith in that it's highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.
[ Also Because Charged Country Faith Highly Imagery Many Person Reflective Religion Sacramental Seminary Years Young]
Some scholars have been arguing that a civilizational clash between organized religions is the next step in human history.
[ Arguing Been Between Clash History Human Next Organized Religions Scholars Some Step]
Certain I am, that Christian Religion does no where allow Rebellion.
[ Allow Am Certain Christian Does Rebellion Religion Where]
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
[ Affirms Constitution Denies Different Embodied Equality Fraternity Governed Ideal Ideologies Indians Liberty Life Political Preamble Religion Set Social Their Them Today Two]
To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live.
[ Any Comprehend Disciplines Easier Economics Live Orthodoxy Other Overturn Philosophy Religion Science Society Than Through Try Which World]
Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer.
[ Business Businesses Consumer Control Going Governments Institution More Most Pockets Politics Powerful Religion Since Than Vigilante]
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
[ Because Mankind Never Reform Religion Slavery]
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
[ Amusements England Pity Religion Vice]
The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion.
[ End Honest Into Introduction Passion Politics Religion Religious True]
The songs keep on writing themselves, and I really love them. It's as close as I get to a religion.
[ Close Get Keep Love Really Religion Songs Them Themselves Writing]
The Jews are a race and not a religion. My goal was not to persecute the Jews but to enlighten Gentiles to put them on guard.
[ Enlighten Gentiles Goal Guard Jews Persecute Put Race Religion Them]
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
[ Affection Cannot Human Live Meditation Religion Survive Without]
God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress.
[ Come Conscience Credit Devotions Dress Easter Expects God Measure Men More Much Religion Satisfaction Some Something Such Than Their Times Up Well Were Wished Would]
Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness.
[ Religion Selfishness]
Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.
[ Build Down Ears Enjoy Enter Glories Invite Listeners Other Own Perfect Religion Structure Tear Their Truth Try Up Your]
The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
[ Constitution Freedom Provides Religion]
When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however.
[ Answer Any Asked Because Brought Buddhist Consider Environment However Intellectual More Myself Other Practice Preach Really Religion Spiritual Than Up]
Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself.
[ Believe Could Establish Galileo Idiot Itself Martyrdom May Necessary Only Religion Requires Result Science Scientific Time Will]
Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man.
[ Absence Beauty Become Exposes Face Features Fostered Incomprehensible Lifted Longer Loved Man Mask Religion Threaten Which]
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.
[ Destiny Each Enabling Fortifying Help Human Less Make Method More Myth Peace Proposes Religion Seriously Some Soul Takes Which]
Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
[ Around Been Campfire Down Evil God Good Love Passed Religion Spirits Stories Tell Through Well Years]
And I used to think that proof that I had religion was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs.
[ Had How Knew Proof Religion Sing Songs Think Used Whether]
I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
[ Been Belief Christian Christmas Conditioning Education Elementary Kids Little More Religion Schools Than Years]
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.
[ Else Everyday Everything Falls First Into Line Love Religion Works Yourself]
Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.
[ Human Humanity Poor Religion Stuff Very Without]
I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.
[ Christian Could Disposed Family Give More Now Property Religion Them Thing Wish]
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written.
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
I believe that the capital of the Republic of Albania is a suitable venue for discussing the dialogue among religions and civilizations, notably in the countries of South East Europe, because we are well familiar with this country's track record of religious tolerance.
[ Among Because Believe Capital Civilizations Countries Country Dialogue Discussing East Europe Familiar Notably Record Religions Religious Republic South Suitable Tolerance Track Venue Well]
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.
[ After Attack Away Fall Great Religion Rich Royalty Swept Upon Will]
Yes, a general principle that comes out of research behind Good to Eat is that there are no world religions that have acted to decrease the potential for the nutritional well-being of their followers.
[ Acted Behind Comes Decrease Eat Followers General Good Nutritional Out Potential Principle Religions Research Their Well-Being World Yes]
We've got to find ways of confronting the issues that divide - and at the heart of cultural issues, you often find religions.
[ Confronting Cultural Divide Find Got Heart Issues Often Religions Ways]
He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity.
[ Become Begins Complete Confused Fall However Infidelity Into Matters Metaphysics Only Religion Will]
All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge, and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision.
[ Advance Around Doubts Experience Felt Give Ignorance Indecision Insisted Knew Knowledge Only Own Place Proved Religion Sinfulness Something Soon True Would]
Boy, if Garth Ennis had created a religion, I would sure like to be a part of that. It just makes sense, the way he tackles things in it. It's really heavy stuff and it's incredibly well written.
[ Boy Created Garth Had Heavy Incredibly Just Makes Part Really Religion Sense Stuff Sure Tackles Things Way Well Would Written]
It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution.
[ Also Birthday Bitter Creator Creatures Divides Evolution Fellow Ironic Our Present Recognize Religions Self-Consciousness Separating Thing Us Very]
Americans should be free to recognize our religious heritage; doing that is not the same as creating a government-sponsored religion.
[ Americans Creating Doing Free Heritage Our Recognize Religion Religious Same Should]
Religion is just mind control.
[ Control Just Mind Religion]
A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society. Religion
[ Allows Building Civil Does Factors Freedom Gives Impose Just Rather Religion Religions Religious Responsibility Society Space State Therefore These Toward Up]
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed.
[ Ants Because Bees Belief Creed Dead Future Life Longer Nearly Place Real Religion Service Social Something Struggling Take]
The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion.
[ Enough Got Joy Just Leak Make Many Men Miserable Religion Them Trouble Your]
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
[ Any Bodies Cloudy Dead Distance Endeavor Find Heavenly Kind Measuring Morality Observation Only Our Place Reckoning Religion Run Sea Without]
Religion's in the heart, not in the knees.
[ Heart Knees Religion]
The most important part of my religion is to play guitar.
[ Guitar Important Most Part Play Religion]
Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.
[ Alive Because Committed Companionship Had Hadn Heaven Hellish Hope Jesus Kept Lives Probably Relatives Religion Some Suicide Their Were Would]
All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.
[ Believe Better Buddhism Common End Exception Happy Heaven Place Program Religions Say Teach Tibetan Where Which]