Quotations that match 'religion'.

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. Barbara Walters
[ Also Become Becoming Code Even Found Great Increasingly Interest Interesting More Oriented Over Religion Same Showed Spiritual Success Technically Though Time Vinci World Yawn]
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial. Erma Bombeck Food
[ Brought Cereal Controversial Family Planning Politics Public Religion Too Topic Up]
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Bosoms Carry Comes Key Men More Most Mothers Much Our Real Religion Souls Than Their Women World]
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. Ernie Harwell
[ Almost American Ball Baseball Bat Business Came Complex Even Just Religion Simple Sometimes Spirit Sport Symbolizes Yet]
In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Appears Art Bible Education Language Liberal Mythology Necessarily Other Religion Words World]
Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God. Gouverneur Morris
[ Basis Duties Education God Good Man Morals Precepts Religion Should Solid Teach Therefore Toward]
I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority. Herbert Read
[ Authority Been Call Conceived Natural Religion Supernatural Usually]
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Attribute Beings Errors Fanaticism Human Make Mistake Religions]
Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such contradictions and absurdities. Thomas Paine
[ Absurdities Blasphemy Call Contradictions New Religion Revealed See Species Such Testament]
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. Peter Jennings
[ Certainly Cynical Degree Manipulate Occasion Other Religion Skeptical Some Think Use Which]
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. Bertrand Russell
[ Been Brotherly Destruction Excuse Insight Into Love Made Mass Means Our Persecution Profoundest Religions Scientific Teach Used]
I don't value authority. I don't value the systems. I don't value patriarchal religion. I don't value the things that diminish you when you do tell the truth. So I'm not scared of the end result, and that is the biggest asset I have. Susan Powter
[ Asset Authority Biggest Diminish End Patriarchal Religion Result Scared Systems Tell Things Truth Value]
We'll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam. Vladimir Zhirinovsky
[ Also Christian Eastern Islam Religions Stop Surely Western Work]
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes. Pope John Paul II
[ Absolutes Error False Idolatry Purify Religion Science Superstition]
Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists. Alfred Rosenberg
[ Artists Blood Conversely Downfall Great Heroes History Inventors Mysticism Natural Peoples Racial Religion Rise Same Soul Story Their Therefore Thinkers Time World]
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it. James Anthony Froude
[ Believes Lies Nature Person Place Really Religion Secret Their World]
Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God. Cyril Cusack
[ Better Closer Discontent Divine Draw God Make Oneself Person Promotes Religion Tries Within]
The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Christian Ever Memory Own Prevented Religion Soul Suffering Superstition Young]
Zen, per se, is not just an art, it's not just a religion, it's a realisation. Gene Clark
[ Art Just Per Realisation Religion Se Zen]
The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion. Lytton Strachey
[ Brilliant Established Firmly Francis Monarchy Outbreak Peace Religion Seemed Stability Terrible Vanished Wars 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. Andrew Greeley
[ Around Been Campfire Down Evil God Good Love Passed Religion Spirits Stories Tell Through Well Years]
I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's. Carol P. Christ
[ Became Doing Few First Graduate Interested Late Religion Religious Studies University Women Work Yale]
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. Aristotle
[ 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]
There are a lot of Grinches out there that would like nothing better than to take any references to religion out of the holiday season. Ernest Istook
[ Any Better Holiday Lot Nothing Out References Religion Season Take Than Would]
Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs. Denis Diderot
[ Designs Disturbances Fearful Mask More Never Pretext Religion Society Stirring Than Their Those Trouble True Up Use]
Religions are the cradles of despotism. Marquis de Sade
[ Despotism Religions]
Religion is the opium of the masses. Karl Marx
[ Masses Opium Religion]
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion. Havelock Ellis
[ Between Connection Hypnotic Intimate Phenomena Religion Very]
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country. Jerry Falwell
[ Christians Country Devil Idea Invented Keep Mix Own Politics Religion Running Their]
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. Dalai Lama Religion
[ Brain Complicated Heart Kindness Need Our Own Philosophy Religion Simple Temple Temples]
Most religions do not make men better, only warier. Elias Canetti
[ Better Make Men Most Only Religions]
So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. Lucretius
[ Deeds Evil Persuading Potent Religion]
Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me. Moustapha Akkad
[ Being Beside Duty Felt Following Islam Known Little Lived Million Muslim Myself Obligation Personal Religion Something Surprised Tell Think Truth West Which Yet]
Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance. Muriel Spark
[ Art First Great Importance Lastly Life Order Philosophy Religion Science Subjects Their Then]
Things are coming to a pretty pass when religion is allowed to invade private life. Lord Melbourne
[ Allowed Coming Invade Life Pass Pretty Private Religion Things]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Kind Mankind Mass Necessity Religion Some]
Religion is not a burden, not a weight, it is wings. Harry Emerson Fosdick
[ Burden Religion Weight Wings]
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. Rudolf Otto
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
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. Bernard Katz
[ Always Been Birth Care Deception Display Immaculate Long Often Power Religion Remember Striptease Suggestion Supported Too]
For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism. The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God. Lionel Blue
[ Attainable Deserted Favour God Goodness Kingdom Marxism More Religion Republic Seemed Some Than Years]
I believe in the Constitution. The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld. Michael Newdow
[ Asked Believe Constitution Government Infusing Into Our Religion Says Society Supposed Upheld]
Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century. George C. Williams
[ Accumulated Attitudes Biological Century Disappeared Foster Last Many Ought Over Religions Traditional Understanding]
Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there. Bonnie Raitt
[ Already Been Go Hell Religion Scared Spirituality]
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. Mary A. Ward
[ 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]
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church. Tom Brokaw
[ Church Fishing Fly High Religion]
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion. Thomas Carlyle
[ Civilization Elements Great Gun Modern Powder Printing Protestant Religion Three]
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. Anna Jameson
[ Beginning Begins Either Ends Evil Fanaticism Fear Morals Motive Principle Religion Usually Wickedness]
Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal. Al Goldstein
[ Attempt Cause Effect Find Goal Man Philosophy Religion Same]
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. Laurence Housman
[ Become Going Had Healthy Iconoclastic Imaginary Just Much Obsession Off Orthodoxy Possession Reaction Religion Result Tale Then Through Throw Tribe Trying Which Youth]
Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression. Taslima Nasrin
[ Against Also Democracy Expression Freedom Human Oppressive Religions Rights Those Women]
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final. Hypatia
[ Accepted Dogmatic Fallacious Final Formal Must Never Persons Religions Self-Respecting]
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny. George Santayana
[ Destiny Each Enabling Fortifying Help Human Less Make Method More Myth Peace Proposes Religion Seriously Some Soul Takes Which]
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless. Dennis Prager
[ Between Difference Evil Good Religion Teach Than Useless Worse Your]
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. Linda Chavez
[ Amendment Belief Challenged Common Freedom Government Guaranteed Held Itself Neither Nor Practice Religion Widely Wording]
Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind. Paul Bert
[ Behind Leave March Modern Morality Proportion Religion Societies Towards]
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. Hutton Gibson
[ After Attacked Catholic Church Control Doctrine Government Over Religion Strongly Take Their Ultimately Why World]
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. Malcolm X
[ Accept Any Battle Believe Believes Fight Freedom Hell Religion Say Time Won]
Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war. Hans Kung
[ Goals Including Misused Often Purely Religion War]
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. Dalai Lama
[ Affection Cannot Human Live Meditation Religion Survive Without]
Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses. Simon Greenleaf
[ Credit Due Our Religion Rests Then These Witnesses]
From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery. John Henry Newman
[ Age Any Been Cannot Dogma Dream Enter Fifteen Fundamental Idea Into Know Mere Mockery Other Principle Religion Sentiment Sort]
I'm a scientist, not a theologian. I don't know if there is a God or not. Religion requires certainty. James Lovelock
[ Certainty God Know Religion Requires Scientist Theologian]
I can't understand people calling themselves religious and being hateful. If a preacher is preaching hate, to fear God that's not religion, that's not helping humanity, that's organizing an army to defeat somebody. Mojo Nixon
[ Army Being Calling Defeat Fear God Hate Hateful Helping Humanity Organizing Preacher Preaching Religion Religious Somebody Themselves Understand]
As a matter of fact, you have deficiencies in all religions, but you have truth in all religions. Hans Kung
[ Deficiencies Fact Matter Religions Truth]
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents. George Orwell
[ Adherents Advertisement Christian Religion Socialism Worst]
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. Cliff Stearns
[ Above Against Cases Chief Commandments Concrete Court Display Displayed Head Hearing Hostility Irony Justice Last Outright Recent Religion Supreme Ten These Week Years]
I found myself facing a Christian Science Reading Room. My God! It had been eight years. There had never been any renunciation of religion on my part, but like so many people, it was a gradual fading away. Henry Fonda
[ Any Away Been Christian Eight Facing Fading Found God Gradual Had Many Myself Never Part Reading Religion Renunciation Room Science Years]
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. Phil Ochs
[ Absurdity Art Attempt Defeat Even Expect Life Make Morality Must Religion Though World]
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Create Fall Fallible God Love Religion]
The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive claims to embody a new revelation from on high, is not a frequent occurrence. Robert Rainy
[ Advent Claims Embody Frequent High Impressive Making New Occurrence Religion Revelation Serious]
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. Joan D. Vinge
[ 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]
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage. Frederick Buechner
[ Another Area Comes Experience Human Man Mystery Pilgrimage Points Religion Summons Upon Way Where]
Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues. Jeanne Shaheen
[ Critical Form How Issues Morality Opinions Political Politics Religion Students Think]
In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude. Thomas Erskine
[ Ethics Grace Gratitude New Religion Testament]
I do not belong to any religion. Everything is between God and myself. Indra Devi
[ Any Belong Between Everything God Myself Religion]
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. Herbert Read
[ Capitalist Christianity Civilization Emerge Emerged Just May New Our Out Religion Roman Ruins Sure Will]
Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion. Thomas Hobbes
[ Everyone Fear Himself Invisible Natural Religion Seed Things Which]
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room. Doug Coupland
[ Clears Forget Loneliness Out Politics Religion Room Sex Subject]
The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Come End India Integrated Modern Must Religions Scriptures Sovereignty United Want]
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. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Arabia Current Economic Followers Forum Made Rather Recently Religion Repeat Saudi Shall Should Some Stated Won]
The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. Billy Graham
[ Constitution Framers Freedom Meant Our Religion Were]
Christianity is usually called a religion. As a religion it has had a wider geographic spread and is more deeply rooted among more peoples than any other religion in the history of mankind. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Among Any Called Christianity Deeply Geographic Had History Mankind More Other Peoples Religion Rooted Spread Than Usually Wider]
The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand. Charles Eastman
[ Another Ever Him Indian Last Man Race Religion Thing Understand Will]
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils. Arthur Wellesley
[ Clever Devils Educate Make Men Religion Them Without]
I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion. Andrew Greeley
[ American Fundamentalists Identify Minority Policies Political Problem Real Religion Think Those Try]
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Muhammad Ali Peace
[ Allah Believe Islam Peace Religion]
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. Luke Ford
[ Act Allowed Any Attractive Because Decided God Had Life Looked Organized Reject Religion Secular Seriously Take Teens Wanted Way Which]
Primitive societies without religion have never been found. William Dean Howells
[ Been Found Never Primitive Religion Societies Without]
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. Lionel Blue
[ Atonement Charleston Dance Day Ended Fast Interest Limited Modern Mother Religion Rocket Set She Shot Sun Synagogue Woman]
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Books Earth Exalted Holy Immutable Impressive Laws Lessons More Religions Surely Teach Than Universe]
Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values. Allen Tate
[ Religion Sole Technique Validating Values]
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. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Artificial Backgrounds Bludgeon Conformity Consequences Followers Insist Into Irrespective Merely Practical Quest Religion Their True Truth Try Unbending Were Would Young]
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. Jesse Ventura
[ Business Crutch Go Need Noses Numbers Organized Other Out Religion Sham Stick Strength Tells Their]
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. Georg Solti
[ Against Although Both Did Disliked Faith Family Forced Inhibition Jewish Never Organized Others Practice Praying Really Rebel Religion Religious Sides Strange Then Today Were]
When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power. Walter Jon Williams
[ Becomes Means Power Powerful Religion Remain State]
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. Karen Armstrong
[ Christianity Death Devastating Disgraceful Dying Helpless Image Islam Least Main Man Religion Success Unlike West Which]
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. Louis Finkelstein
[ America Anything Contribution Force Important Know Long Make More Point Preservation Range Religion Some Than View Vital]
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. Patrick Henry
[ Christ Dear Family Give Indeed Inheritance Make Religion Rich Them Which Will]
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion. Richard John Neuhaus
[ Get Lose Religion Socialism Their]
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. Rick Wakeman
[ Apart Beliefs Concern Currently Deep Each Faith Faiths Important Life Long Other Others Part Plays Private Religion Respect Throw Tremendous Try Very Way]
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. Nick Rahall
[ Amendment Another Believe Clear Common Consciousness Constitution Erase Faith First Framers Government Intent Keep Made New Over Public Religion Their Wanted Wrote]
The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion. Robert Jackson
[ Cease Ceases Country Day Free Religion Will]
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion. Herman Hesse
[ Beautiful Blossom Enables Into Life Marvel Philosophy Religion Revelation Truly Which Wisdom]
Religion which is interested only in itself, in its prestige and success, in its institutions and ecclesiastical niceties, is worse than vanity; it is essentially incestuous. S. H. Miller
[ Ecclesiastical Essentially Institutions Interested Itself Niceties Only Prestige Religion Success Than Vanity Which Worse]
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason. Lyman Abbott
[ Conclusion Reason Religion]
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. Erykah Badu
[ Any Between Choose Creator Define Group High Higher Know Most Particular Personally Religion Self Symbol Teachings Words]
Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind. Clive Bell
[ Aesthetic Alliance Art Between Circumstance Ecstasy Escape Family Means Men Mind Rapture Religion Religious Roads Similar States Then Two Which]
One's religion is one's own possession and he has a right to it. Paul Harris
[ Own Possession Religion Right]
There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Contempt Country Decay Held Religion Rites See Sign Surer Than]
For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others, He altogether ceases to be worshipped, since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God. Lactantius
[ Altogether Believe Ceases God Him His Honour Only Others Paid Religion Requires Shared Since Us Worshipped]
The best religion is the most tolerant. Delphine de Girardin
[ Best Most Religion Tolerant]
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. Karen Armstrong
[ Christianity Convinced Every Fundamentalist Gut Islam Judaism Level Liberal Movement Out Religion Secular Society Some Studied Visceral Wants Wipe]
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. Charles de Secondat
[ Caused Eclipse Fact Human Intolerance More Only Reason Regarded Religion Religious Spirit Spread Than Total Wars Which]
I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder. Bill Maher
[ Building Disorder Faith-Based Flying Initiative Into Neurological Planes Religion Think]
Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown. Frances Wright
[ Belief Causes Defined Existences Homage May Religion Rendered Thus Unknown Unseen]
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion. William Hazlitt
[ Altars Crime Heroism Infamy Religion Their Vice Virtue Well]
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. Pearl S. Buck
[ Before Better Dead Discover Had Know Late May Moral Other Ourselves Religion Set Sources Strength Too Try]
I'm a firm believer and I think my religion is inside. Billy Eckstine
[ Believer Firm Inside Religion Think]
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. Stendhal
[ Cleverness Fear Few Founded Many Religions]
Real religion is no religion at all. Lauryn Hill
[ Real Religion]
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion. Abraham Cowley
[ Account Great Love Religion Sin]
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. Alcee Hastings
[ Among Coexist Doubt Effort Exist Few Followers Groups Leaders Peacefully Religions Religious Scholars Struggle Their These Unfortunately Various While Would]
Religion's in the heart, not in the knees. Douglas William Jerrold
[ Heart Knees Religion]
Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Being Boxing Celebration Lost Masculinity More Religion]
Wars have always started over religion. Glenn Danzig
[ Always Over Religion Started Wars]
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. Karen Armstrong
[ Beings Bent Centuries Curb Developed Did Human Murderous Now Over Precisely Reasons Religion Think Way Why]
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. Daniel Bell
[ Begins Break Crumbles Cults Direct Experience Facilitates Feel Framework Institutional Organization Religion Religious Rise Search Theology Up Which]
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. Kingsley Amis
[ Around Benefits Carry Forgive Forgiven Great Mean Must Nobody Organised Religion Sins Them Thing Which Wonderful Your]
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. Warren Weaver
[ Act Analyze Animals Answers Attempts Bad Behave Behavior Concern Good How Precisely Purposeful Quest Religion Right Science Such Things Whether Why Wrong]
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. Abraham Lincoln
[ Better Care Cat Dog Man Much Religion Whose]
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. Thomas Paine
[ Brethren Country Good Mankind Religion World]
Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Materialism Materialistic Mysticism Only Possible Religion Sex Society]
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future. Frank Herbert
[ Future Myth Often Partakes Progress Religion Shields Terrors Uncertain Us]
The fundamentalists are increasing. People, afraid to oppose those fundamentalists, shut their mouths. It is really very difficult to make people move against a sensitive issue like religion, which is the source of fundamentalism. Taslima Nasrin
[ Afraid Against Difficult Fundamentalism Fundamentalists Increasing Issue Make Mouths Move Oppose Really Religion Sensitive Shut Source Their Those Very Which]
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Evolved Fear Fraud Friend Greed Imagination Out Poetry Religion Simply]
I am an atheist, and if an atheist and a pope think the same things, there must be something true. There must be some human truth that is beyond religion. Oriana Fallaci
[ Am Atheist Beyond Human Must Pope Religion Same Some Something Things Think True Truth]
Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Called Chaos Completely Divine Element Encircle Enthusiasm Ethical Feelings His Luminous Man Must Religion Spirit Thoughts]
People here argue about religion interminably, but it appears that they are competing at the same time to see who can be the least devout. Charles de Secondat
[ Appears Argue Competing Devout Here Least Religion Same See Time]
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. Pete Seeger
[ Am Americans Audience Color Every Life Matter Never Persuasion Political Proud Refuse Religion Sing Situation Skin Sung Their]
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. Anna Sewell
[ Beast Does Good Kind Love Man May Much Religion Sham Talk Teach Their Them Without]
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion. Ulrich Beck
[ Assumption Basic Modernity Overcomes Religion Secular Society]
If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word - prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell. Charles Spurgeon
[ Any Ask Christian Die Enough Epitome Get Hell Live Long Pray Prayer Religion Say Should Will Without Word]
Perhaps these Ten Commandments cases will be the turning point in the legal war against religion. Cliff Stearns
[ Against Cases Commandments Legal Perhaps Point Religion Ten These Turning War Will]
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. James Madison
[ Both Done Doubt Every Example Exist Government Greater Less Mixed New Past Purity Religion Showing Succeed Together Will]
But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand. Ernest Holmes
[ Christian Even Few Hidden Meaning Misleading Much Real Religion Symbols Understand Words]
No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ America Background Best Brings Ethnic Matter Nationality Out Religion]
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. Camille Paglia
[ Art Awash Bodybuilding Chemistry Defying Mathematics Modern Nature Religion Ritual Science Sport Surpasses Western]
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. Mary Douglas
[ Community Does God Good Harm Image Into Just Makes Milky More Only Partly Religion Society Sweet Than True Vengeful Wants]
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it. Dalai Lama
[ Faith Good Particular Religion Survive Without]
In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams. Sergio Leone
[ Abruptly America Americans Childhood Dreams Entered Life Real-Life Religion Then Upset]
Religion is induced insanity. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Induced Insanity Religion]
It's unlikely that the organized religions will get more sectarian... or is it? I am not at all sure. Mary Douglas
[ Am Get More Organized Religions Sectarian Sure Unlikely Will]
I am sensitive to the value of faith and religion and spirituality in people's lives because I'm a journalist. Peter Jennings
[ Am Because Faith Journalist Lives Religion Sensitive Spirituality Value]
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. Huston Smith
[ Adds Agenda Creations Ethics Human Laws Modern Nature Now Period Realize Religions Responsible Social Structures Them]
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. Orhan Pamuk
[ Alone Army Believing Control Could Haven Just Made Mistake Power Religion Turkey Underestimated]
We must, however, note that what are usually called the high religions made their appearance within about twenty-five hundred years - most of them within fifteen hundred years. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Appearance Called Fifteen High However Hundred Made Most Must Note Religions Their Them Twenty-Five Usually Within Years]
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth. George Santayana
[ Efficacious Military More Religion Rhetorical Than Victory Wealth Worth]
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. Hans Urs von Balthasar
[ Absence Beauty Become Exposes Face Features Fostered Incomprehensible Lifted Longer Loved Man Mask Religion Threaten Which]
There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion. Lord Byron
[ Calms Doubt Much Naught Religion Rum Spirit True]
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. Henryk Sienkiewicz
[ Always Ceased Elsewhere Exist French Had Independence Long More Originality Others Regulator Religion Since Than Them Which Writers]
Go beyond science, into the region of metaphysics. Real religion is beyond argument. It can only be lived both inwardly and outwardly. Swami Sivananda
[ Argument Beyond Both Go Into Inwardly Lived Metaphysics Only Outwardly Real Region Religion Science]
Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Absolute Accidents Claims Cruel Essence Grow Intolerance Namely Out Religion Very]
Don't be confused that my interest in religion, faith, and spirituality is driven by any sense of faith or spirituality of my own. Peter Jennings
[ Any Confused Driven Faith Interest Own Religion Sense Spirituality]
Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband. This week it's religion. It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment. Sally Quinn
[ Advice Bush Depends Did Find Help Her How Husband Interesting Just Last Laura Moment Piece Religion Style Week]
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. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Boasts Eternal Exclusive Indispensable Judaism Religion Revealed Revelation Salvation Sense Term Truths Understood Usually Which]
There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of any other figure in world literature. Indeed if we discount figures of religion, then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide. Len G. Murray
[ Any Burns Christopher Columbus Discount Even Figure Figures Indeed Literature More Only Other Religion Robert Statues Than Then World Worldwide]
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. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Affiliation Any Ban Been Conspicuous Display Education Intentions National Never Our Protect Reassured Religion Religious Society Solely System Them]
Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law. Thomas Paine
[ Always Any Established Feature Law Marked Original Persecution Religion Religions Strongly]
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts. Hans Kung
[ Again Aggression Bloody Conflicts Even Fanaticism Hate Incite Inspire Leaders Legitimate Members Religions See Time Violent Xenophobia]
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion. Voltaire
[ Everybody Money Question Religion Same]
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. Barack Obama
[ Al-Qaeda Attacked Behind Cherish Day Down Liberties Mistrust Religion Sacrifice September Suspicion Us Walls Will]
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. Origen
[ Became Been Clearly Fathers Him Made Must Mysteries Prophets Religion Revelations Sacred Splendid Symbols Them Things Through Were Which]
I found enormous opposition to my religion. It's like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion. Ricardo Montalban
[ Against Enormous Found Grows Had Handle Heavy Lift Muscles Opposition Religion Resistance Strengthen Strong Until Want Weight Work Your]
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. Rocco Buttiglione
[ Advancing Atheist Left New Obligatory Religion Soft State Totalitarianism Wants]
Music is my religion. Jimi Hendrix Music
[ Music Religion]
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. Howard Stern
[ African Any Around Between Difference Divided Face Hat His Large Painting Parading Pope Praying Purse Religion Religions Rock Sickened Smoking Think Wearing White]
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. Jonathan Edwards
[ Cry Deceived Discoveries Down Elevation External False Hypocrites Men Morality Often Ones Others Outward Own Religion Righteousness Sorts Their Those Two Which Works]
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. Dee Dee Ramone
[ After Again Bad Bands Cover Hearing Listening Music Other Our Playing Ramones Religion Songs Started]
Americans should be free to recognize our religious heritage; doing that is not the same as creating a government-sponsored religion. Ernest Istook
[ Americans Creating Doing Free Heritage Our Recognize Religion Religious Same Should]
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. Cat Stevens
[ Again Bearing Been Caused Eastern Events Fuels Hatred Hit Horror Latest Looks Middle More Muslim Names Nothing Origin Religion Shame These]
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all. Khalil Gibran
[ Daily Enter Into Life Religion Take Temple Your]
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. Ruth Hubbard
[ Any Comprehend Disciplines Easier Economics Live Orthodoxy Other Overturn Philosophy Religion Science Society Than Through Try Which World]
Religions die slowly. Franz Marc
[ Die Religions Slowly]
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. Dalai Lama
[ Anyone Appreciate Believes Compassion Kindness Rebirth Religion Whether]
The freedom to convert is fundamental to freedom of religion. Bob Inglis
[ Convert Freedom Fundamental Religion]
Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions. Gregory Bateson
[ Art Based Commerce Even Religion Science Sleep Warfare]
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Cannot Claim Effective Evil Good Power Religion Restrain]
All... religions show the same disparity between belief and practice, and each is safe till it tries to exclude the rest. Thomas Wentworth
[ Belief Between Disparity Each Exclude Practice Religions Rest Safe Same Show Till Tries]
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. Carl Sandburg
[ Any Except His Man Mouth Never Religion Take Won Works]
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. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Anger Childlike Consuming Emerge Feeling Forms Hatred Here Humility Pain Religion Serene Smile Sweetest Wild]
All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth. Pat Buckley
[ Aspects Churches Contain God Only Religions Truth]
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. Jane Elliot
[ Always East Founded Greece Group Knew Major Middle Orient Planet Prayer Racists Religion Religious Rome Started Were White]
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. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Acquire Business Control Equality Excessive Exclusive Main Men Purify Religions Restrain Taste Times Well-Being Which]
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God. Elizabeth I
[ Causes God Higher Leave Religion Royalty Seek Than Thing Us Which World]
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. Lou Duva
[ Always Any Back Family Fighters Going Order Put Religion Them Thing Want]
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. Carroll Quigley
[ Arabs Christian East Establishing Ethical Ethics Had Historical Islam Jewish Moderate Monotheism Monotheistic Near Only Religions Sequence Spreading Success Successful Third Version Very]
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. Eugene Ionesco
[ Alienation Considered Does Everyday Ideology Life Live Philosophy Prison Religion Think Which]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion. Israel Zangwill
[ Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
This is my religion. I take long breaks now when I don't perform and I am not myself when I am not performing. Roy Haynes
[ Am Breaks Long Myself Now Perform Performing Religion Take]
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him. Thomas Hardy
[ Get Heaven Him Into Main Man Object Religion]
The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world. Georgia Harkness
[ Commands Dangerous Divine Forces Human Into Judgments Makes Most Religion Tendency Turn World]
Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them? Charles de Secondat
[ Did God Practicing Punish Religion Reveal Them Think Which Will]
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. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Act Cannot Ceases Degenerates Essence Into Kills Mainly Matter Moment Must Only Principles Religion Religious Responsibility Rules True Which]
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. John Comenius
[ Aside Consideration End Humanity Language Nationality Put Religion Selfishness Us View Welfare]
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation. Gertrude Stein
[ Counting Generation Hope Religion Salvation]
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. Christopher Dawson
[ Christian Clear Doctrine Essential Found Gives Great History Human Life Nature New Oriental Other Religions Value Which]
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God. Jeremy Taylor
[ God Must Mystery Religion Without]
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. Jack Bowman
[ Been Belief Christian Christmas Conditioning Education Elementary Kids Little More Religion Schools Than Years]
I have a strong belief in God... I find religion to be a very personal thing... I am also very spiritual. Sela Ward
[ Also Am Belief Find God Personal Religion Spiritual Strong Thing Very]
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. Kate Clinton
[ Been Expect Family Got Know Media Much Newspaper Politics Pretty Relations Religion Sections Sports Style Things Wonderful Would]
Nature says women are human beings, men have made religions to deny it. Nature says women are human beings, men cry out no! Taslima Nasrin
[ Beings Cry Deny Human Made Men Nature Out Religions Says Women]
Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control. Martin Luther King, Jr. Science
[ Control Gives Interprets Investigates Knowledge Man Power Religion Science Which Wisdom]
I'm so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions. Bjorn Ulvaeus
[ Because Crazy Delusions Giving Ideas Incredibly Just Lot Regarded Religions Respect Tired]
Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Any Caused Every History Human Idea Mankind Misery More Other Religion Single Stage Than]
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. Ronald Reagan
[ Acknowledged Freedom God Law Prospers Religion Rule Under Vibrant]
No matter what your religion, you should try to become a government program, for then you will have everlasting life. Lynn Martin
[ Become Everlasting Government Life Matter Program Religion Should Then Try Will Your]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands. Immanuel Kant
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition 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. Peter King
[ 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]
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. Annie Dillard
[ Also Birthday Bitter Creator Creatures Divides Evolution Fellow Ironic Our Present Recognize Religions Self-Consciousness Separating Thing Us Very]
The task of organized religion is not to prove that God was in the 1st century, but that he is in the 20th. S. H. Miller
[ Century God Organized Prove Religion Task]
Just in our lifetime our society has become looser and more private, it becomes extremely difficult to hold to any permanent commitment whatever, least of all to organized religion. Mary Douglas
[ Any Become Becomes Commitment Difficult Extremely Hold Just Least Lifetime Looser More Organized Our Permanent Private Religion Society Whatever]
A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion. Christy Turlington
[ Actually Beliefs Come How Lot Own Questioned Religion Spiritual Their Together Yoga]
How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions? Polly Toynbee
[ Any Art Culture History How Iconography Knowing Literature Main Make Own Religions Sense Stories Without World Your]
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. William Robertson Smith
[ Accustomed Appears Between Enter God Hardly Idea Individual Into Men Nation National Organisation Religion Religious Thing Think Unit Which Whole]
Religion has become so many different things. Religion is an economic thing for some people. Religion is a gun. Ziggy Marley
[ Become Different Economic Gun Many Religion Some Thing Things]
I fear it's because religion is man's attempt to reach God, and when he feels he has succeeded, he cannot abide anyone else's claim to have done the same. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Abide Anyone Attempt Because Cannot Claim Done Else Fear Feels God Man Reach Religion Same Succeeded]
A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Country His Man More Religion Stubbornness Than Will]
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence. Booker T. Washington
[ Bottom Economic Education Even Independence Must Our Politics Race Religion]
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. Alexander Herzen
[ Always Any Based Been Corruption Former Latter Makes Morality More Obedience Organization Pernicious Political Religions Say Slavery Than Use Violence Voluntary Why Will]
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Good Joke Religion Test Whether]
Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions. George Will
[ Education Emancipation His Individual Passions Politics Purpose Religion Share Should Steady Through]
Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Dignified Future Philosophy Plato Religion]
Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome. Benjamin Whichcote
[ Among Esteem Politicians Principles Profitable Religion Troublesome]
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one. John Ruskin Poetry
[ Clearly Poetry Prophecy Religion See]
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. Octavia Butler
[ Alive Because Committed Companionship Had Hadn Heaven Hellish Hope Jesus Kept Lives Probably Relatives Religion Some Suicide Their Were Would]
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. Carol P. Christ
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
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. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
[ Able Alter Always Consciousness Easier Elevation Everyday Forms Higher Life Make Man Modern Must Order Relation Religion Remains Than Towards]
If you want to move people, you look for a point of sensitivity, and in Egypt nothing moves people as much as religion. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Egypt Look Move Moves Much Nothing Point Religion Sensitivity Want]
Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. George Washington
[ Both Caution Exclusion Expect Experience Forbid Indulge Maintained Morality National Prevail Principle Reason Religion Religious Supposition Us Without]
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. Anjelica Huston
[ Am Believe Between Constantly Couple Father Had Hand Nuns Other Person Pray Religion Same Think Two Went Whose Years]
I don't think I can get into my deep inner thoughts about hitting. It's like talking about religion. Mike Schmidt
[ Deep Get Hitting Inner Into Religion Talking Think Thoughts]
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. Edmund Burke
[ Feeble Minds Religion Superstition]
Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics. Christopher Lasch
[ Adherents Bring Insights New Politics Reject Religion Religious Right Separation Spiritual]
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. Tom Wolfe
[ Actually Amazing Attitude Change Example Freedom Live Rather Religion Short Time Values]
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Century Religion Sex Substitute]
That cry of the soul to be lifted out of the bondage of the narrow circle of life, which carries up to God the protest and yearning of suffering man, never finds a more sublime expression than where humanity is oppressed and religion is corrupt. Hall Caine
[ Bondage Carries Circle Corrupt Cry Expression Finds God Humanity Life Lifted Man More Narrow Never Oppressed Out Protest Religion Soul Sublime Suffering Than Up Where Which Yearning]
I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art. Mary Baker Eddy
[ Art Because His Man More Quarrel Religion Than Would]
He who has religion will speak poetry. But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Discover Philosophy Poetry Religion Seek Speak Tool Which Will]
In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal. Carol P. Christ
[ Birth Death Feared Followed Goddess Life Part Religion Renewal Understood]
I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting. David Knopfler
[ Any Formal Make Practitioner Religion Setting Terrible]
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. Lucille Ball
[ Else Everyday Everything Falls First Into Line Love Religion Works Yourself]
I liked the humor of it, I've always enjoyed a sense of humor in God and in religion and in spirituality. Amber Tamblyn
[ Always Enjoyed God Humor Liked Religion Sense Spirituality]
It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together. Billy Higgins
[ Brings Races Religions Together]
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. Noah Webster
[ Any Basis Christian Evident Free Government Intended Mind More Must Privileges Religion Rights Secure Than Truth]
I did not want to reject religion as nonsense because life seemed to have no ultimate purpose without it, and most of the good people I knew were Christians. Luke Ford
[ Because Christians Did Good Knew Life Most Nonsense Purpose Reject Religion Seemed Ultimate Want Were Without]
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. John Cornyn
[ Bin Both Distinguish Distorts Does Draw Enemy Extreme Intolerance Islam Just Long Minority Others Politics Posed Religion Specifically Strain Terrorism Threat Tradition Within]
I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion. Dean Koontz
[ Anyone Based Behavior Just Perfectly Race Refuse Religion Service Think]
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Napoleon Bonaparte Religion
[ Keeps Murdering Poor Religion Rich]
So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma. Christy Turlington
[ Christ Dogma Follow Footprints Much Rather Religion Than Would]
No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion. Jeremy Bentham
[ Any Article Belief Employed Endeavor Establish Government Ought Power Religion Subject System]
Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether. Michael Newdow
[ Altogether Business Government Needs Out Religion Stay]
Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe. Dennis Potter
[ Believe Either Handle Just Know Religion]
But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity. Alfred de Vigny
[ Beyond Eternity Go Into Life Only Philosophy Poetry Province Pure Religion Time]
My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Always Being Belief Believes Bit Blood Bridle Feels Flesh Go Great Intellect Minds Only Our Religion Says Than True Wiser Wrong]
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics. Wendell Phillips
[ Breeds Difference More Politics Quarrels Religion Than]
Religion is absolutely unfathomable. Always and everywhere one can dig more deeply into infinities. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Absolutely Always Deeply Dig Everywhere Into More Religion Unfathomable]
Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions. Steve Hackett
[ Certainties Deals More Philosophy Questions Religion]
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. Vincent Van Gogh Nature
[ Go Need Out Paint Religion Say Shall Stars Terrible Then Word]
What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion. Geraldine Ferraro
[ Health-Care Husband Kids Religion Sources Strength Team Three]
Please accept a promise from me in his name that I will always live in the religion in which he died. Giacomo Meyerbeer
[ Accept Always Died His Live Name Please Promise Religion Which Will]
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. John Galsworthy
[ Ants Because Bees Belief Creed Dead Future Life Longer Nearly Place Real Religion Service Social Something Struggling Take]
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world. Benjamin Franklin
[ Binds Cannot Partnership Religion Sanction See Serious Think Us Which Work World]
When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism! David Starr Jordan
[ Barks Dog Moon Patriotism Religion Strangers Then]
The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I'm sure of that. Tom T. Hall
[ Came Concept First Guy Out Religion Sitting Sure Tree Under Up]
First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat. Huston Smith
[ Because Breeds Community Differences Drawn First Gets Heat Into Persuasion Political Really Religion Serves Soul Turns Up Violence]
Where knowledge ends, religion begins. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Begins Ends Knowledge Religion Where]
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. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Between Classical Correctly Difference Divine Division Human Interprets Into Lies Morality Only Religion Simply Things]
I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance. Christopher Marlowe
[ Childish Count Hold Ignorance Religion Sin Toy]
Oh, there's going to be debate because you're dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue. Pam Grier
[ Already Because Before Bible Conflict Dealing Debate Even Gay Going Hits Issue Oh Religion Separate State Supposed]
There can be no truce between science and religion. John B. S. Haldane
[ Between Religion Science Truce]
Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion. Bill Klem
[ Baseball Game More Religion Than]
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. Uma Thurman
[ Am Buddhism Effect Had How Learned Major Only Parts Religions Them Think World]
I don't know of any cases where as a result of religious precepts a population have found themselves enjoying less food than they would have if they didn't follow this particular religion. Marvin Harris
[ Any Cases Enjoying Follow Food Found Know Less Particular Population Precepts Religion Religious Result Than Themselves Where Would]
I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire. Peter Jennings
[ After Am Became Christianity Empire Execution His How Official Religion Roman Struck Utterly Years]
I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion. Paul Cezanne
[ Age Ask Consolation Find Once Only Pray Religion Us]
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. Richard M. Nixon History
[ Been Bloodiest Change Conflict Encouraging History Hope Long Man Nature Reduce Religion Religious Respect Term Wars Will]
More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. Alexander Chase Religion
[ Care Fewer More Religion Religious Tolerance]
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. Walter Savage Landor
[ Calls Conceited Differently Even Him Himself Made Religion Than Think Weakest Wiser Wisest]
I do engineering, not religion. Daniel J. Bernstein
[ Engineering Religion]
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. Beatrix Potter
[ Almost Behave Believe Causes Endless Forms Good Great Mind Never Outward Power Religion Rest Silently Strife Things Useless Working Yourself]
Human nature doesn't include all human beings. There are human beings who are indifferent to politics, religion, virtually anything. Conor Cruise O'Brien
[ Anything Beings Human Include Indifferent Nature Politics Religion Virtually]
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. Kathe Kollwitz
[ Day Indeed Inspired Itself Know Power Related Religion Something Whether Which Works]
There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine. Walter Scott
[ Doubt Easier Examine Finds Historical Incredulity Matters Religion Than Those Vulgar Well Which]
But let's just say, I'm Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist. Liam Neeson
[ Fist Grew Had Irish Iron Just Religion Say Tight Up Very]
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place. Irving Kristol
[ Crucial Moral Need Nothing Place Religion Role Take Tradition Vehicle]
For many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Easy Many Over Religion Right Stumble]
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. Barney Frank
[ Being Biased Cannot Cause Characterize Committed Common Even Hope Narrow Own Religion Religious Say Their Them Towards Which Will Work]
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. Khalil Gibran Religion
[ Bow Church Kneel Love Pray Religion Sons Spirit Temple Your]
I consider myself a religious person. God is something very personal with me and I don't flaunt religion in conversation with others. Richard Chamberlain
[ Consider Conversation God Myself Others Person Personal Religion Religious Something Very]
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. Emil Nolde
[ Above Art Beautiful Believes Days Egyptians Exalted Greeks Only Proud Race Religion Religions Rising Single Solitary Soul Stands Their These Time Whenever]
God requireth not a uniformity of religion. Roger Williams
[ God Religion Uniformity]
Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography. Lance Loud
[ Affected Class Coming Degrees Difficulty Geography Involves Out Race Religion Varying]
More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material. Charles Eastman
[ Conduct Even Found Inconsistency Material Men More Much Only Professed Religion Seeking Spiritual Spoke Than Things Those While White]
Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Build Frozen Man Out Religion Temples Thought Which]
The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ. Randall Terry
[ Christ Christian God Law Leads Religion Schoolmaster Us]
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. Eldridge Cleaver
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
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. Loretta Sanchez
[ Barriers Bigotry Break Cultures Different Down Educating Groups Prejudice Races Religions Situations Support Try]
Far from being hostile to religion is capable of rendering religion important services. Henry Norris Russell
[ Being Capable Far Hostile Important Religion Rendering Services]
Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Religion Selfishness]
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley Religion
[ Incline Mind More Original Powerful Religion Solitude Towards Will]
In course of time, religion came with its rites invoking the aid of good spirits which were even more powerful than the bad spirits, and thus for the time being tempered the agony of fears. Paul Harris
[ Agony Aid Bad Being Came Course Even Fears Good Invoking More Powerful Religion Rites Spirits Tempered Than Thus Time Were Which]
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. Carl Sagan
[ Both Deep Means Nonsense Religion Science Scrutiny Skeptical Thoughts Which]
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. Reese Witherspoon
[ Background Connect Culture Family Grew Had Her Immediate Inspired June Lot Modern Play Really Religion Same Shared She Spirituality Up Values Woman]
The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion. Emily Carr
[ Artist Himself His Itself May Religion Religious Sincere Sincerity Think]
Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Away Book Mormon None Our Religion Revelations Take Where]
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. Abdurrahman Wahid
[ Fail Grasp Islam Knowing Lenient Many Muslims Others Religion Systems Teaches Their These Tolerated Too Towards Understand Value Which]
I also don't have organized religion on Pern. I figured - since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing - that religion was one problem Pern didn't need. Anne McCaffrey
[ Also Figured Four Going Holy Need Organized Problem Religion Since Time Wars Were Writing]
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. James Welch
[ Any Been Best Better Country Indian Indians Looking Lost Lot Organized Religion Societies Spirituality Still Than Think Way World]
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance. Eric Hoffer
[ Brand Faith Find His Intolerance Know Listen Must Need Person Profession Religion]
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. Peter Benenson
[ Any Because Being Day Executed Find Government His Imprisoned Newspaper Open Opinions Religion Report Someone Somewhere Tortured Unacceptable Week Will World Your]
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers. Nathaniel Hawthorne
[ Art Close Economics Kin Religion Root Same Spring Strangers]
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. Bertrand Russell
[ Ascetic Been Condemn Drive History Men Pleasures Power Religions Seek Sense Throughout Vice Which]
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. Mandy Moore
[ Came Catholic Cool Even Half High Never Religion School Talk Thing Up Went Year]
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. Serj Tankian
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
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. Lewis Mumford
[ Action Brotherhood Dictum Directive Earth Economic Fullness Hollow Human Longer Lord Religion Thereof Toward]
We've got to find ways of confronting the issues that divide - and at the heart of cultural issues, you often find religions. George Carey
[ Confronting Cultural Divide Find Got Heart Issues Often Religions Ways]
The role of the federal government should be neutral toward culture just as it is toward religion. Preston Manning
[ Culture Federal Government Just Neutral Religion Role Should Toward]
I've dabbled in several different religions. Jerry Hall
[ Dabbled Different Religions Several]
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. Peter L. Berger
[ Argument Comes Go Hand Mistake Modernity Modernization More Most Other Our Religion Sociologists Think Underlying Wrote]
Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion. John Burroughs
[ Been Curiosity Joy Keen Religion Universe]
It therefore become essential for the future of Judaism itself that its advancement should be correlated with a similar effort to advance the cause of religion generally. Louis Finkelstein
[ Advance Advancement Become Cause Effort Essential Future Generally Itself Judaism Religion Should Similar Therefore]
Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Begin Free Humanity New Religion Set Will]
As long as there are religions, there are going to be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion. Juliana Hatfield
[ Behind Going Hiding Long Religion Religions Their Veil]
Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion. George Byron
[ His Honour Itself Notions Notwithstanding Religion Shelley Truth]
Religion is man's attempt to bind himself back to a relationship with God. Victoria Jackson
[ Attempt Back Bind God Himself Man Relationship Religion]
Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion! Thomas Huxley
[ Beautiful Child Him Morality Religion Teach Wise]
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths. Muhammad Ali
[ Contain Different Just Lakes Names Religions Rivers Streams Truths Water]
Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there. Mohammed Naguib
[ Always Candle Color Everyone Inside Lantern Looks Particular Religion Through]
The Christian use of religion as a personal love affair both shocked me, and attracted me. Lionel Blue
[ Affair Attracted Both Christian Love Personal Religion Shocked Use]
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. Paul Tillich
[ Answer Being Concern Concerns Contains Grasped Itself Life Meaning Other Our Preliminary Qualifies Question Religion State Ultimate Which]
Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why. Eric Gill
[ Cannot Know Makes Man Philosophy Religion Why Without]
Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it. Francis Arinze
[ Culture Dimension Element Religion Transcendent]
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. Pat Boone
[ Any Behavior Consequences Embodies Even Expectations Form Hear Obviously Religion Rules Some Sometimes Want]
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. Harvey Milk
[ Any Been Fact Friends More Name Other Perversion Reason Religion Single Slaughtered Than True]
The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of God confuse law with faith. Randall Terry
[ Christian Confuse Enemies Faith God Law Religion]
I have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish. Tom T. Hall
[ Baptist Catholic Jewish Own Religion Sort]
There's no religion but sex and music. Sting
[ Music Religion Sex]
A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook. Francis J. Grimke
[ Affects Good His How Man Pocketbook Pretty Religion Test]
No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state. Felix Adler
[ Becomes Church Continue Long Maintain Purity Religion State Subservient]
My family was very, very receptive to all; all races, religions. Pam Grier
[ Family Races Receptive Religions Very]
Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism, and when it cracked, I was open to religion again. Lionel Blue
[ Again Cracked Early Idolatry Open Religion Repression Saw Stalinism]
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. Herbert Read
[ After Already Clear Gradually New Old Provide Religion Revert Russia Socialism Society Twenty Will Years Your]
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. Arthur C. Clarke
[ Entire Greatest Hijacking History Mankind May Morality Religion Tragedy]
All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many. Ulrich Beck
[ Among Atheism Belief Less Many Modernity More Only Realize Religion Sociology Suggests System Theory Wrong]
The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand. Howard Cosell
[ After Allowed Attaches Completely Country Football Game Get Hand Importance Incredible Our Out Religion Society Sport Sports]
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. Richard Adams
[ Atoms Belief Contingent Forces Heart Human Lies Modern Move Novelty Popular Precisely Preferences Radical Rejection Religion Science Stars Upon 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. Van Morrison
[ Back Became Days Get Long Media Mixed New Over Politics Religion Seem Taken Television These Time Up]
Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way. Karl Barth
[ Does Give God Himself Jesus Other Recipes Religion Show Teachers Way]
Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism. Benito Mussolini
[ Century Fascism History Known Religion Twentieth Will]
In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual. William Robertson Smith
[ Better Common Dictate Foreign Individual Magical May Nothing Private Religion Rites Savage State Superstitions Terror Times Tribe]
It was part of your religion to hate the British. Rebecca H. Davis
[ British Hate Part Religion Your]
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! William Blake
[ Brotherhood Church Cruelty Demonstrations Dividing Exist Families Harlot Politics Pride Reason Religion Same Separate Theatre Thing Two Wife]
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. Napoleon Bonaparte Religion
[ Choose Giver God Had Life Religion Sun Universal Would]
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too. Studs Terkel
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
They have hijacked my religion. Cat Stevens
[ Hijacked Religion]
There are some forms of religion that are bad, just as there's bad cooking or bad art or bad sex, you have bad religion too. Karen Armstrong
[ Art Bad Cooking Forms Just Religion Sex Some Too]
Too long has the public mind considered religion to be synonymous with priestcraft. Benjamin Whorf
[ Considered Long Mind Priestcraft Public Religion Synonymous Too]
For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties. Louis Finkelstein
[ Also America Because Civil Destruction Freedom Happens Involve Jews Liberties More Others Our Problem Religion Religious Than Training Urgent Vital Will]
The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld. Michael Newdow
[ Asked Constitution Government Infusing Into Our Religion Says Society Supposed Upheld]
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. Cat Stevens
[ Blended Destruction Faith Far Found Headlines Reality Reason Religion Removed Scientific Spiritual Terrorism Unifying Violence]
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. Lynn Abbey
[ Centuries Cultures During Here How Least Magic Many Planet Presumed Religions Theories Were Worked]
Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious philosophy for Americans, whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion. Thurston Moore
[ Americans Become Buddhism Considered Exotic Philosophy Recognized Religion Religious Socially Used Whereas]
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief. Nick Cave
[ Any Belief Believe Believer Belong Certain Church Creative Form Go God Particular Religion Without Write]
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice. Francis Bacon
[ Care Justice Next Promote Religion Your]
While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind. Daniel Goleman
[ Asian Began Mind Religions Study Theories While]
Some people think that all the equipment you need to discuss religion is a mouth. Herman Wouk
[ Discuss Equipment Mouth Need Religion Some Think]
The little religion that I have clung to-that what matters most is the continuity of life, and its improvement from one generation to another. David O. Selznick
[ Another Continuity Generation Improvement Life Little Matters Most Religion]
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. Northrop Frye
[ Approach Culture Destroy Essential Forms Idolatry Intellectual Object Present Recurrent Religion Replace Service Tendency Understanding Worship]
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. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Dependent Establish Fine Greater Heart Ideals Later Lesser Life Own Religion Second-Hand Seem Thing Tradition Will]
Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion. Ville Valo
[ Ethics Even Instead Religion School Studied]
More people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, my friends, that is true perversion. Harvey Milk
[ Any Been Friends More Name Other Perversion Reason Religion Single Slaughtered Than True]
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. Frank Herbert
[ Always Aware Become Conscious Duty Fully Individual Law Less Little Never Religion Than United Yourself]
All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need. Harvey Cox
[ Abiding Beings Done Else Hear Human Innate Live Main Meeting Need Provided Religion Stories Story Tell Ways Whatever]
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? Matthew Fox
[ Am Change East Essentially Going Here Hey Lot Mirror Own Religion Saying See Stupid Teach Us West Your]
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! Blaise Pascal
[ Act Battles Certain Certainty How Many Must Ought Religion Save Sea Things Uncertainty Voyages]
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. Lord Chesterfield
[ Advice Any Anybody Because Charge Give Laid Matrimony Matters Never Next Religion Torments Will World]
Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light. Franz Liszt
[ Art Christ Divine Forms Great His Ideal Illuminates Life Light Religion Remains Serenity Shapes Stages Still Supreme Toward Transitory Which]
The sad part about our past is that religions, ironically enough, are responsible for creating the most destructive idea that has ever been visited upon the human race: the idea that there is such a thing as 'better.' Neale Donald Walsch
[ Been Better Creating Destructive Enough Ever Human Idea Ironically Most Our Part Past Race Religions Responsible Sad Such Thing Upon Visited]
We need a new religion. Lauren Hutton
[ Need New Religion]
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. King Hussein I
[ Abraham Birthplace Children Continue Dawn Descendants Fear Free Great Life Living Monotheistic New Our Part Peace Religions Shall Their Three Together Want Work]
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. Walter Koenig
[ Anything Atrocities Been Committed Else Freedom However More Name Persecution Practice Religion Religious Should Something Than Tolerance]
There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious. Harriet Ann Jacobs
[ Between Blood Called Christianity Church Communion Difference Goes Great Into Man Matter Money Pays Price Religion Religious South Table Treasury]
Historically, more people have died of religion than cancer. Dick Francis
[ Cancer Died Historically More Religion Than]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Aspiration Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
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. H. L. Mencken Religion
[ Beautiful Children Extent Fellow His Must Only Other Religion Respect Sense Smart Theory Wife]
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. Charley Pride
[ Adhere Called Care Charge Concerned Far God Religion Them]
Religion as a human phenomenon is as riddled through with potential for both good and evil as any other phenomenon. Richard John Neuhaus
[ Any Both Evil Good Human Other Phenomenon Potential Religion Riddled Through]
With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity. Francis Arinze
[ Also Beautiful Between Christianity Church Difference Errors Expressions God Great Herself Human Humanity Insights Other Rather Reference Religions Seeking Sees Some Soul Spiritual Them Without]
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. Larry Flynt
[ Any Beginning Caused Crutch Good Harm Idea More Nothing Other Religion Say Since Than Time Use]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Admire Am Much Religions See Thankful]
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. Josh McDowell
[ Claim Claimed Dead Followers Had Himself His Jesus Literature Power Raise Raised Religion Unique Would]
I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Any Approach Cannot Land Maintain Path Religion Sect Truth Whatsoever]
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. Serj Tankian
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents. Ron Lewis
[ Allegiance America Central Congress Declaration Express Flag Freedom Ideals Independence Nation Our Positive Principle Protect Religion Represents Step Taken]
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. Tom Tancredo
[ Believe Bent Civilization Destroying Fighting Group Here Hijacked Just Ours Religion Small]
What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage. Gertrude Stein
[ Abundance End Marriage Protection Religion Renunciation Stepping-Stone]
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence. Friedrich Schleiermacher
[ Absolute Consists Dependence Essence Feeling Religion]
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. David Hume
[ Any Attended Believed Cannot Christian Day Even First Miracles Only Person Reasonable Religion Without]
I have increasingly, over the years, felt that religion today does our civilization more harm than good. Mary Douglas
[ Civilization Does Felt Good Harm Increasingly More Our Over Religion Than Today Years]
Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government. James Madison
[ Aid Flourishes Government Greater Purity Religion Than Without]
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. Stephen Harper
[ Accept After Attained Country Dogma Enforced Mere National Policy Question Religion Status Supposed Which Without]
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. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Extent Feared Had Just Languages Manage Managed Neither Out Religion Russians Soviets Wipe]
True Americanism is opposed utterly to any political divisions resting on race and religion. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Americanism Any Divisions Opposed Political Race Religion Resting True Utterly]
Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that's got true religion, several of them. Hal Holbrook
[ Animal Got Man Only Religion Religious Several Them True]
I believe that religion should be totally separated from the state. That's not the way it is today, not even in Sweden. Bjorn Ulvaeus
[ Believe Even Religion Separated Should State Sweden Today Totally Way]
After all, is football a game or a religion? Howard Cosell
[ After Football Game Religion]
The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena of the heart and the head will be occupied or reoccupied, by our real problems - the problems of life and of human relations, of creation and behavior and religion. John Maynard Keynes
[ Arena Back Behavior Belongs Creation Day Economic Far Head Heart Human Life Occupied Off Our Problem Problems Real Relations Religion Seat Take Where Will]
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion. William Blake
[ Bricks Brothels Built Law Prisons Religion Stones]
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. Bill Maher
[ Because Believe Crazies Justified Nation Religion Stops Think Thinking]
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. Don Henley
[ Between Certain Ecology Focus Interest Matter Men Politics Pool Relationships Religion Subject Things Usually Women Write]
The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind. Carol P. Christ
[ Attacking Behind Growing Leaving Less Movement Patriarchal Present Religion Simply Than Threat Will Women]
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. Alcee Hastings
[ 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]
All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge. James M. Baldwin
[ Along Art Development Find Knowledge Life Made Politics Reached Reflects Religion Self Shows Social Stages Uses]
Energy, energy? Energy is, is, it's nothing more than a lot of new age hokum masquerading as religion. Tony Wilson
[ Age Energy Lot Masquerading More New Nothing Religion Than]
The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion. George Gillespie
[ Corrupted Hath Judgment Life Others Perverted Pride Religion Them Way]
Most of the dogmatic religions have exhibited a perverse talent for taking the wrong side on the most important concepts in the material universe, from the structure of the solar system to the origin of man. George G. Simpson
[ Concepts Dogmatic Exhibited Important Man Material Most Origin Perverse Religions Side Solar Structure System Taking Talent Universe Wrong]
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. William Robertson Smith
[ Born Certain Conduct Fellow-Men Fixed General Gods Him His Into Man Member Position Prescribed Relation Religion Scheme Side Simply Society Surely Thus]
It is an interesting and demonstrable fact, that all children are atheists and were religion not inculcated into their minds, they would remain so. Ernestine Rose
[ Atheists Children Demonstrable Fact Inculcated Interesting Into Minds Religion Remain Their Were Would]
Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for. Edward F. Halifax
[ Anger Care Lady Men Most Neither Quarrel Religion Should Them Two]
I don't believe in organized religion - I dealt with them hand in hand, and a whole bunch of Catholic priests tried to molest me. Telling me I was gay and I should go home with them and stuff. Jonathan Davis
[ Believe Bunch Catholic Dealt Gay Go Hand Home Molest Organized Priests Religion Should Stuff Telling Them Tried Whole]
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. John Woolman
[ 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 honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood. Rip Torn
[ Blood Except Gets Honor Into Religion Shedding]
As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Believe Belonging Cherishes Conviction Domain Flawed His Outside Personal Politician Politics Regards Religion Religious Seriously Sphere View]
I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things. Julian Clary
[ Found Kind More Pagan Personal Religion Satisfy Side Spiritual Things]
If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion. Muhammad Iqbal
[ Adhere Does Faith Him Life Lost Religion Security]
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. James Larkin
[ Area Birth Cases Certain Conscience Each Geographical Great Individual Many Matter Outcome Question Religion Residence]
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life. John Updike
[ Enables Get Ignore Jobs Life Nothingness Religion Us]
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. Anita Roddick
[ Business Businesses Consumer Control Going Governments Institution More Most Pockets Politics Powerful Religion Since Than Vigilante]
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. Christopher Dawson
[ Absolutely Actively Advance Behind Body Christianity Culture Destruction Exists Hostile Issue Life Modern Moreover Necessary Opinion Positive Regards Religion Side Strong Tendency Treat Vague]
It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life. Godfrey Reggio
[ Comprehensive Economic Effect Environment Etc Everything Exists Host Just Life Nature New Now Point Politics Religion Society Structure Technology Where]
When I was almost 13 I was ripe for religion. I was actually just plain ripe. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Actually Almost Just Plain Religion Ripe]
And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living. Toni Cade Bambara
[ Ask Living Might Religion Technology]
Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art. Ezra Pound
[ Another Art Attempt Failures Just Numerous Oh Religion Resulting Those]
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. Feisal Abdul Rauf
[ 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]
But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy? Harriet Martineau
[ Cannot Completely Exercised Fact Healthy Individual Moral Nature Religion State Therefore True Unless]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Among Many Men Races Religions Since Wandered]
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. Margaret Mead
[ Age Being Children Class Color Delightful Each Instead Learn Loathsome Must Opportunity Presented Range Religion Sex Some Stereotypes Within]
That which we call the Hindu religion is really the Eternal religion because it embraces all others. Sri Aurobindo
[ Because Call Embraces Eternal Hindu Others Really Religion Which]
Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Beautifully Expediency Go Hand Political Religion]
Love is the cheapest of religions. Cesare Pavese
[ Cheapest Love Religions]
If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls. Roland Allen
[ Absolve Allow Christ Consideration Duty Gospel Heathen His Morality Our Own Preaching Really Religion Souls Throne Us]
A cult is a religion with no political power. Tom Wolfe
[ Cult Political Power Religion]
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment. Madonna Ciccone
[ Catholicism Painful Punishment Religion Soothing]
It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion. Edgar Quinet
[ Certain Enter Intimacy Into Must Religion Secret Their Whole Would]
And I used to think that proof that I had religion was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Had How Knew Proof Religion Sing Songs Think Used Whether]
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. Georgi Purvanov
[ Among Because Believe Capital Civilizations Countries Country Dialogue Discussing East Europe Familiar Notably Record Religions Religious Republic South Suitable Tolerance Track Venue Well]
You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life. Joni Mitchell
[ Aggressive Any Foot Ignorance Illness Just Kind Law Life Little Mental Mounting Particular Rabbit Rabid Really Religion Slice Songs Spiritual Their]
One either has to believe in a God who's terribly prejudiced, or disbelieve the teachings of such exclusionary theologies. Religions have taught us that 'we are better than they.' Neale Donald Walsch
[ Believe Better Disbelieve Either God Prejudiced Religions Such Taught Teachings Terribly Than Theologies Us]
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. Robert Shea
[ Behavior Enough Even Get Kicked Major Out Reject Religion Rule Tenet Violate Worse]
It is the sincerest thing I have written, caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion - death brought them into harmony. Laurence Housman
[ Brought Caught Contrary Death Drama Harmony Into Love Religion Sincerest Soul Struggling Them Thing Toils Written]
The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people. Ezra Pound
[ Act Bell Implies Interference Other Pointless Quiet Religions Ringing Symbolic]
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. James Randi
[ Around Been Better Characters Costumes Difference Different Longer Much Only Organised Religion Same Story]
Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power. Julian Casablancas
[ Gain Never Power Problem Religion Use]
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Bigotry Fools Frighten Ghost Her Murders Religion]
All religions have been made by men. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Been Made Men Religions]
Judaism is an intellectually based religion, and the single most important theme is that of study. Norman Lamm
[ Based Important Intellectually Judaism Most Religion Single Study Theme]
School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects. Leigh Steinberg
[ Aspects Different Explore Freedom Gives Philosophies Religions School Subjects Yourself]
If organized religion is the opium of the masses, then disorganized religion is the marijuana of the lunatic fringe. Kerry Thornley
[ Disorganized Fringe Lunatic Masses Opium Organized Religion Then]
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. Flora Lewis
[ Alien Arisen Aspiration Concepts Democracy Dignity Everywhere Freedom Infuse May Moral Philosophy Religion Striving Underlying Universal Way West]
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Common Excellent Keeping Quiet Religion Stuff]
As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried to do without for a long time. Kerry Thornley
[ Devil Long Our Religion Somebody Time Tried Without]
The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising. Kit Williams
[ Advertising Ancient Contemporary Engine Religion See Society]
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. Robert South
[ 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]
Every major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals. E. O. Wilson
[ Among Cultures Darwinian Ever Every Flourished Major None Religion Rivals Struggle Today Tolerating Waged Winner]
Religions get lost as people do. Franz Kafka
[ Get Lost Religions]
Even if it were proven that God didn't exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine. Charles Baudelaire
[ Divine Even Exist God Proven Religion Still Were Would]
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth. Voltaire
[ Astrology Astronomy Daughter Daughters Dominated Earth Long Mad Mother Religion Superstition These Too Wise]
Certain I am, that Christian Religion does no where allow Rebellion. Mary Astell
[ Allow Am Certain Christian Does Rebellion Religion Where]
I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion. Oriana Fallaci
[ Am Freedom Includes Known Life Religion Spent Struggle]
In principle the great religions of the world do not differ as much as they appear to. Ernest Holmes
[ Appear Differ Great Much Principle Religions World]
The hierarchy of class in London was rigid. It was like a religion. It still is to a certain extent. Ben Kingsley
[ Certain Class Extent Hierarchy London Religion Rigid Still]
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. James Martineau
[ Belief Divine God Holding Mankind Mind Moral Relations Religion Ruling Universe Will]
The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion. John Boyd Orr
[ Always Approval Arms Been Empires Force Get Great Increase Policy Possible Power Powers Religion State Territory Their]
The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live. Bernard de Mandeville
[ Against Bear Bids Directly Fit Honor Injuries Live Modern Only Opposite Other Patience Religion Resent Said Tells Them Thing Weight]
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand. Karl Marx
[ Cannot Deal Human Impotence Mind Occurrences Religion Understand]
In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason. Heinrich Heine
[ Confirmed Earlier Expressed Individual Many Miracles Modern Reason Religions Spirit Through Time]
For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness. Randall Terry
[ Christian Enjoy Foolishness Just Matthew Practice Religion Revelation Think Understand Us]
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. Julius Streicher
[ Enlighten Gentiles Goal Guard Jews Persecute Put Race Religion Them]
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. John Keegan
[ Beliefs Bothered Century Depressed East First Funny Half Held Islam Middle Nobody Poor Pure Religion Sort System Their Thing]
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. James A. Michener
[ Avoid Better Customs Fear Food Home Ignore Might Reject Religion Stay]
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. Jonathan Swift
[ Another Enough Hate Love Make Religion Us]
The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion. Fred Allen
[ Changed Choir Church First Hundred Religion Sang Their Time Two]
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. Mohandas Gandhi
[ Account Affairs Does Help Practical Religion Solve Takes Them]
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. Theodore C. Sorensen
[ Against Convinced Culture Deny Faith Freedom Governments Invade Islamic Members Over Prejudiced Religion Suppress Their Them Want Would]
If your religion is better than mine and your opinion, you have a real problem. Michael Berryman
[ Better Mine Opinion Problem Real Religion Than Your]
Politics in America is the binding secular religion. Theodore White
[ America Binding Politics Religion Secular]
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. James G. Frazer
[ Believed Conciliation Control Course Direct Human Life Man Nature Powers Religion Superior Then Understand Which]
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion. John Ruskin
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others. William J. H. Boetcker
[ Bringing Finding Giving Happiness Into Lives Others Religion True]
God did not intend religion to be an exercise club. Naguib Mahfouz Funny
[ Club Did Exercise God Intend Religion]
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. Simon Greenleaf
[ Bring Christian Conviction Discovery Essential Evidence Examining Existing Far Freed Investigation Mind Open Possible Prejudice Religion Truth]
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Bearing Ills Indifference Life Modes Philosophy Religion Three]
There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin. Simon Greenleaf
[ Candor Divine Follow Found Investigate Lead May Objection Origin Our Part Readiness Religion Reserve Should Submit Teachings Truth Us Wherever Without]
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions. Stephen Harper
[ Canadian Cost Failed Fairness God Led Millions Produced Religion Taxpayers Unity Untold]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape. William Blum
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
I studied English literature; I took 2 independent religion classes, but I wasn't a religion major really. Maggie Gyllenhaal
[ Classes English Independent Literature Major Really Religion Studied Took]
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace. Alexis Carrel
[ Brings Ineffable Inner Light Man Peace Religion Spiritual Strength]
Kinsey was trying to study sex scientifically, get rid of the overlay of culture and religion. Bill Condon
[ Culture Get Kinsey Religion Rid Scientifically Sex Study Trying]
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. Simon Greenleaf
[ Branch Candor Christianity Conceded Demands Every Human Investigate Mind More Nothing Our Readily Religion Requiring Science Simplicity Than Those Truth Would]
The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion. Ernest Istook
[ Amendment Attack Courts First Protect Religion Should Using]
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. Jermaine Jackson
[ Airports America Become Being Everywhere Immigration Islam Mistreated Muslims Negroes New Peace Religion Think Wrong]
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics. T. S. Eliot
[ Am Literature Politics Religion]
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. Uri Geller
[ Am Beard Believe Big Day Every Few God Him Jewish Man Minutes Old Pray Religions Religious See White]
Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune. Raymond Queneau
[ Disappear Fortune Good Man Religions Tend]
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. Gilbert K. Chesterton Religion
[ Affair Less Love More Religion Theory Your]
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. Barack Obama
[ Antipathy Bitter Cling Explain Frustrations Get Guns Religion Sentiment Surprising Their Them Then Way]
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. Raymond Sokolov
[ Across Bar Building Buildings Corner Diagonally Entrance Holy Lunch Placed Point Religion Room Setting Settings Strategically Table Tables]
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. Kofi Annan
[ Awareness Believe Century Defined Dignity Every Human Life Mission More Nations New Profound Race Regardless Religion Sanctity United Will]
I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality. Bob Hope
[ Benefits Blow Hate Hereafter Religions]
It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements. Mary Douglas
[ Arrangements Done Harm Looser More Organized Prefer Private Reasonable Religion Very Worry]
The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. Matthew Arnold
[ Emotion Meaning Morality Religion Simply Thus Touched True]
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason. Voltaire
[ Lost Never Power Reason Religion Those Truths Understood Well]
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. Salman Rushdie
[ Against Asked Bite Religion Say Sound Were Would]
I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort. Jewel Kilcher
[ Any Comfort Found Much Never Organized Overly Religion Sort]
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. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Any Based Ethics Good Held Judged Meaning Must Necessary Other Religion Social Standard Standards Their Well-Being Would]
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. Walter Pater
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
Patriotism is the religion of hell. James Branch Cabell
[ Hell Patriotism Religion]
While even pornography is protected as free speech, the courts have consciously undermined religious speech and freedom of religion for years. Ernest Istook
[ Consciously Courts Even Free Freedom Protected Religion Religious Speech Undermined While Years]
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion. Abdul Kalam
[ Killing Mandated Others Promotion Religion Requirement Sustenance]
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. Alan Watts
[ Becomes Certain Clings Faith Fanatic God Ideas Matters Nature Other Person Religion Universe Words]
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. Hans Kung
[ Becomes Declaration Essence Ethic However Human Merely More Nations Religions Repeat Rights Statements Such Superfluous Than United]
It is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion. Noah Webster
[ Bible Christian Citizens Correct Desire Early Genuine New Our Particularly Principles Religion Republican Should Sincere Source Testament Understand Writer]
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. Scott Adams
[ Behind Better Dating Defines Humans Irrational Nothing Payoffs Principle Pursuit Religion Than Their Things Unlikely Willingness]
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. Daniel Berrigan
[ Also Because Charged Country Faith Highly Imagery Many Person Reflective Religion Sacramental Seminary Years Young]
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. Gael Garcia Bernal
[ Every Job Kid Little Normal Other Parents Religion School Them Times Wanted Went Were]
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. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Authority First God Oppressive Orthodox Positively Reasons Religion Russian Russians Sent Several Something State Understanding View Why]
Christianity is the only major religion to have as its central event the humiliation of its God. Bruce Shelley
[ Central Christianity Event God Humiliation Major Only Religion]
At the same time we are aware that our various religions and ethical traditions often offer very different bases for what is helpful and what is unhelpful for men and women, what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil. Hans Kung
[ Aware Bases Different Ethical Evil Good Helpful Men Offer Often Our Religions Right Same Time Traditions Unhelpful Various Very Women Wrong]
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Accompanied Civilisation Conflict Conquest Emigration Ever Opinion Race Religion]
I have always felt that a man's religion was his personal and private affair. Leverett Saltonstall
[ Affair Always Felt His Man Personal Private Religion]
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. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Activities Age Called Church Classified Come Country Mingling New Pagan Prohibition Religion Religions So-Called State Therefore Under]
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true. Blaise Pascal
[ Afraid Despise Hate May Men Religion True]
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion. Baruch Spinoza
[ Becoming Established How Know Philosophy Religion Teach Without]
The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion. John Paul Stevens
[ Complete Course Government Must Neutrality Pursue Religion Toward]
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Common False Regarded Religion Rulers True Useful Wise]
For more than 150 years free men in our countries have had the opportunities to educate themselves, choose their own religions, select their own occupations, accumulate capital and invent better ways of doing things. Charles E. Wilson
[ Accumulate Better Capital Choose Countries Doing Educate Free Had Invent Men More Occupations Opportunities Our Own Religions Select Than Their Themselves Things Ways Years]
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires. Sigmund Freud
[ Derives Desires Fact Falls Illusion Instinctual Our Religion Strength]
Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need. Bill Maher
[ Between Bureaucracy God Man Need Religion]
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. Yahoo Serious
[ Audiences Box Clicks Counts Devil Hollywood Into Movie Office Only Orbit Place Real Really Religion Some Sort Sucked Then Where Your]
Organized religion: the world's largest pyramid scheme. Bernard Katz
[ Largest Organized Pyramid Religion Scheme World]
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. John Shelby Spong
[ Because Burning Demonic Get Heretics Need Only Prove Religion Religious Seems Stake Truth Turns Wars Where]
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion. Francis Herbert Hedge
[ Good Nature Part Person Religion Sympathy]
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. Richard Dawkins
[ Basic Biology Bound Claims Different God Look Most Physics Quite Religion Scientific Theory Universe Where Without Would]
Love is my religion - I could die for it. John Keats Love
[ Could Die Love Religion]
I'm not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the church. Shaun Cassidy
[ Am Anything Believer Big Church Connection Experience Faith Fan God Great Important Necessarily Our Part Really Reason Religion Something Spiritual Think True]
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society. Anita Brookner
[ Being God Hero Own Religion Saint Sanction Society Support Without Your]
I have a sneaking suspicion that all religions lead to the same place, a very unified place. Jewel Kilcher
[ Lead Place Religions Same Sneaking Suspicion Unified Very]
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines. Bertrand Russell
[ Adopt Away Fade Guidelines Infancy Intelligence Left Our Over Reason Religion Science Something Will]
Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations. Jurgen Habermas
[ Authoritarian Contributed Convincing Disappointment Fact Language May More Nationalistic New Offers Old Orientations Over Political Regimes Religion Subjectively Today]
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one. John Ruskin
[ Clearly Does Ever Greatest Human Poetry Prophecy Religion See Soul Thing World]
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy. Franz Werfel
[ Art Between Dialogue Everlasting God Humanity Religion]
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Human Last Refuge Religion Savagery]
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. Samuel Chase
[ Christian Christians Denominations Entitled Equal Equally Established Footing Form Government Liberty Our Placed Protection Religion Religious Same Sects Their Upon]
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. Joseph Ratzinger Religion
[ Allows Building Civil Does Factors Freedom Gives Impose Just Rather Religion Religions Religious Responsibility Society Space State Therefore These Toward Up]
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. August Bebel
[ Aim Atheism Called Domain Economics Politics Religion Republicanism Socialism Today]
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense. Voltaire
[ Clergy Common Contrary More Nothing Reason Religion Sense Than]
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. Jerry Costello
[ Armenians Courage Culture Faith Generations Genocide Great Indifferent Often Overcome Preserved Proudly Religion Story Suffering Their Told Traditions World]
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. Richard Dawkins
[ Answers Really Religion Satisfied Teaches Things Us Which Wrong]
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. Sean O'Casey
[ Bring Great Into Keep Many Ought Out Possible Reason Regard Religion Things Think]
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. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Adding Always Complete Final Gathered Man Modification Must Never Painfully Religion Seems Shaping Slowly Together Undergoing]
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. Kirstie Alley
[ Belief Comes Going Life Lift Matter Push Religion Science Shove Side Spiritual Up]
I got a cold feeling toward religion in general. I don't think God would want to separate families. Ja Rule
[ Cold Families Feeling General God Got Religion Separate Think Toward Want Would]
We are not going to toy with our religion or any other. Nor are we going to barter. We are here to extend our hands to build peace and harmony. Feisal Abdul Rauf
[ Any Barter Build Extend Going Hands Harmony Here Nor Other Our Peace Religion Toy]
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst. Thomas Paine
[ Affect Mankind Religion Tyrannies Tyranny Worst]
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. Jennifer Aniston
[ Believe God Interpretation Know Looks Own Religion Supernatural]
Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible. Mark Hopkins
[ Curse Impossible Morality Religion Superstition Without]
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world. Ambrose Bierce
[ Faiths Great Principal World]
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. Tim Bishop
[ Basis Commit Despot Developed Leaders Murder Must Nation Offer Our Own Race Religion Resistance Seek Those World]
Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Always Best Heaven Hell Out Put Religion Sent Theology Us Worst]
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. Guy de Maupassant Patriotism
[ Egg Hatched Kind Patriotism Religion Wars Which]
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. Jim Ryun
[ Allegiance Based Country Creed Her Loyalty Nation Our Principles Race Religion States United Upon]
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Because Mankind Never Reform Religion Slavery]
Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves. Laurence Sterne
[ Companion Lay Lays Many Religion Restraints Themselves Those Troublesome Upon Us Which Will]
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. Donald Cargill
[ Cease Contend Convince Gone Holiness Increase Judgment Love Men Nothing Number Religion Righteousness Shall Them These Us Wait Wish Your]
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. Thomas Bulfinch
[ Ambition Attended Awe Became Endowed Greatest Influence Knighthood Love Loyalty Object Order Priesthood Religion Religious Sanctity Sovereigns Those United]
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. Satish Kumar
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
The knife of historical relativism... which has cut to pieces all metaphysics and religion must also bring about healing. Wilhelm Dilthey
[ Also Bring Cut Healing Historical Knife Metaphysics Must Pieces Relativism Religion Which]
Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion. Liberty Hyde Bailey
[ Contemplation Eventually Explain How May Philosophy Religion Remain Science Ultimate Why World]
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. Karl Marx
[ Conditions Creature Heart Heartless Opium Oppressed Religion Sigh Soul Soulless World]
Religion can be both good and bad - it is spirituality that counts. Pat Buckley
[ Bad Both Counts Good Religion Spirituality]
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit. Felix Adler
[ Acquire Ceaseless Efforts Engaged Ethical Faith Improvement Limit Moral Movement Moving Only Real Religion Those Upward Without]
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. Midge Ure
[ Based Civil Entire Find Help Irish Life Morning Religion See Situation Then Thing Think Through Up Wake War]
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence. Countess of Blessington
[ Belief Confidence Fear Only Religion Superstition While]
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art. Wallace Stevens
[ Art Comparison Intolerance Itself Other Religion Respecting Toleration]
It is very important that football can see beyond religion but FIFA does not just ignore its impact. Sepp Blatter
[ Beyond Does Fifa Football Ignore Impact Important Just Religion See Very]
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. Jay Hernandez
[ Different Experience First-Hand Football Go Heard Hearing How Just Much Religion Something Texas Than]
The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war. He had neither a national army nor an organized church. Charles Eastman
[ American Army Church Had Indian Individualist National Neither Nor Organized Religion War]
Religion is organized to satisfy and guide the soul - politics does the same thing for the body. Joyce Cary
[ Body Does Guide Organized Politics Religion Same Satisfy Soul Thing]
Our religion does not discriminate according to color, sex or anything else. What counts is piety and faith. King Hussein I
[ According Anything Color Counts Discriminate Does Else Faith Our Piety Religion Sex]
Religion is a temper, not a pursuit. Harriet Martineau
[ Pursuit Religion Temper]
Major religions are examples of 'noble lies' aimed at uplifting human stature. Jack Miller
[ Aimed Examples Human Lies Major Noble Religions Stature Uplifting]
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. Bertrand Russell
[ Age Door Dragon First Golden Guards Mankind Necessary Possible Religion Slay Threshold Will]
Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble. Joseph Campbell
[ Another Every Facts Gets Interpreting Metaphorically Metaphors Own Religion Stuck Them Then Trouble True Understood Way]
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. Carter G. Woodson
[ Assumption Confined Deal Education Forces Fundamental Ghetto Leadership Life Make Matters Must Negro Possible Religion Social Such Then These Things Uplift]
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. Alexander Hamilton
[ Absurd Aim Cured Either Equally Fire Heresies Making Persecution Politics Rarely Religion Sword]
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. King Hussein I
[ Abraham Believe Belong Camp Children Followers God Great His Live Monotheistic Our Peace Religions Teachings These Three Upon Us Wishes]
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. Susan Powter
[ Because Damaging Earth Eliminates Every Half Human More Oppressors Patriarchal Race Religion Than Them Women]
Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion. Heinrich Heine
[ Consolation Either Every His Man Religion Sense Some Terror]
The hired preachers of all sects, creeds, and religions, never do, and never can, teach any thing but what is in conformity with the opinions of those who pay them. Francis Wright
[ Any Conformity Creeds Hired Never Opinions Pay Preachers Religions Sects Teach Them Thing Those]
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. William Robertson Smith
[ 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]
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals. Arthur Wellesley
[ Contains Lord Morals Prayer Religion Sum Total]
I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose. Orson Welles
[ Agnosticism Atheism Choose Great Hate Love Religion Respect]
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. Albert Einstein
[ Arts Branches Religions Same Sciences Tree]
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving! O. Henry
[ Art Business Family Love Man Nothing Patriotism Religion Shadows Starving Words]
They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don't dictate those terms. Larry Harvey
[ Become Between Contact Dictate Experience Immediate Keepers Mystery Place Religion Terms Themselves Then Those Which Wonderful]
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. Alija Izetbegovic
[ Bosnia Chauvinism Complicated Country Lot Make Nationalism Nations Now Others Out Racism Religions State Strong Supposed Them Those Three Two]
Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth, sensed by the people, expressed by the people. Ernest Renan
[ Error Expressed Great Instinctive Popular Religion Sensed Truth]
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. Thomas Szasz Society
[ Formerly Magic Medicine Men Mistake Now Religion Science Strong Weak]
I could never say that one religion is wrong. I could never say that this person's God is wrong, I could never say that someone is wrong because they don't believe in God. Amber Tamblyn
[ Because Believe Could God Never Person Religion Say Someone Wrong]
The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes. Dave Barry
[ After Come Offending Problem Religion Religious Risk Run Sincerely Then Writing]
Our bodies are at once the receiving and transmitting stations for life itself. It is the highest wisdom to recognize this fact and train our bodies to render them sensitive and responsive to nature. art and religion. Ruth St. Denis
[ Art Bodies Fact Highest Itself Life Nature Once Our Receiving Recognize Religion Render Responsive Sensitive Stations Them Train Transmitting Wisdom]
Revealed religion is one thing, revealed legislation, another. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Another Legislation Religion Revealed Thing]
Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion. Gerard Manley Hopkins
[ Deep Deepest Enters Impression Know Reality Religion Speaking Very]
Let us not seek to bring religion to others, but let us endeavor to live it ourselves. Paul Tournier
[ Bring Endeavor Live Others Ourselves Religion Seek Us]
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. Muhammad Iqbal
[ Dogmas Even Foundation Function Greater Indeed Need Principles Rational Religion Science Stands Than Ultimate View]
Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas. Clarence Darrow
[ Does Gas Happy Laughing Makes Religion Say Some]
If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education. William Jennings Bryan
[ Education Either Give Religion Should Up]
The state has physical power and uses it when necessary; the power of religion is love and beneficence. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Love Necessary Physical Power Religion State Uses]
The Grateful Dead are our religion. This is a religion that doesn't pay homage to the God that all the other religions pay homage to. Ken Kesey
[ Dead God Grateful Homage Other Our Pay Religion Religions]
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves. Junius
[ Convince Holy Mistaken Others Ourselves Persuading Politics Religion Well Zeal]
The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Concern Conduct Element Important Laws Mundane Part Really Religion Space Spiritual Temporary Time]
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation. Edmund Burke Religion
[ Art Creation Essentially Finished Man Religion Remaking Theory]
I hold that religion and faith are two different things. Pat Buckley Faith
[ Different Faith Hold Religion Things Two]
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought. Peter Ustinov
[ Easy Habit Oppressive Out Religion Thought Way]
Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God. B. R. Hayden
[ Education Evil God Grace Match Religion Without]
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men. Voltaire
[ Been Christian Christians Course Inspire Intolerant Men Most Now Religions Should Tolerance Until]
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization. Shirin Ebadi
[ Civilization Component Every Human Religion Rights Standard Universal]
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. Barbara Walters
[ Believe Better Buddhism Common End Exception Happy Heaven Place Program Religions Say Teach Tibetan Where Which]
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. Saxby Chambliss
[ Attack Country Destroy Islamic Kill Liberties Life Name Our Radical Religion Terrorists Truth Under Way]
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion. Paul Nurse
[ Abandoned During Religion School Secondary Time]
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. William Robertson Smith
[ Afford Antique Dogma Explanation Lore Mythology Offered Only Place Precepts Prescribed Priests Religion Religions Ritual Rules Sacred Stories Takes These]
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. Emily Greene Balch
[ Comparative Cults Desire Even Exotic Experiment Faiths Great Interest Other Our Own Religion Than Understand]
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. Thomas Keneally
[ Asthma Because Being Both Frequently Had Medicine Particularly Patriarchy Proper Religion Remember Sense Sick Strong Then Treatment Which]
Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing they're whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they've got. I can't possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to. David Cronenberg
[ Anybody Bringing Cinema Comes Culture Got History Language Literacy Literary Manipulate Movie Nor Possibly Religion Sexual Their Want Whatever Whole]
Yoga is not a religion to me. Christy Turlington
[ Religion Yoga]
The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Does Interests Life Majority Minority Necessarily Private Protects Religion Religions Restriction Therefore Threaten Tyranny Vital]
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. Uma Thurman
[ Answer Any Asked Because Brought Buddhist Consider Environment However Intellectual More Myself Other Practice Preach Really Religion Spiritual Than Up]
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. Robert Duvall
[ Between Catholics Contrast Cultural Directly General God Going Lot Mary Protestants Religions Saints Saw Say Things Through Whatever]
In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees. Charles Eastman
[ Element Every Influence Over Pure Reason Religion Supernatural Varying]
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. Robert Owen
[ Based Began Believe Cannot Condition Error Facts Finding Infancy Mankind Must Reflect Religion Trained True]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
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. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Any Asking First Had Into Know Ran Religion Some Term Time Well Were Whether]
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. David Herbert Donald
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
I write against the religion because if women want to live like human beings, they will have to live outside the religion and Islamic law. Taslima Nasrin
[ Against Because Beings Human Islamic Law Live Outside Religion Want Will Women Write]
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion. Abraham Lincoln
[ Bad Feel Good Religion]
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. Erykah Badu
[ Am Comes Judgmental Just Life Love Religion Systematic Vegetarian]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere. James Martineau
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything. Link Wray
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics Religion]
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace. George Santayana
[ Courage Dignity Grace His Humility Live Man Only Religion Restores]
The dissolution of the nation destroys the national religion, and dethrones the national deity. William Robertson Smith
[ Deity Destroys Dissolution Nation National Religion]
Conflict between science and religion a dangerous foe. Henry Norris Russell
[ Between Conflict Dangerous Foe Religion Science]
It is with this as with religion: one usually believes what he has been taught. Knute Nelson
[ Been Believes Religion Taught Usually]
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. Robert A. Heinlein
[ Acquires Almost Any Creed Cult Into Law Legislate Political Power Religion Sect Will]
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. Dave Barry
[ Also Although Any Boring Except Find Hobbies Hobby Kind Print Religion Same Saying True Will]
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. Hans Kung
[ Age Being Color Dignity Distinction Every Human Inalienable Language Means National Origin Political Possesses Race Religion Sex Skin Social Untouchable View Without]
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce. Walter Savage Landor
[ Check Commerce Competition Every Moral Neighbour Religion Sect Wholesome]
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ Easy Misuse Patriotism Political Purposes Religion Unfortunately]
Prohibiting a visible religious sign, which isn't a manifestation of militancy, would look like a fight against religions. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Against Fight Look Manifestation Militancy Prohibiting Religions Religious Sign Visible Which Would]
Religion is more like response to a friend than it is like obedience to an expert. Austin Farrer
[ Expert Friend More Obedience Religion Response Than]
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. Lisa Bonet
[ Atheists Bible Both Connection God Inherited Just Know Love Natural Parents Religion Say Torah Were Where Would]
Growing up in Wales was a pretty Draconian experience with religion. John Cale
[ Draconian Experience Growing Pretty Religion Up Wales]
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. George Gurdjieff
[ Able Does Doing Fantasy Feel His Lives Man Merely Much Otherwise Philosophy Religion Think]
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. Anais Nin
[ Adopt Become Blindly Cease Dogma Grow Literary Political Religion System]
Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside? Mary Douglas
[ Aside Believe Encouraged Frustration Grand Jealousy Love Make Music Neighbors Preaching Put Reality Religion Rituals Supposing Their Then Transcendent Were Worse Would]
There is a rising generation in this country who do not know God because of a general decay of religion. Arthur Middleton
[ Because Country Decay General Generation God Know Religion Rising]
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. John B. S. Haldane
[ Both Conduct Fact His Man Regards Regulates Religion Science Statements Theories These Ultimate Wise]
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. Bryan Magee
[ Among Being Belief Beliefs Cases Content Devoid Interesting Just Least Magic Mankind May Most Near Perennial Religion Same Something Superstitions Themselves Universal Way Why]
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. William Lilly
[ After Beheaded Effected Either Formerly Had His Majesty Nation Nothing Parliament Peace Promised Religion Settling Some Tranquillity Years]
I think one of the great historical contributions of science is to weaken the hold of religion. That's a good thing. Steven Weinberg
[ Contributions Good Great Historical Hold Religion Science Thing Think Weaken]
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world. Richard Dawkins
[ Against Am Because Religion Satisfied Teaches Understanding Us World]
In the relationship between man and religion, the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality. Tom C. Clark
[ Between Committed Firmly Man Neutrality Position Relationship Religion State]
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. Robert Bork
[ Atheism Believe Classes Highly Influential Intellectual Left Major Obstacle Only Primitive Religion Religious Renewal Respectable Science Stance Superstition Tend View]
All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth. Mohandas Gandhi
[ Differ Lives May Nothing Other Proclaim Religions Respects Truth While World]
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. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Attitude Augustine Being Celebrated Ceremony Church Culture Even Every Everyone Going Happen Knows Marriages Night Our Present Prevent Religion Religious Sex St Why]
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. Alcee Hastings
[ Against Basic Beliefs Each Easily Enough Fact Given Know May Most Off Other Played Possible Reason Religions Religious Share Unfortunate Values]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way. Frederick II
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism. Walter Kaufmann
[ Between Deepest Difference Monotheism Religions]
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. Ethan A. Hitchcock
[ Armed Buried Ceremonies Civil Down Forms Freedom Had Intellectual Itself Men Opposition Powers Priesthood Put Religion Religious Spirit Suppress These Were]
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. Dan Brown
[ Consider Learn Life-Long Many More Myself Progress Quest Questions Religions Spiritual Student Will Work]
The ecclesiastical establishments of Europe which serve to support tyrannical governments are not the Christian religion but abuses and corruptions of it. Noah Webster
[ Abuses Christian Corruptions Ecclesiastical Establishments Europe Governments Religion Serve Support Tyrannical Which]
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. Mel Gibson
[ Any Delve Few Going Honest Into Know Nerves Now Politics Religion Sort Think Time Touch Truth Well]
In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science. Johan Huizinga
[ America Art Degree Europe Large Place Rather Religion Science Seems Taken]
In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion. Robert Runcie
[ Ages Because Middle Now Religion Their Tourism Tourists Were Whereas]
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. Isaac Bashevis Singer Religion
[ Doubt Part Religion Religious Thinkers Were]
Religion needs a baptism of horse sense. Billy Sunday
[ Baptism Horse Needs Religion Sense]
Some scholars have been arguing that a civilizational clash between organized religions is the next step in human history. Mary Douglas
[ Arguing Been Between Clash History Human Next Organized Religions Scholars Some Step]
There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious. Polly Toynbee
[ Between Children Difference Handing Over Religion Religious Taught Teaching Them World]
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion. Ambrose Bierce
[ French Mayonnaise Place Religion Sauces Serve State 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. William Ames
[ Act Communicated Concerns First God Other Religion Therefore Things Those Us Which Yield]
Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad. Thomas Paine
[ Bad Every Good Him Instructs Know Man None Religion Teaches]