Quotations that match 'religion'.

I'm not really into religion. Harry Dean Stanton
[ Into Really Religion]
The most important part of my religion is to play guitar. Lou Reed
[ Guitar Important Most Part Play Religion]
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. Woodrow Wilson
[ Common Creed Good Greatest Higher Human Religion Service Than Work]
I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what's new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world. Gordon Brown
[ Across Attention Believe Capacity Commands Communicate Ethic Every Faith Frontiers Global Instantaneously Moral New Now Religion Right Sense Think World]
I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more. Dave Davies
[ Based Became Beings Control Controlling Human Just Money More Politics Religion Same Then Thing Think Too Want Weakness Went Wrong]
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference. Edmund Burke
[ Fatal Indifference Nothing Religion]
Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish. Octavia Butler
[ Alive Because Committed Companionship Had Hadn Heaven Hellish Hope Jesus Kept Lives Probably Relatives Religion Some Suicide Their Were Would]
Real religion is no religion at all. Lauryn Hill
[ Real Religion]
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]
India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country. Anita Desai
[ Becomes Country Curious History How India Matter Modern Much Old Past Place Preserves Religions Still Very]
In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed. Noah Webster
[ Children Christian First Free Government Important Instructed Most Ought Religion Things Under View Which]
Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world. It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world. Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this. King Hussein I
[ Between Called Confined Could Dialogue Different End Followers Fundamentalism Great Help Hope Monotheistic Muslim Parts Putting Religions Seen Something Three Us World]
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]
For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties. John C. Ransom
[ Allowances Art Faculties Havoc Keep Logic Make Manage Other Plays Possible Quiet Religion Terrible Until]
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. Dalai Lama
[ Kindness Religion Simple Very]
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]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Admire Am Much Religions See Thankful]
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]
The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism. Walter Kaufmann
[ Between Deepest Difference Monotheism Religions]
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]
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]
Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Build Frozen Man Out Religion Temples Thought Which]
This is a war against terrorists. Not a war against a religion, but a war against terrorists. Gordon England
[ Against Religion Terrorists War]
Every religion there's something foul going on. Ja Rule
[ Every Foul Going Religion Something]
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]
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that. John Keats
[ Astonished Been Could Die Love Martyred Martyrs Men More Religion Shudder]
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]
We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind. Juan Antonio Samaranch History
[ Benefit Bringing Convictions Ideal Irrespective Mankind Peace Political Race Religion Together]
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]
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]
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion. T. S. Eliot
[ Convinced Know Literature Little Much Our Religion Substitute Too]
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]
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion. Margaret Cho
[ Anything Less Model More Parent Religion Role Some Than]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper. Philip Schaff
[ Book Church Code Deeds Ever Founded His Honest Law Living Mosaic Paper Pen Put Recorded Redeemed Reliable Religion Spirit Witnesses Words Written Yet]
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. Albert Einstein
[ Arts Branches Religions Same Sciences Tree]
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]
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]
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous. David Hume
[ Dangerous Errors Generally Only Philosophy Religion Ridiculous Speaking Those]
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]
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]
Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken. Lemuel K. Washburn
[ Chicken Incubator Morality More Mother Parent Religion Than]
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]
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]
Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life. Andrew Greeley
[ Life Practically Religion Speaking Story Tell Your]
Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming. Vaclav Klaus
[ Alarm Another Based Becoming Change Climate Dominant Endangering Environmentalism Global Horizon Human Ideology Life Main Man-Made Nevertheless New Predicting Raising Religion See Threat Warming Weapon Which]
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless. Honore de Balzac
[ Art History Humanity Passion Religion Romance Universal Useless Without Would]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together. Billy Higgins
[ Brings Races Religions Together]
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]
Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion. Tom T. Hall
[ Any Been Committed Crimes More Name Notion Other Religion Righteousness Strange Than Thing Wonderful]
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]
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]
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]
I have always respected everyone's religion. As I say, there is only one God and a lot of confused people. Hazel Scott
[ Always Confused Everyone God Lot Only Religion Respected Say]
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]
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 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]
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]
Some people think that all the equipment you need to discuss religion is a mouth. Herman Wouk
[ Discuss Equipment Mouth Need Religion Some Think]
Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values. Allen Tate
[ Religion Sole Technique Validating Values]
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]
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]
There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion. Cat Stevens
[ Between Could Division Essential Men Prophets Religion See Teaching Wise]
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]
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]
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst. Thomas Paine
[ Affect Mankind Religion Tyrannies Tyranny Worst]
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]
Religions get lost as people do. Franz Kafka
[ Get Lost Religions]
More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. Alexander Chase Religion
[ Care Fewer More Religion Religious Tolerance]
Of all possible sexual perversions, religion is the only one to have ever been scientifically systematized. Louis Aragon
[ Been Ever Only Possible Religion Scientifically Sexual]
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]
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]
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]
The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts. David Kirk
[ Between Christianity Concerns Division End God Here His Man Means Own Projects Reaching Religion Sacred Secular Thoughts Toward Way Which]
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]
I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood. Rip Torn
[ Blood Except Gets Honor Into Religion Shedding]
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. Francis Bacon
[ Atheism Depth Little Man Men Mind Minds Philosophy Religion]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself. Kary Mullis
[ Driven Focused Inwardly Itself Only Religion Sustain]
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit. Avicenna
[ Divided Into Men Religion Wit World]
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]
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. Honore de Balzac
[ Art History Humanity Ineffectual Novels Passion Religion Without Would]
I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality. Bob Hope
[ Benefits Blow Hate Hereafter Religions]
Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Religion Selfishness]
Historically, more people have died of religion than cancer. Dick Francis
[ Cancer Died Historically More Religion Than]
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]
Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Happiness Mystery Never Religion Should]
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]
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]
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it. Martin Luther
[ Afflict Any Destroys Families Greatest Humanity Plague Preferable Religion Scourge States War]
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness. Anthony de Mello
[ Awareness Compassion Destroy Fearlessness Human Learning Politics Principle Progress Race Religion Silence These Things Wealth Will Without Work Worship]
I think the church and the religion right now have a lot more to be worried about than SLAYER. Kerry King
[ Church Lot More Now Religion Right Slayer Than Think Worried]
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]
Religion is the opium of the masses. Karl Marx
[ Masses Opium Religion]
Far from being hostile to religion is capable of rendering religion important services. Henry Norris Russell
[ Being Capable Far Hostile Important Religion Rendering Services]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world. Bertrand Russell
[ Been Christian Churches Deliberately Enemy Moral Organized Principal Progress Quite Religion Say Still World]
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]
The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion. Billy Sunday
[ Enough Got Joy Just Leak Make Many Men Miserable Religion Them Trouble Your]
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]
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]
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. Henry A. Wallace
[ Attain Classes Combined Cultures Deceit Ends Fascist Him His Intensity Intolerance Lust Make Money Nations Other Parties Power Races Regions Religions Ruthless Such Those Toward Use Violence Whose]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason. Lyman Abbott
[ Conclusion Reason Religion]
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]
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]
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one. John Ruskin Poetry
[ Clearly Poetry Prophecy Religion See]
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]
Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds. John Henrik Clarke
[ Became Brought Conquerors Control Framework Hand Imposed Into Maiden Minds Nearly Organization Religion Religions Something Spirituality Their Used Were]
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Napoleon Bonaparte Religion
[ Keeps Murdering Poor Religion Rich]
Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it. Francis Arinze
[ Culture Dimension Element Religion Transcendent]
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]
Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that the Ten Commandments are a historical document that contains moral, ethical, and legal truisms that any person of any religion or even an atheist can recognize and appreciate. Cliff Stearns
[ Any Appreciate Atheist Commandments Contains Document Ethical Even Fact Historical Legal Matter Moral Mr Person Recognize Religion Speaker Ten]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter. Charles Baudelaire
[ Anguish Asks Because Better Catholicity Celebrated Each Full Grants Individual Itself Knows Language Liberty Long Man Our Own Painter Profoundly Religion Sad Than Universal Very Which]
In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Believe Charity Creed Deny Half Happens Less Our Politics Religion Than Those Whole]
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]
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]
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]
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God. Jeremy Taylor
[ God Must Mystery Religion Without]
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion. Paul Nurse
[ Abandoned During Religion School Secondary Time]
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]
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion. Richard John Neuhaus
[ Get Lose Religion Socialism Their]
Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Dignified Future Philosophy Plato Religion]
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]
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]
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Muhammad Ali Peace
[ Allah Believe Islam Peace Religion]
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]
Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel. Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion. To that strain Christians have looked back, and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Back Background Christianity Christians Emerged Faith History Israel Looked Persistent Preparation Rather Religion Rightly Strain Their]
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]
I do engineering, not religion. Daniel J. Bernstein
[ Engineering Religion]
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. Thomas Paine
[ Country Good Religion World]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice. Francis Bacon
[ Care Justice Next Promote Religion Your]
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]
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world. Ambrose Bierce
[ Faiths Great Principal World]
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]
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]
My family was very, very receptive to all; all races, religions. Pam Grier
[ Family Races Receptive Religions Very]
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Bigotry Fools Frighten Ghost Her Murders Religion]
Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion. John Burroughs
[ Been Curiosity Joy Keen Religion Universe]
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment. Madonna Ciccone
[ Catholicism Painful Punishment Religion Soothing]
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. Stendhal
[ Cleverness Fear Few Founded Many Religions]
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]
Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue. King Hussein I
[ Acts Between Clear Dialogue Difference Heart Islam Islamic Lie Life Loud Only Principles Religion Sacred Say Terrorist Tolerance Way World]
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]
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]
Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun. Stephen Spender
[ Blocking Church Religion Stands Sun]
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]
Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt. Martin Scorsese
[ Attempt Chinese Eradicating Kindness Religion Terrible Thing Think]
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]
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought. Peter Ustinov
[ Easy Habit Oppressive Out Religion Thought Way]
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]
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]
After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I'd think, how awful. Karen Armstrong
[ After Awful Book Convent Disgusted Felt How Left Nothing Out Reading Religion Religious Saw Someone Think Train Wanted Whatever Worn Years]
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]
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]
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]
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]
While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind. Daniel Goleman
[ Asian Began Mind Religions Study Theories While]
When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies. Irvine Welsh
[ Been Constantly Cultural Fiction History Lately Loads Lot Nonfiction Philosophy Quite Read Reading Religion Science Social Studies Writing]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Aspiration Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything? Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Anything Change Doesnt Religion Revelation Use]
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]
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]
Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome. Benjamin Whichcote
[ Among Esteem Politicians Principles Profitable Religion Troublesome]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands. Immanuel Kant
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition Religion]
I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is. Charles Lamb
[ Am Brought Children Determined Father Find Out Religion Shall Their Up]
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 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]
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]
But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now. Rudolf Otto
[ Aesthetics Anyway Breaking Completely Deep Different Justice Lie Matters Now Origins Religion Roar Roses Smell Somewhere Splendid Such Sweet These Too Waves Weighty]
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone. Karl Barth
[ Alone Confidence Every Except God Ground Possibility Religion Removal]
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]
I'm a practicing Christian - and I'm going to keep practicing till I get it right - but I don't feel everyone has to practice the same religion that I do. You have a right to worship who you choose and how you choose to. Jane Elliot
[ Choose Christian Everyone Feel Get Going How Keep Practice Practicing Religion Right Same Till Worship]
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]
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]
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]
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics. T. S. Eliot
[ Am Literature Politics Religion]
Religion reveals itself in struggling to reveal the meaning of the world. S. H. Miller
[ Itself Meaning Religion Reveal Reveals Struggling World]
Billions of people don't practice a religion at all. Richard Gere
[ Billions Practice Religion]
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]
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]
The greatest religions convert the world through stories. Ben Okri
[ Convert Greatest Religions Stories Through World]
In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science. Simon Greenleaf
[ Branch Candor Christianity Conceded Demands Every Human Investigate Mind More Nothing Our Readily Religion Requiring Science Simplicity Than Those Truth Would]
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]
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]
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]
Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true. Thomas Paine
[ Any Anything Cannot Child Mind Religion Shocks System True]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion. Not many people believe in the hereafter, so they keep going. Cyril Clarke
[ Because Believe Could Decline Going Hereafter Keep Living Longer Many Religion Say]
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]
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too. Studs Terkel
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary. Margaret Atwood
[ Any Because Catholicism Choose Convert Female Going Least Mary Probably Religion Saints Were Would]
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]
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]
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]
It doesn't make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference. Norma McCorvey
[ Abortion Any Difference Go How Lot Make Mills Old Religion Stand These Would Young]
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]
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]
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]
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]
In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism. George J. Mitchell
[ Any Attributes Criticism Every Getting Greater History Human Including Patriotism Policy Power Religion Seek Society States Support Their Themselves Those United Way]
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation. Gertrude Stein
[ Counting Generation Hope Religion Salvation]
A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal. William Jay
[ Christian Creature Death Desired Dislike Dissolution Dying Eternal Instincts Life May Nature Own Proof Religion Result Shrink Though Want Way]
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]
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]
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]
My theory is if you have a religion, it's a good one. Because some people don't have any at all. Tom T. Hall
[ Any Because Good Religion Some Theory]
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]
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'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]
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]
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've dabbled in several different religions. Jerry Hall
[ Dabbled Different Religions Several]
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]
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism. Annie Besant
[ Atheism Brought Ever Glad Good Message News Philosophy Religion World]
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]
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]
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]
All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge, and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision. Maria Monk
[ Advance Around Doubts Experience Felt Give Ignorance Indecision Insisted Knew Knowledge Only Own Place Proved Religion Sinfulness Something Soon True Would]
If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England. Paul Harris
[ Early England Ever Militant New Religion]
It is only in the fundamentalist religions that women are relegated to second class. Radical Evangelicals, Muslims, and Jews all have the same view of women. Sally Quinn
[ Class Evangelicals Fundamentalist Jews Muslims Only Radical Relegated Religions Same Second View Women]
Organized religion provides a model of the way all organizations, from the state down to the village garden club, end a price in terms of a member's freedom of thought and action. Robert Shea
[ Action Club Down End Freedom Garden Member Model Organizations Organized Price Provides Religion State Terms Thought Village Way]
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]
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. Dalai Lama
[ Affection Cannot Human Live Meditation Religion Survive Without]
As you look at the flow of Muslim fundamentalism, or fundamentalism in various areas and various religions, they all play on the people who have very little. James Wolfensohn
[ Areas Flow Fundamentalism Little Look Muslim Play Religions Various Very]
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]
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution. Jonathan Swift
[ Any Beloved Christianity Clergy Country Degree Heard Nation Never Nor Nothing Persecution Popular Read Religion Render Saw Some Them Were Where]
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. G. I. Gurdjieff
[ Able Does Doing Fantasy Feel His Lives Man Merely Much Otherwise Philosophy Religion Think]
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]
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]
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]
God did not intend religion to be an exercise club. Naguib Mahfouz Funny
[ Club Did Exercise God Intend Religion]
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]
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]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Among Many Men Races Religions Since Wandered]
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]
Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why. Eric Gill
[ Cannot Know Makes Man Philosophy Religion Why Without]
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]
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]
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion. Abdul Kalam
[ Killing Mandated Others Promotion Religion Requirement Sustenance]
The freedom to convert is fundamental to freedom of religion. Bob Inglis
[ Convert Freedom Fundamental Religion]
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 needs a baptism of horse sense. Billy Sunday
[ Baptism Horse Needs Religion Sense]
The best religion is the most tolerant. Delphine de Girardin
[ Best Most Religion Tolerant]
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]
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]
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion. Francis Herbert Hedge
[ Good Nature Part Person Religion Sympathy]
It is with this as with religion: one usually believes what he has been taught. Knute Nelson
[ Been Believes Religion Taught Usually]
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]
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]
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. Isaac Bashevis Singer Religion
[ Doubt Part Religion Religious Thinkers Were]
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness. Hannah More
[ Cast Darkness Gate Genius Gleam Inhabitant Lamp Light May Only Outer Palace Religion Serve Sits Those While Without]
The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion. Michael Behe
[ Aid Comfort Data Even Followed Gave Here Lead Model Physics Point Religion Seemed Some Though Thought Where]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of God confuse law with faith. Randall Terry
[ Christian Confuse Enemies Faith God Law Religion]
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]
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. Reinhold Niebuhr
[ Cure Nation Pride Pure Religion Virtuous]
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]
The dissolution of the nation destroys the national religion, and dethrones the national deity. William Robertson Smith
[ Deity Destroys Dissolution Nation National Religion]
It's funny that there was so much disturbance about having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy, and when we finally get a religion in the White House that's causing a lot of conflicts, and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people, it's in the Bush Administration. Roger Ebert
[ Administration Bush Catholic Causing Concerns Conflicts Disturbance Disturbances Finally Funny Get Having House Kennedy Lot Much Religion White]
All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book of martyrs. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Back Book Each Eras Fear History Looked Martyrs Own Periods Persecution Religion Religions Retrospective Their Trembling Which]
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]
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]
Wars have always started over religion. Glenn Danzig
[ Always Over Religion Started Wars]
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]
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Absolutely Die Easier Live Religion Than]
Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Backward Civilization Contradict Interpretations Needs Often Religion Today]
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]
When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions. Paul Henderson
[ Called East Fairy Folklore Known Religions Tales West Written]
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 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]
Religion is love; in no case is it logic. Beatrice Potter Webb
[ Case Logic Love Religion]
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion. William Blake
[ Bricks Brothels Built Law Prisons Religion Stones]
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]
And these two elements are at odds with one another because Freud is utterly adversary to almost all the ways of structuring the human experience found in Western religions. No Western religion can countenance Freud's view of man. Chaim Potok
[ Adversary Almost Another Because Countenance Elements Experience Found Freud Human Man Odds Religion Religions These Two Utterly View Ways Western]
Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation. Hosea Ballou
[ Devil Persecution Propagation Religion Requires Sustain Which]
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]
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]
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 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]
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'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]
Religion is not only a part of education, an element of humanity, but the center of everything else, always the first and the ultimate, the absolutely original. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Absolutely Always Center Education Element Else Everything First Humanity Only Original Part Religion Ultimate]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
All religions have been made by men. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Been Made Men Religions]
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 is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Common Excellent Keeping Quiet Religion Stuff]
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]
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. Edmund Burke
[ Feeble Minds Religion Superstition]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is man's attempt to bind himself back to a relationship with God. Victoria Jackson
[ Attempt Back Bind God Himself Man Relationship Religion]
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]
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]
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]
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils. Arthur Wellesley
[ Clever Devils Educate Make Men Religion Them Without]
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]
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of. Joseph Joubert
[ Base Capable Only Religion Souls Superstition Which]
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]
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 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]
Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions. Steve Hackett
[ Certainties Deals More Philosophy Questions Religion]
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]
Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions. Gregory Bateson
[ Art Based Commerce Even Religion Science Sleep Warfare]
Do not imagine that what we have said of the insufficiency of our understanding and of its limited extent is an assertion founded only on the Bible: for philosophers likewise assert the same, and perfectly understand it,- without having regard to any religion or opinion. Maimonides
[ Any Assert Assertion Bible Extent Founded Having Imagine Likewise Limited Only Opinion Our Perfectly Philosophers Regard Religion Said Same Understand Understanding Without]
I hold that religion and faith are two different things. Pat Buckley Faith
[ Different Faith Hold Religion Things Two]
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church. Tom Brokaw
[ Church Fishing Fly High Religion]
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]
Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Against Another Destroy Religion Seeks Set Whoever]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way. Epictetus
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
A union of government and religion tends to destroy government and degrade religion. Hugo Black
[ Degrade Destroy Government Religion Tends Union]
There is a lot of absurdity sometimes, not just in Mormonism but often in other religions that want to pretend that no bad happens in their church, rather than taking care of what bad does happen. Neil LaBute
[ Absurdity Bad Care Church Does Happen Happens Just Lot Mormonism Often Other Pretend Rather Religions Sometimes Taking Than Their Want]
Yet higher religion, which is only a search for a larger life, is essentially experience and recognized the necessity of experience as its foundation long before science learnt to do so. Muhammed Iqbal
[ Before Essentially Experience Foundation Higher Larger Learnt Life Long Necessity Only Recognized Religion Science Search Which Yet]
One's religion is one's own possession and he has a right to it. Paul Harris
[ Own Possession Religion Right]
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]
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]
Boy, if Garth Ennis had created a religion, I would sure like to be a part of that. It just makes sense, the way he tackles things in it. It's really heavy stuff and it's incredibly well written. James Marsden
[ Boy Created Garth Had Heavy Incredibly Just Makes Part Really Religion Sense Stuff Sure Tackles Things Way Well Would Written]
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents. George Orwell
[ Adherents Advertisement Christian Religion Socialism Worst]
So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. Lucretius
[ Deeds Evil Persuading Potent Religion]
Who made these laws? That's what I want to know. So that's why I wear two crosses now. I call it double cross. I believe in God-not religion. Ja Rule
[ Believe Call Cross Crosses Double Know Laws Made Now Religion These Two Want Wear Why]
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]
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 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 world is my country, science is my religion. Christiaan Huygens
[ Country Religion Science World]
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]
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion. Toni Morrison
[ Because Been Intellectual Mentioned Paradise Religion Studied Suggested Topic Unimportant Well Which Will]
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]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Kind Mankind Mass Necessity Religion Some]
Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns. Daniel Morgan
[ Anarchy Disappears Earth Fixes Government Hell Place Religion Returns Sure Takes Till Where]
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy. Franz Werfel
[ Art Between Dialogue Everlasting God Humanity Religion]
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]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything. Link Wray
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics 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]
O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee, to make Religion my first, and chiefest care, and devoutly to observe, all solemn times, and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship. Thomas Ken
[ Blessed Care Chiefest Devoutly First Give Grace Holy Make Observe Relate Religion Rites Saviour Solemn Thee Thy Times Which Worship]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religions die slowly. Franz Marc
[ Die Religions Slowly]
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]
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion. Abraham Cowley
[ Account Great Love Religion Sin]
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]
The inner spaces that a good story lets us enter are the old apartments of religion. John Updike
[ Apartments Enter Good Inner Lets Old Religion Spaces Story Us]
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]
The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate against the vilification of religions. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Against Civilized Koran Laws Legislate Nations Religions]
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]
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth. George Santayana
[ Efficacious Military More Religion Rhetorical Than Victory Wealth Worth]
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]
If God and man are in themselves one, and if religion is the human side of this unity then must this unity be made evident to man in religion, and become in him consciousness and reality. David Friedrich Strauss
[ Become Consciousness Evident God Him Human Made Man Must Reality Religion Side Themselves Then Unity]
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Create Fall Fallible God Love Religion]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
My religion lies in my composition. John Philip Sousa
[ Composition Lies Religion]
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it. Minna Antrim
[ Between Difference His Hypocrite Lies Other Religion Saint]
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. Ramakrishna
[ Also Bamboo Climb God Important Paths Pole Reach Realized Religions Roof Rope Stairs Steps Stone Thing Through True Up Wooden]
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are. William Barclay
[ Cannot Fails Men Religion Speak]
And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living. Toni Cade Bambara
[ Ask Living Might Religion Technology]
Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself. David Hilbert
[ Believe Could Establish Galileo Idiot Itself Martyrdom May Necessary Only Religion Requires Result Science Scientific Time Will]
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]
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]
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]
Of course God is endlessly multi-dimensional so every religion that exists on earth represents some face, some side of God. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
[ Course Earth Endlessly Every Exists Face God Religion Represents Side Some]
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]
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]
In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude. Thomas Erskine
[ Ethics Grace Gratitude New Religion Testament]
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]
I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way. Neale Donald Walsch
[ Another Better Challenge Dare Earth Every Face Leader Merely Nation Ours Party Political Religion Sentence Spiritual Teacher Told Utter Way Will World]
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]
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]
Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers. Carol P. Christ
[ Afford Because Cannot Compelling Deep Fathers Feminists Hands Hold Leave Many Religion Such]
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]
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]
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]
I think we have to believe in things we don't see. That's really important for all of us, whether it's your religion or Santa Claus, or whatever. That's pretty much what it's about. James Caan
[ Believe Claus Important Much Pretty Really Religion Santa See Things Think Us Whatever Whether Your]
There's no religion but sex and music. Sting
[ Music Religion Sex]
Morality, as has often been pointed out, is antecedent to religion-it even exists in a rudimentary form among animals. Herbert Read
[ Among Animals Been Even Exists Form Morality Often Out Pointed Rudimentary]
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 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]
Religion has to stay in the heart, not in politics. It is private. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Heart Politics Private Religion Stay]
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]
Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Begin Free Humanity New Religion Set Will]
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 your religion is better than mine and your opinion, you have a real problem. Michael Berryman
[ Better Mine Opinion Problem Real Religion Than Your]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Superficial similarities exist between Christianity and some ancient pagan religions. But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities. Carl Olson
[ Ancient Between Careful Christianity Exist Far More Pagan Religions Reveals Similarities Some Study Superficial]
Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses. Simon Greenleaf
[ Credit Due Our Religion Rests Then These Witnesses]
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals. Arthur Wellesley
[ Contains Lord Morals Prayer Religion Sum Total]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Human Last Refuge Religion Savagery]
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]
Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion. Roy Moore
[ Acknowledgement God Indeed Religion Synonymous]
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]
True character arises from a deeper well than religion. E. O. Wilson
[ Arises Character Deeper Religion Than True Well]
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life. John Updike
[ Enables Get Ignore Jobs Life Nothingness Religion Us]
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]
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]
Religion has a good place and it has its good people. Garry Marshall
[ Good Place Religion]
The equation of religion with belief is rather recent. Arnold J. Toynbee
[ Belief Equation Rather Recent Religion]
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate. Ulysses S. Grant
[ Altar Church Contributions Entirely Family Forever Keep Leave Matter Private Religion School Separate State Supported]
Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it. Alan Watts
[ Department Enters Into Life Religion Something Whole]
When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits of Christianity are produced, that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord, let his profession of religion be what it may. Joseph Lancaster
[ Any Blessed Christian Christianity Disciple Divine Fruits His Keeps Knowledge Lord Man May Mind Obedience Our Pace Precepts Produced Profession Religion]
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence. Friedrich Schleiermacher
[ Absolute Consists Dependence Essence Feeling Religion]
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]
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]
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers. William Robertson Smith
[ Ancient Binding Essential Force Had Mythology Part Religion Sacred Sanction Speaking Strictly Worshippers]
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]
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 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]
I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve. George W. Bush
[ Achieve Actions Certain Created Discipline Helps Judge Kind Mean Patience Perhaps Purpose Religion Religious Roots Sense Somebody Stability Strong Think]
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Because Mankind Never Reform Religion Slavery]
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]
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]
I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance. Christopher Marlowe
[ Childish Count Hold Ignorance Religion Sin Toy]
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]
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]
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]
It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them. H. P. Blavatsky
[ Along Body Checking Comparing Every External Fantastic Finally Go Out Past Philosophy Produced Religion Screen Shadows Their Them Then Those Trace]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide. Tom Robbins
[ Masses Merely Opium Religion]
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]
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces. Marcel Proust
[ Alone Comes Composed Everything Founded Great Masterpieces Neurotics Our Religions World]
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]
Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people. John Desmond Bernal
[ Against Condition Creature Expression Heartless Once Opium Oppressed Protest Real Religion Religious Sentiment Sigh Soul Soulless Suffering World]
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]
Too long has the public mind considered religion to be synonymous with priestcraft. Benjamin Whorf
[ Considered Long Mind Priestcraft Public Religion Synonymous Too]
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. Thomas Jefferson
[ Cause Considered Difference Friend Never Opinion Philosophy Politics Religion Withdrawing]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Conflict between science and religion a dangerous foe. Henry Norris Russell
[ Between Conflict Dangerous Foe Religion Science]
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]
Revealed religion is one thing, revealed legislation, another. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Another Legislation Religion Revealed Thing]
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]
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]
Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether. Michael Newdow
[ Altogether Business Government Needs Out Religion Stay]
Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action. Frank Murphy
[ Action Aspect Double Freedom Press Religion Speech Thought]
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]
I do not belong to any religion. Everything is between God and myself. Indra Devi
[ Any Belong Between Everything God Myself Religion]
Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice. Georges Bizet
[ Against Ambition Cloak Employed Exploitation Injustice Means Religion Strong Vice Weak]
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'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]
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]
As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. Annie Dillard
[ Beauty Degrades Love Pleasure Religion Seeker Soon Sought]
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]
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]
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]
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 believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts. John Templeton
[ Ancient Becoming Believe Clinging Concepts Obsolete Religions]
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]
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]
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]
A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage, deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion, owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold. Nelson A. Miles
[ Advantages Bondage Christian Civilization Debt Deprived Gratitude Hundred Kept Owe Race Religion Seem Them Two Which Withhold Would Years]
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love. Richard Gere
[ Appreciation Common Compassion Kindness Lean Love Religions Towards]
Music is my religion. Jimi Hendrix Music
[ Music Religion]
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ Easy Misuse Patriotism Political Purposes Religion Unfortunately]
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 is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people. Samuel Chase
[ Concern Depend General Good Government Great Happiness Measure Order Peace Public Religion Safety Support]
There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Absolutely Fundamental Hostility Part Regimes Religion Totalitarian Toward]
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]
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]
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]
We fully support the strikes against terrorist targets, not against the country, not against the culture, not against a religion, but against an enemy of them all. Ricardo Lagos
[ Against Country Culture Enemy Fully Religion Strikes Support Targets Terrorist Them]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
A cult is a religion with no political power. Tom Wolfe
[ Cult Political Power Religion]
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]
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]
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]
History is the key to everything: politics, religion, even fashion. Eva Herzigova
[ Even Everything Fashion History Key Politics Religion]
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]
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]
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]
The search for religion is the starting point of thought. Xu Zhimo
[ Point Religion Search Starting Thought]
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]
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]
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]
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion. Havelock Ellis
[ Between Connection Hypnotic Intimate Phenomena Religion Very]
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. William Ralph Inge
[ Able Animal Badly Beyond Cousins Creation Depict Devil Distant Doubt Enslaved Feathers Form Formulate Fur Human Our Religion Rest Treated Were Would]
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]
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]
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Cannot Claim Effective Evil Good Power Religion Restrain]
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced. Samuel Butler
[ Christian Doubted Equally General Hearing Horrified Practiced Religion Seeing]
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]
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]
I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort. Jewel Kilcher
[ Any Comfort Found Much Never Organized Overly Religion Sort]
For many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Easy Many Over Religion Right Stumble]
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace. Alexis Carrel
[ Brings Ineffable Inner Light Man Peace Religion Spiritual Strength]
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]
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]
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]
Is woman a religion? Well, perhaps you will have the chance of judging for yourselves if you go to America. There you will find men treating women with just the same respect formerly accorded only to religious dignitaries or to great nobles. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Accorded America Chance Find Formerly Go Great Judging Just Men Nobles Only Perhaps Religion Religious Respect Same Treating Well Will Woman Women Yourselves]
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 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]
Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion. Bill Klem
[ Baseball Game More Religion Than]
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion! Sydney Smith
[ Amusements England Pity Religion Vice]
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]
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Americans Combine Conceive Impossible Intimately Liberty Make Minds Notions Other Religion Their Them Without]
Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done. Edward Bond
[ Debate Done Drama Enabled Goodness Greek Had Itself Just Once Organise Religion Society]
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]
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]
A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality. William Winwood Reade
[ Beautiful Buddhism Catholic Could Mankind Masses Metaphysics Morality Never Only Owed Philosophy Presented Religion Sorrowful Spirit Succeeded Success System]
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]
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]
I know one thing: There are a billion Islamic people in the world today, and there will be about 2 billion by the time we're dead. They're not going to give up their religion. Chris Matthews
[ Billion Dead Give Going Islamic Know Religion Their Thing Time Today Up Will World]
The foundation of our religion is a basis of fact - the fact of the birth, ministry, miracles, death, resurrection by the Evangelists as having actually occurred, within their own personal knowledge. Simon Greenleaf
[ Actually Basis Birth Death Evangelists Fact Foundation Having Knowledge Ministry Miracles Occurred Our Own Personal Religion Resurrection Their Within]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read. Thomas Jefferson
[ Lives Must Our Read Religion Words]
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science. Henri Bergson
[ Mysticism Religion Science]
No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion. George Whitefield
[ Jesus Religion Social]
Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their relationship with the divine other, God or the gods, and with the human other, the stranger. Timothy Radcliffe
[ Divine God Gods Human Live Most Narrative Other Relationship Religions Shapes Stranger Their]
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]
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]
Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune. Raymond Queneau
[ Disappear Fortune Good Man Religions Tend]
Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff. Sojourner Truth
[ Human Humanity Poor Religion Stuff Very Without]
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]
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]
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]
We are obliged, therefore, to say that whoever speaks that which is foreign to religion is using many words, while he who speaks the words of truth, even should he go over the whole field and omit nothing, is always speaking the one word. Origen
[ Always Even Field Foreign Go Many Nothing Obliged Omit Over Religion Say Should Speaking Speaks Therefore Truth Using Which While Whoever Whole Word Words]
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 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]
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy. William Ralph Inge
[ Become Enslave Necessary Only Philosophy Popular Religion Superstition]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Affirms Constitution Denies Different Embodied Equality Fraternity Governed Ideal Ideologies Indians Liberty Life Political Preamble Religion Set Social Their Them Today Two]
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. Michael Shermer
[ Bad Celestial God Lab Leading Makes Prayer Rat Religion Science Scientific Worse]
Most religions do not make men better, only warier. Elias Canetti
[ Better Make Men Most Only Religions]
Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God. B. R. Hayden
[ Education Evil God Grace Match Religion Without]
It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents. Nursultan Nazarbayev
[ Between Cold Continents Countries Dialogue Extremely Freed Having Important Mass Media Nations Peace Poor Relics Religions Rich Served War]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion. Thomas More
[ Among Any Fright Goes Ill Man None Occasion Only Our Over Punished Received Religion Them Those Use While]
I think there's been a big problem between religion, or organized religion, and spirituality. Dave Davies
[ Been Between Big Organized Problem Religion Spirituality Think]
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]
People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Always Back Believe Better Cruelty Life Nearly Other Person Religion Than Their Up Way Weapons Willing]
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]
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]
Where knowledge ends, religion begins. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Begins Ends Knowledge Religion Where]
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. Ambrose Bierce
[ Daughter Explaining Fear Hope Ignorance Nature Religion Unknowable]
If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act. Robert Jackson
[ Act Any Citizens Confess Constitutional Fixed Force High Matters Nationalism Official Opinion Orthodox Other Our Petty Politics Prescribe Religion Shall Star Word]
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion. Karl Marx
[ Abolition First Happiness Religion Requisite]
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]
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]
The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them. Bjorn Ulvaeus
[ Always Any Before Between Case Conflict Cultural Declaration First Habits Human Line Must Other Religion Rights Them Un]
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]
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]
I went through a lot of phases and studied many religions. I am not into religion, I am spiritual. Ja Rule
[ Am Into Lot Many Phases Religion Religions Spiritual Studied Through Went]
Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property. Maria Edgeworth
[ Give Little Morality Property Religion Snug Some Talk]
First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish. Barbara Walters
[ Based Because Christ Christian Christianity Common Deal First Great Jewish Judaism Out Points Rabbi Religion Show]
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]
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence. Countess of Blessington
[ Belief Confidence Fear Only Religion Superstition While]
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]
I broke with my religion in college. Anne Rice
[ Broke College Religion]
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other. Thomas Jefferson
[ Advantageous Censor Difference Each Office Opinion Other Over Perform Religion Sects Several]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature. Neil Young
[ Believing Creation Higher Into Just Nature Organized Part Realizing Religion Source]
Primitive societies without religion have never been found. William Dean Howells
[ Been Found Never Primitive Religion Societies Without]
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand. Frederick II Religion
[ Adores Does Everything Idol Mob Religion Understand]
We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Highly Holy Jews Judaism Problems Religion Respect]
Love is my religion - I could die for it. John Keats Love
[ Could Die Love Religion]
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]
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]
It's a bit odd that nobody seems to be using the correct technical term to describe organized Islamic terrorists. They are not a faction of a religion or a social movement. They are a cult. A suicide cult. Craig Bruce
[ Bit Correct Cult Describe Faction Islamic Movement Nobody Odd Organized Religion Seems Social Suicide Technical Term Terrorists Using]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy. Mary Wortley Montagu
[ Argue Comfort Common Cordial Deny Distressed Enemy Equivalent Giving Laugh Nobody Ought Out Religion Restraint Sick Some Sometimes Therefore Treated Whoever Wicked Without World Would]
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]
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics. Wendell Phillips
[ Breeds Difference More Politics Quarrels Religion 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Women are oppressed in the east, in the west, in the south, in the north. Women are oppressed inside, outside home, a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion. Taslima Nasrin
[ East Home Inside North Oppressed Outside Religion She South West Woman Women]
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]
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]
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]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
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]
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]
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]
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 churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth. Pat Buckley
[ Aspects Churches Contain God Only Religions Truth]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion. Lord Hailsham
[ End Honest Into Introduction Passion Politics Religion Religious True]
Nations are equal in respect to each other, and entitled to claim equal consideration for their rights, whatever may be their relative dimensions or strength or however greatly they may differ in government, religion or manners. James Kent
[ Claim Consideration Differ Dimensions Each Entitled Equal Government Greatly However Manners May Nations Other Relative Religion Respect Rights Strength Their Whatever]
Ever since boyhood I've made a religion of keeping in shape by regular, conscientious exercise. Gene Tunney
[ Boyhood Conscientious Ever Exercise Keeping Made Regular Religion Shape Since]
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]
Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you've got to help pay for piping. And the Piper! Abigail Van Buren
[ Free Got Help May Pay Pipe Piper Piping Religion Water]
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]
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Good Joke Religion Test Whether]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion. Israel Zangwill
[ Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
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 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]
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]
Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war. Hans Kung
[ Goals Including Misused Often Purely Religion War]
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion. Ulrich Beck
[ Assumption Basic Modernity Overcomes Religion Secular Society]
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]
India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration. Sri Aurobindo
[ Alone Among Aspiration Complex Diversified Great Hinduism India Itself Mass Meeting Much Place Realization Religion Religions Spiritual Subtly These Thing Thought Unified Vast Yet]
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]
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]
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]