Quotations that match 'religion'.

Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference. Edmund Burke
[ Fatal Indifference Nothing Religion]
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]
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]
Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents. Ron Lewis
[ Allegiance America Central Congress Declaration Express Flag Freedom Ideals Independence Nation Our Positive Principle Protect Religion Represents Step Taken]
I'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]
Just in our lifetime our society has become looser and more private, it becomes extremely difficult to hold to any permanent commitment whatever, least of all to organized religion. Mary Douglas
[ Any Become Becomes Commitment Difficult Extremely Hold Just Least Lifetime Looser More Organized Our Permanent Private Religion Society Whatever]
Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. Alan Turing
[ Boundary Condition Differential Equation Religion Science]
After all, is football a game or a religion? Howard Cosell
[ After Football Game Religion]
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]
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]
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]
True character arises from a deeper well than religion. E. O. Wilson
[ Arises Character Deeper Religion Than True Well]
The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate against the vilification of religions. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Against Civilized Koran Laws Legislate Nations Religions]
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]
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]
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 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]
Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God. B. R. Hayden
[ Education Evil God Grace Match Religion Without]
Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values. Allen Tate
[ Religion Sole Technique Validating Values]
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]
The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion. John Paul Stevens
[ Complete Course Government Must Neutrality Pursue Religion Toward]
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Muhammad Ali Peace
[ Allah Believe Islam Peace Religion]
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]
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]
The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Does Interests Life Majority Minority Necessarily Private Protects Religion Religions Restriction Therefore Threaten Tyranny Vital]
I have a sneaking suspicion that all religions lead to the same place, a very unified place. Jewel Kilcher
[ Lead Place Religions Same Sneaking Suspicion Unified Very]
I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion. Andrew Greeley
[ American Fundamentalists Identify Minority Policies Political Problem Real Religion Think Those Try]
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]
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]
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]
Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown. Frances Wright
[ Belief Causes Defined Existences Homage May Religion Rendered Thus Unknown Unseen]
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 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]
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]
Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man. Hans Urs von Balthasar
[ Absence Beauty Become Exposes Face Features Fostered Incomprehensible Lifted Longer Loved Man Mask Religion Threaten Which]
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]
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]
Zen, per se, is not just an art, it's not just a religion, it's a realisation. Gene Clark
[ Art Just Per Realisation Religion Se Zen]
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 do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality. Bob Hope
[ Benefits Blow Hate Hereafter Religions]
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]
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]
There are some forms of religion that are bad, just as there's bad cooking or bad art or bad sex, you have bad religion too. Karen Armstrong
[ Art Bad Cooking Forms Just Religion Sex Some Too]
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]
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]
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]
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics. Wendell Phillips
[ Breeds Difference More Politics Quarrels Religion Than]
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]
When Hegel later became a man of influence' he insisted that the Jews should be granted equal rights because civic rights belong to man because he is a man and not on account of his ethnic origins or his religion. Walter Kaufmann
[ Account Became Because Belong Civic Equal Ethnic Granted Hegel His Influence Insisted Jews Later Man Origins Religion Rights Should]
Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun. Stephen Spender
[ Blocking Church Religion Stands Sun]
Religion is love; in no case is it logic. Beatrice Potter Webb
[ Case Logic Love Religion]
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]
Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion. Julia Ward Howe
[ Absolute Agreement Beneath Differences Discipline Doctrine Essentials Exists Fundamental Religion Simple]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas. Clarence Darrow
[ Does Gas Happy Laughing Makes Religion Say Some]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power. Julian Casablancas
[ Gain Never Power Problem Religion Use]
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion. John Ruskin
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Any Bodies Cloudy Dead Distance Endeavor Find Heavenly Kind Measuring Morality Observation Only Our Place Reckoning Religion Run Sea Without]
Music is my religion. Jimi Hendrix Music
[ Music Religion]
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read. Thomas Jefferson
[ Lives Must Our Read Religion Words]
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless. Dennis Prager
[ Between Difference Evil Good Religion Teach Than Useless Worse Your]
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]
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]
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]
The equation of religion with belief is rather recent. Arnold J. Toynbee
[ Belief Equation Rather Recent Religion]
Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion. Ville Valo
[ Ethics Even Instead Religion School Studied]
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. Carl Sagan
[ Both Deep Means Nonsense Religion Science Scrutiny Skeptical Thoughts Which]
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]
Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it. Francis Arinze
[ Culture Dimension Element Religion Transcendent]
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 went to Catholic high school for half a year and religion wasn't the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school. It never came up. Mandy Moore
[ Came Catholic Cool Even Half High Never Religion School Talk Thing Up Went Year]
The world is my country, science is my religion. Christiaan Huygens
[ Country Religion Science World]
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed. Epictetus
[ Always Our Place Religion Sacrificed Same Thing Treasure Unless Will]
The freedom to convert is fundamental to freedom of religion. Bob Inglis
[ Convert Freedom Fundamental Religion]
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life. John Updike
[ Enables Get Ignore Jobs Life Nothingness Religion Us]
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]
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]
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]
This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed. Patrick Henry
[ Christ Dear Family Give Indeed Inheritance Make Religion Rich Them Which Will]
I'm not really into religion. Harry Dean Stanton
[ Into Really Religion]
One's religion is one's own possession and he has a right to it. Paul Harris
[ Own Possession Religion Right]
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]
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]
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]
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]
There's a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them. Michael Moore
[ American Best Device Easily Gullible Mislead Misled Religion Side Them Used]
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]
By religion, then, I understand a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and of human life. James G. Frazer
[ Believed Conciliation Control Course Direct Human Life Man Nature Powers Religion Superior Then Understand Which]
Conflict between science and religion a dangerous foe. Henry Norris Russell
[ Between Conflict Dangerous Foe Religion Science]
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]
A union of government and religion tends to destroy government and degrade religion. Hugo Black
[ Degrade Destroy Government Religion Tends Union]
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 isn't a religion on earth that isn't damaging to the human race because every one of them is patriarchal and every one eliminates more than half of the human race - women. They are all oppressors of women. Susan Powter
[ Because Damaging Earth Eliminates Every Half Human More Oppressors Patriarchal Race Religion Than Them Women]
I do not belong to any religion. Everything is between God and myself. Indra Devi
[ Any Belong Between Everything God Myself Religion]
The best religion is the most tolerant. Delphine de Girardin
[ Best Most Religion Tolerant]
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]
No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer. Jane Elliot
[ Always East Founded Greece Group Knew Major Middle Orient Planet Prayer Racists Religion Religious Rome Started Were White]
The 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]
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God. Jeremy Taylor
[ God Must Mystery Religion Without]
It is the sincerest thing I have written, caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion - death brought them into harmony. Laurence Housman
[ Brought Caught Contrary Death Drama Harmony Into Love Religion Sincerest Soul Struggling Them Thing Toils Written]
There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and. Jonathan Edwards
[ Cry Deceived Discoveries Down Elevation External False Hypocrites Men Morality Often Ones Others Outward Own Religion Righteousness Sorts Their Those Two Which Works]
I'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]
The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people. Ezra Pound
[ Act Bell Implies Interference Other Pointless Quiet Religions Ringing Symbolic]
Organized religion: the world's largest pyramid scheme. Bernard Katz
[ Largest Organized Pyramid Religion Scheme World]
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]
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]
Religion is all bunk. Thomas A. Edison
[ Bunk Religion]
I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting. David Knopfler
[ Any Formal Make Practitioner Religion Setting Terrible]
The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of God confuse law with faith. Randall Terry
[ Christian Confuse Enemies Faith God Law Religion]
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]
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]
This is a war against terrorists. Not a war against a religion, but a war against terrorists. Gordon England
[ Against Religion Terrorists War]
God did not intend religion to be an exercise club. Naguib Mahfouz Funny
[ Club Did Exercise God Intend Religion]
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]
Americans should be free to recognize our religious heritage; doing that is not the same as creating a government-sponsored religion. Ernest Istook
[ Americans Creating Doing Free Heritage Our Recognize Religion Religious Same Should]
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]
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]
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 without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible. Mark Hopkins
[ Curse Impossible Morality Religion Superstition Without]
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true. Blaise Pascal
[ Afraid Despise Hate May Men Religion True]
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]
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation. Gertrude Stein
[ Counting Generation Hope Religion Salvation]
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]
Religions are the cradles of despotism. Marquis de Sade
[ Despotism Religions]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
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]
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]
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]
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 have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life. Pete Seeger
[ Am Americans Audience Color Every Life Matter Never Persuasion Political Proud Refuse Religion Sing Situation Skin Sung Their]
The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion. Ernest Istook
[ Amendment Attack Courts First Protect Religion Should Using]
I focused on where she was from of course, her voice and her history, her relationship with God - her religion. This was probably the strongest relationship she has had, really. She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands. Gretchen Mol
[ Close Course Focused God Had Her History Husbands Maintain Never Probably Really Relationship Relationships Religion Seemed She Strongest Voice Where]
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]
Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions. Steve Hackett
[ Certainties Deals More Philosophy Questions 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]
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]
The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments. Cliff Stearns
[ Above Against Cases Chief Commandments Concrete Court Display Displayed Head Hearing Hostility Irony Justice Last Outright Recent Religion Supreme Ten These Week Years]
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]
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]
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. Dalai Lama Religion
[ Brain Complicated Heart Kindness Need Our Own Philosophy Religion Simple Temple Temples]
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Napoleon Bonaparte Religion
[ Keeps Murdering Poor Religion Rich]
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]
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]
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion. Karl Marx
[ Abolition First Happiness Religion Requisite]
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]
Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion. John Burroughs
[ Been Curiosity Joy Keen Religion Universe]
As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything. Pierre Beaumarchais
[ Am Anything Free Government Institutions Long Other Politics Print Religion Write]
Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune. Raymond Queneau
[ Disappear Fortune Good Man Religions Tend]
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 many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Easy Many Over Religion Right Stumble]
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. Reinhold Niebuhr
[ Cure Nation Pride Pure Religion Virtuous]
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written. Rudolf Otto
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
Far from being hostile to religion is capable of rendering religion important services. Henry Norris Russell
[ Being Capable Far Hostile Important Religion Rendering Services]
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]
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]
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]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Aspiration Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
During the many centuries that magic, here on this planet, was presumed to have worked, there were at least as many theories as to how magic worked as there were cultures and religions. Lynn Abbey
[ Centuries Cultures During Here How Least Magic Many Planet Presumed Religions Theories Were Worked]
This issue is whether or not our government should be infusing religion into (schools). Michael Newdow
[ Government Infusing Into Issue Our Religion Schools Should Whether]
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. Bill Gates Religion
[ Allocation Could Doing Efficient Just Lot More Morning Religion Resources Sunday Terms Time Very]
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]
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]
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]
There's no religion but sex and music. Sting
[ Music Religion Sex]
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Because Mankind Never Reform Religion Slavery]
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion! Sydney Smith
[ Amusements England Pity Religion Vice]
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]
Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses. Simon Greenleaf
[ Credit Due Our Religion Rests Then These Witnesses]
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]
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]
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]
The hired preachers of all sects, creeds, and religions, never do, and never can, teach any thing but what is in conformity with the opinions of those who pay them. Francis Wright
[ Any Conformity Creeds Hired Never Opinions Pay Preachers Religions Sects Teach Them Thing Those]
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]
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]
Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions: if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy. Niklaus Wirth
[ Analogy Another Belong Cannot Fallacy Languages Look Many Others Programming Religions Styles Tend]
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]
Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Materialism Materialistic Mysticism Only Possible Religion Sex Society]
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]
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]
I do engineering, not religion. Daniel J. Bernstein
[ Engineering Religion]
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]
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]
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]
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of. Joseph Joubert
[ Base Capable Only Religion Souls Superstition Which]
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 wish your increase in holiness, number, love, religion, and righteousness; and wait you, and cease to contend with these men that are gone from us, for there is nothing that shall convince them but judgment. Donald Cargill
[ Cease Contend Convince Gone Holiness Increase Judgment Love Men Nothing Number Religion Righteousness Shall Them These Us Wait Wish Your]
It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together. Billy Higgins
[ Brings Races Religions Together]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Kind Mankind Mass Necessity Religion Some]
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]
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage. Frederick Buechner
[ Another Area Comes Experience Human Man Mystery Pilgrimage Points Religion Summons Upon Way Where]
Love is the cheapest of religions. Cesare Pavese
[ Cheapest Love Religions]
Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too. Kirstie Alley
[ Faith Greatest History Look Men Religion Scientists Something Spiritual Through Too Were World]
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]
Prohibiting a visible religious sign, which isn't a manifestation of militancy, would look like a fight against religions. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Against Fight Look Manifestation Militancy Prohibiting Religions Religious Sign Visible Which Would]
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]
Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing they're whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they've got. I can't possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to. David Cronenberg
[ Anybody Bringing Cinema Comes Culture Got History Language Literacy Literary Manipulate Movie Nor Possibly Religion Sexual Their Want Whatever Whole]
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]
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]
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]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Admire Am Much Religions See Thankful]
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]
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. Albert Einstein
[ Arts Branches Religions Same Sciences Tree]
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]
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]
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence. Friedrich Schleiermacher
[ Absolute Consists Dependence Essence Feeling Religion]
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]
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]
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]
However, if the religions in essence merely repeat statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration, such a Declaration becomes superfluous; an ethic is more than rights. Hans Kung
[ Becomes Declaration Essence Ethic However Human Merely More Nations Religions Repeat Rights Statements Such Superfluous Than United]
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]
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]
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]
Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion. Roy Moore
[ Acknowledgement God Indeed Religion Synonymous]
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]
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]
The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ. Randall Terry
[ Christ Christian God Law Leads Religion Schoolmaster Us]
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand. Frederick II Religion
[ Adores Does Everything Idol Mob Religion Understand]
Religion is not a burden, not a weight, it is wings. Harry Emerson Fosdick
[ Burden Religion Weight Wings]
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]
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]
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]
I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood. Rip Torn
[ Blood Except Gets Honor Into Religion Shedding]
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Any Based Ethics Good Held Judged Meaning Must Necessary Other Religion Social Standard Standards Their Well-Being Would]
No 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]
Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need. Bill Maher
[ Between Bureaucracy God Man Need Religion]
In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Appears Art Bible Education Language Liberal Mythology Necessarily Other Religion Words World]
Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Affiliation Any Ban Been Conspicuous Display Education Intentions National Never Our Protect Reassured Religion Religious Society Solely System Them]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence. Countess of Blessington
[ Belief Confidence Fear Only Religion Superstition While]
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]
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]
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]
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion. Abraham Cowley
[ Account Great Love Religion Sin]
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too. Studs Terkel
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation. Edmund Burke Religion
[ Art Creation Essentially Finished Man Religion Remaking Theory]
No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece. Walter Pater
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism. Walter Kaufmann
[ Between Deepest Difference Monotheism Religions]
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]
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion. William Blake
[ Bricks Brothels Built Law Prisons Religion Stones]
You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life. Joni Mitchell
[ Aggressive Any Foot Ignorance Illness Just Kind Law Life Little Mental Mounting Particular Rabbit Rabid Really Religion Slice Songs Spiritual Their]
Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities. Alcee Hastings
[ Also Believe Bring Buddhists Build Christians Communities Dignity Enable Followers Hindus Jews Just Many Muslims Other Peace Religions Respect Responsible Solid These Together Tolerance Us Values]
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]
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]
Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God. Cyril Cusack
[ Better Closer Discontent Divine Draw God Make Oneself Person Promotes Religion Tries Within]
The most important part of my religion is to play guitar. Lou Reed
[ Guitar Important Most Part Play Religion]
If religion had a good purpose, then man would have created something great. But we're man: we mess up everything. We mess up nature. We mess up God. We take what is given to us and make it into what we think it should be. Ziggy Marley
[ Created Everything Given God Good Great Had Into Make Man Mess Nature Purpose Religion Should Something Take Then Think Up Us Would]
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]
Religions get lost as people do. Franz Kafka
[ Get Lost Religions]
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Absolutely Die Easier Live Religion Than]
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion. Francis Herbert Hedge
[ Good Nature Part Person Religion Sympathy]
In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs. David Herbert Donald
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Also Asking Because Between Both Cases Come Dynamic Going Here Look Motivation Opposed Place Questions Religion Same Science Takes Their Way Wellspring Where Why]
The Grateful Dead are our religion. This is a religion that doesn't pay homage to the God that all the other religions pay homage to. Ken Kesey
[ Dead God Grateful Homage Other Our Pay Religion Religions]
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion. Baruch Spinoza
[ Becoming Established How Know Philosophy Religion Teach Without]
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]
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]
We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Highly Holy Jews Judaism Problems Religion Respect]
And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point. Michael Berryman
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
One either has to believe in a God who's terribly prejudiced, or disbelieve the teachings of such exclusionary theologies. Religions have taught us that 'we are better than they.' Neale Donald Walsch
[ Believe Better Disbelieve Either God Prejudiced Religions Such Taught Teachings Terribly Than Theologies Us]
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]
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Common Excellent Keeping Quiet Religion Stuff]
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]
Real religion is no religion at all. Lauryn Hill
[ Real Religion]
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]
No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion. George Whitefield
[ Jesus Religion Social]
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]
People here argue about religion interminably, but it appears that they are competing at the same time to see who can be the least devout. Charles de Secondat
[ Appears Argue Competing Devout Here Least Religion Same See Time]
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]
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]
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion. Abdul Kalam
[ Killing Mandated Others Promotion Religion Requirement Sustenance]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice. Francis Bacon
[ Care Justice Next Promote Religion Your]
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]
I'm a firm believer and I think my religion is inside. Billy Eckstine
[ Believer Firm Inside Religion Think]
Contradictory to my religion, I think, is journalism. Sydney Schanberg
[ Contradictory Journalism Religion Think]
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]
Religion is man's attempt to bind himself back to a relationship with God. Victoria Jackson
[ Attempt Back Bind God Himself Man Relationship Religion]
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth. George Santayana
[ Efficacious Military More Religion Rhetorical Than Victory Wealth Worth]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion. Richard John Neuhaus
[ Get Lose Religion Socialism Their]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It is clear that this essential Christian doctrine gives a new value to human nature, to human history and to human life which is not to be found in the other great oriental religions. Christopher Dawson
[ Christian Clear Doctrine Essential Found Gives Great History Human Life Nature New Oriental Other Religions Value Which]
Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such contradictions and absurdities. Thomas Paine
[ Absurdities Blasphemy Call Contradictions New Religion Revealed See Species Such Testament]
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]
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]
The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand. Howard Cosell
[ After Allowed Attaches Completely Country Football Game Get Hand Importance Incredible Our Out Religion Society Sport Sports]
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]
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion. Ulrich Beck
[ Assumption Basic Modernity Overcomes Religion Secular Society]
I fear it's because religion is man's attempt to reach God, and when he feels he has succeeded, he cannot abide anyone else's claim to have done the same. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Abide Anyone Attempt Because Cannot Claim Done Else Fear Feels God Man Reach Religion Same Succeeded]
All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will. Alexander Herzen
[ Always Any Based Been Corruption Former Latter Makes Morality More Obedience Organization Pernicious Political Religions Say Slavery Than Use Violence Voluntary Why Will]
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]
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Good Joke Religion Test Whether]
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]
Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion. Karen Armstrong
[ Christianity Convinced Every Fundamentalist Gut Islam Judaism Level Liberal Movement Out Religion Secular Society Some Studied Visceral Wants Wipe]
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]
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. Stendhal
[ Cleverness Fear Few Founded Many Religions]
To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was. Reese Witherspoon
[ Background Connect Culture Family Grew Had Her Immediate Inspired June Lot Modern Play Really Religion Same Shared She Spirituality Up Values Woman]
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]
Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged. William Robertson Smith
[ Belonged Break Community Did Domestic End Every Exist Had His Man Necessary Part Political Preservation Religion Saving Society Souls Take Welfare Which]
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]
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]
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere. Flora Lewis
[ Alien Arisen Aspiration Concepts Democracy Dignity Everywhere Freedom Infuse May Moral Philosophy Religion Striving Underlying Universal Way West]
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]
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]
The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex. Hugh Hefner
[ Civilizing Force Major Religion Sex World]
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion. Bertrand Russell
[ Age Door Dragon First Golden Guards Mankind Necessary Possible Religion Slay Threshold Will]
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]
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church. Tom Brokaw
[ Church Fishing Fly High Religion]
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 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 is the last refuge of human savagery. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Human Last Refuge Religion Savagery]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Among Many Men Races Religions Since Wandered]
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 more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley Religion
[ Incline Mind More Original Powerful Religion Solitude Towards Will]
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it. Dalai Lama
[ Faith Good Particular Religion Survive Without]
Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death. Karen Armstrong
[ Christianity Death Devastating Disgraceful Dying Helpless Image Islam Least Main Man Religion Success Unlike West Which]
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place. Irving Kristol
[ Crucial Moral Need Nothing Place Religion Role Take Tradition Vehicle]
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]
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]
Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff. Sojourner Truth
[ Human Humanity Poor Religion Stuff Very Without]
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]
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide. Tom Robbins
[ Masses Merely Opium 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion? Andrew Sullivan
[ Become Equivalent How Ideology Political Religion Tell]
Yoga is not a religion to me. Christy Turlington
[ Religion Yoga]
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. Edmund Burke
[ Feeble Minds Religion Superstition]
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]
The Muslims have, as everyone else says, the right to practice their religion and they have the right to construct a mosque at ground zero if they wish. What I am saying, though, is that they should listen to public opinion, they should listen to the deep wounds and anguish that this is causing to so many good people. Peter King
[ Am Anguish Causing Construct Deep Else Everyone Good Ground Listen Many Muslims Opinion Practice Public Religion Right Saying Says Should Their Though Wish Wounds Zero]
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. Dalai Lama
[ Affection Cannot Human Live Meditation Religion Survive Without]
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason. Lyman Abbott
[ Conclusion Reason Religion]
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Century Religion Sex Substitute]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham. King Hussein I
[ Abraham Believe Belong Camp Children Followers God Great His Live Monotheistic Our Peace Religions Teachings These Three Upon Us Wishes]
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
[ Control Just Mind Religion]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions. Stephen Harper
[ Canadian Cost Failed Fairness God Led Millions Produced Religion Taxpayers Unity Untold]
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]
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world. Ambrose Bierce
[ Faiths Great Principal World]
I write against the religion because if women want to live like human beings, they will have to live outside the religion and Islamic law. Taslima Nasrin
[ Against Because Beings Human Islamic Law Live Outside Religion Want Will Women Write]
There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine. Walter Scott
[ Doubt Easier Examine Finds Historical Incredulity Matters Religion Than Those Vulgar Well Which]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It was part of your religion to hate the British. Rebecca H. Davis
[ British Hate Part Religion Your]
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]
Certain I am, that Christian Religion does no where allow Rebellion. Mary Astell
[ Allow Am Certain Christian Does Rebellion Religion Where]
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]
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]
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]
Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Boasts Eternal Exclusive Indispensable Judaism Religion Revealed Revelation Salvation Sense Term Truths Understood Usually Which]
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]
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]
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]
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings. Satish Kumar
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
The proper reply to right wing religiosity is not to insist that politics and religion don't mix. This is the stock response of the left. Christopher Lasch
[ Insist Left Mix Politics Proper Religion Reply Response Right Stock Wing]
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words? Dwight L. Moody
[ Believe Cannot Capable Child Children Christ Devil Faith Had His Known Made Make Masterpiece Religion Standard Understand Understanding Us Words Would]
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]
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]
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]
Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Backward Civilization Contradict Interpretations Needs Often Religion Today]
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]
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]
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]
We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization. Herbert Read
[ Capitalist Christianity Civilization Emerge Emerged Just May New Our Out Religion Roman Ruins Sure Will]
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]
Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office. Yahoo Serious
[ Audiences Box Clicks Counts Devil Hollywood Into Movie Office Only Orbit Place Real Really Religion Some Sort Sucked Then Where Your]
Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Absolute Accidents Claims Cruel Essence Grow Intolerance Namely Out Religion Very]
I've dabbled in several different religions. Jerry Hall
[ Dabbled Different Religions Several]
My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other. Rick Wakeman
[ Apart Beliefs Concern Currently Deep Each Faith Faiths Important Life Long Other Others Part Plays Private Religion Respect Throw Tremendous Try Very Way]
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. Dalai Lama
[ Kindness Religion Simple Very]
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]
Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Beautifully Expediency Go Hand Political Religion]
This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto, then, must not be confined to matters of religion, education, and social uplift; it must deal with such fundamental forces in life as make these things possible. Carter G. Woodson
[ Assumption Confined Deal Education Forces Fundamental Ghetto Leadership Life Make Matters Must Negro Possible Religion Social Such Then These Things Uplift]
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]
I could never say that one religion is wrong. I could never say that this person's God is wrong, I could never say that someone is wrong because they don't believe in God. Amber Tamblyn
[ Because Believe Could God Never Person Religion Say Someone Wrong]
The sad part about our past is that religions, ironically enough, are responsible for creating the most destructive idea that has ever been visited upon the human race: the idea that there is such a thing as 'better.' Neale Donald Walsch
[ Been Better Creating Destructive Enough Ever Human Idea Ironically Most Our Part Past Race Religions Responsible Sad Such Thing Upon Visited]
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents. George Orwell
[ Adherents Advertisement Christian Religion Socialism Worst]
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]
Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth, sensed by the people, expressed by the people. Ernest Renan
[ Error Expressed Great Instinctive Popular Religion Sensed Truth]
Patriotism is the religion of hell. James Branch Cabell
[ Hell Patriotism Religion]
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace. Alexis Carrel
[ Brings Ineffable Inner Light Man Peace Religion Spiritual Strength]
I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress. Dan Brown
[ Consider Learn Life-Long Many More Myself Progress Quest Questions Religions Spiritual Student Will Work]
The first act of religion, therefore, concerns those things which are communicated to us from God. The other concerns those things which we yield to God. William Ames
[ Act Communicated Concerns First God Other Religion Therefore Things Those Us Which Yield]
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are. William Barclay
[ Cannot Fails Men Religion Speak]
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]
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]
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]
They have hijacked my religion. Cat Stevens
[ Hijacked Religion]
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]
Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there. Mohammed Naguib
[ Always Candle Color Everyone Inside Lantern Looks Particular Religion Through]
I don't value authority. I don't value the systems. I don't value patriarchal religion. I don't value the things that diminish you when you do tell the truth. So I'm not scared of the end result, and that is the biggest asset I have. Susan Powter
[ Asset Authority Biggest Diminish End Patriarchal Religion Result Scared Systems Tell Things Truth Value]
We take people to the threshold of religion. Our aim is to induce immediate experience that is beyond the odd, beyond the strange, and beyond the weird. It verges on the wholly other. Larry Harvey
[ Aim Beyond Experience Immediate Induce Odd Other Our Religion Strange Take Threshold Verges Weird Wholly]
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought. Peter Ustinov
[ Easy Habit Oppressive Out Religion Thought Way]
Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction. Bertrand Russell
[ Been Brotherly Destruction Excuse Insight Into Love Made Mass Means Our Persecution Profoundest Religions Scientific Teach Used]
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]
If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion. Edmond de Goncourt
[ Atheism God Him Insult Less Must Religion Seem Than]
There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Contempt Country Decay Held Religion Rites See Sign Surer Than]
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]
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]
Our religion does not discriminate according to color, sex or anything else. What counts is piety and faith. King Hussein I
[ According Anything Color Counts Discriminate Does Else Faith Our Piety Religion Sex]
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]
Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations. Swami Sivananda
[ Better Culture Far Laws Maintaining Moral Regulations Religion Than These Values]
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]
I am an atheist, and if an atheist and a pope think the same things, there must be something true. There must be some human truth that is beyond religion. Oriana Fallaci
[ Am Atheist Beyond Human Must Pope Religion Same Some Something Things Think True Truth]
Religion must 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]
While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind. Daniel Goleman
[ Asian Began Mind Religions Study Theories While]
Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion. Courtney Love
[ Being Cult Leader Own Really Religion Rock Star Your]
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]
The hierarchy of class in London was rigid. It was like a religion. It still is to a certain extent. Ben Kingsley
[ Certain Class Extent Hierarchy London Religion Rigid Still]
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]
Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns. Thomas Bulfinch
[ Ambition Attended Awe Became Endowed Greatest Influence Knighthood Love Loyalty Object Order Priesthood Religion Religious Sanctity Sovereigns Those United]
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]
Religion is induced insanity. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Induced Insanity Religion]
Most religions do not make men better, only warier. Elias Canetti
[ Better Make Men Most Only Religions]
The search for religion is the starting point of thought. Xu Zhimo
[ Point Religion Search Starting Thought]
The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers. Dave Barry
[ Age Background Beings Believe Drivers Ethnic Gender Human Regardless Religion Thing Unites]
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]
What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage. Gertrude Stein
[ Abundance End Marriage Protection Religion Renunciation Stepping-Stone]
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]
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]
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Bosoms Carry Comes Key Men More Most Mothers Much Our Real Religion Souls Than Their Women World]
Every major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals. E. O. Wilson
[ Among Cultures Darwinian Ever Every Flourished Major None Religion Rivals Struggle Today Tolerating Waged Winner]
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]
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]
Billions of people don't practice a religion at all. Richard Gere
[ Billions Practice Religion]
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society. Anita Brookner
[ Being God Hero Own Religion Saint Sanction Society Support Without Your]
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]
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]
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]
Religion can be both good and bad - it is spirituality that counts. Pat Buckley
[ Bad Both Counts Good Religion Spirituality]
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]
I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts. John Templeton
[ Ancient Becoming Believe Clinging Concepts Obsolete Religions]
Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness. Richard Mentor Johnson
[ Benevolence Christian Christianity Deeds Holiness Lives Meekness Professors Recommend Religion Temperance Their]
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Create Fall Fallible God Love Religion]
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]
Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Happiness Mystery Never Religion Should]
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]
The United States is not a nation based upon race, creed, or religion - we are a nation based upon our loyalty and allegiance to our country and her principles. Jim Ryun
[ Allegiance Based Country Creed Her Loyalty Nation Our Principles Race Religion States United Upon]
Religion's in the heart, not in the knees. Douglas William Jerrold
[ Heart Knees Religion]
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]
The greatest religions convert the world through stories. Ben Okri
[ Convert Greatest Religions Stories Through World]
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]
The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion. Robert Jackson
[ Cease Ceases Country Day Free Religion Will]
My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another. Art Linkletter
[ Another Anything Best Better Big Decently Every Golden Help How Just Language Major Philosophy Religion Rule Somebody Than Treat Yourself]
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]
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 is more like response to a friend than it is like obedience to an expert. Austin Farrer
[ Expert Friend More Obedience Religion Response Than]
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]
Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs. Alcee Hastings
[ Against Basic Beliefs Each Easily Enough Fact Given Know May Most Off Other Played Possible Reason Religions Religious Share Unfortunate Values]
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths. Muhammad Ali
[ Contain Different Just Lakes Names Religions Rivers Streams Truths Water]
Religion 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]
Major religions are examples of 'noble lies' aimed at uplifting human stature. Jack Miller
[ Aimed Examples Human Lies Major Noble Religions Stature Uplifting]
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Dependent Establish Fine Greater Heart Ideals Later Lesser Life Own Religion Second-Hand Seem Thing Tradition Will]
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]
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]
For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Religion Religious Sentiment Sport]
Revealed religion is one thing, revealed legislation, another. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Another Legislation Religion Revealed Thing]
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]
Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind. James Martineau
[ Belief Divine God Holding Mankind Mind Moral Relations Religion Ruling Universe Will]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism, and when it cracked, I was open to religion again. Lionel Blue
[ Again Cracked Early Idolatry Open Religion Repression Saw Stalinism]
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. Abraham Lincoln
[ Better Care Cat Dog Man Much Religion Whose]
All religions have been made by men. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Been Made Men Religions]
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion. Dalai Lama
[ Anyone Appreciate Believes Compassion Kindness Rebirth Religion Whether]
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]
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]
They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don't dictate those terms. Larry Harvey
[ Become Between Contact Dictate Experience Immediate Keepers Mystery Place Religion Terms Themselves Then Those Which Wonderful]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Organized religion preaches Order and Love but spawns Chaos and Fury. Why? Kerry Thornley
[ Chaos Fury Love Order Organized Preaches Religion Why]
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]
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]
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]
More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material. Charles Eastman
[ Conduct Even Found Inconsistency Material Men More Much Only Professed Religion Seeking Spiritual Spoke Than Things Those While White]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Look at Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion. It is the leading religion of the world with 1.5 billion followers. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Billion Demagoguery Emotion Followers Islam Leading Look Manner Rational Religion Without World]
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion. Havelock Ellis
[ Between Connection Hypnotic Intimate Phenomena Religion Very]
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]
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]
A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society. Joseph Ratzinger Religion
[ Allows Building Civil Does Factors Freedom Gives Impose Just Rather Religion Religions Religious Responsibility Society Space State Therefore These Toward Up]
We 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 now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion. Patrick Henry
[ Christian Could Disposed Family Give More Now Property Religion Them Thing Wish]
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]
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]
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room. Doug Coupland
[ Clears Forget Loneliness Out Politics Religion Room Sex Subject]
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion. Paul Nurse
[ Abandoned During Religion School Secondary Time]
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]
For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency. Albert Ellis
[ Again Childish Dependency Essentially Manner Religion]
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]
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. Thomas Paine
[ Country Good Religion World]
I don't know of any cases where as a result of religious precepts a population have found themselves enjoying less food than they would have if they didn't follow this particular religion. Marvin Harris
[ Any Cases Enjoying Follow Food Found Know Less Particular Population Precepts Religion Religious Result Than Themselves Where Would]
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]
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin. Anatole France
[ Done Great Love Making Religion Service Sin]
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print. Dave Barry
[ Also Although Any Boring Except Find Hobbies Hobby Kind Print Religion Same Saying True Will]
To have dominion by religion, is to have dominion over men's souls, thus over their very spiritual life, and to use the Divine things, which are in their religion, as the means. Emanuel Swedenborg
[ Divine Dominion Life Means Men Over Religion Souls Spiritual Their Things Thus Use Very Which]
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]
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]
When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power. Walter Jon Williams
[ Becomes Means Power Powerful Religion Remain State]
It's unlikely that the organized religions will get more sectarian... or is it? I am not at all sure. Mary Douglas
[ Am Get More Organized Religions Sectarian Sure Unlikely Will]
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Against Argument Charity Christ Crime Feel Made Men Ones Only Religion Strong Their Understand Which]
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]
I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Arabia Current Economic Followers Forum Made Rather Recently Religion Repeat Saudi Shall Should Some Stated Won]
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]
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]
If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England. Paul Harris
[ Early England Ever Militant New Religion]
I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort. Jewel Kilcher
[ Any Comfort Found Much Never Organized Overly Religion Sort]
In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual. William Robertson Smith
[ Afford Antique Dogma Explanation Lore Mythology Offered Only Place Precepts Prescribed Priests Religion Religions Ritual Rules Sacred Stories Takes These]
And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living. Toni Cade Bambara
[ Ask Living Might Religion Technology]
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]
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]
There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets. Thomas More
[ Different Even Every Island Moon Only Others Parts Planets Religions Several Some Sorts Sun Town Worshipping]
Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Religion Selfishness]
What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything? Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Anything Change Doesnt Religion Revelation Use]
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]
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]
The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion. George Gillespie
[ Corrupted Hath Judgment Life Others Perverted Pride Religion Them Way]
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]
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. Richard Burton
[ Am Anything Convinced Himself Man More Never Religions Study Worshipped]
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]
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]
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion. Jack Kevorkian
[ Areas Centers Considered Conventional Different Religion Than]
I got a cold feeling toward religion in general. I don't think God would want to separate families. Ja Rule
[ Cold Families Feeling General God Got Religion Separate Think Toward Want Would]
It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it. Ramakrishna
[ Difficult Easy Practice Religion Talk]
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]
We need a new religion. Lauren Hutton
[ Need New Religion]
I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion. Barbara Walters
[ Also Become Becoming Code Even Found Great Increasingly Interest Interesting More Oriented Over Religion Same Showed Spiritual Success Technically Though Time Vinci World Yawn]
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]
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]
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world. Richard Dawkins
[ Against Am Because Religion Satisfied Teaches Understanding Us World]
In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual. William Robertson Smith
[ Better Common Dictate Foreign Individual Magical May Nothing Private Religion Rites Savage State Superstitions Terror Times Tribe]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I believe that what we are fighting here is not just a small group of people who have hijacked a religion, but it is a civilization bent on destroying ours. Tom Tancredo
[ Believe Bent Civilization Destroying Fighting Group Here Hijacked Just Ours Religion Small]
He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity. Maimonides
[ Become Begins Complete Confused Fall However Infidelity Into Matters Metaphysics Only Religion Will]
There can be no truce between science and religion. John B. S. Haldane
[ Between Religion Science Truce]
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]
Islam, the third in historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism, but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs. Carroll Quigley
[ Arabs Christian East Establishing Ethical Ethics Had Historical Islam Jewish Moderate Monotheism Monotheistic Near Only Religions Sequence Spreading Success Successful Third Version Very]
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 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]
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]
Religion is all-too-often a refuge for scoundrels. Neal Boortz
[ Refuge Religion Scoundrels]
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]
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]
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]
So obviously, any religion embodies some form of rules and expectations for behavior, and even sometimes consequences, and they don't want to hear any of that. Pat Boone
[ Any Behavior Consequences Embodies Even Expectations Form Hear Obviously Religion Rules Some Sometimes Want]
The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion. Fred Allen
[ Changed Choir Church First Hundred Religion Sang Their Time Two]
It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements. Mary Douglas
[ Arrangements Done Harm Looser More Organized Prefer Private Reasonable Religion Very Worry]
The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person's standing in the political community. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Adherence Any Clause Community Establishment Government Making Person Political Prohibits Relevant Religion Standing Way]
Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance. Muriel Spark
[ Art First Great Importance Lastly Life Order Philosophy Religion Science Subjects Their Then]
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]
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive. Jeff Miller
[ Admit Because Bring Church Democracy Enough Government Guide Humble Imperfect Need Needs Only Order Our Religion Requires Sinners Survive Those Tolerance]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything. Link Wray
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics 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 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]
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]
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. Isaac Bashevis Singer Religion
[ Doubt Part Religion Religious Thinkers Were]
In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude. Thomas Erskine
[ Ethics Grace Gratitude New Religion Testament]
I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance. Christopher Marlowe
[ Childish Count Hold Ignorance Religion Sin Toy]
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]
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]
The modern period adds social ethics to religions agenda, for we now realize that social structures are not like laws of nature. They are human creations, so we are responsible for them. Huston Smith
[ Adds Agenda Creations Ethics Human Laws Modern Nature Now Period Realize Religions Responsible Social Structures Them]
The 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]
It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution. Annie Dillard
[ Also Birthday Bitter Creator Creatures Divides Evolution Fellow Ironic Our Present Recognize Religions Self-Consciousness Separating Thing Us Very]
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]
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies. H. L. Mencken
[ Any Communism Largely Made Other Prophecies Religion Revealed Up]
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]
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]
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]
Yes, a general principle that comes out of research behind Good to Eat is that there are no world religions that have acted to decrease the potential for the nutritional well-being of their followers. Marvin Harris
[ Acted Behind Comes Decrease Eat Followers General Good Nutritional Out Potential Principle Religions Research Their Well-Being World Yes]
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]
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]
The songs keep on writing themselves, and I really love them. It's as close as I get to a religion. Kristin Hersh
[ Close Get Keep Love Really Religion Songs Them Themselves Writing]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
My religion lies in my composition. John Philip Sousa
[ Composition Lies Religion]
I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose. Orson Welles
[ Agnosticism Atheism Choose Great Hate Love Religion Respect]
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 to mysticism what popularization is to science. Henri Bergson
[ Mysticism Religion Science]
The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion. John Boyd Orr
[ Always Approval Arms Been Empires Force Get Great Increase Policy Possible Power Powers Religion State Territory Their]
The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Come End India Integrated Modern Must Religions Scriptures Sovereignty United Want]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion. Herman Hesse
[ Beautiful Blossom Enables Into Life Marvel Philosophy Religion Revelation Truly Which Wisdom]
Religion 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]
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]
The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Between Classical Correctly Difference Divine Division Human Interprets Into Lies Morality Only Religion Simply Things]
Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic. Hu Shih
[ Agnostic Already Ancient Another China Early Fact Factor First Founder Further Great Historical Important Naturalism Our Philosopher Philosophers Purified Religion Second Simple Simplified Very]
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]
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion. Ralph W. Sockman
[ Art Been Born Called Capacity Christmas Faculty Human Most Our Pregnant Religion Renews Science Stirring Wonder Youth]
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]
Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite. Sri Aurobindo
[ Affinities Allowed Always Approach Felt His Indian Individual Infinite Intellectual Liberty Men Minds Must Perfect Religion Since Their Thought Unlimited Variety Worship]
God requireth not a uniformity of religion. Roger Williams
[ God Religion Uniformity]
Religion reveals itself in struggling to reveal the meaning of the world. S. H. Miller
[ Itself Meaning Religion Reveal Reveals Struggling World]
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]
Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation. Hosea Ballou
[ Devil Persecution Propagation Religion Requires Sustain Which]
Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion. Josh McDowell
[ Claim Claimed Dead Followers Had Himself His Jesus Literature Power Raise Raised Religion Unique Would]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands. Immanuel Kant
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition Religion]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy. Franz Werfel
[ Art Between Dialogue Everlasting God Humanity Religion]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. Matthew Arnold
[ Emotion Meaning Morality Religion Simply Thus Touched True]
The 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]
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]
Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself. Rod Steiger
[ Because Character Forget Judge Look Person Picture Play Problems Real Religions Sacred Story Well Working World Yourself]
With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world. Jerry Costello
[ Armenians Courage Culture Faith Generations Genocide Great Indifferent Often Overcome Preserved Proudly Religion Story Suffering Their Told Traditions World]
We are conscious that religions cannot solve the economic, political and social problems of this earth. Hans Kung
[ Cannot Conscious Earth Economic Political Problems Religions Social Solve]
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]
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]
Growing up in Wales was a pretty Draconian experience with religion. John Cale
[ Draconian Experience Growing Pretty Religion Up Wales]
Politics in America is the binding secular religion. Theodore White
[ America Binding Politics Religion Secular]
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]
So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. Lucretius
[ Deeds Evil Persuading Potent Religion]
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]