Quotations that match 'religion'.

I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion.
[ Am Freedom Includes Known Life Religion Spent Struggle]
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.
[ Art Bad Cooking Forms Just Religion Sex Some Too]
I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort.
[ Any Comfort Found Much Never Organized Overly Religion Sort]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy.
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things.
[ Been Expect Family Got Know Media Much Newspaper Politics Pretty Relations Religion Sections Sports Style Things Wonderful Would]
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
[ Done Great Love Making Religion Service Sin]
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion.
[ Becoming Established How Know Philosophy Religion Teach Without]
What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
[ Brotherhood Church Cruelty Demonstrations Dividing Exist Families Harlot Politics Pride Reason Religion Same Separate Theatre Thing Two Wife]
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
[ Am Literature Politics Religion]
Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make that attempt. That's morality, that's religion. That's art. That's life.
[ Absurdity Art Attempt Defeat Even Expect Life Make Morality Must Religion Though World]
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Religion
[ Incline Mind More Original Powerful Religion Solitude Towards Will]
They're after one world religion and one world government. That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine.
[ After Attacked Catholic Church Control Doctrine Government Over Religion Strongly Take Their Ultimately Why World]
The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, THAT my friends, is true perversion.
[ Any Been Fact Friends More Name Other Perversion Reason Religion Single Slaughtered Than True]
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it.
[ Against Asked Bite Religion Say Sound Were Would]
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
[ Art History Humanity Ineffectual Novels Passion Religion Without Would]
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
[ Feeble Minds Religion Superstition]
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
[ Common Excellent Keeping Quiet Religion Stuff]
Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues.
[ Critical Form How Issues Morality Opinions Political Politics Religion Students Think]
During the many centuries that magic, here on this planet, was presumed to have worked, there were at least as many theories as to how magic worked as there were cultures and religions.
[ Centuries Cultures During Here How Least Magic Many Planet Presumed Religions Theories Were Worked]
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation. Religion
[ Art Creation Essentially Finished Man Religion Remaking Theory]
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.
[ Designs Disturbances Fearful Mask More Never Pretext Religion Society Stirring Than Their Those Trouble True Up Use]
Islam, the third in historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism, but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs.
[ Arabs Christian East Establishing Ethical Ethics Had Historical Islam Jewish Moderate Monotheism Monotheistic Near Only Religions Sequence Spreading Success Successful Third Version Very]
Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe.
[ Believe Either Handle Just Know Religion]
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.
[ Alien Arisen Aspiration Concepts Democracy Dignity Everywhere Freedom Infuse May Moral Philosophy Religion Striving Underlying Universal Way West]
I have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish.
[ Baptist Catholic Jewish Own Religion Sort]
I went to Catholic high school for half a year and religion wasn't the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school. It never came up.
[ Came Catholic Cool Even Half High Never Religion School Talk Thing Up Went Year]
Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
[ Atheists Bible Both Connection God Inherited Just Know Love Natural Parents Religion Say Torah Were Where Would]
Every religion there's something foul going on.
[ Every Foul Going Religion Something]
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.
[ Appearance Called Fifteen High However Hundred Made Most Must Note Religions Their Them Twenty-Five Usually Within Years]
We first fought... in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
[ Antipathy Bitter Cling Explain Frustrations Get Guns Religion Sentiment Surprising Their Them Then Way]
Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun.
[ Blocking Church Religion Stands Sun]
There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion.
[ Absolutely Fundamental Hostility Part Regimes Religion Totalitarian Toward]
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
[ Masses Merely Opium Religion]
The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion.
[ Amendment Attack Courts First Protect Religion Should Using]
Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such contradictions and absurdities.
[ Absurdities Blasphemy Call Contradictions New Religion Revealed See Species Such Testament]
To this day I do not know whether the power which has inspired my works is something related to religion, or is indeed religion itself.
[ Day Indeed Inspired Itself Know Power Related Religion Something Whether Which Works]
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.
[ Because Believe Could God Never Person Religion Say Someone Wrong]
All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge.
[ Along Art Development Find Knowledge Life Made Politics Reached Reflects Religion Self Shows Social Stages Uses]
The new soft totalitarianism that is advancing on the left wants to have a state religion It is an atheist, nihilistic religion - but it is a religion that is obligatory for all.
[ Advancing Atheist Left New Obligatory Religion Soft State Totalitarianism Wants]
Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind.
[ Belief Divine God Holding Mankind Mind Moral Relations Religion Ruling Universe Will]
The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
[ Act Bell Implies Interference Other Pointless Quiet Religions Ringing Symbolic]
It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
[ Al-Qaeda Attacked Behind Cherish Day Down Liberties Mistrust Religion Sacrifice September Suspicion Us Walls Will]
Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
[ Belief Causes Defined Existences Homage May Religion Rendered Thus Unknown Unseen]
No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion.
[ Any Article Belief Employed Endeavor Establish Government Ought Power Religion Subject System]
It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.
[ Difficult Easy Practice Religion Talk]
Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion.
[ Ethics Even Instead Religion School Studied]
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
[ Brand Faith Find His Intolerance Know Listen Must Need Person Profession Religion]
In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.
[ Becomes Certain Clings Faith Fanatic God Ideas Matters Nature Other Person Religion Universe Words]
I 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.
[ Against Enormous Found Grows Had Handle Heavy Lift Muscles Opposition Religion Resistance Strengthen Strong Until Want Weight Work Your]
I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.
[ Being Biased Cannot Cause Characterize Committed Common Even Hope Narrow Own Religion Religious Say Their Them Towards Which Will Work]
Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness.
[ Religion Selfishness]
Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those "others". Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that.
[ Bosnia Chauvinism Complicated Country Lot Make Nationalism Nations Now Others Out Racism Religions State Strong Supposed Them Those Three Two]
Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken.
[ Chicken Incubator Morality More Mother Parent Religion Than]
Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
[ Almost Bloody Effort Even Every Forms Highest Ideas Imagination Modern Much Our Particular Present Prominent Reconcile Religion Repulsive Requires Ritual Sacrificial Sense Sin Strong Which Worship]
The modern period adds social ethics to religions agenda, for we now realize that social structures are not like laws of nature. They are human creations, so we are responsible for them.
[ Adds Agenda Creations Ethics Human Laws Modern Nature Now Period Realize Religions Responsible Social Structures Them]
I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things.
[ Found Kind More Pagan Personal Religion Satisfy Side Spiritual Things]
There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.
[ Alienation Considered Does Everyday Ideology Life Live Philosophy Prison Religion Think Which]
Religion's in the heart, not in the knees.
[ Heart Knees Religion]
A union of government and religion tends to destroy government and degrade religion.
[ Degrade Destroy Government Religion Tends Union]
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.
[ Become Between Contact Dictate Experience Immediate Keepers Mystery Place Religion Terms Themselves Then Those Which Wonderful]
I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more.
[ Based Became Beings Control Controlling Human Just Money More Politics Religion Same Then Thing Think Too Want Weakness Went Wrong]
I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with.
[ Every Job Kid Little Normal Other Parents Religion School Them Times Wanted Went Were]
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
[ Absolutes Error False Idolatry Purify Religion Science Superstition]
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century.
[ Century Religion Sex Substitute]
What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion.
[ Health-Care Husband Kids Religion Sources Strength Team Three]
Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself.
[ Because Character Forget Judge Look Person Picture Play Problems Real Religions Sacred Story Well Working World Yourself]
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
[ Dogmas Even Foundation Function Greater Indeed Need Principles Rational Religion Science Stands Than Ultimate View]
Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.
[ Boundary Condition Differential Equation Religion Science]
I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith.
[ Amendment Another Believe Clear Common Consciousness Constitution Erase Faith First Framers Government Intent Keep Made New Over Public Religion Their Wanted Wrote]
I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on.
[ Between Certain Ecology Focus Interest Matter Men Politics Pool Relationships Religion Subject Things Usually Women Write]
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
[ Belief Institutions Into Passage Power Religion Through Time Truth Turning Unshakable]
I'm always going back to one thing - my family... It's my family, my religion, my fighters. Put them in any order you want.
[ Always Any Back Family Fighters Going Order Put Religion Them Thing Want]
Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation.
[ Affiliation Any Ban Been Conspicuous Display Education Intentions National Never Our Protect Reassured Religion Religious Society Solely System Them]
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
[ Art Close Economics Kin Religion Root Same Spring Strangers]
Certain I am, that Christian Religion does no where allow Rebellion.
[ Allow Am Certain Christian Does Rebellion Religion Where]
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
[ Counting Generation Hope Religion Salvation]
The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper.
[ Book Church Code Deeds Ever Founded His Honest Law Living Mosaic Paper Pen Put Recorded Redeemed Reliable Religion Spirit Witnesses Words Written Yet]
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
[ Causes God Higher Leave Religion Royalty Seek Than Thing Us Which World]
Of all possible sexual perversions, religion is the only one to have ever been scientifically systematized.
[ Been Ever Only Possible Religion Scientifically Sexual]
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. Religion
[ Doubt Part Religion Religious Thinkers Were]
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.
[ African Any Around Between Difference Divided Face Hat His Large Painting Parading Pope Praying Purse Religion Religions Rock Sickened Smoking Think Wearing White]
For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism. The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
[ Attainable Deserted Favour God Goodness Kingdom Marxism More Religion Republic Seemed Some Than Years]
In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.
[ Bring Christian Conviction Discovery Essential Evidence Examining Existing Far Freed Investigation Mind Open Possible Prejudice Religion Truth]
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!
[ Art Business Family Love Man Nothing Patriotism Religion Shadows Starving Words]
Music is my religion. Music
[ Music Religion]
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
[ Dependent Establish Fine Greater Heart Ideals Later Lesser Life Own Religion Second-Hand Seem Thing Tradition Will]
We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.
[ Because Believe Crazies Justified Nation Religion Stops Think Thinking]
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.
[ Account Became Because Belong Civic Equal Ethnic Granted Hegel His Influence Insisted Jews Later Man Origins Religion Rights Should]
In course of time, religion came with its rites invoking the aid of good spirits which were even more powerful than the bad spirits, and thus for the time being tempered the agony of fears.
[ Agony Aid Bad Being Came Course Even Fears Good Invoking More Powerful Religion Rites Spirits Tempered Than Thus Time Were Which]
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
[ Adopt Away Fade Guidelines Infancy Intelligence Left Our Over Reason Religion Science Something Will]
Buddhism has had a major effect on who I am and how I think about the world. What I have learned is that I like all religions, but only parts of them.
[ Am Buddhism Effect Had How Learned Major Only Parts Religions Them Think World]
Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science
[ Control Gives Interprets Investigates Knowledge Man Power Religion Science Which Wisdom]
The foundation of our religion is a basis of fact - the fact of the birth, ministry, miracles, death, resurrection by the Evangelists as having actually occurred, within their own personal knowledge.
[ Actually Basis Birth Death Evangelists Fact Foundation Having Knowledge Ministry Miracles Occurred Our Own Personal Religion Resurrection Their Within]
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
[ Absurd Aim Cured Either Equally Fire Heresies Making Persecution Politics Rarely Religion Sword]
As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism.
[ Also Base Christian Culture Element Fundamental Idealism Lies Morals Most Only Out Pointed Religion Social Tradition Western]
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart. Religion
[ Beautiful Children Extent Fellow His Must Only Other Religion Respect Sense Smart Theory Wife]
Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
[ Around Been Campfire Down Evil God Good Love Passed Religion Spirits Stories Tell Through Well Years]
I am not systematic at all when it comes to religion. I just love life. And I'm not judgmental. And I'm a vegetarian.
[ Am Comes Judgmental Just Life Love Religion Systematic Vegetarian]
Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin.
[ Begin Free Humanity New Religion Set Will]
Religion is all-too-often a refuge for scoundrels.
[ Refuge Religion Scoundrels]
India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.
[ Becomes Country Curious History How India Matter Modern Much Old Past Place Preserves Religions Still Very]
Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture.
[ Absolutely Actively Advance Behind Body Christianity Culture Destruction Exists Hostile Issue Life Modern Moreover Necessary Opinion Positive Regards Religion Side Strong Tendency Treat Vague]
In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science.
[ Branch Candor Christianity Conceded Demands Every Human Investigate Mind More Nothing Our Readily Religion Requiring Science Simplicity Than Those Truth Would]
There's no religion but sex and music.
[ Music Religion Sex]
The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand.
[ Another Ever Him Indian Last Man Race Religion Thing Understand Will]
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.
[ Any Better Holiday Lot Nothing Out References Religion Season Take Than Would]
Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion!
[ Beautiful Child Him Morality Religion Teach Wise]
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.
[ Account Great Love Religion Sin]
Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.
[ Audiences Box Clicks Counts Devil Hollywood Into Movie Office Only Orbit Place Real Really Religion Some Sort Sucked Then Where Your]
More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. Religion
[ Care Fewer More Religion Religious Tolerance]
When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions.
[ Called East Fairy Folklore Known Religions Tales West Written]
Although both sides of my family were religious, I was never forced to practice the Jewish faith. I did not really rebel against it, but then, as today, I disliked organized religion. I have a strange inhibition about praying with others.
[ Against Although Both Did Disliked Faith Family Forced Inhibition Jewish Never Organized Others Practice Praying Really Rebel Religion Religious Sides Strange Then Today Were]
They have hijacked my religion.
[ Hijacked Religion]
To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.
[ Background Connect Culture Family Grew Had Her Immediate Inspired June Lot Modern Play Really Religion Same Shared She Spirituality Up Values Woman]
We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham.
[ Abraham Believe Belong Camp Children Followers God Great His Live Monotheistic Our Peace Religions Teachings These Three Upon Us Wishes]
The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms.
[ Both Conduct Fact His Man Regards Regulates Religion Science Statements Theories These Ultimate Wise]
Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.
[ Behind Better Dating Defines Humans Irrational Nothing Payoffs Principle Pursuit Religion Than Their Things Unlikely Willingness]
I'm not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the church.
[ Am Anything Believer Big Church Connection Experience Faith Fan God Great Important Necessarily Our Part Really Reason Religion Something Spiritual Think True]
Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions: if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy.
[ Analogy Another Belong Cannot Fallacy Languages Look Many Others Programming Religions Styles Tend]
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
[ Better Care Cat Dog Man Much Religion Whose]
Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.
[ Absolute Accidents Claims Cruel Essence Grow Intolerance Namely Out Religion Very]
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth.
[ Books Earth Exalted Holy Immutable Impressive Laws Lessons More Religions Surely Teach Than Universe]
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room.
[ Clears Forget Loneliness Out Politics Religion Room Sex Subject]
Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God.
[ Education Evil God Grace Match Religion Without]
Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.
[ Build Frozen Man Out Religion Temples Thought Which]
I've dabbled in several different religions.
[ Dabbled Different Religions Several]
Religion reveals itself in struggling to reveal the meaning of the world.
[ Itself Meaning Religion Reveal Reveals Struggling World]
Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion.
[ Baseball Game More Religion Than]
I know one thing: There are a billion Islamic people in the world today, and there will be about 2 billion by the time we're dead. They're not going to give up their religion.
[ Billion Dead Give Going Islamic Know Religion Their Thing Time Today Up Will World]
Do not imagine that what we have said of the insufficiency of our understanding and of its limited extent is an assertion founded only on the Bible: for philosophers likewise assert the same, and perfectly understand it,- without having regard to any religion or opinion.
[ Any Assert Assertion Bible Extent Founded Having Imagine Likewise Limited Only Opinion Our Perfectly Philosophers Regard Religion Said Same Understand Understanding Without]
With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world.
[ Armenians Courage Culture Faith Generations Genocide Great Indifferent Often Overcome Preserved Proudly Religion Story Suffering Their Told Traditions World]
There is a rising generation in this country who do not know God because of a general decay of religion.
[ Because Country Decay General Generation God Know Religion Rising]
Christianity is the only major religion to have as its central event the humiliation of its God.
[ Central Christianity Event God Humiliation Major Only Religion]
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. Religion
[ Affair Less Love More Religion Theory Your]
Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite.
[ Affinities Allowed Always Approach Felt His Indian Individual Infinite Intellectual Liberty Men Minds Must Perfect Religion Since Their Thought Unlimited Variety Worship]
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
[ Country Good Religion World]
The task of organized religion is not to prove that God was in the 1st century, but that he is in the 20th.
[ Century God Organized Prove Religion Task]
The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion.
[ Cease Ceases Country Day Free Religion Will]
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
[ Acknowledged Freedom God Law Prospers Religion Rule Under Vibrant]
I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life.
[ Am Americans Audience Color Every Life Matter Never Persuasion Political Proud Refuse Religion Sing Situation Skin Sung Their]
Judaism is an intellectually based religion, and the single most important theme is that of study.
[ Based Important Intellectually Judaism Most Religion Single Study Theme]
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.
[ Any Conformity Creeds Hired Never Opinions Pay Preachers Religions Sects Teach Them Thing Those]
What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage.
[ Abundance End Marriage Protection Religion Renunciation Stepping-Stone]
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
[ Afflict Any Destroys Families Greatest Humanity Plague Preferable Religion Scourge States War]
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.
[ Already Because Before Bible Conflict Dealing Debate Even Gay Going Hits Issue Oh Religion Separate State Supposed]
I have always respected everyone's religion. As I say, there is only one God and a lot of confused people.
[ Always Confused Everyone God Lot Only Religion Respected Say]
It doesn't make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference.
[ Abortion Any Difference Go How Lot Make Mills Old Religion Stand These Would Young]
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
[ Adherents Advertisement Christian Religion Socialism Worst]
If God and man are in themselves one, and if religion is the human side of this unity then must this unity be made evident to man in religion, and become in him consciousness and reality.
[ Become Consciousness Evident God Him Human Made Man Must Reality Religion Side Themselves Then Unity]
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
[ Acquires Almost Any Creed Cult Into Law Legislate Political Power Religion Sect Will]
Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none.
[ Away Book Mormon None Our Religion Revelations Take Where]
Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government.
[ Aid Flourishes Government Greater Purity Religion Than Without]
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
[ Bearing Ills Indifference Life Modes Philosophy Religion Three]
For as long as I care to remember, religion, like the striptease, has always been a display of the power of suggestion. Like the Virgin Birth, it has all too often supported an immaculate deception.
[ Always Been Birth Care Deception Display Immaculate Long Often Power Religion Remember Striptease Suggestion Supported Too]
All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need.
[ Abiding Beings Done Else Hear Human Innate Live Main Meeting Need Provided Religion Stories Story Tell Ways Whatever]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth, sensed by the people, expressed by the people.
[ Error Expressed Great Instinctive Popular Religion Sensed Truth]
Religion is induced insanity.
[ Induced Insanity Religion]
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.
[ Deep Deepest Enters Impression Know Reality Religion Speaking Very]
A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
[ Beautiful Buddhism Catholic Could Mankind Masses Metaphysics Morality Never Only Owed Philosophy Presented Religion Sorrowful Spirit Succeeded Success System]
I consider myself a religious person. God is something very personal with me and I don't flaunt religion in conversation with others.
[ Consider Conversation God Myself Others Person Personal Religion Religious Something Very]
The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism.
[ Between Deepest Difference Monotheism Religions]
The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance.
[ Atheism Believe Classes Highly Influential Intellectual Left Major Obstacle Only Primitive Religion Religious Renewal Respectable Science Stance Superstition Tend View]
The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion.
[ Enough Got Joy Just Leak Make Many Men Miserable Religion Them Trouble Your]
I am sensitive to the value of faith and religion and spirituality in people's lives because I'm a journalist.
[ Am Because Faith Journalist Lives Religion Sensitive Spirituality Value]
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
[ God Must Mystery Religion Without]
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
[ Against Am Because Religion Satisfied Teaches Understanding Us World]
I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder.
[ Building Disorder Faith-Based Flying Initiative Into Neurological Planes Religion Think]
Love is my religion - I could die for it. Love
[ Could Die Love Religion]
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.
[ Does Interests Life Majority Minority Necessarily Private Protects Religion Religions Restriction Therefore Threaten Tyranny Vital]
I'm a firm believer and I think my religion is inside.
[ Believer Firm Inside Religion Think]
Religion as a human phenomenon is as riddled through with potential for both good and evil as any other phenomenon.
[ Any Both Evil Good Human Other Phenomenon Potential Religion Riddled Through]
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
[ Brings Ineffable Inner Light Man Peace Religion Spiritual Strength]
You think that religion is a thing that is there to help you and to see you through life, and then you wake up one morning and find the entire Irish situation, the civil war that's based on religion.
[ Based Civil Entire Find Help Irish Life Morning Religion See Situation Then Thing Think Through Up Wake War]
Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.
[ Approach Culture Destroy Essential Forms Idolatry Intellectual Object Present Recurrent Religion Replace Service Tendency Understanding Worship]
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason.
[ Conclusion Reason Religion]
Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations.
[ Better Culture Far Laws Maintaining Moral Regulations Religion Than These Values]
There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious.
[ Between Children Difference Handing Over Religion Religious Taught Teaching Them World]
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
[ Brethren Country Good Mankind Religion World]
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it.
[ Believes Lies Nature Person Place Really Religion Secret Their World]
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are.
[ Cannot Fails Men Religion Speak]
I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.
[ Christian Could Disposed Family Give More Now Property Religion Them Thing Wish]
Religion can be both good and bad - it is spirituality that counts.
[ Bad Both Counts Good Religion Spirituality]
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
[ French Mayonnaise Place Religion Sauces Serve State Which]
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
[ Cure Nation Pride Pure Religion Virtuous]
Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.
[ Materialism Materialistic Mysticism Only Possible Religion Sex Society]
Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds.
[ Became Brought Conquerors Control Framework Hand Imposed Into Maiden Minds Nearly Organization Religion Religions Something Spirituality Their Used Were]
In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
[ Any Attributes Criticism Every Getting Greater History Human Including Patriotism Policy Power Religion Seek Society States Support Their Themselves Those United Way]
From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
[ Act Arises Bears Between Communion Double Exercised Faith God Hearing Hope Love Prayer Referring Religion Spiritual Us Virtues Which Word]
To have dominion by religion, is to have dominion over men's souls, thus over their very spiritual life, and to use the Divine things, which are in their religion, as the means.
[ Divine Dominion Life Means Men Over Religion Souls Spiritual Their Things Thus Use Very Which]
So I remember both medicine, because I frequently sick, particularly with asthma for which there was no proper treatment then, and in religion I had a strong sense of there being a patriarchy.
[ Asthma Because Being Both Frequently Had Medicine Particularly Patriarchy Proper Religion Remember Sense Sick Strong Then Treatment Which]
The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.
[ After Come Offending Problem Religion Religious Risk Run Sincerely Then Writing]
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
[ Civilization Elements Great Gun Modern Powder Printing Protestant Religion Three]
Historically, more people have died of religion than cancer.
[ Cancer Died Historically More Religion Than]
Not every religion has to have St. Augustine's attitude to sex. Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church, everyone present knows what is going to happen that night, but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
[ Attitude Augustine Being Celebrated Ceremony Church Culture Even Every Everyone Going Happen Knows Marriages Night Our Present Prevent Religion Religious Sex St Why]
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
[ Absolutely Die Easier Live Religion Than]
Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for.
[ Anger Care Lady Men Most Neither Quarrel Religion Should Them Two]
The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
[ Emotion Meaning Morality Religion Simply Thus Touched True]
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place.
[ Crucial Moral Need Nothing Place Religion Role Take Tradition Vehicle]
Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.
[ Another Art Attempt Failures Just Numerous Oh Religion Resulting Those]
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.
[ Bottom Economic Education Even Independence Must Our Politics Race Religion]
True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others.
[ Bringing Finding Giving Happiness Into Lives Others Religion True]
If all things were made through Him, clearly so must the splendid revelations have been which were made to the fathers and prophets, and became to them the symbols of the sacred mysteries of religion.
[ Became Been Clearly Fathers Him Made Must Mysteries Prophets Religion Revelations Sacred Splendid Symbols Them Things Through Were Which]
I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again.
[ Again Begins Born Character Comes Day Experiment Go His How Into Life Man Moment Noble Off Out Religion Sensitive Show Spiritual Throw Wanted Where Wilderness]
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
[ Convinced Know Literature Little Much Our Religion Substitute Too]
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes.
[ Easy Misuse Patriotism Political Purposes Religion Unfortunately]
To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out - or worse.
[ Behavior Enough Even Get Kicked Major Out Reject Religion Rule Tenet Violate Worse]
And I used to think that proof that I had religion was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs.
[ Had How Knew Proof Religion Sing Songs Think Used Whether]
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?
[ Aside Believe Encouraged Frustration Grand Jealousy Love Make Music Neighbors Preaching Put Reality Religion Rituals Supposing Their Then Transcendent Were Worse Would]
Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business.
[ Business Crutch Go Need Noses Numbers Organized Other Out Religion Sham Stick Strength Tells Their]
The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.
[ Christian Ever Memory Own Prevented Religion Soul Suffering Superstition Young]
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.
[ Agnosticism Atheism Choose Great Hate Love Religion Respect]
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.
[ Bit Correct Cult Describe Faction Islamic Movement Nobody Odd Organized Religion Seems Social Suicide Technical Term Terrorists Using]
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.
[ Any Barter Build Extend Going Hands Harmony Here Nor Other Our Peace Religion Toy]
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
[ Believe Cannot Capable Child Children Christ Devil Faith Had His Known Made Make Masterpiece Religion Standard Understand Understanding Us Words Would]
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion.
[ Anything Less Model More Parent Religion Role Some Than]
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.
[ Confirmed Earlier Expressed Individual Many Miracles Modern Reason Religions Spirit Through Time]
God did not intend religion to be an exercise club. Funny
[ Club Did Exercise God Intend Religion]
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization.
[ Civilization Component Every Human Religion Rights Standard Universal]
I found myself facing a Christian Science Reading Room. My God! It had been eight years. There had never been any renunciation of religion on my part, but like so many people, it was a gradual fading away.
[ Any Away Been Christian Eight Facing Fading Found God Gradual Had Many Myself Never Part Reading Religion Renunciation Room Science Years]
Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind.
[ Behind Leave March Modern Morality Proportion Religion Societies Towards]
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion.
[ Get Lose Religion Socialism Their]
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print.
[ Also Although Any Boring Except Find Hobbies Hobby Kind Print Religion Same Saying True Will]
It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don't come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country.
[ Activities Age Called Church Classified Come Country Mingling New Pagan Prohibition Religion Religions So-Called State Therefore Under]
Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion.
[ Christianity Convinced Every Fundamentalist Gut Islam Judaism Level Liberal Movement Out Religion Secular Society Some Studied Visceral Wants Wipe]
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. Patriotism
[ Egg Hatched Kind Patriotism Religion Wars Which]
In the relationship between man and religion, the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality.
[ Between Committed Firmly Man Neutrality Position Relationship Religion State]
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.
[ Conduct Even Found Inconsistency Material Men More Much Only Professed Religion Seeking Spiritual Spoke Than Things Those While White]
Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming.
[ Alarm Another Based Becoming Change Climate Dominant Endangering Environmentalism Global Horizon Human Ideology Life Main Man-Made Nevertheless New Predicting Raising Religion See Threat Warming Weapon Which]
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.
[ Any Become Becomes Commitment Difficult Extremely Hold Just Least Lifetime Looser More Organized Our Permanent Private Religion Society Whatever]
India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration.
[ Alone Among Aspiration Complex Diversified Great Hinduism India Itself Mass Meeting Much Place Realization Religion Religions Spiritual Subtly These Thing Thought Unified Vast Yet]
Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand.
[ Beautifully Expediency Go Hand Political Religion]
If your religion is better than mine and your opinion, you have a real problem.
[ Better Mine Opinion Problem Real Religion Than Your]
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
[ Avoid Better Customs Fear Food Home Ignore Might Reject Religion Stay]
I 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.
[ Army Being Calling Defeat Fear God Hate Hateful Helping Humanity Organizing Preacher Preaching Religion Religious Somebody Themselves Understand]
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
[ Future Myth Often Partakes Progress Religion Shields Terrors Uncertain Us]
If religion had a good purpose, then man would have created something great. But we're man: we mess up everything. We mess up nature. We mess up God. We take what is given to us and make it into what we think it should be.
[ Created Everything Given God Good Great Had Into Make Man Mess Nature Purpose Religion Should Something Take Then Think Up Us Would]
The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals.
[ Arts Belief Civil Diversity Ideals Movement Our Overwhelming Parents Religion Rights These Those Values Virtue Were Worshipped]
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
[ Better Make Men Most Only Religions]
The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person's standing in the political community.
[ Adherence Any Clause Community Establishment Government Making Person Political Prohibits Relevant Religion Standing Way]
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
[ Contains Lord Morals Prayer Religion Sum Total]
The Bar Room has a corner table placed strategically at a point diagonally across from the entrance. the table of tables in the setting of settings in the building of buildings. In the religion of lunch, this is the holy of holies.
[ Across Bar Building Buildings Corner Diagonally Entrance Holy Lunch Placed Point Religion Room Setting Settings Strategically Table Tables]
These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears, close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow, conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual.
[ Age Ancient Blindly Close Comfort Conservative Cover Days Ears Else Eyes Follow Inclined Many Most Narrow New Our Religion Ritual Seek Seem Tenets These Too Traditions Us]
These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious.
[ Armed Buried Ceremonies Civil Down Forms Freedom Had Intellectual Itself Men Opposition Powers Priesthood Put Religion Religious Spirit Suppress These Were]
Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.
[ Almost American Ball Baseball Bat Business Came Complex Even Just Religion Simple Sometimes Spirit Sport Symbolizes Yet]
Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs.
[ Against Basic Beliefs Each Easily Enough Fact Given Know May Most Off Other Played Possible Reason Religions Religious Share Unfortunate Values]
Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world. It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world. Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this.
[ Between Called Confined Could Dialogue Different End Followers Fundamentalism Great Help Hope Monotheistic Muslim Parts Putting Religions Seen Something Three Us World]
Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
[ Ascetic Been Condemn Drive History Men Pleasures Power Religions Seek Sense Throughout Vice Which]
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too.
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
I am a Westerner. We're not going to change the West by going East. The East has a lot to teach us, but essentially it's like a mirror, saying, hey, can't you see what's here in your own religion, what are you, stupid?
[ Am Change East Essentially Going Here Hey Lot Mirror Own Religion Saying See Stupid Teach Us West Your]
There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine.
[ Doubt Easier Examine Finds Historical Incredulity Matters Religion Than Those Vulgar Well Which]
History is the key to everything: politics, religion, even fashion.
[ Even Everything Fashion History Key Politics Religion]
I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
[ Barriers Bigotry Break Cultures Different Down Educating Groups Prejudice Races Religions Situations Support Try]
The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
[ Beliefs Bothered Century Depressed East First Funny Half Held Islam Middle Nobody Poor Pure Religion Sort System Their Thing]
The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.
[ Area Birth Cases Certain Conscience Each Geographical Great Individual Many Matter Outcome Question Religion Residence]
The proper reply to right wing religiosity is not to insist that politics and religion don't mix. This is the stock response of the left.
[ Insist Left Mix Politics Proper Religion Reply Response Right Stock Wing]
For our part, we shall continue to work for the new dawn when all the Children of Abraham and their descendants are living together in the birthplace of their three great monotheistic religions, a life free from fear, a life free from want - a life in peace.
[ Abraham Birthplace Children Continue Dawn Descendants Fear Free Great Life Living Monotheistic New Our Part Peace Religions Shall Their Three Together Want Work]
It is clear that this essential Christian doctrine gives a new value to human nature, to human history and to human life which is not to be found in the other great oriental religions.
[ Christian Clear Doctrine Essential Found Gives Great History Human Life Nature New Oriental Other Religions Value Which]
Religion has to stay in the heart, not in politics. It is private.
[ Heart Politics Private Religion Stay]
No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer.
[ Always East Founded Greece Group Knew Major Middle Orient Planet Prayer Racists Religion Religious Rome Started Were White]
I don't care what the religion is called; as far as I'm concerned, one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them.
[ Adhere Called Care Charge Concerned Far God Religion Them]
Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses.
[ Credit Due Our Religion Rests Then These Witnesses]
I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again.
[ After Again Bad Bands Cover Hearing Listening Music Other Our Playing Ramones Religion Songs Started]
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.
[ Absolute Consists Dependence Essence Feeling Religion]
For more than 150 years free men in our countries have had the opportunities to educate themselves, choose their own religions, select their own occupations, accumulate capital and invent better ways of doing things.
[ Accumulate Better Capital Choose Countries Doing Educate Free Had Invent Men More Occupations Opportunities Our Own Religions Select Than Their Themselves Things Ways Years]
Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared.
[ Extent Feared Had Just Languages Manage Managed Neither Out Religion Russians Soviets Wipe]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.
[ Admire Am Much Religions See Thankful]
The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct.
[ Concern Conduct Element Important Laws Mundane Part Really Religion Space Spiritual Temporary Time]
There's no reason to bring religion into it. I think we ought to have as great a regard for religion as we can, so as to keep it out of as many things as possible.
[ Bring Great Into Keep Many Ought Out Possible Reason Regard Religion Things Think]
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
[ Art Between Dialogue Everlasting God Humanity Religion]
As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
[ Am Anything Free Government Institutions Long Other Politics Print Religion Write]
For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.
[ Again Childish Dependency Essentially Manner Religion]
I went through a lot of phases and studied many religions. I am not into religion, I am spiritual.
[ Am Into Lot Many Phases Religion Religions Spiritual Studied Through Went]
The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes.
[ Around Been Better Characters Costumes Difference Different Longer Much Only Organised Religion Same Story]
I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.
[ Benefits Blow Hate Hereafter Religions]
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole.
[ Also Bamboo Climb God Important Paths Pole Reach Realized Religions Roof Rope Stairs Steps Stone Thing Through True Up Wooden]
Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.
[ Does Give God Himself Jesus Other Recipes Religion Show Teachers Way]
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
[ Christian Doubted Equally General Hearing Horrified Practiced Religion Seeing]
The United States is not a nation based upon race, creed, or religion - we are a nation based upon our loyalty and allegiance to our country and her principles.
[ Allegiance Based Country Creed Her Loyalty Nation Our Principles Race Religion States United Upon]
In principle the great religions of the world do not differ as much as they appear to.
[ Appear Differ Great Much Principle Religions World]
The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
[ Constitution Framers Freedom Meant Our Religion Were]
One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there's nobody there to forgive them.
[ Around Benefits Carry Forgive Forgiven Great Mean Must Nobody Organised Religion Sins Them Thing Which Wonderful Your]
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion.
[ Good Nature Part Person Religion Sympathy]
Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction.
[ Been Brotherly Destruction Excuse Insight Into Love Made Mass Means Our Persecution Profoundest Religions Scientific Teach Used]
Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why.
[ Cannot Know Makes Man Philosophy Religion Why Without]
I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.
[ Art Because His Man More Quarrel Religion Than Would]
Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization.
[ Backward Civilization Contradict Interpretations Needs Often Religion Today]
I believe in the Constitution. The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld.
[ Asked Believe Constitution Government Infusing Into Our Religion Says Society Supposed Upheld]
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
[ Believing Creation Higher Into Just Nature Organized Part Realizing Religion Source]
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final.
[ Accepted Dogmatic Fallacious Final Formal Must Never Persons Religions Self-Respecting]
Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves.
[ Companion Lay Lays Many Religion Restraints Themselves Those Troublesome Upon Us Which Will]
A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society. Religion
[ Allows Building Civil Does Factors Freedom Gives Impose Just Rather Religion Religions Religious Responsibility Society Space State Therefore These Toward Up]
A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one. A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different. So the most basic claims of religion are scientific. Religion is a scientific theory.
[ Basic Biology Bound Claims Different God Look Most Physics Quite Religion Scientific Theory Universe Where Without Would]
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
[ Conditions Creature Heart Heartless Opium Oppressed Religion Sigh Soul Soulless World]
There can be no truce between science and religion.
[ Between Religion Science Truce]
Far from being hostile to religion is capable of rendering religion important services.
[ Being Capable Far Hostile Important Religion Rendering Services]
The dissolution of the nation destroys the national religion, and dethrones the national deity.
[ Deity Destroys Dissolution Nation National Religion]
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial. Food
[ Brought Cereal Controversial Family Planning Politics Public Religion Too Topic Up]
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
[ Against Appearance Apprehensive Believing Consider Devotion Easily Gods Hand Him His Illegal Less Move Must Other Pious Put Religion Ruler Side Subjects Treatment Tyrant Uncommon Whom]
Let us not seek to bring religion to others, but let us endeavor to live it ourselves.
[ Bring Endeavor Live Others Ourselves Religion Seek Us]
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.
[ Easy Habit Oppressive Out Religion Thought Way]
My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other.
[ Apart Beliefs Concern Currently Deep Each Faith Faiths Important Life Long Other Others Part Plays Private Religion Respect Throw Tremendous Try Very Way]
Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy.
[ Argue Comfort Common Cordial Deny Distressed Enemy Equivalent Giving Laugh Nobody Ought Out Religion Restraint Sick Some Sometimes Therefore Treated Whoever Wicked Without World Would]
When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies.
[ Been Constantly Cultural Fiction History Lately Loads Lot Nonfiction Philosophy Quite Read Reading Religion Science Social Studies Writing]
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
[ Because Mankind Never Reform Religion Slavery]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition Religion]
I focused on where she was from of course, her voice and her history, her relationship with God - her religion. This was probably the strongest relationship she has had, really. She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands.
[ Close Course Focused God Had Her History Husbands Maintain Never Probably Really Relationship Relationships Religion Seemed She Strongest Voice Where]
You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion. Not many people believe in the hereafter, so they keep going.
[ Because Believe Could Decline Going Hereafter Keep Living Longer Many Religion Say]
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.
[ Arena Back Behavior Belongs Creation Day Economic Far Head Heart Human Life Occupied Off Our Problem Problems Real Relations Religion Seat Take Where Will]
It's unlikely that the organized religions will get more sectarian... or is it? I am not at all sure.
[ Am Get More Organized Religions Sectarian Sure Unlikely Will]
Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.
[ Anarchy Disappears Earth Fixes Government Hell Place Religion Returns Sure Takes Till Where]
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed.
[ Ants Because Bees Belief Creed Dead Future Life Longer Nearly Place Real Religion Service Social Something Struggling Take]
The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.
[ Commands Dangerous Divine Forces Human Into Judgments Makes Most Religion Tendency Turn World]
Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm.
[ Called Chaos Completely Divine Element Encircle Enthusiasm Ethical Feelings His Luminous Man Must Religion Spirit Thoughts]
I found a religion that blended scientific reason with spiritual reality in a unifying faith far removed from the headlines of violence, destruction and terrorism.
[ Blended Destruction Faith Far Found Headlines Reality Reason Religion Removed Scientific Spiritual Terrorism Unifying Violence]
Religions get lost as people do.
[ Get Lost Religions]
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
[ Base Capable Only Religion Souls Superstition Which]
When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!
[ Barks Dog Moon Patriotism Religion Strangers Then]
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.
[ Allegiance America Central Congress Declaration Express Flag Freedom Ideals Independence Nation Our Positive Principle Protect Religion Represents Step Taken]
It is an interesting and demonstrable fact, that all children are atheists and were religion not inculcated into their minds, they would remain so.
[ Atheists Children Demonstrable Fact Inculcated Interesting Into Minds Religion Remain Their Were Would]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything.
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics Religion]
I'm a scientist, not a theologian. I don't know if there is a God or not. Religion requires certainty.
[ Certainty God Know Religion Requires Scientist Theologian]
I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result.
[ Become Going Had Healthy Iconoclastic Imaginary Just Much Obsession Off Orthodoxy Possession Reaction Religion Result Tale Then Through Throw Tribe Trying Which Youth]
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.
[ Any Cases Enjoying Follow Food Found Know Less Particular Population Precepts Religion Religious Result Than Themselves Where Would]
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
[ Faith Good Particular Religion Survive Without]
This is a war against terrorists. Not a war against a religion, but a war against terrorists.
[ Against Religion Terrorists War]
I have a strong belief in God... I find religion to be a very personal thing... I am also very spiritual.
[ Also Am Belief Find God Personal Religion Spiritual Strong Thing Very]
Wars have always started over religion.
[ Always Over Religion Started Wars]
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.
[ Another Anything Best Better Big Decently Every Golden Help How Just Language Major Philosophy Religion Rule Somebody Than Treat Yourself]
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
[ Clergy Common Contrary More Nothing Reason Religion Sense Than]
I'm a religious man. I am Jewish but I believe in all religions. I believe in God and see him as an old man with a big white beard and pray to him every day for a few minutes.
[ Am Beard Believe Big Day Every Few God Him Jewish Man Minutes Old Pray Religions Religious See White]
The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India.
[ Come End India Integrated Modern Must Religions Scriptures Sovereignty United Want]
All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.
[ Among Atheism Belief Less Many Modernity More Only Realize Religion Sociology Suggests System Theory Wrong]
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
[ Fatal Indifference Nothing Religion]
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
[ Cleverness Fear Few Founded Many Religions]
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
[ Affection Cannot Human Live Meditation Religion Survive Without]
It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution.
[ Also Birthday Bitter Creator Creatures Divides Evolution Fellow Ironic Our Present Recognize Religions Self-Consciousness Separating Thing Us Very]
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
[ Any Communism Largely Made Other Prophecies Religion Revealed Up]
But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand.
[ Christian Even Few Hidden Meaning Misleading Much Real Religion Symbols Understand Words]
I think you can be cynical about religion on occasion, and certainly skeptical about the degree to which some people use religion to manipulate other people.
[ Certainly Cynical Degree Manipulate Occasion Other Religion Skeptical Some Think Use Which]
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
[ Common False Regarded Religion Rulers True Useful Wise]
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
[ Any Belief Believe Believer Belong Certain Church Creative Form Go God Particular Religion Without Write]
True Americanism is opposed utterly to any political divisions resting on race and religion.
[ Americanism Any Divisions Opposed Political Race Religion Resting True Utterly]
Please accept a promise from me in his name that I will always live in the religion in which he died.
[ Accept Always Died His Live Name Please Promise Religion Which Will]
The equation of religion with belief is rather recent.
[ Belief Equation Rather Recent Religion]
The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion.
[ Artist Himself His Itself May Religion Religious Sincere Sincerity Think]
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.
[ Christians Country Devil Idea Invented Keep Mix Own Politics Religion Running Their]
A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook.
[ Affects Good His How Man Pocketbook Pretty Religion Test]
Thus a man was born into a fixed relation to certain gods as surely as he was born into a relation to his fellow-men; and his religion... was simply one side of the general scheme of conduct prescribed for him by his position as a member of society.
[ Born Certain Conduct Fellow-Men Fixed General Gods Him His Into Man Member Position Prescribed Relation Religion Scheme Side Simply Society Surely Thus]
I hold that religion and faith are two different things. Faith
[ Different Faith Hold Religion Things Two]
All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book of martyrs.
[ Back Book Each Eras Fear History Looked Martyrs Own Periods Persecution Religion Religions Retrospective Their Trembling Which]
Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.
[ Alive Because Committed Companionship Had Hadn Heaven Hellish Hope Jesus Kept Lives Probably Relatives Religion Some Suicide Their Were Would]
He who has religion will speak poetry. But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion.
[ Discover Philosophy Poetry Religion Seek Speak Tool Which Will]
Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer.
[ Business Businesses Consumer Control Going Governments Institution More Most Pockets Politics Powerful Religion Since Than Vigilante]
More people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, my friends, that is true perversion.
[ Any Been Friends More Name Other Perversion Reason Religion Single Slaughtered Than True]
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
[ Any Bodies Cloudy Dead Distance Endeavor Find Heavenly Kind Measuring Morality Observation Only Our Place Reckoning Religion Run Sea Without]
Religious tolerance is something we should all practice; however, there have been more persecution and atrocities committed in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else.
[ Anything Atrocities Been Committed Else Freedom However More Name Persecution Practice Religion Religious Should Something Than Tolerance]
Women are oppressed in the east, in the west, in the south, in the north. Women are oppressed inside, outside home, a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion.
[ East Home Inside North Oppressed Outside Religion She South West Woman Women]
Some scholars have been arguing that a civilizational clash between organized religions is the next step in human history.
[ Arguing Been Between Clash History Human Next Organized Religions Scholars Some Step]
Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion.
[ Any Been Committed Crimes More Name Notion Other Religion Righteousness Strange Than Thing Wonderful]
Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he "lives" his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.
[ Able Does Doing Fantasy Feel His Lives Man Merely Much Otherwise Philosophy Religion Think]
Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it.
[ Department Enters Into Life Religion Something Whole]
People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's.
[ Always Back Believe Better Cruelty Life Nearly Other Person Religion Than Their Up Way Weapons Willing]
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
[ Bad Believing Chastity Christian Deadly Family Health Know Knowing Money Religion Seven Sins Temper Things Ties Want]
Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea.
[ Any Caused Every History Human Idea Mankind Misery More Other Religion Single Stage Than]
I think what I and most other sociologists of religion wrote in the 1960s about secularization was a mistake. Our underlying argument was that secularization and modernity go hand in hand. With more modernization comes more secularization.
[ Argument Comes Go Hand Mistake Modernity Modernization More Most Other Our Religion Sociologists Think Underlying Wrote]
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
[ Art Been Born Called Capacity Christmas Faculty Human Most Our Pregnant Religion Renews Science Stirring Wonder Youth]
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.
[ Canadian Cost Failed Fairness God Led Millions Produced Religion Taxpayers Unity Untold]
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
[ Any Based Ethics Good Held Judged Meaning Must Necessary Other Religion Social Standard Standards Their Well-Being Would]
Love is the cheapest of religions.
[ Cheapest Love Religions]
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.
[ After Allowed Attaches Completely Country Football Game Get Hand Importance Incredible Our Out Religion Society Sport Sports]
I have a sneaking suspicion that all religions lead to the same place, a very unified place.
[ Lead Place Religions Same Sneaking Suspicion Unified Very]
Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.
[ Caused Eclipse Fact Human Intolerance More Only Reason Regarded Religion Religious Spirit Spread Than Total Wars Which]
There isn't a religion on earth that isn't damaging to the human race because every one of them is patriarchal and every one eliminates more than half of the human race - women. They are all oppressors of women.
[ Because Damaging Earth Eliminates Every Half Human More Oppressors Patriarchal Race Religion Than Them Women]
I am a person whose father had no religion but who went to the nuns for a couple of years. And I think I'm the same: On one hand, I pray; on the other hand, I don't believe. I am constantly between the two.
[ Am Believe Between Constantly Couple Father Had Hand Nuns Other Person Pray Religion Same Think Two Went Whose Years]
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.
[ Always Approval Arms Been Empires Force Get Great Increase Policy Possible Power Powers Religion State Territory Their]
There's a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them.
[ American Best Device Easily Gullible Mislead Misled Religion Side Them Used]
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. Religion
[ Brain Complicated Heart Kindness Need Our Own Philosophy Religion Simple Temple Temples]
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
[ Art Awash Bodybuilding Chemistry Defying Mathematics Modern Nature Religion Ritual Science Sport Surpasses Western]
Human nature doesn't include all human beings. There are human beings who are indifferent to politics, religion, virtually anything.
[ Anything Beings Human Include Indifferent Nature Politics Religion Virtually]
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.
[ Enables Get Ignore Jobs Life Nothingness Religion Us]
The fundamentalists are increasing. People, afraid to oppose those fundamentalists, shut their mouths. It is really very difficult to make people move against a sensitive issue like religion, which is the source of fundamentalism.
[ Afraid Against Difficult Fundamentalism Fundamentalists Increasing Issue Make Mouths Move Oppose Really Religion Sensitive Shut Source Their Those Very Which]
Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood.
[ Boasts Eternal Exclusive Indispensable Judaism Religion Revealed Revelation Salvation Sense Term Truths Understood Usually Which]
In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams.
[ Abruptly America Americans Childhood Dreams Entered Life Real-Life Religion Then Upset]
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
[ Answers Really Religion Satisfied Teaches Things Us Which Wrong]
The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments.
[ Above Against Cases Chief Commandments Concrete Court Display Displayed Head Hearing Hostility Irony Justice Last Outright Recent Religion Supreme Ten These Week Years]
Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.
[ Human Humanity Poor Religion Stuff Very Without]
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion.
[ Areas Centers Considered Conventional Different Religion Than]
I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion.
[ American Fundamentalists Identify Minority Policies Political Problem Real Religion Think Those Try]
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
[ Being God Hero Own Religion Saint Sanction Society Support Without Your]
I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood.
[ Blood Except Gets Honor Into Religion Shedding]
I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
[ Accept Any Battle Believe Believes Fight Freedom Hell Religion Say Time Won]
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
[ Dangerous Errors Generally Only Philosophy Religion Ridiculous Speaking Those]
If organized religion is the opium of the masses, then disorganized religion is the marijuana of the lunatic fringe.
[ Disorganized Fringe Lunatic Masses Opium Organized Religion Then]
Conflict between science and religion a dangerous foe.
[ Between Conflict Dangerous Foe Religion Science]
Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it.
[ Culture Dimension Element Religion Transcendent]
There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt.
[ Contempt Country Decay Held Religion Rites See Sign Surer Than]
So obviously, any religion embodies some form of rules and expectations for behavior, and even sometimes consequences, and they don't want to hear any of that.
[ Any Behavior Consequences Embodies Even Expectations Form Hear Obviously Religion Rules Some Sometimes Want]
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
[ Bricks Brothels Built Law Prisons Religion Stones]
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
[ Church Fishing Fly High Religion]
The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ.
[ Christ Christian God Law Leads Religion Schoolmaster Us]
I think one of the great historical contributions of science is to weaken the hold of religion. That's a good thing.
[ Contributions Good Great Historical Hold Religion Science Thing Think Weaken]
The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising.
[ Advertising Ancient Contemporary Engine Religion See Society]
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.
[ Atheism Brought Ever Glad Good Message News Philosophy Religion World]
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.
[ Bosoms Carry Comes Key Men More Most Mothers Much Our Real Religion Souls Than Their Women World]
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
[ Attain Classes Combined Cultures Deceit Ends Fascist Him His Intensity Intolerance Lust Make Money Nations Other Parties Power Races Regions Religions Ruthless Such Those Toward Use Violence Whose]
I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current.
[ Arabia Current Economic Followers Forum Made Rather Recently Religion Repeat Saudi Shall Should Some Stated Won]
Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain; here consuming hatred, there the childlike smile of serene humility.
[ Anger Childlike Consuming Emerge Feeling Forms Hatred Here Humility Pain Religion Serene Smile Sweetest Wild]
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.
[ Any Blessed Christian Christianity Disciple Divine Fruits His Keeps Knowledge Lord Man May Mind Obedience Our Pace Precepts Produced Profession Religion]
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
[ Driven Heights Men Religion Such Which Wickedness]
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.
[ Another Every Facts Gets Interpreting Metaphorically Metaphors Own Religion Stuck Them Then Trouble True Understood Way]
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.
[ Altogether Believe Ceases God Him His Honour Only Others Paid Religion Requires Shared Since Us Worshipped]
Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values.
[ Religion Sole Technique Validating Values]
This is my religion. I take long breaks now when I don't perform and I am not myself when I am not performing.
[ Am Breaks Long Myself Now Perform Performing Religion Take]
I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion.
[ Age Ask Consolation Find Once Only Pray Religion Us]
What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything?
[ Anything Change Doesnt Religion Revelation Use]
No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.
[ Becomes Church Continue Long Maintain Purity Religion State Subservient]
It was part of your religion to hate the British.
[ British Hate Part Religion Your]
Morality, as has often been pointed out, is antecedent to religion-it even exists in a rudimentary form among animals.
[ Among Animals Been Even Exists Form Morality Often Out Pointed Rudimentary]
Ever since boyhood I've made a religion of keeping in shape by regular, conscientious exercise.
[ Boyhood Conscientious Ever Exercise Keeping Made Regular Religion Shape Since]
We are conscious that religions cannot solve the economic, political and social problems of this earth.
[ Cannot Conscious Earth Economic Political Problems Religions Social Solve]
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.
[ Better Common Dictate Foreign Individual Magical May Nothing Private Religion Rites Savage State Superstitions Terror Times Tribe]
I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.
[ Another Better Challenge Dare Earth Every Face Leader Merely Nation Ours Party Political Religion Sentence Spiritual Teacher Told Utter Way Will World]
Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion.
[ Claim Claimed Dead Followers Had Himself His Jesus Literature Power Raise Raised Religion Unique Would]
I do not belong to any religion. Everything is between God and myself.
[ Any Belong Between Everything God Myself Religion]
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life.
[ Life Practically Religion Speaking Story Tell Your]
There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham.
[ Beast Does Good Kind Love Man May Much Religion Sham Talk Teach Their Them Without]
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
[ Atheism Depth Little Man Men Mind Minds Philosophy Religion]
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.
[ Between Christianity Concerns Division End God Here His Man Means Own Projects Reaching Religion Sacred Secular Thoughts Toward Way Which]
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion.
[ Because Been Intellectual Mentioned Paradise Religion Studied Suggested Topic Unimportant Well Which Will]
While even pornography is protected as free speech, the courts have consciously undermined religious speech and freedom of religion for years.
[ Consciously Courts Even Free Freedom Protected Religion Religious Speech Undermined While Years]
Who made these laws? That's what I want to know. So that's why I wear two crosses now. I call it double cross. I believe in God-not religion.
[ Believe Call Cross Crosses Double Know Laws Made Now Religion These Two Want Wear Why]
True character arises from a deeper well than religion.
[ Arises Character Deeper Religion Than True Well]
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
[ Animal Art How Masterpiece Religion Shall Think Training Trains]
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.
[ Art Christ Divine Forms Great His Ideal Illuminates Life Light Religion Remains Serenity Shapes Stages Still Supreme Toward Transitory Which]
From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
[ Age Any Been Cannot Dogma Dream Enter Fifteen Fundamental Idea Into Know Mere Mockery Other Principle Religion Sentiment Sort]
While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind.
[ Asian Began Mind Religions Study Theories While]
Go beyond science, into the region of metaphysics. Real religion is beyond argument. It can only be lived both inwardly and outwardly.
[ Argument Beyond Both Go Into Inwardly Lived Metaphysics Only Outwardly Real Region Religion Science]
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.
[ Divided Into Men Religion Wit World]
The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of God confuse law with faith.
[ Christian Confuse Enemies Faith God Law Religion]
We establish no religion in this country, nor will we ever. But we poison our society when we remove its theological underpinnings. We court corruption when we leave society devoid of belief.
[ Belief Corruption Country Court Devoid Establish Ever Leave Nor Our Poison Religion Remove Society Theological Underpinnings Will]
In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal.
[ Birth Death Feared Followed Goddess Life Part Religion Renewal Understood]
In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
[ Ages Because Middle Now Religion Their Tourism Tourists Were Whereas]
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand. Religion
[ Adores Does Everything Idol Mob Religion Understand]
Despite the amazing diversity we're blessed with in this country, schools are still in large part segregated because of economic disparity. Sports are one of the few areas where kids are really given the opportunity to interact with those of different races and religions.
[ Amazing Areas Because Blessed Country Despite Different Disparity Diversity Economic Few Given Interact Kids Large Opportunity Part Races Really Religions Schools Segregated Sports Still Those Where]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.
[ Among Many Men Races Religions Since Wandered]
In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice; because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge.
[ Advice Any Anybody Because Charge Give Laid Matrimony Matters Never Next Religion Torments Will World]
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.
[ Anybody Bringing Cinema Comes Culture Got History Language Literacy Literary Manipulate Movie Nor Possibly Religion Sexual Their Want Whatever Whole]
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.
[ Any Beloved Christianity Clergy Country Degree Heard Nation Never Nor Nothing Persecution Popular Read Religion Render Saw Some Them Were Where]
I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what's new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world.
[ Across Attention Believe Capacity Commands Communicate Ethic Every Faith Frontiers Global Instantaneously Moral New Now Religion Right Sense Think World]
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.
[ Beautiful Blossom Enables Into Life Marvel Philosophy Religion Revelation Truly Which Wisdom]
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless.
[ Between Difference Evil Good Religion Teach Than Useless Worse Your]
Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that's got true religion, several of them.
[ Animal Got Man Only Religion Religious Several Them True]
The secularists in Turkey haven't underestimated religion, they just made the mistake of believing they could control it with the power of the army alone.
[ Alone Army Believing Control Could Haven Just Made Mistake Power Religion Turkey Underestimated]
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
[ Common Creed Good Greatest Higher Human Religion Service Than Work]
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.
[ Asset Authority Biggest Diminish End Patriarchal Religion Result Scared Systems Tell Things Truth Value]
The ecclesiastical establishments of Europe which serve to support tyrannical governments are not the Christian religion but abuses and corruptions of it.
[ Abuses Christian Corruptions Ecclesiastical Establishments Europe Governments Religion Serve Support Tyrannical Which]
Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people.
[ Concern Depend General Good Government Great Happiness Measure Order Peace Public Religion Safety Support]
I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority.
[ Authority Been Call Conceived Natural Religion Supernatural Usually]
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
[ Daughter Explaining Fear Hope Ignorance Nature Religion Unknowable]
So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.
[ Christ Dogma Follow Footprints Much Rather Religion Than Would]
The songs keep on writing themselves, and I really love them. It's as close as I get to a religion.
[ Close Get Keep Love Really Religion Songs Them Themselves Writing]
Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt.
[ Attempt Chinese Eradicating Kindness Religion Terrible Thing Think]
Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
[ Acts Between Clear Dialogue Difference Heart Islam Islamic Lie Life Loud Only Principles Religion Sacred Say Terrorist Tolerance Way World]
Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.
[ Faiths Great Principal World]
Yes, a general principle that comes out of research behind Good to Eat is that there are no world religions that have acted to decrease the potential for the nutritional well-being of their followers.
[ Acted Behind Comes Decrease Eat Followers General Good Nutritional Out Potential Principle Religions Research Their Well-Being World Yes]
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.
[ Ecclesiastical Essentially Institutions Interested Itself Niceties Only Prestige Religion Success Than Vanity Which Worse]
For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment.
[ Religion Religious Sentiment Sport]
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars. History
[ Been Bloodiest Change Conflict Encouraging History Hope Long Man Nature Reduce Religion Religious Respect Term Wars Will]
To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live.
[ Any Comprehend Disciplines Easier Economics Live Orthodoxy Other Overturn Philosophy Religion Science Society Than Through Try Which World]
The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly.
[ Between Classical Correctly Difference Divine Division Human Interprets Into Lies Morality Only Religion Simply Things]
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
[ Check Commerce Competition Every Moral Neighbour Religion Sect Wholesome]
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written.
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power.
[ Becomes Means Power Powerful Religion Remain State]
In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
[ Afford Antique Dogma Explanation Lore Mythology Offered Only Place Precepts Prescribed Priests Religion Religions Ritual Rules Sacred Stories Takes These]
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.
[ Between Blood Called Christianity Church Communion Difference Goes Great Into Man Matter Money Pays Price Religion Religious South Table Treasury]
If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England.
[ Early England Ever Militant New Religion]
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.
[ Billion Demagoguery Emotion Followers Islam Leading Look Manner Rational Religion Without World]
The state has physical power and uses it when necessary; the power of religion is love and beneficence.
[ Love Necessary Physical Power Religion State Uses]
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.'
[ Been Better Creating Destructive Enough Ever Human Idea Ironically Most Our Part Past Race Religions Responsible Sad Such Thing Upon Visited]
First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat.
[ Because Breeds Community Differences Drawn First Gets Heat Into Persuasion Political Really Religion Serves Soul Turns Up Violence]
Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion.
[ Dignified Future Philosophy Plato Religion]
The world is my country, science is my religion.
[ Country Religion Science World]
The truth is our country, our people, our liberties, and our way of life are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion.
[ Attack Country Destroy Islamic Kill Liberties Life Name Our Radical Religion Terrorists Truth Under Way]
Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities.
[ Also Believe Bring Buddhists Build Christians Communities Dignity Enable Followers Hindus Jews Just Many Muslims Other Peace Religions Respect Responsible Solid These Together Tolerance Us Values]
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand.
[ Cannot Deal Human Impotence Mind Occurrences Religion Understand]
As you look at the flow of Muslim fundamentalism, or fundamentalism in various areas and various religions, they all play on the people who have very little.
[ Areas Flow Fundamentalism Little Look Muslim Play Religions Various Very]
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
[ Lost Never Power Reason Religion Those Truths Understood Well]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere.
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
[ Efficacious Military More Religion Rhetorical Than Victory Wealth Worth]
Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions.
[ Education Emancipation His Individual Passions Politics Purpose Religion Share Should Steady Through]
Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism, and when it cracked, I was open to religion again.
[ Again Cracked Early Idolatry Open Religion Repression Saw Stalinism]
Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
[ Action Aspect Double Freedom Press Religion Speech Thought]
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.
[ Am Atheist Beyond Human Must Pope Religion Same Some Something Things Think True Truth]
For many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it.
[ Easy Many Over Religion Right Stumble]
I did not want to reject religion as nonsense because life seemed to have no ultimate purpose without it, and most of the good people I knew were Christians.
[ Because Christians Did Good Knew Life Most Nonsense Purpose Reject Religion Seemed Ultimate Want Were Without]
As a politician who cherishes religious conviction in his personal sphere, but regards politics as a domain belonging outside religion, I believe that this view is seriously flawed.
[ Believe Belonging Cherishes Conviction Domain Flawed His Outside Personal Politician Politics Regards Religion Religious Seriously Sphere View]
We first fought the heathens in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
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.
[ Administration Bush Catholic Causing Concerns Conflicts Disturbance Disturbances Finally Funny Get Having House Kennedy Lot Much Religion White]
If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.
[ Atheism God Him Insult Less Must Religion Seem Than]
Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious philosophy for Americans, whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion.
[ Americans Become Buddhism Considered Exotic Philosophy Recognized Religion Religious Socially Used Whereas]
It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on.
[ Community Does God Good Harm Image Into Just Makes Milky More Only Partly Religion Society Sweet Than True Vengeful Wants]
The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both.
[ Bin Both Distinguish Distorts Does Draw Enemy Extreme Intolerance Islam Just Long Minority Others Politics Posed Religion Specifically Strain Terrorism Threat Tradition Within]
A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal.
[ Christian Creature Death Desired Dislike Dissolution Dying Eternal Instincts Life May Nature Own Proof Religion Result Shrink Though Want Way]
But let's just say, I'm Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist.
[ Fist Grew Had Irish Iron Just Religion Say Tight Up Very]
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.
[ Awareness Compassion Destroy Fearlessness Human Learning Politics Principle Progress Race Religion Silence These Things Wealth Will Without Work Worship]
School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects.
[ Aspects Different Explore Freedom Gives Philosophies Religions School Subjects Yourself]
The little religion that I have clung to-that what matters most is the continuity of life, and its improvement from one generation to another.
[ Another Continuity Generation Improvement Life Little Matters Most Religion]
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.
[ Abide Anyone Attempt Because Cannot Claim Done Else Fear Feels God Man Reach Religion Same Succeeded]
I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts.
[ Ancient Becoming Believe Clinging Concepts Obsolete Religions]
Religion is just mind control.
[ Control Just Mind Religion]
Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion.
[ Everyone Fear Himself Invisible Natural Religion Seed Things Which]
Religions are the cradles of despotism.
[ Despotism 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.
[ Anyone Appreciate Believes Compassion Kindness Rebirth Religion Whether]
The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion.
[ Corrupted Hath Judgment Life Others Perverted Pride Religion Them Way]
No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion.
[ Jesus Religion Social]
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
[ Lives Must Our Read Religion Words]
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.
[ Art Comparison Intolerance Itself Other Religion Respecting Toleration]
I don't have a religion. I believe in a God. I don't know what it looks like but it's MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural.
[ Believe God Interpretation Know Looks Own Religion Supernatural]
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
[ Clearly Does Ever Greatest Human Poetry Prophecy Religion See Soul Thing World]
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
[ Adopt Become Blindly Cease Dogma Grow Literary Political Religion System]
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
[ Ancient Binding Essential Force Had Mythology Part Religion Sacred Sanction Speaking Strictly Worshippers]
It is with this as with religion: one usually believes what he has been taught.
[ Been Believes Religion Taught Usually]
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion.
[ Abandoned During Religion School Secondary Time]
The Christian use of religion as a personal love affair both shocked me, and attracted me.
[ Affair Attracted Both Christian Love Personal Religion Shocked Use]
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.
[ Catholicism Painful Punishment Religion Soothing]
In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude.
[ Ethics Grace Gratitude New Religion Testament]
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.
[ Dead God Grateful Homage Other Our Pay Religion Religions]
The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion.
[ Aid Comfort Data Even Followed Gave Here Lead Model Physics Point Religion Seemed Some Though Thought Where]
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Peace
[ Allah Believe Islam Peace Religion]
Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion.
[ Among Any Fright Goes Ill Man None Occasion Only Our Over Punished Received Religion Them Those Use While]
I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
[ After Am Became Christianity Empire Execution His How Official Religion Roman Struck Utterly Years]
Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you've got to help pay for piping. And the Piper!
[ Free Got Help May Pay Pipe Piper Piping Religion Water]
Religion is the opium of the masses.
[ Masses Opium Religion]
The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion.
[ Complete Course Government Must Neutrality Pursue Religion Toward]
The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex.
[ Civilizing Force Major Religion Sex World]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.
[ Kind Mankind Mass Necessity Religion Some]
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.
[ Binds Cannot Partnership Religion Sanction See Serious Think Us Which Work World]
The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
[ Acquire Business Control Equality Excessive Exclusive Main Men Purify Religions Restrain Taste Times Well-Being Which]
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.
[ Age Background Beings Believe Drivers Ethnic Gender Human Regardless Religion Thing Unites]
And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living.
[ Ask Living Might Religion Technology]
The most important part of my religion is to play guitar.
[ Guitar Important Most Part Play Religion]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
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.
[ Aggressive Any Foot Ignorance Illness Just Kind Law Life Little Mental Mounting Particular Rabbit Rabid Really Religion Slice Songs Spiritual Their]
It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.
[ Certain Enter Intimacy Into Must Religion Secret Their Whole Would]
I do engineering, not religion.
[ Engineering Religion]
Primitive societies without religion have never been found.
[ Been Found Never Primitive Religion Societies Without]
Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government.
[ Any Because Being Day Executed Find Government His Imprisoned Newspaper Open Opinions Religion Report Someone Somewhere Tortured Unacceptable Week Will World Your]
I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
[ Been Belief Christian Christmas Conditioning Education Elementary Kids Little More Religion Schools Than Years]
Now I think one of the reasons why religion developed in the way that it did over the centuries was precisely to curb this murderous bent that we have as human beings.
[ Beings Bent Centuries Curb Developed Did Human Murderous Now Over Precisely Reasons Religion Think Way Why]
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
[ Amendment Belief Challenged Common Freedom Government Guaranteed Held Itself Neither Nor Practice Religion Widely Wording]
But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now.
[ Aesthetics Anyway Breaking Completely Deep Different Justice Lie Matters Now Origins Religion Roar Roses Smell Somewhere Splendid Such Sweet These Too Waves Weighty]
The cultural contrast I saw between religions... Catholics have a lot of mediators, going through saints and Mary or whatever. Protestants in general say things to God directly.
[ Between Catholics Contrast Cultural Directly General God Going Lot Mary Protestants Religions Saints Saw Say Things Through Whatever]
The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive claims to embody a new revelation from on high, is not a frequent occurrence.
[ Advent Claims Embody Frequent High Impressive Making New Occurrence Religion Revelation Serious]
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
[ Arts Branches Religions Same Sciences Tree]
Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether.
[ Altogether Business Government Needs Out Religion Stay]
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
[ Amusements England Pity Religion Vice]
Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell.
[ Always Best Heaven Hell Out Put Religion Sent Theology Us Worst]
Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter.
[ Anguish Asks Because Better Catholicity Celebrated Each Full Grants Individual Itself Knows Language Liberty Long Man Our Own Painter Profoundly Religion Sad Than Universal Very Which]
We are obliged, therefore, to say that whoever speaks that which is foreign to religion is using many words, while he who speaks the words of truth, even should he go over the whole field and omit nothing, is always speaking the one word.
[ Always Even Field Foreign Go Many Nothing Obliged Omit Over Religion Say Should Speaking Speaks Therefore Truth Using Which While Whoever Whole Word Words]
It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them.
[ Along Body Checking Comparing Every External Fantastic Finally Go Out Past Philosophy Produced Religion Screen Shadows Their Them Then Those Trace]
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.
[ Appears Argue Competing Devout Here Least Religion Same See Time]
After all, is football a game or a religion?
[ After Football Game Religion]
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.
[ Candor Divine Follow Found Investigate Lead May Objection Origin Our Part Readiness Religion Reserve Should Submit Teachings Truth Us Wherever Without]
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.
[ Cannot Claim Effective Evil Good Power Religion Restrain]
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.
[ 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 earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood.
[ Action Brotherhood Dictum Directive Earth Economic Fullness Hollow Human Longer Lord Religion Thereof Toward]
Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal.
[ Attempt Cause Effect Find Goal Man Philosophy Religion Same]
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
[ Evolved Fear Fraud Friend Greed Imagination Out Poetry Religion Simply]
All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.
[ Almost Behave Believe Causes Endless Forms Good Great Mind Never Outward Power Religion Rest Silently Strife Things Useless Working Yourself]
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
[ Able Alter Always Consciousness Easier Elevation Everyday Forms Higher Life Make Man Modern Must Order Relation Religion Remains Than Towards]
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.
[ Claim Consideration Differ Dimensions Each Entitled Equal Government Greatly However Manners May Nations Other Relative Religion Respect Rights Strength Their Whatever]
In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
[ Beginning Begins Either Ends Evil Fanaticism Fear Morals Motive Principle Religion Usually Wickedness]
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
[ Begins Ends Knowledge Religion Where]
We'll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam.
[ Also Christian Eastern Islam Religions Stop Surely Western Work]
Religion has a good place and it has its good people.
[ Good Place Religion]
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
[ Affirms Constitution Denies Different Embodied Equality Fraternity Governed Ideal Ideologies Indians Liberty Life Political Preamble Religion Set Social Their Them Today Two]
After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised.
[ After Beheaded Effected Either Formerly Had His Majesty Nation Nothing Parliament Peace Promised Religion Settling Some Tranquillity Years]
Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.
[ Contemplation Eventually Explain How May Philosophy Religion Remain Science Ultimate Why World]
There are several reasons why Russians view the oppressive state positively. First, in the Russian Orthodox religion, there is an understanding of authority as something sent by God.
[ Authority First God Oppressive Orthodox Positively Reasons Religion Russian Russians Sent Several Something State Understanding View Why]
Too long has the public mind considered religion to be synonymous with priestcraft.
[ Considered Long Mind Priestcraft Public Religion Synonymous Too]
In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
The role of the federal government should be neutral toward culture just as it is toward religion.
[ Culture Federal Government Just Neutral Religion Role Should Toward]
One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers.
[ America Bad Cannot Circumstances Exists Fact Fast Fixed Freely Living Misperceptions Muslim Muslims Needs Our Perception Practice Practicing Pray Prayers Religion Truth Very Which World]
Religion is absolutely unfathomable. Always and everywhere one can dig more deeply into infinities.
[ Absolutely Always Deeply Dig Everywhere Into More Religion Unfathomable]
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.
[ Bible Christian Citizens Correct Desire Early Genuine New Our Particularly Principles Religion Republican Should Sincere Source Testament Understand Writer]
If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education.
[ Education Either Give Religion Should Up]
Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true.
[ Any Anything Cannot Child Mind Religion Shocks System True]
We need a new religion.
[ Need New Religion]
For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties.
[ Allowances Art Faculties Havoc Keep Logic Make Manage Other Plays Possible Quiet Religion Terrible Until]
When theology erodes and organization crumbles, when the institutional framework of religion begins to break up, the search for a direct experience which people can feel to be religious facilitates the rise of cults.
[ Begins Break Crumbles Cults Direct Experience Facilitates Feel Framework Institutional Organization Religion Religious Rise Search Theology Up Which]
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion.
[ Between Connection Hypnotic Intimate Phenomena Religion Very]
We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism.
[ Aim Atheism Called Domain Economics Politics Religion Republicanism Socialism Today]
I decided to take God and organized religion seriously, and to reject the secular life which in my teens had looked attractive because it allowed me to act in any way that I wanted.
[ Act Allowed Any Attractive Because Decided God Had Life Looked Organized Reject Religion Secular Seriously Take Teens Wanted Way Which]
Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn't have religion.
[ Any Asking First Had Into Know Ran Religion Some Term Time Well Were Whether]
The Jews are a race and not a religion. My goal was not to persecute the Jews but to enlighten Gentiles to put them on guard.
[ Enlighten Gentiles Goal Guard Jews Persecute Put Race Religion Them]
Organized religion provides a model of the way all organizations, from the state down to the village garden club, end a price in terms of a member's freedom of thought and action.
[ Action Club Down End Freedom Garden Member Model Organizations Organized Price Provides Religion State Terms Thought Village Way]
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
[ Everybody Money Question Religion Same]
It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together.
[ Brings Races Religions Together]
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
[ Accompanied Civilisation Conflict Conquest Emigration Ever Opinion Race Religion]
In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it.
[ Believe Charity Creed Deny Half Happens Less Our Politics Religion Than Those Whole]
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
[ Affect Mankind Religion Tyrannies Tyranny Worst]
It therefore become essential for the future of Judaism itself that its advancement should be correlated with a similar effort to advance the cause of religion generally.
[ Advance Advancement Become Cause Effort Essential Future Generally Itself Judaism Religion Should Similar Therefore]
I have increasingly, over the years, felt that religion today does our civilization more harm than good.
[ Civilization Does Felt Good Harm Increasingly More Our Over Religion Than Today Years]
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
[ Fail Grasp Islam Knowing Lenient Many Muslims Others Religion Systems Teaches Their These Tolerated Too Towards Understand Value Which]
Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions.
[ Art Based Commerce Even Religion Science Sleep Warfare]
For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness.
[ Christian Enjoy Foolishness Just Matthew Practice Religion Revelation Think Understand Us]
Growing up in Wales was a pretty Draconian experience with religion.
[ Draconian Experience Growing Pretty Religion Up Wales]
Politics in America is the binding secular religion.
[ America Binding Politics Religion Secular]
Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
[ Happiness Mystery Never Religion Should]
And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point.
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death.
[ Christianity Death Devastating Disgraceful Dying Helpless Image Islam Least Main Man Religion Success Unlike West Which]
I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.
[ Abiding Any Book Brethren Correct Earth Get God Keystone Man Mormon Most Nearer Other Our Precepts Religion Than Told Would]
There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion.
[ Between Could Division Essential Men Prophets Religion See Teaching Wise]
We have seen that no religion stands on the basis of things known; none bounds its horizon within the field of human observation; and, therefore, as it can never present us with indisputable facts, so must it ever be at once a source of error and contention.
[ Basis Bounds Contention Error Ever Facts Field Horizon Human Indisputable Known Must Never None Observation Once Present Religion Seen Source Stands Therefore Things Us Within]
Perhaps these Ten Commandments cases will be the turning point in the legal war against religion.
[ Against Cases Commandments Legal Perhaps Point Religion Ten These Turning War Will]
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
[ Killing Mandated Others Promotion Religion Requirement Sustenance]
Americans should be free to recognize our religious heritage; doing that is not the same as creating a government-sponsored religion.
[ Americans Creating Doing Free Heritage Our Recognize Religion Religious Same Should]
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.
[ Convince Holy Mistaken Others Ourselves Persuading Politics Religion Well Zeal]
Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.
[ Century Fascism History Known Religion Twentieth Will]
There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and.
[ Cry Deceived Discoveries Down Elevation External False Hypocrites Men Morality Often Ones Others Outward Own Religion Righteousness Sorts Their Those Two Which Works]
I got a cold feeling toward religion in general. I don't think God would want to separate families.
[ Cold Families Feeling General God Got Religion Separate Think Toward Want Would]
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
[ Astrology Astronomy Daughter Daughters Dominated Earth Long Mad Mother Religion Superstition These Too Wise]
All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.
[ Believe Better Buddhism Common End Exception Happy Heaven Place Program Religions Say Teach Tibetan Where Which]
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings.
[ Attribute Beings Errors Fanaticism Human Make Mistake Religions]
As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.
[ Beauty Degrades Love Pleasure Religion Seeker Soon Sought]
Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man.
[ Absence Beauty Become Exposes Face Features Fostered Incomprehensible Lifted Longer Loved Man Mask Religion Threaten Which]
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.
[ Art Bodies Fact Highest Itself Life Nature Once Our Receiving Recognize Religion Render Responsive Sensitive Stations Them Train Transmitting Wisdom]
No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
[ Any Basis Christian Evident Free Government Intended Mind More Must Privileges Religion Rights Secure Than Truth]
It's also reflective of a young person's religion or faith in that it's highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.
[ Also Because Charged Country Faith Highly Imagery Many Person Reflective Religion Sacramental Seminary Years Young]
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings.
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
We take people to the threshold of religion. Our aim is to induce immediate experience that is beyond the odd, beyond the strange, and beyond the weird. It verges on the wholly other.
[ Aim Beyond Experience Immediate Induce Odd Other Our Religion Strange Take Threshold Verges Weird Wholly]
My theory is if you have a religion, it's a good one. Because some people don't have any at all.
[ Any Because Good Religion Some Theory]
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.
[ Absolve Allow Christ Consideration Duty Gospel Heathen His Morality Our Own Preaching Really Religion Souls Throne Us]
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.
[ Any Because Catholicism Choose Convert Female Going Least Mary Probably Religion Saints Were Would]
The hierarchy of class in London was rigid. It was like a religion. It still is to a certain extent.
[ Certain Class Extent Hierarchy London Religion Rigid Still]
And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in showing that religion and Government will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.
[ Both Done Doubt Every Example Exist Government Greater Less Mixed New Past Purity Religion Showing Succeed Together Will]
Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done.
[ Debate Done Drama Enabled Goodness Greek Had Itself Just Once Organise Religion Society]
So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds.
[ Deeds Evil Persuading Potent Religion]
It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late.
[ Before Better Dead Discover Had Know Late May Moral Other Ourselves Religion Set Sources Strength Too Try]
When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.
[ Appetite Case Cast Civil Disorder Drink Duty Elevated Family Feeling Indulge Members Men Minds Much Neglect Off Pitied Pleasure Regard Religion Society Strong Take Their Understandings]
The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind.
[ Attacking Behind Growing Leaving Less Movement Patriarchal Present Religion Simply Than Threat Will Women]
Yoga is not a religion to me.
[ Religion Yoga]
These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over.
[ Back Became Days Get Long Media Mixed New Over Politics Religion Seem Taken Television These Time Up]
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.
[ Adversary Almost Another Because Countenance Elements Experience Found Freud Human Man Odds Religion Religions These Two Utterly View Ways Western]
I'm a practicing Christian - and I'm going to keep practicing till I get it right - but I don't feel everyone has to practice the same religion that I do. You have a right to worship who you choose and how you choose to.
[ Choose Christian Everyone Feel Get Going How Keep Practice Practicing Religion Right Same Till Worship]
Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance.
[ Art First Great Importance Lastly Life Order Philosophy Religion Science Subjects Their Then]
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
[ Bigotry Fools Frighten Ghost Her Murders Religion]
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.
[ Advice Bush Depends Did Find Help Her How Husband Interesting Just Last Laura Moment Piece Religion Style Week]
The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one.
[ Any Attended Believed Cannot Christian Day Even First Miracles Only Person Reasonable Religion Without]
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
[ Daily Enter Into Life Religion Take Temple Your]
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. Society
[ Formerly Magic Medicine Men Mistake Now Religion Science Strong Weak]
In a lot of Indian societies, spirituality has been lost, I think it's still the best way of looking at the world for Indians - better than any organized religion in this country.
[ Any Been Best Better Country Indian Indians Looking Lost Lot Organized Religion Societies Spirituality Still Than Think Way World]
Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost.
[ Being Boxing Celebration Lost Masculinity More Religion]
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
[ Age Door Dragon First Golden Guards Mankind Necessary Possible Religion Slay Threshold Will]
The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.
[ Always Any Before Between Case Conflict Cultural Declaration First Habits Human Line Must Other Religion Rights Them Un]
I believe that the capital of the Republic of Albania is a suitable venue for discussing the dialogue among religions and civilizations, notably in the countries of South East Europe, because we are well familiar with this country's track record of religious tolerance.
[ Among Because Believe Capital Civilizations Countries Country Dialogue Discussing East Europe Familiar Notably Record Religions Religious Republic South Suitable Tolerance Track Venue Well]
A cult is a religion with no political power.
[ Cult Political Power Religion]
I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases.
[ Also Asking Because Between Both Cases Come Dynamic Going Here Look Motivation Opposed Place Questions Religion Same Science Takes Their Way Wellspring Where Why]
Contradictory to my religion, I think, is journalism.
[ Contradictory Journalism Religion Think]
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
[ Admit Because Bring Church Democracy Enough Government Guide Humble Imperfect Need Needs Only Order Our Religion Requires Sinners Survive Those Tolerance]
I'm so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions.
[ Because Crazy Delusions Giving Ideas Incredibly Just Lot Regarded Religions Respect Tired]
Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
[ Against Also Democracy Expression Freedom Human Oppressive Religions Rights Those Women]
Boy, if Garth Ennis had created a religion, I would sure like to be a part of that. It just makes sense, the way he tackles things in it. It's really heavy stuff and it's incredibly well written.
[ Boy Created Garth Had Heavy Incredibly Just Makes Part Really Religion Sense Stuff Sure Tackles Things Way Well Would Written]
Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers.
[ Afford Because Cannot Compelling Deep Fathers Feminists Hands Hold Leave Many Religion Such]
It is very important that football can see beyond religion but FIFA does not just ignore its impact.
[ Beyond Does Fifa Football Ignore Impact Important Just Religion See Very]
Our religion does not discriminate according to color, sex or anything else. What counts is piety and faith.
[ According Anything Color Counts Discriminate Does Else Faith Our Piety Religion Sex]
I'm not really into religion.
[ Into Really Religion]
Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need.
[ 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.
[ Appears Art Bible Education Language Liberal Mythology Necessarily Other Religion Words World]
The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld.
[ Asked Constitution Government Infusing Into Our Religion Says Society Supposed Upheld]
The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
[ Again Bearing Been Caused Eastern Events Fuels Hatred Hit Horror Latest Looks Middle More Muslim Names Nothing Origin Religion Shame These]
As long as there are religions, there are going to be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion.
[ Behind Going Hiding Long Religion Religions Their Veil]
Superstitions and belief in magic are perennial in just the same way as religion, and something near to being universal among mankind; and why this is so may be interesting, but in most cases the beliefs themselves are devoid of interesting content, at least to me.
[ Among Being Belief Beliefs Cases Content Devoid Interesting Just Least Magic Mankind May Most Near Perennial Religion Same Something Superstitions Themselves Universal Way Why]
When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
[ Belief Comes Going Life Lift Matter Push Religion Science Shove Side Spiritual Up]
We have convinced over one billlion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments.
[ Against Convinced Culture Deny Faith Freedom Governments Invade Islamic Members Over Prejudiced Religion Suppress Their Them Want Would]
This issue is whether or not our government should be infusing religion into (schools).
[ Government Infusing Into Issue Our Religion Schools Should Whether]
There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.
[ Calms Doubt Much Naught Religion Rum Spirit True]
The knife of historical relativism... which has cut to pieces all metaphysics and religion must also bring about healing.
[ Also Bring Cut Healing Historical Knife Metaphysics Must Pieces Relativism Religion Which]
It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents.
[ Between Cold Continents Countries Dialogue Extremely Freed Having Important Mass Media Nations Peace Poor Relics Religions Rich Served War]
Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged.
[ Belonged Break Community Did Domestic End Every Exist Had His Man Necessary Part Political Preservation Religion Saving Society Souls Take Welfare Which]
Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power.
[ Gain Never Power Problem Religion Use]
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
[ Bad Feel Good Religion]
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Religion
[ Keeps Murdering Poor Religion Rich]
Religion has become so many different things. Religion is an economic thing for some people. Religion is a gun.
[ Become Different Economic Gun Many Religion Some Thing Things]
I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress.
[ Consider Learn Life-Long Many More Myself Progress Quest Questions Religions Spiritual Student Will Work]
Revealed religion is one thing, revealed legislation, another.
[ Another Legislation Religion Revealed Thing]
As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried to do without for a long time.
[ Devil Long Our Religion Somebody Time Tried Without]
Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people.
[ Against Condition Creature Expression Heartless Once Opium Oppressed Protest Real Religion Religious Sentiment Sigh Soul Soulless Suffering World]
Christianity is usually called a religion. As a religion it has had a wider geographic spread and is more deeply rooted among more peoples than any other religion in the history of mankind.
[ Among Any Called Christianity Deeply Geographic Had History Mankind More Other Peoples Religion Rooted Spread Than Usually Wider]
The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion.
[ End Honest Into Introduction Passion Politics Religion Religious True]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.
[ Faith Greatest History Look Men Religion Scientists Something Spiritual Through Too Were World]
My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston.
[ Atonement Charleston Dance Day Ended Fast Interest Limited Modern Mother Religion Rocket Set She Shot Sun Synagogue Woman]
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.
[ Acquire Ceaseless Efforts Engaged Ethical Faith Improvement Limit Moral Movement Moving Only Real Religion Those Upward Without]
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
[ Equality Fraternity Liberty Religion Teaches]
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
[ Always Our Place Religion Sacrificed Same Thing Treasure Unless Will]