Quotations that match 'religion'.

But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand.
[ Christian Even Few Hidden Meaning Misleading Much Real Religion Symbols Understand Words]
Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt.
[ Attempt Chinese Eradicating Kindness Religion Terrible Thing Think]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I think you can be cynical about religion on occasion, and certainly skeptical about the degree to which some people use religion to manipulate other people.
[ Certainly Cynical Degree Manipulate Occasion Other Religion Skeptical Some Think Use Which]
I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood.
[ Blood Except Gets Honor Into Religion Shedding]
Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century.
[ Accumulated Attitudes Biological Century Disappeared Foster Last Many Ought Over Religions Traditional Understanding]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There's nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch.
[ Any Beginning Caused Crutch Good Harm Idea More Nothing Other Religion Say Since Than Time Use]
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]
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]
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.
[ After Attack Away Fall Great Religion Rich Royalty Swept Upon Will]
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]
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]
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 most important part of my religion is to play guitar.
[ Guitar Important Most Part Play Religion]
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]
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]
The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
[ Constitution Freedom Provides Religion]
I broke with my religion in college.
[ Broke College Religion]
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]
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 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]
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
[ Altars Crime Heroism Infamy Religion Their Vice Virtue Well]
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]
I do not belong to any religion. Everything is between God and myself.
[ Any Belong Between Everything God Myself Religion]
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
[ Better Make Men Most Only Religions]
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]
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. Religion
[ Doubt Part Religion Religious Thinkers Were]
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
[ Brings Ineffable Inner Light Man Peace Religion Spiritual Strength]
The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion.
[ Complete Course Government Must Neutrality Pursue Religion Toward]
Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their relationship with the divine other, God or the gods, and with the human other, the stranger.
[ Divine God Gods Human Live Most Narrative Other Relationship Religions Shapes Stranger Their]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
[ Alone Comes Composed Everything Founded Great Masterpieces Neurotics Our Religions World]
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]
If your religion is better than mine and your opinion, you have a real problem.
[ Better Mine Opinion Problem Real Religion Than Your]
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]
A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.
[ Actually Beliefs Come How Lot Own Questioned Religion Spiritual Their Together Yoga]
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]
Most of the dogmatic religions have exhibited a perverse talent for taking the wrong side on the most important concepts in the material universe, from the structure of the solar system to the origin of man.
[ Concepts Dogmatic Exhibited Important Man Material Most Origin Perverse Religions Side Solar Structure System Taking Talent Universe Wrong]
Organized religion preaches Order and Love but spawns Chaos and Fury. Why?
[ Chaos Fury Love Order Organized Preaches Religion Why]
Religion needs a baptism of horse sense.
[ Baptism Horse Needs Religion Sense]
Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness.
[ Religion Selfishness]
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]
My family was very, very receptive to all; all races, religions.
[ Family Races Receptive Religions Very]
It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life.
[ Comprehensive Economic Effect Environment Etc Everything Exists Host Just Life Nature New Now Point Politics Religion Society Structure Technology Where]
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]
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]
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]
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]
In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs.
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
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]
If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England.
[ Early England Ever Militant New Religion]
Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
[ Happiness Mystery Never Religion Should]
At the same time we are aware that our various religions and ethical traditions often offer very different bases for what is helpful and what is unhelpful for men and women, what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil.
[ Aware Bases Different Ethical Evil Good Helpful Men Offer Often Our Religions Right Same Time Traditions Unhelpful Various Very Women Wrong]
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]
Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.
[ Affected Class Coming Degrees Difficulty Geography Involves Out Race Religion Varying]
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
[ Bigotry Fools Frighten Ghost Her Murders Religion]
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
[ Admit Because Bring Church Democracy Enough Government Guide Humble Imperfect Need Needs Only Order Our Religion Requires Sinners Survive Those Tolerance]
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion.
[ Abandoned During Religion School Secondary Time]
It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia, that if you do not provide your society with a new religion, it will gradually revert to the old one.
[ After Already Clear Gradually New Old Provide Religion Revert Russia Socialism Society Twenty Will Years Your]
I'm a firm believer and I think my religion is inside.
[ Believer Firm Inside Religion Think]
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]
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
[ Art History Humanity Ineffectual Novels Passion Religion Without Would]
I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts.
[ Ancient Becoming Believe Clinging Concepts Obsolete Religions]
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]
We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization.
[ Capitalist Christianity Civilization Emerge Emerged Just May New Our Out Religion Roman Ruins Sure Will]
Some people think that all the equipment you need to discuss religion is a mouth.
[ Discuss Equipment Mouth Need Religion Some Think]
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.
[ Easy Habit Oppressive Out Religion Thought Way]
I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith.
[ Amendment Another Believe Clear Common Consciousness Constitution Erase Faith First Framers Government Intent Keep Made New Over Public Religion Their Wanted Wrote]
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]
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 without humanity is very poor human stuff.
[ Human Humanity Poor Religion Stuff Very Without]
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
[ Dangerous Errors Generally Only Philosophy Religion Ridiculous Speaking Those]
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it.
[ Believes Lies Nature Person Place Really Religion Secret Their World]
I 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]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.
[ Admire Am Much Religions See Thankful]
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]
Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God.
[ Education Evil God Grace Match Religion Without]
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
[ Fatal Indifference Nothing Religion]
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason.
[ Conclusion Reason Religion]
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
[ Account Affairs Does Help Practical Religion Solve Takes Them]
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]
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
[ Afraid Despise Hate May Men Religion True]
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]
Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that the Ten Commandments are a historical document that contains moral, ethical, and legal truisms that any person of any religion or even an atheist can recognize and appreciate.
[ Any Appreciate Atheist Commandments Contains Document Ethical Even Fact Historical Legal Matter Moral Mr Person Recognize Religion Speaker Ten]
It is the sincerest thing I have written, caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion - death brought them into harmony.
[ Brought Caught Contrary Death Drama Harmony Into Love Religion Sincerest Soul Struggling Them Thing Toils Written]
When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies.
[ Been Constantly Cultural Fiction History Lately Loads Lot Nonfiction Philosophy Quite Read Reading Religion Science Social Studies Writing]
The 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]
God did not intend religion to be an exercise club. Funny
[ Club Did Exercise God Intend Religion]
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
[ Equality Fraternity Liberty Religion Teaches]
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]
While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind.
[ Asian Began Mind Religions Study Theories While]
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
[ Contain Different Just Lakes Names Religions Rivers Streams Truths Water]
If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act.
[ Act Any Citizens Confess Constitutional Fixed Force High Matters Nationalism Official Opinion Orthodox Other Our Petty Politics Prescribe Religion Shall Star Word]
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]
It is only in the fundamentalist religions that women are relegated to second class. Radical Evangelicals, Muslims, and Jews all have the same view of women.
[ Class Evangelicals Fundamentalist Jews Muslims Only Radical Relegated Religions Same Second View Women]
In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees.
[ Element Every Influence Over Pure Reason Religion Supernatural Varying]
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]
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]
Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind.
[ Behind Leave March Modern Morality Proportion Religion Societies Towards]
Religions die slowly.
[ Die Religions Slowly]
The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising.
[ Advertising Ancient Contemporary Engine Religion See Society]
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings.
[ Attribute Beings Errors Fanaticism Human Make Mistake Religions]
All religions have been made by men.
[ Been Made Men Religions]
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 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]
Don't be confused that my interest in religion, faith, and spirituality is driven by any sense of faith or spirituality of my own.
[ Any Confused Driven Faith Interest Own Religion Sense Spirituality]
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]
Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
[ Consolation Either Every His Man Religion Sense Some Terror]
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]
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]
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.
[ Always Aware Become Conscious Duty Fully Individual Law Less Little Never Religion Than United Yourself]
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]
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
[ Begins Ends Knowledge Religion Where]
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]
Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations.
[ Authoritarian Contributed Convincing Disappointment Fact Language May More Nationalistic New Offers Old Orientations Over Political Regimes Religion Subjectively Today]
The world is my country, science is my religion.
[ Country Religion Science World]
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
[ Daughter Explaining Fear Hope Ignorance Nature Religion Unknowable]
Yet higher religion, which is only a search for a larger life, is essentially experience and recognized the necessity of experience as its foundation long before science learnt to do so.
[ Before Essentially Experience Foundation Higher Larger Learnt Life Long Necessity Only Recognized Religion Science Search Which Yet]
Love is the cheapest of religions.
[ Cheapest Love Religions]
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]
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. Religion
[ Allocation Could Doing Efficient Just Lot More Morning Religion Resources Sunday Terms Time Very]
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]
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room.
[ Clears Forget Loneliness Out Politics Religion Room Sex Subject]
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]
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]
Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand.
[ Beautifully Expediency Go Hand Political Religion]
I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion.
[ Also Become Becoming Code Even Found Great Increasingly Interest Interesting More Oriented Over Religion Same Showed Spiritual Success Technically Though Time Vinci World Yawn]
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.
[ Between Difference His Hypocrite Lies Other Religion Saint]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
[ Affect Mankind Religion Tyrannies Tyranny Worst]
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]
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]
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]
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
[ Done Great Love Making Religion Service Sin]
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]
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]
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]
Science attempts to analyze how things and people and animals behave; it has no concern whether this behavior is good or bad, is purposeful or not. But religion is precisely the quest for such answers: whether an act is right or wrong, good or bad, and why.
[ Act Analyze Animals Answers Attempts Bad Behave Behavior Concern Good How Precisely Purposeful Quest Religion Right Science Such Things Whether Why Wrong]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.
[ Give Little Morality Property Religion Snug Some Talk]
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]
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]
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization.
[ Civilization Component Every Human Religion Rights Standard Universal]
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]
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 essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.
[ Absolute Consists Dependence Essence Feeling Religion]
Is woman a religion? Well, perhaps you will have the chance of judging for yourselves if you go to America. There you will find men treating women with just the same respect formerly accorded only to religious dignitaries or to great nobles.
[ Accorded America Chance Find Formerly Go Great Judging Just Men Nobles Only Perhaps Religion Religious Respect Same Treating Well Will Woman Women Yourselves]
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, 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]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy.
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
Patriotism is the religion of hell.
[ Hell Patriotism Religion]
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]
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]
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]
It is with this as with religion: one usually believes what he has been taught.
[ Been Believes Religion Taught Usually]
Primitive societies without religion have never been found.
[ Been Found Never Primitive Religion Societies Without]
I think there's been a big problem between religion, or organized religion, and spirituality.
[ Been Between Big Organized Problem Religion Spirituality Think]
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.
[ Account Great Love Religion Sin]
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]
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]
There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets.
[ Different Even Every Island Moon Only Others Parts Planets Religions Several Some Sorts Sun Town Worshipping]
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.
[ Convince Holy Mistaken Others Ourselves Persuading Politics Religion Well Zeal]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere.
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
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]
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
[ Altar Church Contributions Entirely Family Forever Keep Leave Matter Private Religion School Separate State Supported]
The 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]
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]
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]
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]
Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics.
[ Adherents Bring Insights New Politics Reject Religion Religious Right Separation Spiritual]
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]
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]
We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind. History
[ Benefit Bringing Convictions Ideal Irrespective Mankind Peace Political Race Religion Together]
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]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion.
[ Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
[ Beginning Begins Either Ends Evil Fanaticism Fear Morals Motive Principle Religion Usually Wickedness]
Religion, 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]
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]
Personally, I don't choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That's between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator.
[ Any Between Choose Creator Define Group High Higher Know Most Particular Personally Religion Self Symbol Teachings Words]
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]
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]
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]
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]
So I remember both medicine, because I frequently sick, particularly with asthma for which there was no proper treatment then, and in religion I had a strong sense of there being a patriarchy.
[ Asthma Because Being Both Frequently Had Medicine Particularly Patriarchy Proper Religion Remember Sense Sick Strong Then Treatment Which]
When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however.
[ Answer Any Asked Because Brought Buddhist Consider Environment However Intellectual More Myself Other Practice Preach Really Religion Spiritual Than Up]
Religion's in the heart, not in the knees.
[ Heart Knees Religion]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is all bunk.
[ Bunk Religion]
The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate against the vilification of religions.
[ Against Civilized Koran Laws Legislate Nations Religions]
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]
If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
[ Artificial Backgrounds Bludgeon Conformity Consequences Followers Insist Into Irrespective Merely Practical Quest Religion Their True Truth Try Unbending Were Would Young]
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]
I liked the humor of it, I've always enjoyed a sense of humor in God and in religion and in spirituality.
[ Always Enjoyed God Humor Liked Religion Sense Spirituality]
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 my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed.
[ Children Christian First Free Government Important Instructed Most Ought Religion Things Under View Which]
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]
The inner spaces that a good story lets us enter are the old apartments of religion.
[ Apartments Enter Good Inner Lets Old Religion Spaces Story Us]
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
[ Atoms Belief Contingent Forces Heart Human Lies Modern Move Novelty Popular Precisely Preferences Radical Rejection Religion Science Stars Upon Which]
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]
Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that's got true religion, several of them.
[ Animal Got Man Only Religion Religious Several Them True]
I 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]
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]
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century.
[ Century Religion Sex Substitute]
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]
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]
Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
[ Aesthetic Alliance Art Between Circumstance Ecstasy Escape Family Means Men Mind Rapture Religion Religious Roads Similar States Then Two Which]
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]
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]
True Americanism is opposed utterly to any political divisions resting on race and religion.
[ Americanism Any Divisions Opposed Political Race Religion Resting True Utterly]
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]
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]
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]
Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.
[ Against Another Destroy Religion Seeks Set Whoever]
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion.
[ Assumption Basic Modernity Overcomes Religion Secular Society]
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
[ Lives Must Our Read Religion Words]
Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power.
[ Gain Never Power Problem Religion Use]
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]
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]
Our nation and those of the developed world must offer our own resistance to despot leaders who seek to commit murder on the basis of religion or race.
[ Basis Commit Despot Developed Leaders Murder Must Nation Offer Our Own Race Religion Resistance Seek Those World]
Religion is all-too-often a refuge for scoundrels.
[ Refuge Religion Scoundrels]
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]
The search for religion is the starting point of thought.
[ Point Religion Search Starting Thought]
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]
Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness.
[ Benevolence Christian Christianity Deeds Holiness Lives Meekness Professors Recommend Religion Temperance Their]
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]
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]
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]
I write against the religion because if women want to live like human beings, they will have to live outside the religion and Islamic law.
[ Against Because Beings Human Islamic Law Live Outside Religion Want Will Women Write]
A union of government and religion tends to destroy government and degrade religion.
[ Degrade Destroy Government Religion Tends Union]
Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.
[ Basis Duties Education God Good Man Morals Precepts Religion Should Solid Teach Therefore Toward]
The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.
[ Against Bear Bids Directly Fit Honor Injuries Live Modern Only Opposite Other Patience Religion Resent Said Tells Them Thing Weight]
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]
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]
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]
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
[ Efficacious Military More Religion Rhetorical Than Victory Wealth Worth]
I think Muslims have become the new Negroes in America. They are being mistreated at airports, by the Immigration - everywhere. Islam is a religion of peace. They are wrong.
[ Airports America Become Being Everywhere Immigration Islam Mistreated Muslims Negroes New Peace Religion Think Wrong]
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
[ Feeble Minds Religion Superstition]
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]
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
[ Americans Combine Conceive Impossible Intimately Liberty Make Minds Notions Other Religion Their Them Without]
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]
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
[ Am Literature Politics Religion]
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other.
[ Advantageous Censor Difference Each Office Opinion Other Over Perform Religion Sects Several]
Zen, per se, is not just an art, it's not just a religion, it's a realisation.
[ Art Just Per Realisation Religion Se Zen]
History is the key to everything: politics, religion, even fashion.
[ Even Everything Fashion History Key Politics Religion]
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
[ Cure Nation Pride Pure Religion Virtuous]
I do engineering, not religion.
[ Engineering Religion]
When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.
[ 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]
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]
After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn't mere policy. It has attained the status of a religion. It's a dogma which o-ne is supposed to accept without question.
[ Accept After Attained Country Dogma Enforced Mere National Policy Question Religion Status Supposed Which Without]
That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.
[ Age Being Color Dignity Distinction Every Human Inalienable Language Means National Origin Political Possesses Race Religion Sex Skin Social Untouchable View Without]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it.
[ Culture Dimension Element Religion Transcendent]
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]
The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex.
[ Civilizing Force Major Religion Sex World]
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]
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]
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]
All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
[ Differ Lives May Nothing Other Proclaim Religions Respects Truth While World]
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]
Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel. Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion. To that strain Christians have looked back, and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith.
[ Back Background Christianity Christians Emerged Faith History Israel Looked Persistent Preparation Rather Religion Rightly Strain Their]
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 is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it.
[ Department Enters Into Life Religion Something Whole]
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]
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
[ Church Fishing Fly High Religion]
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]
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]
Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
[ His Honour Itself Notions Notwithstanding Religion Shelley Truth]
One either has to believe in a God who's terribly prejudiced, or disbelieve the teachings of such exclusionary theologies. Religions have taught us that 'we are better than they.'
[ Believe Better Disbelieve Either God Prejudiced Religions Such Taught Teachings Terribly Than Theologies Us]
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]
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]
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
[ Any Except His Man Mouth Never Religion Take Won Works]
I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion.
[ Anyone Based Behavior Just Perfectly Race Refuse Religion Service Think]
Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
[ Beliefs Changed Consolation Crutch Evidence Harm Harmless Lack Many Might Needed Nonsense Religion Saw September Supporting Thought Us Where]
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]
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand. Religion
[ Adores Does Everything Idol Mob Religion Understand]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
I 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]
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 call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority.
[ Authority Been Call Conceived Natural Religion Supernatural Usually]
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
[ Common Excellent Keeping Quiet Religion Stuff]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition Religion]
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]
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]
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]
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]
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
[ Faith Good Particular Religion Survive Without]
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.
[ Enables Get Ignore Jobs Life Nothingness Religion Us]
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]
Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization.
[ Backward Civilization Contradict Interpretations Needs Often Religion Today]
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]
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]
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]
If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education.
[ Education Either Give Religion Should Up]
Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses.
[ Credit Due Our Religion Rests Then These Witnesses]
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]
I studied English literature; I took 2 independent religion classes, but I wasn't a religion major really.
[ Classes English Independent Literature Major Really Religion Studied Took]
Energy, energy? Energy is, is, it's nothing more than a lot of new age hokum masquerading as religion.
[ Age Energy Lot Masquerading More New Nothing Religion Than]
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
[ Age Being Children Class Color Delightful Each Instead Learn Loathsome Must Opportunity Presented Range Religion Sex Some Stereotypes Within]
So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds.
[ Deeds Evil Persuading Potent Religion]
Superficial similarities exist between Christianity and some ancient pagan religions. But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities.
[ Ancient Between Careful Christianity Exist Far More Pagan Religions Reveals Similarities Some Study Superficial]
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]
Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.
[ Build Down Ears Enjoy Enter Glories Invite Listeners Other Own Perfect Religion Structure Tear Their Truth Try Up Your]
It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements.
[ Arrangements Done Harm Looser More Organized Prefer Private Reasonable Religion Very Worry]
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]
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]
The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of God confuse law with faith.
[ Christian Confuse Enemies Faith God Law Religion]
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
[ Fail Grasp Islam Knowing Lenient Many Muslims Others Religion Systems Teaches Their These Tolerated Too Towards Understand Value Which]
Religion 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]
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 have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.
[ Among Many Men Races Religions Since Wandered]
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. Religion
[ Choose Giver God Had Life Religion Sun Universal Would]
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
[ Become Enslave Necessary Only Philosophy Popular Religion Superstition]
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]
Religion reveals itself in struggling to reveal the meaning of the world.
[ Itself Meaning Religion Reveal Reveals Struggling World]
We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion.
[ Highly Holy Jews Judaism Problems Religion Respect]
My religion lies in my composition.
[ Composition Lies Religion]
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]
Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter.
[ Anguish Asks Because Better Catholicity Celebrated Each Full Grants Individual Itself Knows Language Liberty Long Man Our Own Painter Profoundly Religion Sad Than Universal Very Which]
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion.
[ Becoming Established How Know Philosophy Religion Teach Without]
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
[ Human Last Refuge Religion Savagery]
Of all possible sexual perversions, religion is the only one to have ever been scientifically systematized.
[ Been Ever Only Possible Religion Scientifically Sexual]
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion.
[ Bad Celestial God Lab Leading Makes Prayer Rat Religion Science Scientific Worse]
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]
Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion.
[ Been Curiosity Joy Keen Religion Universe]
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]
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
[ Adding Always Complete Final Gathered Man Modification Must Never Painfully Religion Seems Shaping Slowly Together Undergoing]
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]
What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything?
[ Anything Change Doesnt Religion Revelation Use]
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 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]
There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt.
[ Contempt Country Decay Held Religion Rites See Sign Surer Than]
Religion 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]
Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
[ Ascetic Been Condemn Drive History Men Pleasures Power Religions Seek Sense Throughout Vice Which]
The 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 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]
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
[ Care Justice Next Promote Religion Your]
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
[ Entire Greatest Hijacking History Mankind May Morality Religion Tragedy]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
[ Also Beautiful Between Christianity Church Difference Errors Expressions God Great Herself Human Humanity Insights Other Rather Reference Religions Seeking Sees Some Soul Spiritual Them Without]
Religion has to stay in the heart, not in politics. It is private.
[ Heart Politics Private Religion Stay]
This issue is whether or not our government should be infusing religion into (schools).
[ Government Infusing Into Issue Our Religion Schools Should Whether]
We need a new religion.
[ Need New Religion]
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]
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]
When I was almost 13 I was ripe for religion. I was actually just plain ripe.
[ Actually Almost Just Plain Religion Ripe]
Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation.
[ Devil Persecution Propagation Religion Requires Sustain Which]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive claims to embody a new revelation from on high, is not a frequent occurrence.
[ Advent Claims Embody Frequent High Impressive Making New Occurrence Religion Revelation Serious]
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
[ Get Heaven Him Into Main Man Object Religion]
Real religion is no religion at all.
[ Real Religion]
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]
Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.
[ Does Gas Happy Laughing Makes Religion Say Some]
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]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.
[ Kind Mankind Mass Necessity Religion Some]
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 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]
If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word - prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.
[ Any Ask Christian Die Enough Epitome Get Hell Live Long Pray Prayer Religion Say Should Will Without Word]
Religion has a good place and it has its good people.
[ Good Place Religion]
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]
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]
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence.
[ Belief Confidence Fear Only Religion Superstition While]
The Muslims have, as everyone else says, the right to practice their religion and they have the right to construct a mosque at ground zero if they wish. What I am saying, though, is that they should listen to public opinion, they should listen to the deep wounds and anguish that this is causing to so many good people.
[ Am Anguish Causing Construct Deep Else Everyone Good Ground Listen Many Muslims Opinion Practice Public Religion Right Saying Says Should Their Though Wish Wounds Zero]
I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's.
[ Became Doing Few First Graduate Interested Late Religion Religious Studies University Women Work Yale]
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]
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]
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]
Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them?
[ Did God Practicing Punish Religion Reveal Them Think Which Will]
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]
Religions get lost as people do.
[ Get Lost Religions]
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.
[ Against Argument Charity Christ Crime Feel Made Men Ones Only Religion Strong Their Understand Which]
I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort.
[ Any Comfort Found Much Never Organized Overly Religion Sort]
In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science.
[ America Art Degree Europe Large Place Rather Religion Science Seems Taken]
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]
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]
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]
Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion.
[ Dignified Future Philosophy Plato Religion]
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
[ Masses Merely Opium 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]
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
[ Convinced Know Literature Little Much Our Religion Substitute Too]
I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.
[ Childish Count Hold Ignorance Religion Sin Toy]
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]
How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions?
[ Any Art Culture History How Iconography Knowing Literature Main Make Own Religions Sense Stories Without World Your]
Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion.
[ Baseball Game More Religion Than]
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]
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]
This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto, then, must not be confined to matters of religion, education, and social uplift; it must deal with such fundamental forces in life as make these things possible.
[ Assumption Confined Deal Education Forces Fundamental Ghetto Leadership Life Make Matters Must Negro Possible Religion Social Such Then These Things Uplift]
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]
That which we call the Hindu religion is really the Eternal religion because it embraces all others.
[ Because Call Embraces Eternal Hindu Others Really Religion Which]
I also don't have organized religion on Pern. I figured - since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing - that religion was one problem Pern didn't need.
[ Also Figured Four Going Holy Need Organized Problem Religion Since Time Wars Were Writing]
For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties.
[ Also America Because Civil Destruction Freedom Happens Involve Jews Liberties More Others Our Problem Religion Religious Than Training Urgent Vital Will]
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]
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]
However, if the religions in essence merely repeat statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration, such a Declaration becomes superfluous; an ethic is more than rights.
[ Becomes Declaration Essence Ethic However Human Merely More Nations Religions Repeat Rights Statements Such Superfluous Than United]
For many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it.
[ Easy Many Over Religion Right Stumble]
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]
Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.
[ Materialism Materialistic Mysticism Only Possible Religion Sex Society]
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 say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
[ Been Christian Churches Deliberately Enemy Moral Organized Principal Progress Quite Religion Say Still World]
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]
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]
I think the church and the religion right now have a lot more to be worried about than SLAYER.
[ Church Lot More Now Religion Right Slayer Than Think Worried]
I don't think I can get into my deep inner thoughts about hitting. It's like talking about religion.
[ Deep Get Hitting Inner Into Religion Talking Think Thoughts]
Religion is the opium of the masses.
[ Masses Opium Religion]
Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life.
[ Life Practically Religion Speaking Story Tell Your]
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
[ Any Communism Largely Made Other Prophecies Religion Revealed Up]
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]
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
[ Been Christian Christians Course Inspire Intolerant Men Most Now Religions Should Tolerance Until]
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]
Religion is not a burden, not a weight, it is wings.
[ Burden Religion Weight Wings]
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
[ Art History Humanity Passion Religion Romance Universal Useless Without Would]
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]
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]
When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power.
[ Becomes Means Power Powerful Religion Remain State]
Art is exalted above religion and race. Not a single solitary soul these days believes in the religions of the Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Greeks... Only their art, whenever it was beautiful, stands proud and exalted, rising above all time.
[ Above Art Beautiful Believes Days Egyptians Exalted Greeks Only Proud Race Religion Religions Rising Single Solitary Soul Stands Their These Time Whenever]
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]
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
[ Abolition First Happiness Religion Requisite]
I've dabbled in several different religions.
[ Dabbled Different Religions Several]
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]
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]
The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ.
[ Christ Christian God Law Leads Religion Schoolmaster Us]
It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together.
[ Brings Races Religions Together]
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]
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]
There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious.
[ Between Children Difference Handing Over Religion Religious Taught Teaching Them World]
Religion is 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]
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
[ Kindness Religion Simple Very]
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
[ Act Cannot Ceases Degenerates Essence Into Kills Mainly Matter Moment Must Only Principles Religion Religious Responsibility Rules True Which]
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]
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]
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
[ French Mayonnaise Place Religion Sauces Serve State Which]
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]
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]
Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself.
[ Driven Focused Inwardly Itself Only Religion Sustain]
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. Nature
[ Go Need Out Paint Religion Say Shall Stars Terrible Then Word]
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]
Religion is man's attempt to bind himself back to a relationship with God.
[ Attempt Back Bind God Himself Man Relationship Religion]
Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business.
[ Business Crutch Go Need Noses Numbers Organized Other Out Religion Sham Stick Strength Tells Their]
Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values.
[ Religion Sole Technique Validating Values]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Nature says women are human beings, men have made religions to deny it. Nature says women are human beings, men cry out no!
[ Beings Cry Deny Human Made Men Nature Out Religions Says Women]
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]
When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
[ Belief Comes Going Life Lift Matter Push Religion Science Shove Side Spiritual Up]
Religion 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]
Every major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals.
[ Among Cultures Darwinian Ever Every Flourished Major None Religion Rivals Struggle Today Tolerating Waged Winner]
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]
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
[ Counting Generation Hope Religion Salvation]
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]
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]
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]
There is a great interest in comparative religion and a desire to understand faiths other than our own and even to experiment with exotic cults.
[ Comparative Cults Desire Even Exotic Experiment Faiths Great Interest Other Our Own Religion Than Understand]
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
[ Absolutely Die Easier Live Religion Than]
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]
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]
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
[ Killing Mandated Others Promotion Religion Requirement Sustenance]
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. Religion
[ Bow Church Kneel Love Pray Religion Sons Spirit Temple Your]
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]
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Religion
[ Keeps Murdering Poor Religion Rich]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Certain I am, that Christian Religion does no where allow Rebellion.
[ Allow Am Certain Christian Does Rebellion Religion Where]
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]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.
[ Any Approach Cannot Land Maintain Path Religion Sect Truth Whatsoever]
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]
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.
[ Aside Consideration End Humanity Language Nationality Put Religion Selfishness Us View Welfare]
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]
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]
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]
A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage, deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion, owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold.
[ Advantages Bondage Christian Civilization Debt Deprived Gratitude Hundred Kept Owe Race Religion Seem Them Two Which Withhold Would Years]
Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions.
[ Art Based Commerce Even Religion Science Sleep Warfare]
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]
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]
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]
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 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]
For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.
[ Again Childish Dependency Essentially Manner Religion]
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
[ Actually Amazing Attitude Change Example Freedom Live Rather Religion Short Time Values]
The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion.
[ Amendment Attack Courts First Protect Religion Should Using]
The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I'm sure of that.
[ Came Concept First Guy Out Religion Sitting Sure Tree Under Up]
Every religion there's something foul going on.
[ Every Foul Going Religion Something]
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]
Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether.
[ Altogether Business Government Needs Out Religion Stay]
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]
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]
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]
Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself.
[ Believe Could Establish Galileo Idiot Itself Martyrdom May Necessary Only Religion Requires Result Science Scientific Time Will]
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]
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
[ Art Between Dialogue Everlasting God Humanity Religion]
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
[ Calls Conceited Differently Even Him Himself Made Religion Than Think Weakest Wiser Wisest]
Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic.
[ Agnostic Already Ancient Another China Early Fact Factor First Founder Further Great Historical Important Naturalism Our Philosopher Philosophers Purified Religion Second Simple Simplified Very]
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]
This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed.
[ Christ Dear Family Give Indeed Inheritance Make Religion Rich Them Which Will]
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion.
[ Get Lose Religion Socialism Their]
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]
God requireth not a uniformity of religion.
[ God Religion Uniformity]
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]
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion.
[ Areas Centers Considered Conventional Different Religion Than]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
[ Clergy Common Contrary More Nothing Reason Religion Sense Than]
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]
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]
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]
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]
No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece.
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
[ Cleverness Fear Few Founded Many Religions]
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]
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]
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]
Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune.
[ Disappear Fortune Good Man Religions Tend]
Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion.
[ Acknowledgement God Indeed Religion Synonymous]
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
[ Good Joke Religion Test Whether]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything.
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics Religion]
Well, I think any time you delve into this sort of religion, politics, as you well know, you're going to, you know, touch a few nerves. I wasn't - now - and this is the honest truth.
[ Any Delve Few Going Honest Into Know Nerves Now Politics Religion Sort Think Time Touch Truth Well]
A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook.
[ Affects Good His How Man Pocketbook Pretty Religion Test]
But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.
[ Beyond Eternity Go Into Life Only Philosophy Poetry Province Pure Religion Time]
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]
Even if it were proven that God didn't exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine.
[ Divine Even Exist God Proven Religion Still Were Would]
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]
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 have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish.
[ Baptist Catholic Jewish Own Religion Sort]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Revealed religion is one thing, revealed legislation, another.
[ Another Legislation Religion Revealed Thing]
Religions are the cradles of despotism.
[ Despotism Religions]
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
[ Derives Desires Fact Falls Illusion Instinctual Our Religion Strength]
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]
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
[ Appreciation Common Compassion Kindness Lean Love Religions Towards]
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]
Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why.
[ Cannot Know Makes Man Philosophy Religion Why Without]
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]
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
[ Cause Considered Difference Friend Never Opinion Philosophy Politics Religion Withdrawing]
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]
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
[ Amusements England Pity Religion Vice]
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]
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]
Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun.
[ Blocking Church Religion Stands Sun]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Love is my religion - I could die for it. Love
[ Could Die Love Religion]
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]
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]
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Peace
[ Allah Believe Islam Peace Religion]
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]
Wars have always started over religion.
[ Always Over Religion Started Wars]
Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion.
[ Absolute Agreement Beneath Differences Discipline Doctrine Essentials Exists Fundamental Religion Simple]
The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
[ Constitution Framers Freedom Meant Our Religion Were]
The best religion is the most tolerant.
[ Best Most Religion Tolerant]
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]
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are.
[ Cannot Fails Men Religion Speak]
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]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
[ Aspiration Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
[ Able Animal Badly Beyond Cousins Creation Depict Devil Distant Doubt Enslaved Feathers Form Formulate Fur Human Our Religion Rest Treated Were Would]
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]
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]
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 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 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]
As a matter of fact, you have deficiencies in all religions, but you have truth in all religions.
[ Deficiencies Fact Matter Religions Truth]
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]
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
[ Again Aggression Bloody Conflicts Even Fanaticism Hate Incite Inspire Leaders Legitimate Members Religions See Time Violent Xenophobia]
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]
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]
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
[ Affection Cannot Human Live Meditation Religion Survive Without]
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]
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]
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]
There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion.
[ Between Could Division Essential Men Prophets Religion See Teaching Wise]
Religion 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]
The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.
[ Changed Choir Church First Hundred Religion Sang Their Time Two]
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
[ Driven Heights Men Religion Such Which Wickedness]
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]
Politics in America is the binding secular religion.
[ America Binding Politics Religion Secular]
I am not systematic at all when it comes to religion. I just love life. And I'm not judgmental. And I'm a vegetarian.
[ Am Comes Judgmental Just Life Love Religion Systematic Vegetarian]
The 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 obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too.
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion.
[ Between Connection Hypnotic Intimate Phenomena Religion Very]
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, the religion of Jesus is a social religion.
[ Jesus Religion Social]
I think we have to believe in things we don't see. That's really important for all of us, whether it's your religion or Santa Claus, or whatever. That's pretty much what it's about.
[ Believe Claus Important Much Pretty Really Religion Santa See Things Think Us Whatever Whether Your]
I don't believe in organized religion - I dealt with them hand in hand, and a whole bunch of Catholic priests tried to molest me. Telling me I was gay and I should go home with them and stuff.
[ Believe Bunch Catholic Dealt Gay Go Hand Home Molest Organized Priests Religion Should Stuff Telling Them Tried Whole]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there.
[ Already Been Go Hell Religion Scared Spirituality]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.
[ Pursuit Religion Temper]
Religion is organized to satisfy and guide the soul - politics does the same thing for the body.
[ Body Does Guide Organized Politics Religion Same Satisfy Soul Thing]
This is a war against terrorists. Not a war against a religion, but a war against terrorists.
[ Against Religion Terrorists War]
Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me.
[ Being Beside Duty Felt Following Islam Known Little Lived Million Muslim Myself Obligation Personal Religion Something Surprised Tell Think Truth West Which Yet]
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]
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]
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]
Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error.
[ Based Began Believe Cannot Condition Error Facts Finding Infancy Mankind Must Reflect Religion Trained True]
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]
Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists.
[ Artists Blood Conversely Downfall Great Heroes History Inventors Mysticism Natural Peoples Racial Religion Rise Same Soul Story Their Therefore Thinkers Time World]
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]
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]
There can be no truce between science and religion.
[ Between Religion Science Truce]
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. Religion
[ Affair Less Love More Religion Theory Your]
Organized religion: the world's largest pyramid scheme.
[ Largest Organized Pyramid Religion Scheme World]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth.
[ Aspects Churches Contain God Only Religions Truth]
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.
[ Cannot Claim Effective Evil Good Power Religion Restrain]
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 do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.
[ Benefits Blow Hate Hereafter Religions]
Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion.
[ Being Cult Leader Own Really Religion Rock Star Your]
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]
Religion is absolutely unfathomable. Always and everywhere one can dig more deeply into infinities.
[ Absolutely Always Deeply Dig Everywhere Into More Religion Unfathomable]
All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.
[ Always Any Based Been Corruption Former Latter Makes Morality More Obedience Organization Pernicious Political Religions Say Slavery Than Use Violence Voluntary Why Will]
Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions.
[ Certainties Deals More Philosophy Questions Religion]
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. Patriotism
[ Egg Hatched Kind Patriotism Religion Wars Which]
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]
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]
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]
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes.
[ Easy Misuse Patriotism Political Purposes Religion Unfortunately]
I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting.
[ Any Formal Make Practitioner Religion Setting Terrible]
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]
We fully support the strikes against terrorist targets, not against the country, not against the culture, not against a religion, but against an enemy of them all.
[ Against Country Culture Enemy Fully Religion Strikes Support Targets Terrorist Them]
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]
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]
A cult is a religion with no political power.
[ Cult Political Power Religion]
In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.
[ Bring Christian Conviction Discovery Essential Evidence Examining Existing Far Freed Investigation Mind Open Possible Prejudice Religion Truth]
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils.
[ Clever Devils Educate Make Men Religion Them Without]
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]
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]
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]
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
[ Another Enough Hate Love Make Religion Us]
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 is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.
[ Build Frozen Man Out Religion Temples Thought Which]
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]
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]
O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee, to make Religion my first, and chiefest care, and devoutly to observe, all solemn times, and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship.
[ Blessed Care Chiefest Devoutly First Give Grace Holy Make Observe Relate Religion Rites Saviour Solemn Thee Thy Times Which Worship]
There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.
[ Calms Doubt Much Naught Religion Rum Spirit True]
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 greatest religions convert the world through stories.
[ Convert Greatest Religions Stories Through World]
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]
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]
Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns.
[ Ambition Attended Awe Became Endowed Greatest Influence Knighthood Love Loyalty Object Order Priesthood Religion Religious Sanctity Sovereigns Those United]
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]
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]
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]