Quotations that match 'religion'.

Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that's got true religion, several of them. Hal Holbrook
[ Animal Got Man Only Religion Religious Several Them True]
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. Mohandas Gandhi
[ Account Affairs Does Help Practical Religion Solve Takes Them]
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ Easy Misuse Patriotism Political Purposes Religion Unfortunately]
Go beyond science, into the region of metaphysics. Real religion is beyond argument. It can only be lived both inwardly and outwardly. Swami Sivananda
[ Argument Beyond Both Go Into Inwardly Lived Metaphysics Only Outwardly Real Region Religion Science]
Organized religion: the world's largest pyramid scheme. Bernard Katz
[ Largest Organized Pyramid Religion Scheme World]
The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts. David Kirk
[ Between Christianity Concerns Division End God Here His Man Means Own Projects Reaching Religion Sacred Secular Thoughts Toward Way Which]
Religion is all bunk. Thomas A. Edison
[ Bunk Religion]
The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world. Georgia Harkness
[ Commands Dangerous Divine Forces Human Into Judgments Makes Most Religion Tendency Turn World]
And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living. Toni Cade Bambara
[ Ask Living Might Religion Technology]
Perhaps these Ten Commandments cases will be the turning point in the legal war against religion. Cliff Stearns
[ Against Cases Commandments Legal Perhaps Point Religion Ten These Turning War Will]
Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic. Hu Shih
[ Agnostic Already Ancient Another China Early Fact Factor First Founder Further Great Historical Important Naturalism Our Philosopher Philosophers Purified Religion Second Simple Simplified Very]
Religion is organized to satisfy and guide the soul - politics does the same thing for the body. Joyce Cary
[ Body Does Guide Organized Politics Religion Same Satisfy Soul Thing]
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. Richard Dawkins
[ Beliefs Changed Consolation Crutch Evidence Harm Harmless Lack Many Might Needed Nonsense Religion Saw September Supporting Thought Us Where]
All... religions show the same disparity between belief and practice, and each is safe till it tries to exclude the rest. Thomas Wentworth
[ Belief Between Disparity Each Exclude Practice Religions Rest Safe Same Show Till Tries]
You think that religion is a thing that is there to help you and to see you through life, and then you wake up one morning and find the entire Irish situation, the civil war that's based on religion. Midge Ure
[ Based Civil Entire Find Help Irish Life Morning Religion See Situation Then Thing Think Through Up Wake War]
But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity. Alfred de Vigny
[ Beyond Eternity Go Into Life Only Philosophy Poetry Province Pure Religion Time]
For our part, we shall continue to work for the new dawn when all the Children of Abraham and their descendants are living together in the birthplace of their three great monotheistic religions, a life free from fear, a life free from want - a life in peace. King Hussein I
[ Abraham Birthplace Children Continue Dawn Descendants Fear Free Great Life Living Monotheistic New Our Part Peace Religions Shall Their Three Together Want Work]
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth. George Santayana
[ Efficacious Military More Religion Rhetorical Than Victory Wealth Worth]
The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the errors and fanaticism of human beings. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Attribute Beings Errors Fanaticism Human Make Mistake Religions]
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future. Frank Herbert
[ Future Myth Often Partakes Progress Religion Shields Terrors Uncertain Us]
I do not belong to any religion. Everything is between God and myself. Indra Devi
[ Any Belong Between Everything God Myself Religion]
It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late. Pearl S. Buck
[ Before Better Dead Discover Had Know Late May Moral Other Ourselves Religion Set Sources Strength Too Try]
Religion which is interested only in itself, in its prestige and success, in its institutions and ecclesiastical niceties, is worse than vanity; it is essentially incestuous. S. H. Miller
[ Ecclesiastical Essentially Institutions Interested Itself Niceties Only Prestige Religion Success Than Vanity Which Worse]
As a matter of fact, you have deficiencies in all religions, but you have truth in all religions. Hans Kung
[ Deficiencies Fact Matter Religions Truth]
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion. Jack Kevorkian
[ Areas Centers Considered Conventional Different Religion Than]
I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort. Jewel Kilcher
[ Any Comfort Found Much Never Organized Overly Religion Sort]
I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things. Julian Clary
[ Found Kind More Pagan Personal Religion Satisfy Side Spiritual Things]
I did not want to reject religion as nonsense because life seemed to have no ultimate purpose without it, and most of the good people I knew were Christians. Luke Ford
[ Because Christians Did Good Knew Life Most Nonsense Purpose Reject Religion Seemed Ultimate Want Were Without]
The Jews are a race and not a religion. My goal was not to persecute the Jews but to enlighten Gentiles to put them on guard. Julius Streicher
[ Enlighten Gentiles Goal Guard Jews Persecute Put Race Religion Them]
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion. Herman Hesse
[ Beautiful Blossom Enables Into Life Marvel Philosophy Religion Revelation Truly Which Wisdom]
I consider myself a religious person. God is something very personal with me and I don't flaunt religion in conversation with others. Richard Chamberlain
[ Consider Conversation God Myself Others Person Personal Religion Religious Something Very]
The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Concern Conduct Element Important Laws Mundane Part Really Religion Space Spiritual Temporary Time]
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace. Alexis Carrel
[ Brings Ineffable Inner Light Man Peace Religion Spiritual Strength]
When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power. Walter Jon Williams
[ Becomes Means Power Powerful Religion Remain State]
I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion. Jack Bowman
[ Been Belief Christian Christmas Conditioning Education Elementary Kids Little More Religion Schools Than Years]
Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness. Richard Mentor Johnson
[ Benevolence Christian Christianity Deeds Holiness Lives Meekness Professors Recommend Religion Temperance Their]
Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion. Heinrich Heine
[ Consolation Either Every His Man Religion Sense Some Terror]
Religion is man's attempt to bind himself back to a relationship with God. Victoria Jackson
[ Attempt Back Bind God Himself Man Relationship Religion]
Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Affiliation Any Ban Been Conspicuous Display Education Intentions National Never Our Protect Reassured Religion Religious Society Solely System Them]
If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion. Muhammad Iqbal
[ Adhere Does Faith Him Life Lost Religion Security]
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. Michael Shermer
[ Bad Celestial God Lab Leading Makes Prayer Rat Religion Science Scientific Worse]
Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion. Tom T. Hall
[ Any Been Committed Crimes More Name Notion Other Religion Righteousness Strange Than Thing Wonderful]
Religion has become so many different things. Religion is an economic thing for some people. Religion is a gun. Ziggy Marley
[ Become Different Economic Gun Many Religion Some Thing Things]
The role of the federal government should be neutral toward culture just as it is toward religion. Preston Manning
[ Culture Federal Government Just Neutral Religion Role Should Toward]
The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion. Emily Carr
[ Artist Himself His Itself May Religion Religious Sincere Sincerity Think]
My religion lies in my composition. John Philip Sousa
[ Composition Lies Religion]
Yet higher religion, which is only a search for a larger life, is essentially experience and recognized the necessity of experience as its foundation long before science learnt to do so. Muhammed Iqbal
[ Before Essentially Experience Foundation Higher Larger Learnt Life Long Necessity Only Recognized Religion Science Search Which Yet]
Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science. Henri Bergson
[ Mysticism Religion Science]
Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves. Laurence Sterne
[ Companion Lay Lays Many Religion Restraints Themselves Those Troublesome Upon Us Which Will]
When I was almost 13 I was ripe for religion. I was actually just plain ripe. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Actually Almost Just Plain Religion Ripe]
When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however. Uma Thurman
[ Answer Any Asked Because Brought Buddhist Consider Environment However Intellectual More Myself Other Practice Preach Really Religion Spiritual Than Up]
Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues. Jeanne Shaheen
[ Critical Form How Issues Morality Opinions Political Politics Religion Students Think]
After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I'd think, how awful. Karen Armstrong
[ After Awful Book Convent Disgusted Felt How Left Nothing Out Reading Religion Religious Saw Someone Think Train Wanted Whatever Worn Years]
The truth is our country, our people, our liberties, and our way of life are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion. Saxby Chambliss
[ Attack Country Destroy Islamic Kill Liberties Life Name Our Radical Religion Terrorists Truth Under Way]
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it. Minna Antrim
[ Between Difference His Hypocrite Lies Other Religion Saint]
Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Against Another Destroy Religion Seeks Set Whoever]
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness. Hannah More
[ Cast Darkness Gate Genius Gleam Inhabitant Lamp Light May Only Outer Palace Religion Serve Sits Those While Without]
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. Ramakrishna
[ Also Bamboo Climb God Important Paths Pole Reach Realized Religions Roof Rope Stairs Steps Stone Thing Through True Up Wooden]
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. Richard Adams
[ Atoms Belief Contingent Forces Heart Human Lies Modern Move Novelty Popular Precisely Preferences Radical Rejection Religion Science Stars Upon Which]
In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Believe Charity Creed Deny Half Happens Less Our Politics Religion Than Those Whole]
Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion. Roy Moore
[ Acknowledgement God Indeed Religion Synonymous]
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. Napoleon Bonaparte Religion
[ Choose Giver God Had Life Religion Sun Universal Would]
Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. George Washington
[ Both Caution Exclusion Expect Experience Forbid Indulge Maintained Morality National Prevail Principle Reason Religion Religious Supposition Us Without]
School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects. Leigh Steinberg
[ Aspects Different Explore Freedom Gives Philosophies Religions School Subjects Yourself]
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide. Tom Robbins
[ Masses Merely Opium Religion]
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Century Religion Sex Substitute]
Organized religion preaches Order and Love but spawns Chaos and Fury. Why? Kerry Thornley
[ Chaos Fury Love Order Organized Preaches Religion Why]
Boy, if Garth Ennis had created a religion, I would sure like to be a part of that. It just makes sense, the way he tackles things in it. It's really heavy stuff and it's incredibly well written. James Marsden
[ Boy Created Garth Had Heavy Incredibly Just Makes Part Really Religion Sense Stuff Sure Tackles Things Way Well Would Written]
I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion. Dean Koontz
[ Anyone Based Behavior Just Perfectly Race Refuse Religion Service Think]
Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their relationship with the divine other, God or the gods, and with the human other, the stranger. Timothy Radcliffe
[ Divine God Gods Human Live Most Narrative Other Relationship Religions Shapes Stranger Their]
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts. Hans Kung
[ Again Aggression Bloody Conflicts Even Fanaticism Hate Incite Inspire Leaders Legitimate Members Religions See Time Violent Xenophobia]
Even if it were proven that God didn't exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine. Charles Baudelaire
[ Divine Even Exist God Proven Religion Still Were Would]
This is a war against terrorists. Not a war against a religion, but a war against terrorists. Gordon England
[ Against Religion Terrorists War]
I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire. Peter Jennings
[ After Am Became Christianity Empire Execution His How Official Religion Roman Struck Utterly Years]
The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion. John Paul Stevens
[ Complete Course Government Must Neutrality Pursue Religion Toward]
We'll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam. Vladimir Zhirinovsky
[ Also Christian Eastern Islam Religions Stop Surely Western Work]
Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion. Courtney Love
[ Being Cult Leader Own Really Religion Rock Star Your]
The best religion is the most tolerant. Delphine de Girardin
[ Best Most Religion Tolerant]
In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion. Carol P. Christ
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands. Immanuel Kant
[ Commands Divine Duties Our Recognition Religion]
In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction. Simon Greenleaf
[ Bring Christian Conviction Discovery Essential Evidence Examining Existing Far Freed Investigation Mind Open Possible Prejudice Religion Truth]
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. William Ralph Inge
[ Able Animal Badly Beyond Cousins Creation Depict Devil Distant Doubt Enslaved Feathers Form Formulate Fur Human Our Religion Rest Treated Were Would]
They're after one world religion and one world government. That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine. Hutton Gibson
[ After Attacked Catholic Church Control Doctrine Government Over Religion Strongly Take Their Ultimately Why World]
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion. T. S. Eliot
[ Convinced Know Literature Little Much Our Religion Substitute Too]
Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such contradictions and absurdities. Thomas Paine
[ Absurdities Blasphemy Call Contradictions New Religion Revealed See Species Such Testament]
Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind. James Martineau
[ Belief Divine God Holding Mankind Mind Moral Relations Religion Ruling Universe Will]
So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. Lucretius
[ Deeds Evil Persuading Potent Religion]
In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science. Johan Huizinga
[ America Art Degree Europe Large Place Rather Religion Science Seems Taken]
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. Brigham Young
[ Build Down Ears Enjoy Enter Glories Invite Listeners Other Own Perfect Religion Structure Tear Their Truth Try Up Your]
My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things. Kate Clinton
[ Been Expect Family Got Know Media Much Newspaper Politics Pretty Relations Religion Sections Sports Style Things Wonderful Would]
The world is my country, science is my religion. Christiaan Huygens
[ Country Religion Science World]
We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure. Shirin Ebadi
[ Anyone Enable Force His Impose Must Oppression Others Personal Pressure Regarding Religion View]
There are a lot of Grinches out there that would like nothing better than to take any references to religion out of the holiday season. Ernest Istook
[ Any Better Holiday Lot Nothing Out References Religion Season Take Than Would]
What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride! William Blake
[ Brotherhood Church Cruelty Demonstrations Dividing Exist Families Harlot Politics Pride Reason Religion Same Separate Theatre Thing Two Wife]
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. William Ames
[ Act Arises Bears Between Communion Double Exercised Faith God Hearing Hope Love Prayer Referring Religion Spiritual Us Virtues Which Word]
Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Called Chaos Completely Divine Element Encircle Enthusiasm Ethical Feelings His Luminous Man Must Religion Spirit Thoughts]
People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Always Back Believe Better Cruelty Life Nearly Other Person Religion Than Their Up Way Weapons Willing]
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion. Margaret Cho
[ Anything Less Model More Parent Religion Role Some Than]
Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband. This week it's religion. It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment. Sally Quinn
[ Advice Bush Depends Did Find Help Her How Husband Interesting Just Last Laura Moment Piece Religion Style Week]
Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war. Hans Kung
[ Goals Including Misused Often Purely Religion War]
Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control. Martin Luther King, Jr. Science
[ Control Gives Interprets Investigates Knowledge Man Power Religion Science Which Wisdom]
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. Thomas Jefferson
[ Cause Considered Difference Friend Never Opinion Philosophy Politics Religion Withdrawing]
Some scholars have been arguing that a civilizational clash between organized religions is the next step in human history. Mary Douglas
[ Arguing Been Between Clash History Human Next Organized Religions Scholars Some Step]
Religion as a human phenomenon is as riddled through with potential for both good and evil as any other phenomenon. Richard John Neuhaus
[ Any Both Evil Good Human Other Phenomenon Potential Religion Riddled Through]
Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal. Al Goldstein
[ Attempt Cause Effect Find Goal Man Philosophy Religion Same]
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence. Friedrich Schleiermacher
[ Absolute Consists Dependence Essence Feeling Religion]
In principle the great religions of the world do not differ as much as they appear to. Ernest Holmes
[ Appear Differ Great Much Principle Religions World]
Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism, and when it cracked, I was open to religion again. Lionel Blue
[ Again Cracked Early Idolatry Open Religion Repression Saw Stalinism]
All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge, and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision. Maria Monk
[ Advance Around Doubts Experience Felt Give Ignorance Indecision Insisted Knew Knowledge Only Own Place Proved Religion Sinfulness Something Soon True Would]
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country. Jerry Falwell
[ Christians Country Devil Idea Invented Keep Mix Own Politics Religion Running Their]
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world. Bertrand Russell
[ Been Christian Churches Deliberately Enemy Moral Organized Principal Progress Quite Religion Say Still World]
Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. Alan Turing
[ Boundary Condition Differential Equation Religion Science]
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone. Karl Barth
[ Alone Confidence Every Except God Ground Possibility Religion Removal]
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion. Richard John Neuhaus
[ Get Lose Religion Socialism Their]
All religions have been made by men. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Been Made Men Religions]
Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin. William Robertson Smith
[ Almost Bloody Effort Even Every Forms Highest Ideas Imagination Modern Much Our Particular Present Prominent Reconcile Religion Repulsive Requires Ritual Sacrificial Sense Sin Strong Which Worship]
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves. Junius
[ Convince Holy Mistaken Others Ourselves Persuading Politics Religion Well Zeal]
The new soft totalitarianism that is advancing on the left wants to have a state religion It is an atheist, nihilistic religion - but it is a religion that is obligatory for all. Rocco Buttiglione
[ Advancing Atheist Left New Obligatory Religion Soft State Totalitarianism Wants]
Our nation and those of the developed world must offer our own resistance to despot leaders who seek to commit murder on the basis of religion or race. Tim Bishop
[ Basis Commit Despot Developed Leaders Murder Must Nation Offer Our Own Race Religion Resistance Seek Those World]
I'm not really into religion. Harry Dean Stanton
[ Into Really Religion]
It is clear that this essential Christian doctrine gives a new value to human nature, to human history and to human life which is not to be found in the other great oriental religions. Christopher Dawson
[ Christian Clear Doctrine Essential Found Gives Great History Human Life Nature New Oriental Other Religions Value Which]
Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world. It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world. Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this. King Hussein I
[ Between Called Confined Could Dialogue Different End Followers Fundamentalism Great Help Hope Monotheistic Muslim Parts Putting Religions Seen Something Three Us World]
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution. Jonathan Swift
[ Any Beloved Christianity Clergy Country Degree Heard Nation Never Nor Nothing Persecution Popular Read Religion Render Saw Some Them Were Where]
We are obliged, therefore, to say that whoever speaks that which is foreign to religion is using many words, while he who speaks the words of truth, even should he go over the whole field and omit nothing, is always speaking the one word. Origen
[ Always Even Field Foreign Go Many Nothing Obliged Omit Over Religion Say Should Speaking Speaks Therefore Truth Using Which While Whoever Whole Word Words]
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Bosoms Carry Comes Key Men More Most Mothers Much Our Real Religion Souls Than Their Women World]
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes. Pope John Paul II
[ Absolutes Error False Idolatry Purify Religion Science Superstition]
Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Extent Feared Had Just Languages Manage Managed Neither Out Religion Russians Soviets Wipe]
Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn't have religion. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Any Asking First Had Into Know Ran Religion Some Term Time Well Were Whether]
Just in our lifetime our society has become looser and more private, it becomes extremely difficult to hold to any permanent commitment whatever, least of all to organized religion. Mary Douglas
[ Any Become Becomes Commitment Difficult Extremely Hold Just Least Lifetime Looser More Organized Our Permanent Private Religion Society Whatever]
Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite. Sri Aurobindo
[ Affinities Allowed Always Approach Felt His Indian Individual Infinite Intellectual Liberty Men Minds Must Perfect Religion Since Their Thought Unlimited Variety Worship]
The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion. John Keegan
[ Beliefs Bothered Century Depressed East First Funny Half Held Islam Middle Nobody Poor Pure Religion Sort System Their Thing]
I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on. Don Henley
[ Between Certain Ecology Focus Interest Matter Men Politics Pool Relationships Religion Subject Things Usually Women Write]
After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised. William Lilly
[ After Beheaded Effected Either Formerly Had His Majesty Nation Nothing Parliament Peace Promised Religion Settling Some Tranquillity Years]
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Bearing Ills Indifference Life Modes Philosophy Religion Three]
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world. Benjamin Franklin
[ Binds Cannot Partnership Religion Sanction See Serious Think Us Which Work World]
And I used to think that proof that I had religion was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Had How Knew Proof Religion Sing Songs Think Used Whether]
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all. Richard Dawkins
[ Answers Really Religion Satisfied Teaches Things Us Which Wrong]
The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Does Interests Life Majority Minority Necessarily Private Protects Religion Religions Restriction Therefore Threaten Tyranny Vital]
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics. T. S. Eliot
[ Am Literature Politics Religion]
A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal. William Jay
[ Christian Creature Death Desired Dislike Dissolution Dying Eternal Instincts Life May Nature Own Proof Religion Result Shrink Though Want Way]
In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual. William Robertson Smith
[ Afford Antique Dogma Explanation Lore Mythology Offered Only Place Precepts Prescribed Priests Religion Religions Ritual Rules Sacred Stories Takes These]
Ever since boyhood I've made a religion of keeping in shape by regular, conscientious exercise. Gene Tunney
[ Boyhood Conscientious Ever Exercise Keeping Made Regular Religion Shape Since]
Organized religion provides a model of the way all organizations, from the state down to the village garden club, end a price in terms of a member's freedom of thought and action. Robert Shea
[ Action Club Down End Freedom Garden Member Model Organizations Organized Price Provides Religion State Terms Thought Village Way]
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. Robert A. Heinlein
[ Acquires Almost Any Creed Cult Into Law Legislate Political Power Religion Sect Will]
Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error. Robert Owen
[ Based Began Believe Cannot Condition Error Facts Finding Infancy Mankind Must Reflect Religion Trained True]
If you want to move people, you look for a point of sensitivity, and in Egypt nothing moves people as much as religion. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Egypt Look Move Moves Much Nothing Point Religion Sensitivity Want]
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. Karl Marx
[ Conditions Creature Heart Heartless Opium Oppressed Religion Sigh Soul Soulless World]
It is only in the fundamentalist religions that women are relegated to second class. Radical Evangelicals, Muslims, and Jews all have the same view of women. Sally Quinn
[ Class Evangelicals Fundamentalist Jews Muslims Only Radical Relegated Religions Same Second View Women]
Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way. Karl Barth
[ Does Give God Himself Jesus Other Recipes Religion Show Teachers Way]
In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science. Simon Greenleaf
[ Branch Candor Christianity Conceded Demands Every Human Investigate Mind More Nothing Our Readily Religion Requiring Science Simplicity Than Those Truth Would]
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God. Jeremy Taylor
[ God Must Mystery Religion Without]
Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion. Ville Valo
[ Ethics Even Instead Religion School Studied]
In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Appears Art Bible Education Language Liberal Mythology Necessarily Other Religion Words World]
No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece. Walter Pater
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words? Dwight L. Moody
[ Believe Cannot Capable Child Children Christ Devil Faith Had His Known Made Make Masterpiece Religion Standard Understand Understanding Us Words Would]
While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind. Daniel Goleman
[ Asian Began Mind Religions Study Theories While]
I am not systematic at all when it comes to religion. I just love life. And I'm not judgmental. And I'm a vegetarian. Erykah Badu
[ Am Comes Judgmental Just Life Love Religion Systematic Vegetarian]
I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again. Dee Dee Ramone
[ After Again Bad Bands Cover Hearing Listening Music Other Our Playing Ramones Religion Songs Started]
I have a strong belief in God... I find religion to be a very personal thing... I am also very spiritual. Sela Ward
[ Also Am Belief Find God Personal Religion Spiritual Strong Thing Very]
I don't know of any cases where as a result of religious precepts a population have found themselves enjoying less food than they would have if they didn't follow this particular religion. Marvin Harris
[ Any Cases Enjoying Follow Food Found Know Less Particular Population Precepts Religion Religious Result Than Themselves Where Would]
The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. Matthew Arnold
[ Emotion Meaning Morality Religion Simply Thus Touched True]
These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears, close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow, conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual. Joan D. Vinge
[ Age Ancient Blindly Close Comfort Conservative Cover Days Ears Else Eyes Follow Inclined Many Most Narrow New Our Religion Ritual Seek Seem Tenets These Too Traditions Us]
Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object. Northrop Frye
[ Approach Culture Destroy Essential Forms Idolatry Intellectual Object Present Recurrent Religion Replace Service Tendency Understanding Worship]
The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion. Lytton Strachey
[ Brilliant Established Firmly Francis Monarchy Outbreak Peace Religion Seemed Stability Terrible Vanished Wars Which]
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers. William Robertson Smith
[ Ancient Binding Essential Force Had Mythology Part Religion Sacred Sanction Speaking Strictly Worshippers]
Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people. John Desmond Bernal
[ Against Condition Creature Expression Heartless Once Opium Oppressed Protest Real Religion Religious Sentiment Sigh Soul Soulless Suffering World]
India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country. Anita Desai
[ Becomes Country Curious History How India Matter Modern Much Old Past Place Preserves Religions Still Very]
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place. Irving Kristol
[ Crucial Moral Need Nothing Place Religion Role Take Tradition Vehicle]
There can be no truce between science and religion. John B. S. Haldane
[ Between Religion Science Truce]
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy. Franz Werfel
[ Art Between Dialogue Everlasting God Humanity Religion]
We first fought... in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change. Serj Tankian
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are. William Barclay
[ Cannot Fails Men Religion Speak]
What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything? Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Anything Change Doesnt Religion Revelation Use]
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Accompanied Civilisation Conflict Conquest Emigration Ever Opinion Race Religion]
Of course God is endlessly multi-dimensional so every religion that exists on earth represents some face, some side of God. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
[ Course Earth Endlessly Every Exists Face God Religion Represents Side Some]
It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements. Mary Douglas
[ Arrangements Done Harm Looser More Organized Prefer Private Reasonable Religion Very Worry]
Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need. Bill Maher
[ Between Bureaucracy God Man Need Religion]
The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion. Lord Hailsham
[ End Honest Into Introduction Passion Politics Religion Religious True]
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. Thomas Paine
[ Brethren Country Good Mankind Religion World]
A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion. Christy Turlington
[ Actually Beliefs Come How Lot Own Questioned Religion Spiritual Their Together Yoga]
Wars have always started over religion. Glenn Danzig
[ Always Over Religion Started Wars]
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley Religion
[ Incline Mind More Original Powerful Religion Solitude Towards Will]
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths. Muhammad Ali
[ Contain Different Just Lakes Names Religions Rivers Streams Truths Water]
More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. Alexander Chase Religion
[ Care Fewer More Religion Religious Tolerance]
But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now. Rudolf Otto
[ Aesthetics Anyway Breaking Completely Deep Different Justice Lie Matters Now Origins Religion Roar Roses Smell Somewhere Splendid Such Sweet These Too Waves Weighty]
It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don't come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Activities Age Called Church Classified Come Country Mingling New Pagan Prohibition Religion Religions So-Called State Therefore Under]
Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming. Vaclav Klaus
[ Alarm Another Based Becoming Change Climate Dominant Endangering Environmentalism Global Horizon Human Ideology Life Main Man-Made Nevertheless New Predicting Raising Religion See Threat Warming Weapon Which]
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. Woodrow Wilson
[ Common Creed Good Greatest Higher Human Religion Service Than Work]
Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish. Octavia Butler
[ Alive Because Committed Companionship Had Hadn Heaven Hellish Hope Jesus Kept Lives Probably Relatives Religion Some Suicide Their Were Would]
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. Ronald Reagan
[ Acknowledged Freedom God Law Prospers Religion Rule Under Vibrant]
I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority. Herbert Read
[ Authority Been Call Conceived Natural Religion Supernatural Usually]
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion. Abdul Kalam
[ Killing Mandated Others Promotion Religion Requirement Sustenance]
I don't think I can get into my deep inner thoughts about hitting. It's like talking about religion. Mike Schmidt
[ Deep Get Hitting Inner Into Religion Talking Think Thoughts]
I studied English literature; I took 2 independent religion classes, but I wasn't a religion major really. Maggie Gyllenhaal
[ Classes English Independent Literature Major Really Religion Studied Took]
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. Jonathan Lethem
[ Arts Belief Civil Diversity Ideals Movement Our Overwhelming Parents Religion Rights These Those Values Virtue Were Worshipped]
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion. Abdurrahman Wahid
[ Fail Grasp Islam Knowing Lenient Many Muslims Others Religion Systems Teaches Their These Tolerated Too Towards Understand Value Which]
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion. Bertrand Russell
[ Age Door Dragon First Golden Guards Mankind Necessary Possible Religion Slay Threshold Will]
My theory is if you have a religion, it's a good one. Because some people don't have any at all. Tom T. Hall
[ Any Because Good Religion Some Theory]
These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious. Ethan A. Hitchcock
[ Armed Buried Ceremonies Civil Down Forms Freedom Had Intellectual Itself Men Opposition Powers Priesthood Put Religion Religious Spirit Suppress These Were]
Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing they're whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they've got. I can't possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to. David Cronenberg
[ Anybody Bringing Cinema Comes Culture Got History Language Literacy Literary Manipulate Movie Nor Possibly Religion Sexual Their Want Whatever Whole]
I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion. Barbara Walters
[ Also Become Becoming Code Even Found Great Increasingly Interest Interesting More Oriented Over Religion Same Showed Spiritual Success Technically Though Time Vinci World Yawn]
The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes. Dave Barry
[ After Come Offending Problem Religion Religious Risk Run Sincerely Then Writing]
Love is the cheapest of religions. Cesare Pavese
[ Cheapest Love Religions]
It is the sincerest thing I have written, caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion - death brought them into harmony. Laurence Housman
[ Brought Caught Contrary Death Drama Harmony Into Love Religion Sincerest Soul Struggling Them Thing Toils Written]
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. Stendhal
[ Cleverness Fear Few Founded Many Religions]
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true. Blaise Pascal
[ Afraid Despise Hate May Men Religion True]
Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life. John Updike
[ Enables Get Ignore Jobs Life Nothingness Religion Us]
The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live. Bernard de Mandeville
[ Against Bear Bids Directly Fit Honor Injuries Live Modern Only Opposite Other Patience Religion Resent Said Tells Them Thing Weight]
I am sensitive to the value of faith and religion and spirituality in people's lives because I'm a journalist. Peter Jennings
[ Am Because Faith Journalist Lives Religion Sensitive Spirituality Value]
One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there's nobody there to forgive them. Kingsley Amis
[ Around Benefits Carry Forgive Forgiven Great Mean Must Nobody Organised Religion Sins Them Thing Which Wonderful Your]
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. Henry A. Wallace
[ Attain Classes Combined Cultures Deceit Ends Fascist Him His Intensity Intolerance Lust Make Money Nations Other Parties Power Races Regions Religions Ruthless Such Those Toward Use Violence Whose]
I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Admire Am Much Religions See Thankful]
Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true. Thomas Paine
[ Any Anything Cannot Child Mind Religion Shocks System True]
Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done. Edward Bond
[ Debate Done Drama Enabled Goodness Greek Had Itself Just Once Organise Religion Society]
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion. William Blake
[ Bricks Brothels Built Law Prisons Religion Stones]
I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art. Mary Baker Eddy
[ Art Because His Man More Quarrel Religion Than Would]
Religion can be both good and bad - it is spirituality that counts. Pat Buckley
[ Bad Both Counts Good Religion Spirituality]
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars. Richard M. Nixon History
[ Been Bloodiest Change Conflict Encouraging History Hope Long Man Nature Reduce Religion Religious Respect Term Wars Will]
Historically, more people have died of religion than cancer. Dick Francis
[ Cancer Died Historically More Religion Than]
I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion. Andrew Greeley
[ American Fundamentalists Identify Minority Policies Political Problem Real Religion Think Those Try]
True character arises from a deeper well than religion. E. O. Wilson
[ Arises Character Deeper Religion Than True Well]
If all things were made through Him, clearly so must the splendid revelations have been which were made to the fathers and prophets, and became to them the symbols of the sacred mysteries of religion. Origen
[ Became Been Clearly Fathers Him Made Must Mysteries Prophets Religion Revelations Sacred Splendid Symbols Them Things Through Were Which]
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final. Hypatia
[ Accepted Dogmatic Fallacious Final Formal Must Never Persons Religions Self-Respecting]
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion! Sydney Smith
[ Amusements England Pity Religion Vice]
Religion's in the heart, not in the knees. Douglas William Jerrold
[ Heart Knees Religion]
If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls. Roland Allen
[ Absolve Allow Christ Consideration Duty Gospel Heathen His Morality Our Own Preaching Really Religion Souls Throne Us]
I don't have a religion. I believe in a God. I don't know what it looks like but it's MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural. Jennifer Aniston
[ Believe God Interpretation Know Looks Own Religion Supernatural]
This is my religion. I take long breaks now when I don't perform and I am not myself when I am not performing. Roy Haynes
[ Am Breaks Long Myself Now Perform Performing Religion Take]
To this day I do not know whether the power which has inspired my works is something related to religion, or is indeed religion itself. Kathe Kollwitz
[ Day Indeed Inspired Itself Know Power Related Religion Something Whether Which Works]
Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations. Swami Sivananda
[ Better Culture Far Laws Maintaining Moral Regulations Religion Than These Values]
The Muslims have, as everyone else says, the right to practice their religion and they have the right to construct a mosque at ground zero if they wish. What I am saying, though, is that they should listen to public opinion, they should listen to the deep wounds and anguish that this is causing to so many good people. Peter King
[ Am Anguish Causing Construct Deep Else Everyone Good Ground Listen Many Muslims Opinion Practice Public Religion Right Saying Says Should Their Though Wish Wounds Zero]
More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material. Charles Eastman
[ Conduct Even Found Inconsistency Material Men More Much Only Professed Religion Seeking Spiritual Spoke Than Things Those While White]
My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another. Art Linkletter
[ Another Anything Best Better Big Decently Every Golden Help How Just Language Major Philosophy Religion Rule Somebody Than Treat Yourself]
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit. Felix Adler
[ Acquire Ceaseless Efforts Engaged Ethical Faith Improvement Limit Moral Movement Moving Only Real Religion Those Upward Without]
So I remember both medicine, because I frequently sick, particularly with asthma for which there was no proper treatment then, and in religion I had a strong sense of there being a patriarchy. Thomas Keneally
[ Asthma Because Being Both Frequently Had Medicine Particularly Patriarchy Proper Religion Remember Sense Sick Strong Then Treatment Which]
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals. Arthur Wellesley
[ Contains Lord Morals Prayer Religion Sum Total]
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. Jonathan Swift
[ Another Enough Hate Love Make Religion Us]
There is a great interest in comparative religion and a desire to understand faiths other than our own and even to experiment with exotic cults. Emily Greene Balch
[ Comparative Cults Desire Even Exotic Experiment Faiths Great Interest Other Our Own Religion Than Understand]
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence. Booker T. Washington
[ Bottom Economic Education Even Independence Must Our Politics Race Religion]
I'm so incredibly tired of giving respect to a lot of delusions and crazy ideas just because they are regarded as religions. Bjorn Ulvaeus
[ Because Crazy Delusions Giving Ideas Incredibly Just Lot Regarded Religions Respect Tired]
I believe in the Constitution. The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld. Michael Newdow
[ Asked Believe Constitution Government Infusing Into Our Religion Says Society Supposed Upheld]
We are not going to toy with our religion or any other. Nor are we going to barter. We are here to extend our hands to build peace and harmony. Feisal Abdul Rauf
[ Any Barter Build Extend Going Hands Harmony Here Nor Other Our Peace Religion Toy]
The most important part of my religion is to play guitar. Lou Reed
[ Guitar Important Most Part Play Religion]
As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism. Christopher Dawson
[ Also Base Christian Culture Element Fundamental Idealism Lies Morals Most Only Out Pointed Religion Social Tradition Western]
In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed. Noah Webster
[ Children Christian First Free Government Important Instructed Most Ought Religion Things Under View Which]
If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England. Paul Harris
[ Early England Ever Militant New Religion]
First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat. Huston Smith
[ Because Breeds Community Differences Drawn First Gets Heat Into Persuasion Political Really Religion Serves Soul Turns Up Violence]
That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity. Hans Kung
[ Age Being Color Dignity Distinction Every Human Inalienable Language Means National Origin Political Possesses Race Religion Sex Skin Social Untouchable View Without]
Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Any Caused Every History Human Idea Mankind Misery More Other Religion Single Stage Than]
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Any Based Ethics Good Held Judged Meaning Must Necessary Other Religion Social Standard Standards Their Well-Being Would]
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization. Shirin Ebadi
[ Civilization Component Every Human Religion Rights Standard Universal]
Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason. Charles de Secondat
[ Caused Eclipse Fact Human Intolerance More Only Reason Regarded Religion Religious Spirit Spread Than Total Wars Which]
Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action. Frank Murphy
[ Action Aspect Double Freedom Press Religion Speech Thought]
Nations are equal in respect to each other, and entitled to claim equal consideration for their rights, whatever may be their relative dimensions or strength or however greatly they may differ in government, religion or manners. James Kent
[ Claim Consideration Differ Dimensions Each Entitled Equal Government Greatly However Manners May Nations Other Relative Religion Respect Rights Strength Their Whatever]
Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion. Lisa Bonet
[ Atheists Bible Both Connection God Inherited Just Know Love Natural Parents Religion Say Torah Were Where Would]
Zen, per se, is not just an art, it's not just a religion, it's a realisation. Gene Clark
[ Art Just Per Realisation Religion Se Zen]
I do engineering, not religion. Daniel J. Bernstein
[ Engineering Religion]
Religion is not only a part of education, an element of humanity, but the center of everything else, always the first and the ultimate, the absolutely original. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Absolutely Always Center Education Element Else Everything First Humanity Only Original Part Religion Ultimate]
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love. Richard Gere
[ Appreciation Common Compassion Kindness Lean Love Religions Towards]
I think Muslims have become the new Negroes in America. They are being mistreated at airports, by the Immigration - everywhere. Islam is a religion of peace. They are wrong. Jermaine Jackson
[ Airports America Become Being Everywhere Immigration Islam Mistreated Muslims Negroes New Peace Religion Think Wrong]
Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression. Taslima Nasrin
[ Against Also Democracy Expression Freedom Human Oppressive Religions Rights Those Women]
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world. Richard Dawkins
[ Against Am Because Religion Satisfied Teaches Understanding Us World]
Religion is love; in no case is it logic. Beatrice Potter Webb
[ Case Logic Love 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. Jesse Ventura
[ Business Crutch Go Need Noses Numbers Organized Other Out Religion Sham Stick Strength Tells Their]
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion. Tom Wolfe
[ Actually Amazing Attitude Change Example Freedom Live Rather Religion Short Time Values]
There's no reason to bring religion into it. I think we ought to have as great a regard for religion as we can, so as to keep it out of as many things as possible. Sean O'Casey
[ Bring Great Into Keep Many Ought Out Possible Reason Regard Religion Things Think]
The first act of religion, therefore, concerns those things which are communicated to us from God. The other concerns those things which we yield to God. William Ames
[ Act Communicated Concerns First God Other Religion Therefore Things Those Us Which Yield]
Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion. Gerard Manley Hopkins
[ Deep Deepest Enters Impression Know Reality Religion Speaking Very]
The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand. Howard Cosell
[ After Allowed Attaches Completely Country Football Game Get Hand Importance Incredible Our Out Religion Society Sport Sports]
The Bar Room has a corner table placed strategically at a point diagonally across from the entrance. the table of tables in the setting of settings in the building of buildings. In the religion of lunch, this is the holy of holies. Raymond Sokolov
[ Across Bar Building Buildings Corner Diagonally Entrance Holy Lunch Placed Point Religion Room Setting Settings Strategically Table Tables]
The Christian use of religion as a personal love affair both shocked me, and attracted me. Lionel Blue
[ Affair Attracted Both Christian Love Personal Religion Shocked Use]
You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life. Joni Mitchell
[ Aggressive Any Foot Ignorance Illness Just Kind Law Life Little Mental Mounting Particular Rabbit Rabid Really Religion Slice Songs Spiritual Their]
The foundation of our religion is a basis of fact - the fact of the birth, ministry, miracles, death, resurrection by the Evangelists as having actually occurred, within their own personal knowledge. Simon Greenleaf
[ Actually Basis Birth Death Evangelists Fact Foundation Having Knowledge Ministry Miracles Occurred Our Own Personal Religion Resurrection Their Within]
The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one. David Hume
[ Any Attended Believed Cannot Christian Day Even First Miracles Only Person Reasonable Religion Without]
All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake. John Shelby Spong
[ Because Burning Demonic Get Heretics Need Only Prove Religion Religious Seems Stake Truth Turns Wars Where]
The United States is not a nation based upon race, creed, or religion - we are a nation based upon our loyalty and allegiance to our country and her principles. Jim Ryun
[ Allegiance Based Country Creed Her Loyalty Nation Our Principles Race Religion States United Upon]
The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion. George Gillespie
[ Corrupted Hath Judgment Life Others Perverted Pride Religion Them Way]
No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion. Jeremy Bentham
[ Any Article Belief Employed Endeavor Establish Government Ought Power Religion Subject System]
As you look at the flow of Muslim fundamentalism, or fundamentalism in various areas and various religions, they all play on the people who have very little. James Wolfensohn
[ Areas Flow Fundamentalism Little Look Muslim Play Religions Various Very]
Yoga is not a religion to me. Christy Turlington
[ Religion Yoga]
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other. Thomas Jefferson
[ Advantageous Censor Difference Each Office Opinion Other Over Perform Religion Sects Several]
Religion is a temper, not a pursuit. Harriet Martineau
[ Pursuit Religion Temper]
A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage, deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion, owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold. Nelson A. Miles
[ Advantages Bondage Christian Civilization Debt Deprived Gratitude Hundred Kept Owe Race Religion Seem Them Two Which Withhold Would Years]
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it. James Anthony Froude
[ Believes Lies Nature Person Place Really Religion Secret Their World]
Let us not seek to bring religion to others, but let us endeavor to live it ourselves. Paul Tournier
[ Bring Endeavor Live Others Ourselves Religion Seek Us]
Religions get lost as people do. Franz Kafka
[ Get Lost Religions]
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. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Abiding Any Book Brethren Correct Earth Get God Keystone Man Mormon Most Nearer Other Our Precepts Religion Than Told Would]
Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art. Ezra Pound
[ Another Art Attempt Failures Just Numerous Oh Religion Resulting Those]
Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography. Lance Loud
[ Affected Class Coming Degrees Difficulty Geography Involves Out Race Religion Varying]
Religion is all-too-often a refuge for scoundrels. Neal Boortz
[ Refuge Religion Scoundrels]
In a lot of Indian societies, spirituality has been lost, I think it's still the best way of looking at the world for Indians - better than any organized religion in this country. James Welch
[ Any Been Best Better Country Indian Indians Looking Lost Lot Organized Religion Societies Spirituality Still Than Think Way World]
The equation of religion with belief is rather recent. Arnold J. Toynbee
[ Belief Equation Rather Recent Religion]
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Absolutely Die Easier Live Religion Than]
Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether. Michael Newdow
[ Altogether Business Government Needs Out Religion Stay]
The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld. Michael Newdow
[ Asked Constitution Government Infusing Into Our Religion Says Society Supposed Upheld]
It doesn't make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference. Norma McCorvey
[ Abortion Any Difference Go How Lot Make Mills Old Religion Stand These Would Young]
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence. Countess of Blessington
[ Belief Confidence Fear Only Religion Superstition While]
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. Khalil Gibran Religion
[ Bow Church Kneel Love Pray Religion Sons Spirit Temple Your]
O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee, to make Religion my first, and chiefest care, and devoutly to observe, all solemn times, and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship. Thomas Ken
[ Blessed Care Chiefest Devoutly First Give Grace Holy Make Observe Relate Religion Rites Saviour Solemn Thee Thy Times Which Worship]
There's no religion but sex and music. Sting
[ Music Religion Sex]
I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality. Bob Hope
[ Benefits Blow Hate Hereafter Religions]
Judaism is an intellectually based religion, and the single most important theme is that of study. Norman Lamm
[ Based Important Intellectually Judaism Most Religion Single Study Theme]
Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light. Franz Liszt
[ Art Christ Divine Forms Great His Ideal Illuminates Life Light Religion Remains Serenity Shapes Stages Still Supreme Toward Transitory Which]
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. Reinhold Niebuhr
[ Cure Nation Pride Pure Religion Virtuous]
Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law. Thomas Paine
[ Always Any Established Feature Law Marked Original Persecution Religion Religions Strongly]
Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion. Josh McDowell
[ Claim Claimed Dead Followers Had Himself His Jesus Literature Power Raise Raised Religion Unique Would]
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless. Honore de Balzac
[ Art History Humanity Passion Religion Romance Universal Useless Without Would]
Americans should be free to recognize our religious heritage; doing that is not the same as creating a government-sponsored religion. Ernest Istook
[ Americans Creating Doing Free Heritage Our Recognize Religion Religious Same Should]
Kinsey was trying to study sex scientifically, get rid of the overlay of culture and religion. Bill Condon
[ Culture Get Kinsey Religion Rid Scientifically Sex Study Trying]
I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion. Paul Cezanne
[ Age Ask Consolation Find Once Only Pray Religion Us]
And these two elements are at odds with one another because Freud is utterly adversary to almost all the ways of structuring the human experience found in Western religions. No Western religion can countenance Freud's view of man. Chaim Potok
[ Adversary Almost Another Because Countenance Elements Experience Found Freud Human Man Odds Religion Religions These Two Utterly View Ways Western]
I don't care what the religion is called; as far as I'm concerned, one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them. Charley Pride
[ Adhere Called Care Charge Concerned Far God Religion Them]
I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life. Pete Seeger
[ Am Americans Audience Color Every Life Matter Never Persuasion Political Proud Refuse Religion Sing Situation Skin Sung Their]
I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again. Mary A. Ward
[ Again Begins Born Character Comes Day Experiment Go His How Into Life Man Moment Noble Off Out Religion Sensitive Show Spiritual Throw Wanted Where Wilderness]
What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage. Gertrude Stein
[ Abundance End Marriage Protection Religion Renunciation Stepping-Stone]
There isn't a religion on earth that isn't damaging to the human race because every one of them is patriarchal and every one eliminates more than half of the human race - women. They are all oppressors of women. Susan Powter
[ Because Damaging Earth Eliminates Every Half Human More Oppressors Patriarchal Race Religion Than Them Women]
Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God. Cyril Cusack
[ Better Closer Discontent Divine Draw God Make Oneself Person Promotes Religion Tries Within]
There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham. Anna Sewell
[ Beast Does Good Kind Love Man May Much Religion Sham Talk Teach Their Them Without]
Billions of people don't practice a religion at all. Richard Gere
[ Billions Practice Religion]
I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed. Barney Frank
[ Being Biased Cannot Cause Characterize Committed Common Even Hope Narrow Own Religion Religious Say Their Them Towards Which Will Work]
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace. George Santayana
[ Courage Dignity Grace His Humility Live Man Only Religion Restores]
In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual. William Robertson Smith
[ Better Common Dictate Foreign Individual Magical May Nothing Private Religion Rites Savage State Superstitions Terror Times Tribe]
I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Arabia Current Economic Followers Forum Made Rather Recently Religion Repeat Saudi Shall Should Some Stated Won]
Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there. Mohammed Naguib
[ Always Candle Color Everyone Inside Lantern Looks Particular Religion Through]
One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers. Feisal Abdul Rauf
[ America Bad Cannot Circumstances Exists Fact Fast Fixed Freely Living Misperceptions Muslim Muslims Needs Our Perception Practice Practicing Pray Prayers Religion Truth Very Which World]
Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them? Charles de Secondat
[ Did God Practicing Punish Religion Reveal Them Think Which Will]
My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Always Being Belief Believes Bit Blood Bridle Feels Flesh Go Great Intellect Minds Only Our Religion Says Than True Wiser Wrong]
I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve. George W. Bush
[ Achieve Actions Certain Created Discipline Helps Judge Kind Mean Patience Perhaps Purpose Religion Religious Roots Sense Somebody Stability Strong Think]
Energy, energy? Energy is, is, it's nothing more than a lot of new age hokum masquerading as religion. Tony Wilson
[ Age Energy Lot Masquerading More New Nothing Religion Than]
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. Honore de Balzac
[ Art History Humanity Ineffectual Novels Passion Religion Without Would]
With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity. Francis Arinze
[ Also Beautiful Between Christianity Church Difference Errors Expressions God Great Herself Human Humanity Insights Other Rather Reference Religions Seeking Sees Some Soul Spiritual Them Without]
We take people to the threshold of religion. Our aim is to induce immediate experience that is beyond the odd, beyond the strange, and beyond the weird. It verges on the wholly other. Larry Harvey
[ Aim Beyond Experience Immediate Induce Odd Other Our Religion Strange Take Threshold Verges Weird Wholly]
I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is. Charles Lamb
[ Am Brought Children Determined Father Find Out Religion Shall Their Up]
The Grateful Dead are our religion. This is a religion that doesn't pay homage to the God that all the other religions pay homage to. Ken Kesey
[ Dead God Grateful Homage Other Our Pay Religion Religions]
The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Come End India Integrated Modern Must Religions Scriptures Sovereignty United Want]
Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me. Moustapha Akkad
[ Being Beside Duty Felt Following Islam Known Little Lived Million Muslim Myself Obligation Personal Religion Something Surprised Tell Think Truth West Which Yet]
A cult is a religion with no political power. Tom Wolfe
[ Cult Political Power Religion]
When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied. John Woolman
[ Appetite Case Cast Civil Disorder Drink Duty Elevated Family Feeling Indulge Members Men Minds Much Neglect Off Pitied Pleasure Regard Religion Society Strong Take Their Understandings]
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Napoleon Bonaparte Religion
[ Keeps Murdering Poor Religion Rich]
From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery. John Henry Newman
[ Age Any Been Cannot Dogma Dream Enter Fifteen Fundamental Idea Into Know Mere Mockery Other Principle Religion Sentiment Sort]
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Because Mankind Never Reform Religion Slavery]
Religious tolerance is something we should all practice; however, there have been more persecution and atrocities committed in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else. Walter Koenig
[ Anything Atrocities Been Committed Else Freedom However More Name Persecution Practice Religion Religious Should Something Than Tolerance]
The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion. Robert Jackson
[ Cease Ceases Country Day Free Religion Will]
Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Religion Selfishness]
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness. Anthony de Mello
[ Awareness Compassion Destroy Fearlessness Human Learning Politics Principle Progress Race Religion Silence These Things Wealth Will Without Work Worship]
Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions. Steve Hackett
[ Certainties Deals More Philosophy Questions Religion]
Real religion is no religion at all. Lauryn Hill
[ Real Religion]
The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Christian Ever Memory Own Prevented Religion Soul Suffering Superstition Young]
The sad part about our past is that religions, ironically enough, are responsible for creating the most destructive idea that has ever been visited upon the human race: the idea that there is such a thing as 'better.' Neale Donald Walsch
[ Been Better Creating Destructive Enough Ever Human Idea Ironically Most Our Part Past Race Religions Responsible Sad Such Thing Upon Visited]
We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit. William Robertson Smith
[ Accustomed Appears Between Enter God Hardly Idea Individual Into Men Nation National Organisation Religion Religious Thing Think Unit Which Whole]
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive. Jeff Miller
[ Admit Because Bring Church Democracy Enough Government Guide Humble Imperfect Need Needs Only Order Our Religion Requires Sinners Survive Those Tolerance]
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice. Francis Bacon
[ Care Justice Next Promote Religion Your]
God requireth not a uniformity of religion. Roger Williams
[ God Religion Uniformity]
The freedom to convert is fundamental to freedom of religion. Bob Inglis
[ Convert Freedom Fundamental Religion]
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion. Karl Marx
[ Abolition First Happiness Religion Requisite]
I focused on where she was from of course, her voice and her history, her relationship with God - her religion. This was probably the strongest relationship she has had, really. She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands. Gretchen Mol
[ Close Course Focused God Had Her History Husbands Maintain Never Probably Really Relationship Relationships Religion Seemed She Strongest Voice Where]
Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged. William Robertson Smith
[ Belonged Break Community Did Domestic End Every Exist Had His Man Necessary Part Political Preservation Religion Saving Society Souls Take Welfare Which]
There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine. Walter Scott
[ Doubt Easier Examine Finds Historical Incredulity Matters Religion Than Those Vulgar Well Which]
I think there's been a big problem between religion, or organized religion, and spirituality. Dave Davies
[ Been Between Big Organized Problem Religion Spirituality Think]
Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy. Mary Wortley Montagu
[ Argue Comfort Common Cordial Deny Distressed Enemy Equivalent Giving Laugh Nobody Ought Out Religion Restraint Sick Some Sometimes Therefore Treated Whoever Wicked Without World Would]
Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself. Kary Mullis
[ Driven Focused Inwardly Itself Only Religion Sustain]
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Americans Combine Conceive Impossible Intimately Liberty Make Minds Notions Other Religion Their Them Without]
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism. Annie Besant
[ Atheism Brought Ever Glad Good Message News Philosophy Religion World]
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. Lucille Ball
[ Else Everyday Everything Falls First Into Line Love Religion Works Yourself]
The greatest religions convert the world through stories. Ben Okri
[ Convert Greatest Religions Stories Through World]
The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance. Robert Bork
[ Atheism Believe Classes Highly Influential Intellectual Left Major Obstacle Only Primitive Religion Religious Renewal Respectable Science Stance Superstition Tend View]
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed. John Galsworthy
[ Ants Because Bees Belief Creed Dead Future Life Longer Nearly Place Real Religion Service Social Something Struggling Take]
Although both sides of my family were religious, I was never forced to practice the Jewish faith. I did not really rebel against it, but then, as today, I disliked organized religion. I have a strange inhibition about praying with others. Georg Solti
[ Against Although Both Did Disliked Faith Family Forced Inhibition Jewish Never Organized Others Practice Praying Really Rebel Religion Religious Sides Strange Then Today Were]
The search for religion is the starting point of thought. Xu Zhimo
[ Point Religion Search Starting Thought]
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents. George Orwell
[ Adherents Advertisement Christian Religion Socialism Worst]
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Kind Mankind Mass Necessity Religion Some]
Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs. Alcee Hastings
[ Against Basic Beliefs Each Easily Enough Fact Given Know May Most Off Other Played Possible Reason Religions Religious Share Unfortunate Values]
If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Artificial Backgrounds Bludgeon Conformity Consequences Followers Insist Into Irrespective Merely Practical Quest Religion Their True Truth Try Unbending Were Would Young]
Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice. Georges Bizet
[ Against Ambition Cloak Employed Exploitation Injustice Means Religion Strong Vice Weak]
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. Ambrose Bierce
[ Daughter Explaining Fear Hope Ignorance Nature Religion Unknowable]
The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion. Billy Sunday
[ Enough Got Joy Just Leak Make Many Men Miserable Religion Them Trouble Your]
I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood. Rip Torn
[ Blood Except Gets Honor Into Religion Shedding]
I found a religion that blended scientific reason with spiritual reality in a unifying faith far removed from the headlines of violence, destruction and terrorism. Cat Stevens
[ Blended Destruction Faith Far Found Headlines Reality Reason Religion Removed Scientific Spiritual Terrorism Unifying Violence]
There is a lot of absurdity sometimes, not just in Mormonism but often in other religions that want to pretend that no bad happens in their church, rather than taking care of what bad does happen. Neil LaBute
[ Absurdity Bad Care Church Does Happen Happens Just Lot Mormonism Often Other Pretend Rather Religions Sometimes Taking Than Their Want]
He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity. Maimonides
[ Become Begins Complete Confused Fall However Infidelity Into Matters Metaphysics Only Religion Will]
When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions. Paul Henderson
[ Called East Fairy Folklore Known Religions Tales West Written]
I think the church and the religion right now have a lot more to be worried about than SLAYER. Kerry King
[ Church Lot More Now Religion Right Slayer Than Think Worried]
Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion. George Byron
[ His Honour Itself Notions Notwithstanding Religion Shelley Truth]
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. Dalai Lama Religion
[ Brain Complicated Heart Kindness Need Our Own Philosophy Religion Simple Temple Temples]
So obviously, any religion embodies some form of rules and expectations for behavior, and even sometimes consequences, and they don't want to hear any of that. Pat Boone
[ Any Behavior Consequences Embodies Even Expectations Form Hear Obviously Religion Rules Some Sometimes Want]
It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia, that if you do not provide your society with a new religion, it will gradually revert to the old one. Herbert Read
[ After Already Clear Gradually New Old Provide Religion Revert Russia Socialism Society Twenty Will Years Your]
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate. Ulysses S. Grant
[ Altar Church Contributions Entirely Family Forever Keep Leave Matter Private Religion School Separate State Supported]
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion. Abraham Cowley
[ Account Great Love Religion Sin]
Thus a man was born into a fixed relation to certain gods as surely as he was born into a relation to his fellow-men; and his religion... was simply one side of the general scheme of conduct prescribed for him by his position as a member of society. William Robertson Smith
[ Born Certain Conduct Fellow-Men Fixed General Gods Him His Into Man Member Position Prescribed Relation Religion Scheme Side Simply Society Surely Thus]
All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge. James M. Baldwin
[ Along Art Development Find Knowledge Life Made Politics Reached Reflects Religion Self Shows Social Stages Uses]
The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand. Charles Eastman
[ Another Ever Him Indian Last Man Race Religion Thing Understand Will]
Religion has a good place and it has its good people. Garry Marshall
[ Good Place Religion]
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. Aristotle
[ Against Appearance Apprehensive Believing Consider Devotion Easily Gods Hand Him His Illegal Less Move Must Other Pious Put Religion Ruler Side Subjects Treatment Tyrant Uncommon Whom]
I also don't have organized religion on Pern. I figured - since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing - that religion was one problem Pern didn't need. Anne McCaffrey
[ Also Figured Four Going Holy Need Organized Problem Religion Since Time Wars Were Writing]
The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both. John Cornyn
[ Bin Both Distinguish Distorts Does Draw Enemy Extreme Intolerance Islam Just Long Minority Others Politics Posed Religion Specifically Strain Terrorism Threat Tradition Within]
Religion reveals itself in struggling to reveal the meaning of the world. S. H. Miller
[ Itself Meaning Religion Reveal Reveals Struggling World]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Aspiration Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason. Heinrich Heine
[ Confirmed Earlier Expressed Individual Many Miracles Modern Reason Religions Spirit Through Time]
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of. Joseph Joubert
[ Base Capable Only Religion Souls Superstition Which]
No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion. George Whitefield
[ Jesus Religion Social]
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit. Avicenna
[ Divided Into Men Religion Wit World]
Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make that attempt. That's morality, that's religion. That's art. That's life. Phil Ochs
[ Absurdity Art Attempt Defeat Even Expect Life Make Morality Must Religion Though World]
My family was very, very receptive to all; all races, religions. Pam Grier
[ Family Races Receptive Religions Very]
Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt. Martin Scorsese
[ Attempt Chinese Eradicating Kindness Religion Terrible Thing Think]
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Equality Fraternity Liberty Religion Teaches]
For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties. Louis Finkelstein
[ Also America Because Civil Destruction Freedom Happens Involve Jews Liberties More Others Our Problem Religion Religious Than Training Urgent Vital Will]
All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many. Ulrich Beck
[ Among Atheism Belief Less Many Modernity More Only Realize Religion Sociology Suggests System Theory Wrong]
Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it. Alan Watts
[ Department Enters Into Life Religion Something Whole]
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. Carl Sandburg
[ Any Except His Man Mouth Never Religion Take Won Works]
The state has physical power and uses it when necessary; the power of religion is love and beneficence. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Love Necessary Physical Power Religion State Uses]
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Affirms Constitution Denies Different Embodied Equality Fraternity Governed Ideal Ideologies Indians Liberty Life Political Preamble Religion Set Social Their Them Today Two]
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. Vincent Van Gogh Nature
[ Go Need Out Paint Religion Say Shall Stars Terrible Then Word]
The proper reply to right wing religiosity is not to insist that politics and religion don't mix. This is the stock response of the left. Christopher Lasch
[ Insist Left Mix Politics Proper Religion Reply Response Right Stock Wing]
In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams. Sergio Leone
[ Abruptly America Americans Childhood Dreams Entered Life Real-Life Religion Then Upset]
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Muhammad Ali Peace
[ Allah Believe Islam Peace Religion]
As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried to do without for a long time. Kerry Thornley
[ Devil Long Our Religion Somebody Time Tried Without]
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion. John Ruskin
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
To have dominion by religion, is to have dominion over men's souls, thus over their very spiritual life, and to use the Divine things, which are in their religion, as the means. Emanuel Swedenborg
[ Divine Dominion Life Means Men Over Religion Souls Spiritual Their Things Thus Use Very Which]
Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that the Ten Commandments are a historical document that contains moral, ethical, and legal truisms that any person of any religion or even an atheist can recognize and appreciate. Cliff Stearns
[ Any Appreciate Atheist Commandments Contains Document Ethical Even Fact Historical Legal Matter Moral Mr Person Recognize Religion Speaker Ten]
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Dependent Establish Fine Greater Heart Ideals Later Lesser Life Own Religion Second-Hand Seem Thing Tradition Will]
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth. Voltaire
[ Astrology Astronomy Daughter Daughters Dominated Earth Long Mad Mother Religion Superstition These Too Wise]
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too. Studs Terkel
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
We have seen that no religion stands on the basis of things known; none bounds its horizon within the field of human observation; and, therefore, as it can never present us with indisputable facts, so must it ever be at once a source of error and contention. Francis Wright
[ Basis Bounds Contention Error Ever Facts Field Horizon Human Indisputable Known Must Never None Observation Once Present Religion Seen Source Stands Therefore Things Us Within]
Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion. Scott Adams
[ Behind Better Dating Defines Humans Irrational Nothing Payoffs Principle Pursuit Religion Than Their Things Unlikely Willingness]
Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible. Mark Hopkins
[ Curse Impossible Morality Religion Superstition Without]
There's a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them. Michael Moore
[ American Best Device Easily Gullible Mislead Misled Religion Side Them Used]
Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why. Eric Gill
[ Cannot Know Makes Man Philosophy Religion Why Without]
It is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion. Noah Webster
[ Bible Christian Citizens Correct Desire Early Genuine New Our Particularly Principles Religion Republican Should Sincere Source Testament Understand Writer]
I am a Westerner. We're not going to change the West by going East. The East has a lot to teach us, but essentially it's like a mirror, saying, hey, can't you see what's here in your own religion, what are you, stupid? Matthew Fox
[ Am Change East Essentially Going Here Hey Lot Mirror Own Religion Saying See Stupid Teach Us West Your]
It was during my time at secondary school that I abandoned religion. Paul Nurse
[ Abandoned During Religion School Secondary Time]
If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion. Edmond de Goncourt
[ Atheism God Him Insult Less Must Religion Seem Than]
If organized religion is the opium of the masses, then disorganized religion is the marijuana of the lunatic fringe. Kerry Thornley
[ Disorganized Fringe Lunatic Masses Opium Organized Religion Then]
Religion is induced insanity. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
[ Induced Insanity Religion]
While few religious leaders and scholars would doubt the commonalities that exist among the various religious groups, the followers of these religions unfortunately struggle in their effort to peacefully coexist. Alcee Hastings
[ Among Coexist Doubt Effort Exist Few Followers Groups Leaders Peacefully Religions Religious Scholars Struggle Their These Unfortunately Various While Would]
Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics. Christopher Lasch
[ Adherents Bring Insights New Politics Reject Religion Religious Right Separation Spiritual]
Patriotism is the religion of hell. James Branch Cabell
[ Hell Patriotism Religion]
We fully support the strikes against terrorist targets, not against the country, not against the culture, not against a religion, but against an enemy of them all. Ricardo Lagos
[ Against Country Culture Enemy Fully Religion Strikes Support Targets Terrorist Them]
We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham. King Hussein I
[ Abraham Believe Belong Camp Children Followers God Great His Live Monotheistic Our Peace Religions Teachings These Three Upon Us Wishes]
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings. Satish Kumar
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
Religion is not a burden, not a weight, it is wings. Harry Emerson Fosdick
[ Burden Religion Weight Wings]
A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Country His Man More Religion Stubbornness Than Will]
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous. David Hume
[ Dangerous Errors Generally Only Philosophy Religion Ridiculous Speaking Those]
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art. Wallace Stevens
[ Art Comparison Intolerance Itself Other Religion Respecting Toleration]
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion. William Hazlitt
[ Altars Crime Heroism Infamy Religion Their Vice Virtue Well]
Women are oppressed in the east, in the west, in the south, in the north. Women are oppressed inside, outside home, a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion. Taslima Nasrin
[ East Home Inside North Oppressed Outside Religion She South West Woman Women]
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Cannot Claim Effective Evil Good Power Religion Restrain]
True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others. William J. H. Boetcker
[ Bringing Finding Giving Happiness Into Lives Others Religion True]
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage. Frederick Buechner
[ Another Area Comes Experience Human Man Mystery Pilgrimage Points Religion Summons Upon Way Where]
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion. Havelock Ellis
[ Between Connection Hypnotic Intimate Phenomena Religion Very]
All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth. Pat Buckley
[ Aspects Churches Contain God Only Religions Truth]
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. Edmund Burke
[ Feeble Minds Religion Superstition]
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst. Thomas Paine
[ Affect Mankind Religion Tyrannies Tyranny Worst]
It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them. H. P. Blavatsky
[ Along Body Checking Comparing Every External Fantastic Finally Go Out Past Philosophy Produced Religion Screen Shadows Their Them Then Those Trace]
Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions. Gregory Bateson
[ Art Based Commerce Even Religion Science Sleep Warfare]
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society. Anita Brookner
[ Being God Hero Own Religion Saint Sanction Society Support Without Your]
If religion had a good purpose, then man would have created something great. But we're man: we mess up everything. We mess up nature. We mess up God. We take what is given to us and make it into what we think it should be. Ziggy Marley
[ Created Everything Given God Good Great Had Into Make Man Mess Nature Purpose Religion Should Something Take Then Think Up Us Would]
I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's. Carol P. Christ
[ Became Doing Few First Graduate Interested Late Religion Religious Studies University Women Work Yale]
I'm a religious man. I am Jewish but I believe in all religions. I believe in God and see him as an old man with a big white beard and pray to him every day for a few minutes. Uri Geller
[ Am Beard Believe Big Day Every Few God Him Jewish Man Minutes Old Pray Religions Religious See White]
Most of the dogmatic religions have exhibited a perverse talent for taking the wrong side on the most important concepts in the material universe, from the structure of the solar system to the origin of man. George G. Simpson
[ Concepts Dogmatic Exhibited Important Man Material Most Origin Perverse Religions Side Solar Structure System Taking Talent Universe Wrong]
We are conscious that religions cannot solve the economic, political and social problems of this earth. Hans Kung
[ Cannot Conscious Earth Economic Political Problems Religions Social Solve]
Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Always Best Heaven Hell Out Put Religion Sent Theology Us Worst]
Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man. Hans Urs von Balthasar
[ Absence Beauty Become Exposes Face Features Fostered Incomprehensible Lifted Longer Loved Man Mask Religion Threaten Which]
History is the key to everything: politics, religion, even fashion. Eva Herzigova
[ Even Everything Fashion History Key Politics Religion]
Religions die slowly. Franz Marc
[ Die Religions Slowly]
In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all. Alan Watts
[ Becomes Certain Clings Faith Fanatic God Ideas Matters Nature Other Person Religion Universe Words]
There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious. Polly Toynbee
[ Between Children Difference Handing Over Religion Religious Taught Teaching Them World]
We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization. Herbert Read
[ Capitalist Christianity Civilization Emerge Emerged Just May New Our Out Religion Roman Ruins Sure Will]
I broke with my religion in college. Anne Rice
[ Broke College Religion]
It brings people together. It brings the races together. It brings religions together. Billy Higgins
[ Brings Races Religions Together]
I decided to take God and organized religion seriously, and to reject the secular life which in my teens had looked attractive because it allowed me to act in any way that I wanted. Luke Ford
[ Act Allowed Any Attractive Because Decided God Had Life Looked Organized Reject Religion Secular Seriously Take Teens Wanted Way Which]
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. Linda Chavez
[ Amendment Belief Challenged Common Freedom Government Guaranteed Held Itself Neither Nor Practice Religion Widely Wording]
I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result. Laurence Housman
[ Become Going Had Healthy Iconoclastic Imaginary Just Much Obsession Off Orthodoxy Possession Reaction Religion Result Tale Then Through Throw Tribe Trying Which Youth]
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial. Erma Bombeck Food
[ Brought Cereal Controversial Family Planning Politics Public Religion Too Topic Up]
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion. Dalai Lama
[ Anyone Appreciate Believes Compassion Kindness Rebirth Religion Whether]
These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over. Van Morrison
[ Back Became Days Get Long Media Mixed New Over Politics Religion Seem Taken Television These Time Up]
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. Camille Paglia
[ Art Awash Bodybuilding Chemistry Defying Mathematics Modern Nature Religion Ritual Science Sport Surpasses Western]
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
[ Control Just Mind Religion]
Far from being hostile to religion is capable of rendering religion important services. Henry Norris Russell
[ Being Capable Far Hostile Important Religion Rendering Services]
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion. Toni Morrison
[ Because Been Intellectual Mentioned Paradise Religion Studied Suggested Topic Unimportant Well Which Will]
Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs. Denis Diderot
[ Designs Disturbances Fearful Mask More Never Pretext Religion Society Stirring Than Their Those Trouble True Up Use]
Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too. Kirstie Alley
[ Faith Greatest History Look Men Religion Scientists Something Spiritual Through Too Were World]
Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there. Bonnie Raitt
[ Already Been Go Hell Religion Scared Spirituality]
Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists. Alfred Rosenberg
[ Artists Blood Conversely Downfall Great Heroes History Inventors Mysticism Natural Peoples Racial Religion Rise Same Soul Story Their Therefore Thinkers Time World]
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion. Baruch Spinoza
[ Becoming Established How Know Philosophy Religion Teach Without]
Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff. Sojourner Truth
[ Human Humanity Poor Religion Stuff Very Without]
In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees. Charles Eastman
[ Element Every Influence Over Pure Reason Religion Supernatural Varying]
Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death. Karen Armstrong
[ Christianity Death Devastating Disgraceful Dying Helpless Image Islam Least Main Man Religion Success Unlike West Which]
When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits of Christianity are produced, that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord, let his profession of religion be what it may. Joseph Lancaster
[ Any Blessed Christian Christianity Disciple Divine Fruits His Keeps Knowledge Lord Man May Mind Obedience Our Pace Precepts Produced Profession Religion]
I found myself facing a Christian Science Reading Room. My God! It had been eight years. There had never been any renunciation of religion on my part, but like so many people, it was a gradual fading away. Henry Fonda
[ Any Away Been Christian Eight Facing Fading Found God Gradual Had Many Myself Never Part Reading Religion Renunciation Room Science Years]
I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose. Orson Welles
[ Agnosticism Atheism Choose Great Hate Love Religion Respect]
After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn't mere policy. It has attained the status of a religion. It's a dogma which o-ne is supposed to accept without question. Stephen Harper
[ Accept After Attained Country Dogma Enforced Mere National Policy Question Religion Status Supposed Which Without]
I'm a practicing Christian - and I'm going to keep practicing till I get it right - but I don't feel everyone has to practice the same religion that I do. You have a right to worship who you choose and how you choose to. Jane Elliot
[ Choose Christian Everyone Feel Get Going How Keep Practice Practicing Religion Right Same Till Worship]
I have a sneaking suspicion that all religions lead to the same place, a very unified place. Jewel Kilcher
[ Lead Place Religions Same Sneaking Suspicion Unified Very]
Yes, a general principle that comes out of research behind Good to Eat is that there are no world religions that have acted to decrease the potential for the nutritional well-being of their followers. Marvin Harris
[ Acted Behind Comes Decrease Eat Followers General Good Nutritional Out Potential Principle Religions Research Their Well-Being World Yes]
All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common. Barbara Walters
[ Believe Better Buddhism Common End Exception Happy Heaven Place Program Religions Say Teach Tibetan Where Which]
The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive claims to embody a new revelation from on high, is not a frequent occurrence. Robert Rainy
[ Advent Claims Embody Frequent High Impressive Making New Occurrence Religion Revelation Serious]
For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others, He altogether ceases to be worshipped, since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God. Lactantius
[ Altogether Believe Ceases God Him His Honour Only Others Paid Religion Requires Shared Since Us Worshipped]
Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses. Simon Greenleaf
[ Credit Due Our Religion Rests Then These Witnesses]
Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad. Thomas Paine
[ Bad Every Good Him Instructs Know Man None Religion Teaches]
I have always respected everyone's religion. As I say, there is only one God and a lot of confused people. Hazel Scott
[ Always Confused Everyone God Lot Only Religion Respected Say]
In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude. Thomas Erskine
[ Ethics Grace Gratitude New Religion Testament]
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion. John Comenius
[ Aside Consideration End Humanity Language Nationality Put Religion Selfishness Us View Welfare]
I hold that religion and faith are two different things. Pat Buckley Faith
[ Different Faith Hold Religion Things Two]
In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion. Kofi Annan
[ Awareness Believe Century Defined Dignity Every Human Life Mission More Nations New Profound Race Regardless Religion Sanctity United Will]
At the same time we are aware that our various religions and ethical traditions often offer very different bases for what is helpful and what is unhelpful for men and women, what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil. Hans Kung
[ Aware Bases Different Ethical Evil Good Helpful Men Offer Often Our Religions Right Same Time Traditions Unhelpful Various Very Women Wrong]
The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I'm sure of that. Tom T. Hall
[ Came Concept First Guy Out Religion Sitting Sure Tree Under Up]
It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion. Edgar Quinet
[ Certain Enter Intimacy Into Must Religion Secret Their Whole Would]
I think we have to believe in things we don't see. That's really important for all of us, whether it's your religion or Santa Claus, or whatever. That's pretty much what it's about. James Caan
[ Believe Claus Important Much Pretty Really Religion Santa See Things Think Us Whatever Whether Your]
My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other. Rick Wakeman
[ Apart Beliefs Concern Currently Deep Each Faith Faiths Important Life Long Other Others Part Plays Private Religion Respect Throw Tremendous Try Very Way]
What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion. Geraldine Ferraro
[ Health-Care Husband Kids Religion Sources Strength Team Three]
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. Anais Nin
[ Adopt Become Blindly Cease Dogma Grow Literary Political Religion System]
Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers. Carol P. Christ
[ Afford Because Cannot Compelling Deep Fathers Feminists Hands Hold Leave Many Religion Such]
The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion. Fred Allen
[ Changed Choir Church First Hundred Religion Sang Their Time Two]
Morality, as has often been pointed out, is antecedent to religion-it even exists in a rudimentary form among animals. Herbert Read
[ Among Animals Been Even Exists Form Morality Often Out Pointed Rudimentary]
We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism. August Bebel
[ Aim Atheism Called Domain Economics Politics Religion Republicanism Socialism Today]
I know one thing: There are a billion Islamic people in the world today, and there will be about 2 billion by the time we're dead. They're not going to give up their religion. Chris Matthews
[ Billion Dead Give Going Islamic Know Religion Their Thing Time Today Up Will World]
There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion. Cat Stevens
[ Between Could Division Essential Men Prophets Religion See Teaching Wise]
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. Richard Burton
[ Am Anything Convinced Himself Man More Never Religions Study Worshipped]
The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments. Cliff Stearns
[ Above Against Cases Chief Commandments Concrete Court Display Displayed Head Hearing Hostility Irony Justice Last Outright Recent Religion Supreme Ten These Week Years]
The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex. Hugh Hefner
[ Civilizing Force Major Religion Sex World]
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand. Frederick II Religion
[ Adores Does Everything Idol Mob Religion Understand]
While even pornography is protected as free speech, the courts have consciously undermined religious speech and freedom of religion for years. Ernest Istook
[ Consciously Courts Even Free Freedom Protected Religion Religious Speech Undermined While Years]
First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish. Barbara Walters
[ Based Because Christ Christian Christianity Common Deal First Great Jewish Judaism Out Points Rabbi Religion Show]
So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma. Christy Turlington
[ Christ Dogma Follow Footprints Much Rather Religion Than Would]
I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting. David Knopfler
[ Any Formal Make Practitioner Religion Setting Terrible]
We've got to find ways of confronting the issues that divide - and at the heart of cultural issues, you often find religions. George Carey
[ Confronting Cultural Divide Find Got Heart Issues Often Religions Ways]
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men. Voltaire
[ Been Christian Christians Course Inspire Intolerant Men Most Now Religions Should Tolerance Until]
Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government. Peter Benenson
[ Any Because Being Day Executed Find Government His Imprisoned Newspaper Open Opinions Religion Report Someone Somewhere Tortured Unacceptable Week Will World Your]
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation. Gertrude Stein
[ Counting Generation Hope Religion Salvation]
For many people religion can be so easy they stumble right over it. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Easy Many Over Religion Right Stumble]
Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion. Thomas More
[ Among Any Fright Goes Ill Man None Occasion Only Our Over Punished Received Religion Them Those Use While]
I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts. John Templeton
[ Ancient Becoming Believe Clinging Concepts Obsolete Religions]
For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism. The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God. Lionel Blue
[ Attainable Deserted Favour God Goodness Kingdom Marxism More Religion Republic Seemed Some Than Years]
The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion. Michael Behe
[ Aid Comfort Data Even Followed Gave Here Lead Model Physics Point Religion Seemed Some Though Thought Where]
Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself. David Hilbert
[ Believe Could Establish Galileo Idiot Itself Martyrdom May Necessary Only Religion Requires Result Science Scientific Time Will]
Of all possible sexual perversions, religion is the only one to have ever been scientifically systematized. Louis Aragon
[ Been Ever Only Possible Religion Scientifically Sexual]
I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Any Approach Cannot Land Maintain Path Religion Sect Truth Whatsoever]
Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those "others". Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that. Alija Izetbegovic
[ Bosnia Chauvinism Complicated Country Lot Make Nationalism Nations Now Others Out Racism Religions State Strong Supposed Them Those Three Two]
Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations. Jurgen Habermas
[ Authoritarian Contributed Convincing Disappointment Fact Language May More Nationalistic New Offers Old Orientations Over Political Regimes Religion Subjectively Today]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere. James Martineau
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
Religion is not a conclusion of the reason. Lyman Abbott
[ Conclusion Reason Religion]
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand. Karl Marx
[ Cannot Deal Human Impotence Mind Occurrences Religion Understand]
Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people. Samuel Chase
[ Concern Depend General Good Government Great Happiness Measure Order Peace Public Religion Safety Support]
The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind. Carol P. Christ
[ Attacking Behind Growing Leaving Less Movement Patriarchal Present Religion Simply Than Threat Will Women]
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich. Honore de Balzac
[ After Attack Away Fall Great Religion Rich Royalty Swept Upon Will]
Every major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals. E. O. Wilson
[ Among Cultures Darwinian Ever Every Flourished Major None Religion Rivals Struggle Today Tolerating Waged Winner]
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion. Francis Herbert Hedge
[ Good Nature Part Person Religion Sympathy]
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion. Ulrich Beck
[ Assumption Basic Modernity Overcomes Religion Secular Society]
There is a rising generation in this country who do not know God because of a general decay of religion. Arthur Middleton
[ Because Country Decay General Generation God Know Religion Rising]
Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Begin Free Humanity New Religion Set Will]
My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston. Lionel Blue
[ Atonement Charleston Dance Day Ended Fast Interest Limited Modern Mother Religion Rocket Set She Shot Sun Synagogue Woman]
It's funny that there was so much disturbance about having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy, and when we finally get a religion in the White House that's causing a lot of conflicts, and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people, it's in the Bush Administration. Roger Ebert
[ Administration Bush Catholic Causing Concerns Conflicts Disturbance Disturbances Finally Funny Get Having House Kennedy Lot Much Religion White]
Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents. Ron Lewis
[ Allegiance America Central Congress Declaration Express Flag Freedom Ideals Independence Nation Our Positive Principle Protect Religion Represents Step Taken]
I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion. Oriana Fallaci
[ Am Freedom Includes Known Life Religion Spent Struggle]
From the long range point of view, I do not know of anything we can do more important than to make some contribution to the preservation of religion as a vital force in America. Louis Finkelstein
[ America Anything Contribution Force Important Know Long Make More Point Preservation Range Religion Some Than View Vital]
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read. Thomas Jefferson
[ Lives Must Our Read Religion Words]
To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out - or worse. Robert Shea
[ Behavior Enough Even Get Kicked Major Out Reject Religion Rule Tenet Violate Worse]
I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Among Many Men Races Religions Since Wandered]
Personally, I don't choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That's between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator. Erykah Badu
[ Any Between Choose Creator Define Group High Higher Know Most Particular Personally Religion Self Symbol Teachings Words]
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Books Earth Exalted Holy Immutable Impressive Laws Lessons More Religions Surely Teach Than Universe]
By religion, then, I understand a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and of human life. James G. Frazer
[ Believed Conciliation Control Course Direct Human Life Man Nature Powers Religion Superior Then Understand Which]
Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion. Liberty Hyde Bailey
[ Contemplation Eventually Explain How May Philosophy Religion Remain Science Ultimate Why World]
Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe. Dennis Potter
[ Believe Either Handle Just Know Religion]
I'd heard about Texas football and how much of a religion it is, but to go to Odessa and experience it first-hand is something different than just hearing about it. Jay Hernandez
[ Different Experience First-Hand Football Go Heard Hearing How Just Much Religion Something Texas Than]
The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion. Ernest Istook
[ Amendment Attack Courts First Protect Religion Should Using]
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. Guy de Maupassant Patriotism
[ Egg Hatched Kind Patriotism Religion Wars Which]
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science. Muhammad Iqbal
[ Dogmas Even Foundation Function Greater Indeed Need Principles Rational Religion Science Stands Than Ultimate View]
The modern period adds social ethics to religions agenda, for we now realize that social structures are not like laws of nature. They are human creations, so we are responsible for them. Huston Smith
[ Adds Agenda Creations Ethics Human Laws Modern Nature Now Period Realize Religions Responsible Social Structures Them]
Major religions are examples of 'noble lies' aimed at uplifting human stature. Jack Miller
[ Aimed Examples Human Lies Major Noble Religions Stature Uplifting]
I don't believe in organized religion - I dealt with them hand in hand, and a whole bunch of Catholic priests tried to molest me. Telling me I was gay and I should go home with them and stuff. Jonathan Davis
[ Believe Bunch Catholic Dealt Gay Go Hand Home Molest Organized Priests Religion Should Stuff Telling Them Tried Whole]
In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs. David Herbert Donald
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person's standing in the political community. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Adherence Any Clause Community Establishment Government Making Person Political Prohibits Relevant Religion Standing Way]
We must, however, note that what are usually called the high religions made their appearance within about twenty-five hundred years - most of them within fifteen hundred years. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Appearance Called Fifteen High However Hundred Made Most Must Note Religions Their Them Twenty-Five Usually Within Years]
I believe that the capital of the Republic of Albania is a suitable venue for discussing the dialogue among religions and civilizations, notably in the countries of South East Europe, because we are well familiar with this country's track record of religious tolerance. Georgi Purvanov
[ Among Because Believe Capital Civilizations Countries Country Dialogue Discussing East Europe Familiar Notably Record Religions Religious Republic South Suitable Tolerance Track Venue Well]
I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance. Christopher Marlowe
[ Childish Count Hold Ignorance Religion Sin Toy]
No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people. Noah Webster
[ Any Basis Christian Evident Free Government Intended Mind More Must Privileges Religion Rights Secure Than Truth]
The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war. He had neither a national army nor an organized church. Charles Eastman
[ American Army Church Had Indian Individualist National Neither Nor Organized Religion War]
Growing up in Wales was a pretty Draconian experience with religion. John Cale
[ Draconian Experience Growing Pretty Religion Up Wales]
For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness. Randall Terry
[ Christian Enjoy Foolishness Just Matthew Practice Religion Revelation Think Understand Us]
Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century. George C. Williams
[ Accumulated Attitudes Biological Century Disappeared Foster Last Many Ought Over Religions Traditional Understanding]
Despite the amazing diversity we're blessed with in this country, schools are still in large part segregated because of economic disparity. Sports are one of the few areas where kids are really given the opportunity to interact with those of different races and religions. Steve Kerr
[ Amazing Areas Because Blessed Country Despite Different Disparity Diversity Economic Few Given Interact Kids Large Opportunity Part Races Really Religions Schools Segregated Sports Still Those Where]
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere. Flora Lewis
[ Alien Arisen Aspiration Concepts Democracy Dignity Everywhere Freedom Infuse May Moral Philosophy Religion Striving Underlying Universal Way West]
He who has religion will speak poetry. But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Discover Philosophy Poetry Religion Seek Speak Tool Which Will]
Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for. Edward F. Halifax
[ Anger Care Lady Men Most Neither Quarrel Religion Should Them Two]
Christianity is the only major religion to have as its central event the humiliation of its God. Bruce Shelley
[ Central Christianity Event God Humiliation Major Only Religion]
If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act. Robert Jackson
[ Act Any Citizens Confess Constitutional Fixed Force High Matters Nationalism Official Opinion Orthodox Other Our Petty Politics Prescribe Religion Shall Star Word]
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. Gilbert K. Chesterton Religion
[ Affair Less Love More Religion Theory Your]
As long as there are religions, there are going to be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion. Juliana Hatfield
[ Behind Going Hiding Long Religion Religions Their Veil]
Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Happiness Mystery Never Religion Should]
Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Being Boxing Celebration Lost Masculinity More Religion]
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason. Voltaire
[ Lost Never Power Reason Religion Those Truths Understood Well]
I am an atheist, and if an atheist and a pope think the same things, there must be something true. There must be some human truth that is beyond religion. Oriana Fallaci
[ Am Atheist Beyond Human Must Pope Religion Same Some Something Things Think True Truth]
I wish your increase in holiness, number, love, religion, and righteousness; and wait you, and cease to contend with these men that are gone from us, for there is nothing that shall convince them but judgment. Donald Cargill
[ Cease Contend Convince Gone Holiness Increase Judgment Love Men Nothing Number Religion Righteousness Shall Them These Us Wait Wish Your]
During the many centuries that magic, here on this planet, was presumed to have worked, there were at least as many theories as to how magic worked as there were cultures and religions. Lynn Abbey
[ Centuries Cultures During Here How Least Magic Many Planet Presumed Religions Theories Were Worked]
But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy? Harriet Martineau
[ Cannot Completely Exercised Fact Healthy Individual Moral Nature Religion State Therefore True Unless]
Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue. King Hussein I
[ Acts Between Clear Dialogue Difference Heart Islam Islamic Lie Life Loud Only Principles Religion Sacred Say Terrorist Tolerance Way World]
Please accept a promise from me in his name that I will always live in the religion in which he died. Giacomo Meyerbeer
[ Accept Always Died His Live Name Please Promise Religion Which Will]
It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on. Mary Douglas
[ Community Does God Good Harm Image Into Just Makes Milky More Only Partly Religion Society Sweet Than True Vengeful Wants]
This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto, then, must not be confined to matters of religion, education, and social uplift; it must deal with such fundamental forces in life as make these things possible. Carter G. Woodson
[ Assumption Confined Deal Education Forces Fundamental Ghetto Leadership Life Make Matters Must Negro Possible Religion Social Such Then These Things Uplift]
Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Boasts Eternal Exclusive Indispensable Judaism Religion Revealed Revelation Salvation Sense Term Truths Understood Usually Which]
For as long as I care to remember, religion, like the striptease, has always been a display of the power of suggestion. Like the Virgin Birth, it has all too often supported an immaculate deception. Bernard Katz
[ Always Been Birth Care Deception Display Immaculate Long Often Power Religion Remember Striptease Suggestion Supported Too]
The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising. Kit Williams
[ Advertising Ancient Contemporary Engine Religion See Society]
It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it. Ramakrishna
[ Difficult Easy Practice Religion Talk]
Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government. James Madison
[ Aid Flourishes Government Greater Purity Religion Than Without]
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
[ Able Alter Always Consciousness Easier Elevation Everyday Forms Higher Life Make Man Modern Must Order Relation Religion Remains Than Towards]
Oh, there's going to be debate because you're dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue. Pam Grier
[ Already Because Before Bible Conflict Dealing Debate Even Gay Going Hits Issue Oh Religion Separate State Supposed]
Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion. Israel Zangwill
[ Atheism Only Real Religion Selfishness Unselfishness]
For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties. John C. Ransom
[ Allowances Art Faculties Havoc Keep Logic Make Manage Other Plays Possible Quiet Religion Terrible Until]
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Adding Always Complete Final Gathered Man Modification Must Never Painfully Religion Seems Shaping Slowly Together Undergoing]
I have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish. Tom T. Hall
[ Baptist Catholic Jewish Own Religion Sort]
I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder. Bill Maher
[ Building Disorder Faith-Based Flying Initiative Into Neurological Planes Religion Think]
I found enormous opposition to my religion. It's like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion. Ricardo Montalban
[ Against Enormous Found Grows Had Handle Heavy Lift Muscles Opposition Religion Resistance Strengthen Strong Until Want Weight Work Your]
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving! O. Henry
[ Art Business Family Love Man Nothing Patriotism Religion Shadows Starving Words]
As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. Annie Dillard
[ Beauty Degrades Love Pleasure Religion Seeker Soon Sought]
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Create Fall Fallible God Love Religion]
The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area. James Larkin
[ Area Birth Cases Certain Conscience Each Geographical Great Individual Many Matter Outcome Question Religion Residence]
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines. Bertrand Russell
[ Adopt Away Fade Guidelines Infancy Intelligence Left Our Over Reason Religion Science Something Will]
People here argue about religion interminably, but it appears that they are competing at the same time to see who can be the least devout. Charles de Secondat
[ Appears Argue Competing Devout Here Least Religion Same See Time]
Music is my religion. Jimi Hendrix Music
[ Music Religion]
The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. Lamar S. Smith
[ Constitution Freedom Provides Religion]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape. William Blum
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher
[ Advance Been Controversy Great Made Politics Religion Science Without]
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way. Frederick II
[ Every Get Heaven His Man Must Own Religions Tolerated Way]
I could never say that one religion is wrong. I could never say that this person's God is wrong, I could never say that someone is wrong because they don't believe in God. Amber Tamblyn
[ Because Believe Could God Never Person Religion Say Someone Wrong]
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless. Dennis Prager
[ Between Difference Evil Good Religion Teach Than Useless Worse Your]
Don't be confused that my interest in religion, faith, and spirituality is driven by any sense of faith or spirituality of my own. Peter Jennings
[ Any Confused Driven Faith Interest Own Religion Sense Spirituality]
To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was. Reese Witherspoon
[ Background Connect Culture Family Grew Had Her Immediate Inspired June Lot Modern Play Really Religion Same Shared She Spirituality Up Values Woman]
I think you can be cynical about religion on occasion, and certainly skeptical about the degree to which some people use religion to manipulate other people. Peter Jennings
[ Certainly Cynical Degree Manipulate Occasion Other Religion Skeptical Some Think Use Which]
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics. Wendell Phillips
[ Breeds Difference More Politics Quarrels Religion Than]
Superficial similarities exist between Christianity and some ancient pagan religions. But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities. Carl Olson
[ Ancient Between Careful Christianity Exist Far More Pagan Religions Reveals Similarities Some Study Superficial]
Contradictory to my religion, I think, is journalism. Sydney Schanberg
[ Contradictory Journalism Religion Think]
I think one of the great historical contributions of science is to weaken the hold of religion. That's a good thing. Steven Weinberg
[ Contributions Good Great Historical Hold Religion Science Thing Think Weaken]
A union of government and religion tends to destroy government and degrade religion. Hugo Black
[ Degrade Destroy Government Religion Tends Union]
And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point. Michael Berryman
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns. Daniel Morgan
[ Anarchy Disappears Earth Fixes Government Hell Place Religion Returns Sure Takes Till Where]
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. Salman Rushdie
[ Against Asked Bite Religion Say Sound Were Would]
Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism. Benito Mussolini
[ Century Fascism History Known Religion Twentieth Will]
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution. Alexander Hamilton
[ Absurd Aim Cured Either Equally Fire Heresies Making Persecution Politics Rarely Religion Sword]
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion. Ralph W. Sockman
[ Art Been Born Called Capacity Christmas Faculty Human Most Our Pregnant Religion Renews Science Stirring Wonder Youth]
I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion. Malcolm X
[ Accept Any Battle Believe Believes Fight Freedom Hell Religion Say Time Won]
How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions? Polly Toynbee
[ Any Art Culture History How Iconography Knowing Literature Main Make Own Religions Sense Stories Without World Your]
It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents. Nursultan Nazarbayev
[ Between Cold Continents Countries Dialogue Extremely Freed Having Important Mass Media Nations Peace Poor Relics Religions Rich Served War]
I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what's new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world. Gordon Brown
[ Across Attention Believe Capacity Commands Communicate Ethic Every Faith Frontiers Global Instantaneously Moral New Now Religion Right Sense Think World]
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference. Edmund Burke
[ Fatal Indifference Nothing Religion]
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Animal Art How Masterpiece Religion Shall Think Training Trains]
There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of any other figure in world literature. Indeed if we discount figures of religion, then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide. Len G. Murray
[ Any Burns Christopher Columbus Discount Even Figure Figures Indeed Literature More Only Other Religion Robert Statues Than Then World Worldwide]
When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism! David Starr Jordan
[ Barks Dog Moon Patriotism Religion Strangers Then]
If God and man are in themselves one, and if religion is the human side of this unity then must this unity be made evident to man in religion, and become in him consciousness and reality. David Friedrich Strauss
[ Become Consciousness Evident God Him Human Made Man Must Reality Religion Side Themselves Then Unity]
In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism. George J. Mitchell
[ Any Attributes Criticism Every Getting Greater History Human Including Patriotism Policy Power Religion Seek Society States Support Their Themselves Those United Way]
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life. Paul Tillich
[ Answer Being Concern Concerns Contains Grasped Itself Life Meaning Other Our Preliminary Qualifies Question Religion State Ultimate Which]
I have increasingly, over the years, felt that religion today does our civilization more harm than good. Mary Douglas
[ Civilization Does Felt Good Harm Increasingly More Our Over Religion Than Today Years]
I don't value authority. I don't value the systems. I don't value patriarchal religion. I don't value the things that diminish you when you do tell the truth. So I'm not scared of the end result, and that is the biggest asset I have. Susan Powter
[ Asset Authority Biggest Diminish End Patriarchal Religion Result Scared Systems Tell Things Truth Value]
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. Carl Sagan
[ Both Deep Means Nonsense Religion Science Scrutiny Skeptical Thoughts Which]
Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion. Ernie Harwell
[ Almost American Ball Baseball Bat Business Came Complex Even Just Religion Simple Sometimes Spirit Sport Symbolizes Yet]
It therefore become essential for the future of Judaism itself that its advancement should be correlated with a similar effort to advance the cause of religion generally. Louis Finkelstein
[ Advance Advancement Become Cause Effort Essential Future Generally Itself Judaism Religion Should Similar Therefore]
We first fought the heathens in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change. Serj Tankian
[ Always Change Communism Domination Excuses First Fought Global Name Now Our Religion Terrorism Then]
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Bigotry Fools Frighten Ghost Her Murders Religion]
Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Materialism Materialistic Mysticism Only Possible Religion Sex Society]
In course of time, religion came with its rites invoking the aid of good spirits which were even more powerful than the bad spirits, and thus for the time being tempered the agony of fears. Paul Harris
[ Agony Aid Bad Being Came Course Even Fears Good Invoking More Powerful Religion Rites Spirits Tempered Than Thus Time Were Which]
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance. Eric Hoffer
[ Brand Faith Find His Intolerance Know Listen Must Need Person Profession Religion]
The ecclesiastical establishments of Europe which serve to support tyrannical governments are not the Christian religion but abuses and corruptions of it. Noah Webster
[ Abuses Christian Corruptions Ecclesiastical Establishments Europe Governments Religion Serve Support Tyrannical Which]
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Good Joke Religion Test Whether]
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him. Walter Savage Landor
[ Calls Conceited Differently Even Him Himself Made Religion Than Think Weakest Wiser Wisest]
I've dabbled in several different religions. Jerry Hall
[ Dabbled Different Religions Several]
There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Absolutely Fundamental Hostility Part Regimes Religion Totalitarian Toward]
Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer. Anita Roddick
[ Business Businesses Consumer Control Going Governments Institution More Most Pockets Politics Powerful Religion Since Than Vigilante]
Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God. Gouverneur Morris
[ Basis Duties Education God Good Man Morals Precepts Religion Should Solid Teach Therefore Toward]
We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Highly Holy Jews Judaism Problems Religion Respect]
Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Away Book Mormon None Our Religion Revelations Take Where]
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion. Thomas Carlyle
[ Civilization Elements Great Gun Modern Powder Printing Protestant Religion Three]
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual. Frank Herbert
[ Always Aware Become Conscious Duty Fully Individual Law Less Little Never Religion Than United Yourself]
Things are coming to a pretty pass when religion is allowed to invade private life. Lord Melbourne
[ Allowed Coming Invade Life Pass Pretty Private Religion Things]
Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion! Thomas Huxley
[ Beautiful Child Him Morality Religion Teach Wise]
The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people. Ezra Pound
[ Act Bell Implies Interference Other Pointless Quiet Religions Ringing Symbolic]
Superstitions and belief in magic are perennial in just the same way as religion, and something near to being universal among mankind; and why this is so may be interesting, but in most cases the beliefs themselves are devoid of interesting content, at least to me. Bryan Magee
[ Among Being Belief Beliefs Cases Content Devoid Interesting Just Least Magic Mankind May Most Near Perennial Religion Same Something Superstitions Themselves Universal Way Why]
Science attempts to analyze how things and people and animals behave; it has no concern whether this behavior is good or bad, is purposeful or not. But religion is precisely the quest for such answers: whether an act is right or wrong, good or bad, and why. Warren Weaver
[ Act Analyze Animals Answers Attempts Bad Behave Behavior Concern Good How Precisely Purposeful Quest Religion Right Science Such Things Whether Why Wrong]
Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble. Joseph Campbell
[ Another Every Facts Gets Interpreting Metaphorically Metaphors Own Religion Stuck Them Then Trouble True Understood Way]
The inner spaces that a good story lets us enter are the old apartments of religion. John Updike
[ Apartments Enter Good Inner Lets Old Religion Spaces Story Us]
Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values. Allen Tate
[ Religion Sole Technique Validating Values]
With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world. Jerry Costello
[ Armenians Courage Culture Faith Generations Genocide Great Indifferent Often Overcome Preserved Proudly Religion Story Suffering Their Told Traditions World]
Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There's nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch. Larry Flynt
[ Any Beginning Caused Crutch Good Harm Idea More Nothing Other Religion Say Since Than Time Use]
Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property. Maria Edgeworth
[ Give Little Morality Property Religion Snug Some Talk]
Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind. Paul Bert
[ Behind Leave March Modern Morality Proportion Religion Societies Towards]
More people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, my friends, that is true perversion. Harvey Milk
[ Any Been Friends More Name Other Perversion Reason Religion Single Slaughtered Than True]
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces. Marcel Proust
[ Alone Comes Composed Everything Founded Great Masterpieces Neurotics Our Religions World]
I fear it's because religion is man's attempt to reach God, and when he feels he has succeeded, he cannot abide anyone else's claim to have done the same. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Abide Anyone Attempt Because Cannot Claim Done Else Fear Feels God Man Reach Religion Same Succeeded]
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. Richard Dawkins
[ Belief Institutions Into Passage Power Religion Through Time Truth Turning Unshakable]
They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don't dictate those terms. Larry Harvey
[ Become Between Contact Dictate Experience Immediate Keepers Mystery Place Religion Terms Themselves Then Those Which Wonderful]
I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith. Nick Rahall
[ Amendment Another Believe Clear Common Consciousness Constitution Erase Faith First Framers Government Intent Keep Made New Over Public Religion Their Wanted Wrote]
The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms. John B. S. Haldane
[ Both Conduct Fact His Man Regards Regulates Religion Science Statements Theories These Ultimate Wise]
All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth. Mohandas Gandhi
[ Differ Lives May Nothing Other Proclaim Religions Respects Truth While World]
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. Samuel Butler
[ Bad Believing Chastity Christian Deadly Family Health Know Knowing Money Religion Seven Sins Temper Things Ties Want]
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written. Rudolf Otto
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
The task of organized religion is not to prove that God was in the 1st century, but that he is in the 20th. S. H. Miller
[ Century God Organized Prove Religion Task]
We need a new religion. Lauren Hutton
[ Need New Religion]
Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits. Andrew Greeley
[ Around Been Campfire Down Evil God Good Love Passed Religion Spirits Stories Tell Through Well Years]
Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken. Lemuel K. Washburn
[ Chicken Incubator Morality More Mother Parent Religion Than]
There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets. Thomas More
[ Different Even Every Island Moon Only Others Parts Planets Religions Several Some Sorts Sun Town Worshipping]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything. Link Wray
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics Religion]
Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation. Hosea Ballou
[ Devil Persecution Propagation Religion Requires Sustain Which]