Quotation Explorer - 'Religion'

The Soul is neither a Jain nor a Vaishnav. The Soul is Vitarag (free from attachment). This is the religion of the Vitarag (the enlightened ones). - Dada Bhagwan
I love only the god whose religion is kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Oh, remember this, the sweetness of religion is incomparably more than all the pleasures of sense. - William Bates
The best ‘apologia’ (defense) of Jesus Following is your life ...not talking religion! ~ gfp '42© Gary F. Patton - http://diigo.com/0odk2
It's ironic when black non-Muslims say Islam is not a religion that uplifts black people when two of the most celebrated black heroes in recent history were both Muslim; Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali. - Habeeb Akande
Science was born, when religion failed to find the God! - Vishwanath S J
The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish. - Robert Jackson
The Word of GOD is Superior to the inferior words of men and the words of every false prophet and the teachings of every false religion. - Errol Anthony Smythe.
There is only one religion and that is to love unconditionally. Those who kill in the name of religion are the bigot and biggest nonbeliever. - Debasish Mridha
When unity of the mind, speech and body occurs, God has called that the ‘foremost’ religion. If they do not remain in unison, you should maintain the intent of ‘I want to keep them in unison’; then some day it will come into fruition if this resolve is there. - Dada Bhagwan
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion. - Abraham Lincoln
There is nothing in our book, the Qur'an, that teaches us to suffer peacefully. Our religion teaches us to be intelligent. Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone lays a hand on you, send him to the cemetery. - Malcolm X
It is essential to realise, that, while we make efforts to live the Christian life today, the world which have formed in our spoiled times, demands soul, both in the everyday life and in the religion, and can be called totalitarian. - Seraphim Rose
This’ is not called a religion, ‘This’ is called a science (vignan). Religion keeps changing, science does not change. - Dada Bhagwan
As ages passed we the people, were all blinded and misled in their ventures, by the heralds of the past. In the art of suppression apartheid and slavery were born and raised. In the final stage we established our earth as a drain of fuel and the religion of money made his appearance. - Nynke Visser
The author relates George Bernard Shaw's sentiments that polite conversation excludes the only two subjects that matter, religion and politics. - Lyle Wesley Dorsett
At present there is not a single credible established religion in the world. - George Bernard Shaw
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
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. - Thomas Paine
We all ought to be like little children in the way we treat each other as human beings; quick to forgive, slow to offend, children are friends to each other irrespective of their gender, religion, and color. - Paul Bamikole
The most coward person is the one who uses religion to win an argument. - Asma Naqi
Religion does not belong to God; it belongs to the human reaction against mortality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The world is on fire with hate- everyone is blaming one another saying that religion is responsible for it!In all honesty, hate has no fate. But greed does it needs money, its faith. - Zarina Bibi
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
When I finally applied logic to Religion that was when I quit paying after life insurance and quit going - Stanley Victor Paskavich
What does religion say? It says that if you care for others then you will meet others who will care for you and if you hit others, you will meet others who will hit you. This is what all relative religions say. - Dada Bhagwan
The maxim of illusory religion runs: 'Fear not; trust in God and he will see that none of the things you fear will happen to you'; that of real religion, on the contrary, is: 'Fear not, the things that you are afraid of are quite likely to happen to you, but they are nothing to be afraid of. - Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola
Religion. It's given people hope in a world torn apart by religion. - Jon Stewart
When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion. - Abraham Lincoln
Let us here observe, that a religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation. - Joseph Smith Jr.
I believe only in the religion which spreads the word of nonjudgmental love. - Debasish Mridha
The survival of religion is on the basis of torture and punishment; end of torture is end of religion. - M.F. Moonzajer
[Cornell University will be] an asylum for Science—where truth shall be sought for truth's sake, not stretched or cut exactly to fit Revealed Religion. - Andrew Dickson White
I regard teaching religion as purveying lies. - Peter Atkins
Religion was (is) always steps ahead of science; because religion lies and science can’t. - M.F. Moonzajer
It amazes me when education, religion and family values fail to create a human being. - Anum Sattar
You can have Jesus in your spirit and have an outrageous mess in your soul, and if you don't know what that's called, it's called religion. - Joyce Meyer
I do not believe in religion, but if I had to choose one, it would be Buddhism. It seems more livable, closer to men. - Björk
When the government puts its imprimatur on a particular religion it conveys a message of exclusion to all those who do not adhere to the favored beliefs. A government cannot be premised on the belief that all persons are created equal when it asserts that God prefers some. - Harry A. Blackmun
Proof' is the hallmark of religion. - Bill Gaede
We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination. - Mark Twain
I am an Indian and we celebrate all festivals in every region of every religion. That is why it is called Incredible India! - Vinayak Muraleedharan
The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, that my friends, that is true perversion! - Harvey Milk
Every religion should be in favor of humankind. - Santosh Kalwar
When I say I must write, I don't mean I must publish. There is a great difference. the important thing is the chaotic form given to my chaotic experience, which is, as it was for James Joyce, my kind of religion, and necessary for me...as the confession and absolution for a Catholic in church. - Sylvia Plath
Religion is the most fragile of all freedoms. And that’s because it is the most threatening to those in power. - Eric Metaxas
Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks a little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action. - Ramakrishna
Conscientious stupidity is a religion for most. Many will deny it, but it's those same people that find it easier to ignore the truth. This religion can only be followed by their humble ignorance. It's safe to assume, that this religion is an illusion of knowledge. - Lionel Suggs
A priest once quoted to me the Roman saying that a religion is dead when the priests laugh at each other across the altar. I always laugh at the altar, be it Christian, Hindu, or Buddhist, because real religion is the transformation of anxiety into laughter. - Alan W. Watts
Do you belong to the religion that whip, stone and murder people; because they wanted to enjoy their life. - M.F. Moonzajer
I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, and heaven without hell. - William Booth
When I hear that "Possession is the grave of love," I remember that a religion may begin with the resurrection. - F.H. Bradley
There is one family : MankindThere is one religion : Humanity There is one home : Earth - Sandesh Hukpachongbang
As hatred is defined as intense dislike, what is wrong with inciting intense dislike of a religion, if the activities or teachings of that religion are so outrageous, irrational or abusive of human rights that they deserve to be intensely disliked? - Rowan Atkinson
A religion is a system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing those conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic. - Clifford Geertz
Religion is like a pair of shoes.....Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes. - George Carlin
Religion isn't bad, it's our consciousness relativity to religion. There's a reason Mahatma Ghandi said "I like your Christ, I don't like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." The principle is that religion doesn't make 'you'. 'You' make your 'religion'. - Matthew Donnelly
True Christianity is NOT a religion, to be a christian, you don't have to be a christian - Fabulous Godwin
Religion without humanity is poor human stuff. - Sojourner Truth
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief. - Oscar Wilde
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationalism, or religion.
Religion is that which congregate all the resources for spirituality (to attain the Self). - Dada Bhagwan
Irreverence is a most necessary ingredient of religion. Not to speak of its importance in philosophy. Irreverence is the only way left to us for testing our universe. - Frank Herbert
We talk relationship but we live religion, with unsatisfying results. Christianity defines itself, first and foremost, as a relationship with God. Even though this is true, our human nature tends toward living a relationship with God as if it were a religion - Mark Cowper-Smith
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. - Carl Sandburg
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
La religion est une insulte à la dignité humaine. Que ce soit avec ou sans elle, il y aura toujours des gens bien qui font de bonnes choses, et des mauvais qui font de mauvaises choses. Mais pour que des gens bien agissent mal, il faut la religion. - Steven Weinberg
I have heard many times that atheists know more about religion than religious people. Atheism is an effect of that knowledge, not a lack of knowledge. I gave a Bible to my daughter. That's how you make atheists. - David Silverman
If god is the root cause for our degradation destroy that god. If it is religion destroy it. If it is Manu Darma, Gita, or any other Mythology (Purana), burn them to ashes. If it is temple, tank, or festival, boycott them. Finally if it is our politics, come forward to declare it openly. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
It's not the law of religion nor the principles of morality that define our highways and pathways to God; only by the Grace of God are we led and drawn, to God. It is His grace that conquers a multitude of flaws and in that grace, there is only favor. Favor is not achieved; favor is received. - C. JoyBell C.
Religion is not what appears. It's what guides the appearance. There is an appearance of everything. But the appearance doesn't always have something behind it. - Raheel Farooq
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakeable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. - Richard Dawkins
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation. It is the opium of the people. - Karl Marx
To me, religion is about our dignity, not our depravity. - Yann Martel
Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice. Divide and conquer! We must not let that happen here. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Coincidentally, the words RELIGION and BULLSHIT both have eight letters. - Daya Kudari
"My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. - Albert Einstein
With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil - that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
How great are the advantages of solitude! -- How sublime is the silence of nature's ever-active energies? There is something in the very name of wilderness, which charms the ear, and soothes the spirit of man. There is religion in it. - Estwick Evans
I am an atheist but I promise whenever there is complete freedom of religion I would worship you as my private and individual God. - M.F. Moonzajer
I've never been able to understand 'faith' myself, nor to see how a just God could expect his creatures to pick the one true religion out of an infinitude of false ones - by faith alone. It strikes me as a sloppy way to run an organization, whether universe or a smaller one. - Robert A. Heinlein
There are many sources of spirituality; religion may be the most common, but it is by no means the only. Anything that generates a sense of awe may be a source of spirituality. Science does this in spades. - Michael Shermer
I am a Millionaire. That is my religion. - George Bernard Shaw
A little philosophy inclineth men's minds toward atheism, but depth of philosophy bringeth men's minds about again to religion. - Sir Francis Bacon
Ainsi donc, en s’alliant à un pouvoir politique, la religion augmente sa puissance sur quelques-uns, et perd l’espérance de régner sur tous. - Alexis de Tocqueville
The faith of religion is belief on insufficient evidence. - Sam Harris
Religion is the world's label for following God. But, it is a one-on-one, daily and personal relationship that God seeks from all of us. - Elizabeth Salamanca-Brosig
Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt. - Richard Feynman
We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition. - Cicero
I am for freedom of religion, and against all maneuvers to bring about a legal ascendency of one sect over another. - Thomas Jefferson
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science. - Gary Zukav
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. - Bill Gates
When I got untethered from the comfort of religion, it wasn't a loss of faith for me, it was a discovery of Self. - Brad Pitt
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. - Mahatma Gandhi
Is there any conflict between science and religion? There is no conflict in the mind of God, but often there is conflict in the minds of men. - Henry B. Eyring
Terrorism has no religion, but secularism has one and only one. - Satyendra Singh 'Shyamal'
There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it. - George Bernard Shaw
Where there is the slightest insistence, there is no religion there! - Dada Bhagwan
The beauty of the infantry is its ability to truly teach tolerance. At the lowest level, when it is simply a matter of survival to count on everyone around you, regardless of religion or skin color, the only logical option is to ignore the differences. - Adam Fenner
People can change their external lives with religion, but a lasting internal change only happens through a daily relationship with Jesus. - Alisa Hope Wagner
Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there.
Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man wants to make a million dollars, the the best way would be to start his own religion. - L. Ron Hubbard
Before aligning the body to the future, the mind has to straighten out from the impairment of religion. - David Lion el Lloyd
To respect the borders of love is to respect the borders of life.The Religion Of The Blue CircleReligious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria HermansNovember 2, 2016 - Petra Hermans
Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. - Robert A. Heinlein
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There`s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. - Bill Gates
The problem is that one man's superstition is another man's religion, and vice versa. Many Protestants today still see Catholicism as being rife with superstition, ... while atheists and agnostics would see bien-pensant Protestants as worshiping an equally absurd form of the supernatural. - David Gibson
Mankind, not womankind, has slaughtered more humans in the name of God and Religion than for any other reason. - Abhijit Naskar
I count religion but a childish toy, And hold there is no sin but ignorance. Birds of the air will tell of murders past. I am asham'd to hear such fooleries! - Christopher Marlowe
To feel the right emotions is fully as important as to hold the right ideas, and the great service of religion is the development of the right emotions.
Religion is an illusion, and it derives its strength from its readiness to fit in with our instinctual wishful impulses. - Sigmund Freud
True religion must raise to work at the bar and the bench, on the couch and on the streets, in the cottage of the poor man and in the penthouse of the entrepreneur, with the fisherman that is catching fish and with the students that are studying. - Abhijit Naskar
Morality exists in the neurons as a natural sensation. Religion only tries to codify it. - Abhijit Naskar
I follow many great religions. Body is my temple. Love is my religion. Peace is my religion. Happiness is my religion. - Debasish Mridha
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosohpy. - William Ralph Inge
Religion deals with beliefs and faith, but science deals with truth and facts. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The Y Chromosome, organized religion and money are the roots of all evil. - William Hageman
May the life I live speak for me, not my religion or denomination title. - Dee Dee M. Scott
There is more religion in men's science, than there is science in their religion. - Henry David Thoreau
Sports has no bounds, no race, no religion, no caste and no creed. Keep out all this from sports. Sports are pure joy, do not ruin with your ignorance - Sammy Toora
They keep you doped with religion, and sex, and T.V.And you think you're so clever and classless and freeBut you're still fucking peasants as far as I can see - John Lennon
There are corrupted Muslims who have become Christians, and corrupted Christians who have become Muslims. They called it freedom of religion. - Duop Chak Wuol
The existence of true religion is predicated on the practice of goodness. Goodness is Godliness. There is nothing else. Religion lies in practice, not in bookish theories. - Abhijit Naskar
To see happiness of others, that is what is our religion. - Dada Bhagwan
That which is impenetrable to us really exists. Behind the secrets of nature remains something subtle, intangible, and inexplicable. Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion. - Albert Einstein
I am scared of the day, when they turn atheism into another religion for controlling masses. - M.F. Moonzajer
Islam is the only religion that gives dignity to the poor. - Ramsey Clark
It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond-the-fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill-file.
It is easier to change a man's religion than to change his diet. - Margaret Mead
Religion will not regain its old power until it can face change in the same spirit as does science. Its principles may be eternal, but the expression of those principles requires continual development. - Alfred North Whitehead
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion. - Baruch Spinoza
If you really want to know why atheists resent religion so much, try lying to someone for 10-20 years. If you don't have that kind of time, just ask my ex-wife. - Captain Perverto
It is necessary for the future scientists interested in the field of Neurotheology, to have a bit naïve approach towards the whole idea of God and religion beyond the conventional labels of religion and atheism. - Abhijit Naskar
If your religion requires, as an article of faith, to hate people of other religions and faiths, you and your ism are screwed up, mate. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Not only were science and religion compatible, they were inseparable--the rise of science was achieved by deeply religious Christian scholars. - Rodney Stark
We have enough religion to hate each other, but not enough to love each other. - Jonathan Swift
Religion is to be realized, not read or taught. - Abhijit Naskar
Religion has kept all of us suffocated, I can’t raise my voice you can’t raise your voice, still they call us fundamentalists. - M.F. Moonzajer
Religion imprisons God. By its own accord, if we are made in the image and likeness of God, then His condemnation of the sinner is an act of hypocrisy. I believe God to be greater than that. - Steve Maraboli
I’m an atheist, and a militant atheist when religion starts impacting on legislation. - Daniel Radcliffe
No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as 'what a man does with his solitude.' - C. S. Lewis
I have no interest in anything so frivolous as the bona fide religion or mankind's pathetic debate over whose version of the church is correct. Circular arguments over the semantics of faith hold no interest for me. Those are questions answered only through death! - m.ralte
When the power of LOVE is more important than the love of money, religion and power, and people realize that the most important things in this life are NOT things,the world will finally know peace. - Tanya Masse
Religion has to be protected; difference of opinion is not to be protected. - Dada Bhagwan
Holy solitaries' is a phrase no more consistent with the Gospel than holy adulterers. The Gospel of Christ knows no religion but social; no holiness, but social holiness. - John Wesley
It's better to have a million small religions with each one containing a great truth. Than one great religion containing a million small truths. - Carla VanKoughnett
SCRIPTURES, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based. - Ambrose Bierce
I do have a religion; it’s just not an ordinary one. In fact it is an extraordinary one. My religion is Literature. - Stephan Attia
All the good things a man can do for a woman is against her religion - M.F. Moonzajer
I love Religion it's the cheapest place to buy Guilt, Fear,Sin and Doubt - Stanley Victor Paskavich
​Blind faith may be healthy for the individual mind, but it is not religion. - Abhijit Naskar
I like the confusion you get between science and religion that’s where belief lies and art as well. - Damien Hirst
Religion is the opium of the poor - Ernest Hemingway
Knowledge, like religion, must be "experienced" in order to be known. - Edwin P. Whipple
This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion. - Ambrose Bierce
Questions about her feelings, about what has been or might be going on in her soul are non of my business; they are the business of her conscience and belong to religion. - Leo Tolstoy
I am, perhaps, too intellectual, too modern, for my own comfort! How lovely it would be to sink into the warm comfort of established religion. - Lisa Tuttle
Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all. - Margaret Fuller
Those who use religion for their own benefit are detestable. We are against such a situation and will not allow it. Those who use religion in such a manner have fooled our people; it is against just such people that we have fought and will continue to fight. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Religion (Dharma) begins with an obliging nature. - Dada Bhagwan
The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pleasure, ecstasy, they cannot seem to bear: their escape from it is in violence, in drinking and fighting and apparently inescapable----And so why should not their religion drive them to crucifixion of themselves and one another? he thinks. - William Faulkner
Heaven is such that all who have lived well, of whatever religion, have a place there. - Emanuel Swedenborg
I am a religious man! The only thing is, that in my religion, I am the God! - Tunk
When the mind gets a solution [settlement], it is considered religion. It is considered irreligion when the mind does not get a solution. - Dada Bhagwan
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
The aurora of humanity will begin when we learn that love is our only power and kindness is our ineffable religion. - Debasish Mridha
From the first day we have been fighting the wrong enemy; our common enemy is religion which dictates upon us division and partition. - M.F. Moonzajer
No religion can fully accept another religion, that’s the one belief all religions share - Ben Mitchell
Religion does not care about your purpose or determination; it just wants you to live like hell. - M.F. Moonzajer
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. - Napoléon Bonaparte
If there is any god, then love is his religion and love is his prayer. - Debasish Mridha
Proxy religion involves too great a risk: you had better see to your soul's matters yourself, and leave them in no man's hands. - Spurgeon, Charles H.
One man's religion is another man's belly laugh.
Religion is a set of rituals. - Debasish Mridha
A sect, incidentally, is a religion with no political power. - Thomas Wolfe
The Religion Of The Blue CircleReligious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria HermansBecause of peace, by peace, in peace. - Petra Hermans
Religion is a distraction from true education. - Richard Dawkins
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously. - Douglas Adams
La science est une nouvelle religion et la désinfection est son eau bénite. - George Bernard Shaw
If it's bad art, it's bad religion, no matter how pious the subject. - Madeleine L'Engle
Before aligning the body to the future, the mind has to straighten out from the impairment or religion. - David L. Lloyd
There is not enough religion in the world to destroy the world's religions. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance. - Eric Hoffer
The Bible is not religion, nor are the Vedas. The Torah is not religion, nor is the Quran, or any other scripture on earth. - Abhijit Naskar
It is not a religion. It is a relationship. - Unknown Author 516
Je suis contre le particularisme de pays, religion, d'espece. Ne comptez pas sur moi pour faire du particularisme de sexe. Je crois qu'une bonne femme vaut un homme bon, qu'une femme intelligente vaut un homme intelligent. C'est une verite simple. - Marguerite Yourcenar
Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. In practice it means that hardly anybody is allowed to mention it. - G.K. Chesterton
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.
If Heaven actually exists, I don't need anyone to be my real estate broker. After all, what is religion but an attempt to sell you a share in the ultimate gated community? - Quentin R. Bufogle
(Dune's Frank) Herbert made religion the inescapable instrument of cultural change. - Joseph Bottum
I do not want chemistry to degenerate into a religion; I do not want the chemist to believe in the existence of atoms as the Christian believes in the existence of Christ in the communion wafer. - Marcellin Berthelot
Religion is a salve for confusion and misdirection. - Robert F. Kennedy
I don't profess any religion; I don't think it’s possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words ‘spiritual’ or ‘spirituality.'[Interview, The New Yorker, Dec. 26, 2005] - Philip Pullman
But no one can rid himself of the preaching clergyman. He is the bore of the age, the old man whom we Sinbads cannot shake off, the nightmare that disturbs our Sunday's rest, the incubus that overloads our religion and makes God's service distasteful. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
Love is my religion, love is my destiny. - Debasish Mridha
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock. - Howard Stern
You are free; you are free to go to your temples. You are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion, caste or creed—that has nothing to do with the business of the state. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
The nature of heaven is to provide a place there for all who lead good lives, no matter what their religion may be. - Emanuel Swedenborg
Religion is the politics of faith - pumpjackdude
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When kindness is your religion, then caring is your prayer. - Debasish Mridha
The religion that empowers you to lie on god's behest is the most powerful weapon one can ever find. - Vishwanath S J
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print. - Dave Barry
Evil can't be scientifically defined: it's an illusory moral concept that doesn't exist in nature. Its origins and connotations have been inextricably been linked to religion and mythology. - Spencer Reid
The problem with religion, because it's been sheltered from criticism, is that it allows people to believe en masse what only idiots or lunatics could believe in isolation. - Sam Harris
With religion we divide people. With unconditional love we bring them under the same umbrella. - Debasish Mridha
The most dangerous aspect of religion is its tendency to glorify the absurd and justify the abhorrent. - Stifyn Emrys
Heart and character have no gender, religion nor color. - Charles Spencer King
I am a Muslim, because it's a religion that teaches you an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. It teaches you to respect everybody, and treat everybody right. But it also teaches you if someone steps on your toe, chop off their foot. And I carry my religious axe with me all the time. - Malcolm X
Religion suits everyone’s needs, believers, agnostics, atheists and god, just in case it exists - Daya Kudari
Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion, history, art, and romance would be useless. - Honore de Balzac
To be honest, i know noting about religion, since the world was created thousand of years ago, am just 30 years of age, and have stopped asking questions about how things came to being, but the truth about what i know is that the truth does not exit because i know noting - lanre efizie
When monetary dealing in religion stops, the religion will manifest its splendor! - Dada Bhagwan
Religion became the evil of our society when it started to teach resentment and hate instead of unconditional love and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
Whosoever advocates the ban of religion should forget politics - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
​Through ignorance a common man considers his own religion to be the best and makes much useless claims, but when his mind is illuminated by Self-Knowledge, all sectarian quarrels disappear. - Abhijit Naskar
Anyone who engages in the practice of psychotherapy confronts every day the devastation wrought by the teachings of religion. - Nathaniel Branden
I'm now a bit anti-Jewish since my last visit to the synagogue, but my atheism does not necessarily reject religion. - Jack Steinberger
Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of. - Mark Twain
A little philosophy inclineth men's minds toward atheism; but depth of philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. - Sir Francis Bacon
Religion is an outcome of the human weakness, or The limitation of human knowledge, or the fear. - Anonymous
Treaty with Tripoli, Art. 11. As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion; - U.S. Congress
The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also. - Mark Twain
Religion is the sense of comprehension of the totality of existence. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. - Honore De Balzac
Most people’s religion is what they want to believe, not what they do believe. - Luther Burbank
I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state. - Thomas Jefferson
Religion comes not where reign fundamentalism and authoritarianism. - Abhijit Naskar
Muslims are the first victims of Islam. [...] To liberate the Muslim from his religion is the best service that one can render him. - Ernest Renan
Free will is about the power to decide for yourself without outside influence. That means no family, no religion, no ethnicity, no boundaries to encumber you in making decisions that are solely for YOUR LIFE. That is complete free will - Levon Peter Poe
He that has doctrinal knowledge and speculation only, without affection, never is engaged in the business of religion. - Jonathan Edwards
The old-time-religion and today's cutting-edge-religion have one thing in common - they're both religion. I want neither. - Steve McVey
Lakes, rivers, streams...all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
Religion is textbook, Spirituality is soul work. - Kaitlin D.S. Cammie
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. - Richard Dawkins
All sorts of darkness and evil are now hiding themselves under the umbrella of religion, Christianity, church etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Notre religion, notre morale, notre philosophie, en sont que des formes de decadence de l humanite, le contre mouvement: l art - Friedrich Nietzsche
Religion is so frequently a source of confusion in political life, and so frequently dangerous to democracy, precisely because it introduces absolutes into the realm of relative values. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Do not feed children on maudlin sentimentalism or dogmatic religion; give them nature. - Luther Burbank
It will take centuries to disconnect people from an addiction like religion; no matter how bad and disastrous it could be, but addiction is the worst of all. - M.F. Moonzajer
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements and we get organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean S. Kamali
My religion is to live - and die - without regret. - Milarepa
I had never before considered leaving my religion, my family, my customs, and my beliefs behind. It was all that I had ever known. Would it be worth it to give it all up? I had no way of knowing. It was frightening even to contemplate a life beyond - Carolyn Jessop
Statesmen may plan and speculate for liberty but it is religion and morality alone that can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. - John Adams
Every religion which does not concern itself with Science is mere tradition, and that is not the essential. Therefore science, education and civilization are most important necessities for the full religious life.
It is theologically and anthropologically important for woman to be at the center of Christianity. Through Mary, and the other holy women, the feminine element stands at the heart of the Christian religion. - Pope Benedict XVI
To quit religion is to start walking in the space! Don’t be afraid, you don’t fall into the void, because you can hold onto God and science! - Mehmet Murat ildan
No Prophet ever said to follow a church, religion or holy book. Do you think that is just a coincidence? - Ed Strachar
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
Your RELIGION does not make you a good person. Your BEHAVIOR does. - Tanya Masse
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion. - Margaret Cho
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and should never be rationalized. - G. K. Chesterton
To eat, drink, arise, awake etc. are all religion (dharma) of the body. One has not come into one’s own Self Religion (atma dharma) even for a second. Had he done so, he would never ever leave God. - Dada Bhagwan
Spirituality is to Religion, what Love is to Marriage. Spirituality is an emotional state of the mind, just like Love, while Religion on the other hand, is a social construct, quite like Marriage. - Abhijit Naskar
It is in the consideration of Love as the director of your behavior, that all the laws of any religion are fulfilled. - Genevieve Gerard
My mom, God love her, she was one of those Bible people. She thought it was wrong to bother anybody, regardless of race, color or religion. It just wasn't a Christian thing to look down on anybody, and that's what she taught us. - Levon Helm
Such evil deeds could religion prompt. - Lucretius
Ignorance of Scripture is the root of every error in religion, and the source of ever heresy. To be allowed to remove a few grains of ignorance, and to throw a few rays of light on God's precious word, is, in my opinion, the greatest honor that can be put on a Christian. - J.C. Ryle
If you will trust your destiny it will be your religion. - Auliq Ice
It is in your hands to make life miserable or happy. No religion, spiritual leaders or knowledge will ever make you fully satisfied. - Santosh Kalwar
I'll keep it short and sweet -- Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business. - Matt Groening
What if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder. - Matt Groening
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages. - Ruth Hurmence Green
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it. - G.K. Chesterton
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart, is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
Music like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not in the least worthy. - Jean Baptiste Montegut
The soul was the first temple; love was the first religion. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The world holds two classes of men--intelligent men without religion, and religious men withoutintelligence.poet - ~ Abu'l-Ala-Al-Ma'arri, 973-1057, Syrian
Reading is accumulating knowledge. But not only that. Reading offers us every day what religion promises us for a posthumous and improbable future: the possibility of living beyond what our lifetime allows us to. - Camilo Gomes Jr.
If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion. - Edmond de Goncourt
The only way to know the answer is by asking questions. Religion tries to suppress the questions asking (curiosity) because it can threaten its own existence. The truth is out there, go ask for it! - Saurabh Gupta Earth5R
Religion reminds me of a lace condom. While lovingly crafted, it’s not designed for pleasure; unless inflated with fervour, it collapses; one size does not fit all; and no matter how many times you dunk it in holy water, it will not prevent misconceptions or contagion. - Lowestoft Thellow
The greatest threat to religion in any society is not persecution, but rather apathy born of irrelevance. - Sherman A. Jackson
I think that it's important for scientists to explain their work, particularly in cosmology. This now answers many questions once asked of religion. - Stephen Hawking
However, the serious seeker of detachment will have to embrace the Holy Trinity of Ss - Solitude, Stillness and Silence - and reject the new religion of Commotionism, which believes that the meaning of life is constant company, movement and noise. - Michael Foley
A history has not been made by you.History made you.The Religious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria HermansThe Religion Of The Blue CircleAmen - Petra Hermans
Petronius says that ‘Mundus vult decipi - The world wants to be deceived.’ That is very true, otherwise there wouldn’t exist any religion! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If you aren't any religion, how will you know if you should join the Y or the Jewish Community Center? - Judy Blume
While art should never become exclusionary and elitist, any culture which fails to support its artists is only contributing to its own impoverishment. (Beyond Religion, p. 122) - David N. Elkins
I have no other religion than kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Among other things Jonestown was an example of a definition well known to sociologists of religion: a cult is a religion with no political power. - Thomas Wolfe
If a `religion' is defined to be a system of ideas that contains unprovable statements, then Godel taught us that mathematics is not only a religion, it is the only religion that can prove itself to be one. - John D. Barrow
Religion is an experience, not a bunch of doctrines. - Abhijit Naskar
...Catholic versus Protestant, essentially. It's that kind of fight. ... And it goes on to this day. Will we never learn? Who knows? Religion. Shit it. - Stephen Fry
Religion is more beautiful when it brings out the goodness in a person. - Gugu Mona
Without a Uniform Civil Code, labelling India be Secular nation is just a illusion.Uniform Civil Code is necessary for India so that t same laws r valid for every citizen without taking religion into consideration. - Vikram Singh Slathia
I cannot now evaluate the events that, at the end of those thirty years, made me discover the necessity of religious belief. I was not reasoned into my disposition. Though I admire the structured thought of theology, it is to religion no more than counterpoint exercises are to music. - Igor Stravinsky
If Atheism is a religion, then health is a disease! - Clark Adams
If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism. - Albert Einstein
Religion is for people who're afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there. - Vine Deloria Jr.
If you think your religion requires discrimination, you're probably misreading your faith. - DaShanne Stokes
Religion is like wax. How anyone deals with it is decisive for how it will look like. - Ben Midland
Music is always a healer. Music has never let me down. I know it's my religion. There's the idea that you can't truly know happiness until you know sadness, so how can you heal yourself unless you've hurt yourself? I'm still figuring out who I am, but I know that I'm not who I was. - brendon urie
Religious people claim that it's just the fundamentalists of each religion that cause problems. But there's got to be something wrong with the religion itself if those who strictly adhere to its most fundamental principles are violent bigots and sexists. - David G. McAfee
Keep thy religion to thyself. - George Carlin
I am for freedom of religion, & against all maneuvres to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another. - Thomas Jefferson
The main point of enlightenment is man's release from his self-caused immaturity, primarily in matters of religion. - Immanuel Kant
True religion is that which does not let you stumble. - Dada Bhagwan
I don't ridicule religion, it ridicules itself. - Bill Maher
If one religion were 'true,' we would expect to see, even if only once in all of recorded history, a religious missionary that had stumbled upon a culture that shared the same revelations brought forth by the same deity. - David G. McAfee
Politics is killing religion. Religion has become a political tool of division rather than a divine tool of faith and unity. This attack of politics on religion is the real sin we are currently suffering from! - Mahmoud Own
Where religion is trivialized, one is unlikely to find persecution.
The romanticism of struggle is over. What remains are the utterly naked facts. The cult of personality and its collapse. Rethinking of everything. The masks are off (the mask of religion, the mask of heroism…). - Sonallah Ibrahim
For God’s sake, take the religion out of your life or all kind of absurdities will take the reason out of your life! Keep God, get rid of religion! God, Love and Science; the Magnificent Trinity! All you need is these three things! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Hallucinogens then do the same job as religion - they provide proof of unity, which is still the only known cure for fear of death. - Steven Kotler
I think one of the things you and I have to learn is that we have to live without the consolation of belonging to a Church....Of one thing I am certain. The religion of the future will have to be extremely ascetic, and by that I don't mean just going without food and drink. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Religion is based on the idea that God is an imbecile. - Noam Chomsky
Your religion cannot be divorced from your relationships. - Jim George
Religion is the biggest drama, the man has ever written and the God is the best character, the man has ever played that people are still applauding for _Idiotneil - Neil Jain
Atheism is more than just the knowledge that gods do not exist, and that religion is either a mistake or a fraud. Atheism is an attitude, a frame of mind that looks at the world objectively, fearlessly, always trying to understand all things as a part of nature. - Emmett F. Fields
Whole world is not looking for religion, it is looking for its own safe side. - Dada Bhagwan
Kill not, cause no pain. Nonviolence is the greatest religion. - Mahavira
Atheism is the opium of the mathematicians. Atheism is the religion of Mathematics. - Bill Gaede
No matter what kind of circumstances come together, if one’s stillness is not shaken and his goal does not change; he is known to have attained religion. - Dada Bhagwan
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
I never knew what it meant being a slave until I quitted religion - Moses Tiko Lungu
There is only one language, the language of the Heart. There is only one religion, the religion of Love. - Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Literature, art, science, and religion degenerate when polemical struggle supplants the independent creation of ideas. - Semen Frank
The universe is not for man alone, but is a theater of evolution for all living beings. Live and let live is its guiding principle. 'Ahimsa Paramo Dharmah' - Non-injury is the highest religion. - Virchand Gandhi
The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion - Anthony Trollope
It is for the good of states that men should be deluded by religion. - Publius Papinius Statius
The word ‘sin’ is derived from the Indo-European root ‘es-,’ meaning ‘to be.’ When I discovered this etymology, I intuitively understood that for a [person] trapped in patriarchy, which is the religion of the entire planet, ‘to be’ in the fullest sense is ‘to sin'. - Mary Daly
A religion without a goddess is halfway to atheism. - Dion Fortune
Your religion is not what you do on Sunday. It is how you live Monday through Saturday. - Shannon L. Alder
You are not insane if you believe in things that don't exist. You are insane if you are the only one believing in it. This is the difference between religion and insanity. - Knut Nærum
Religion is a belief or a curriculum. It can't hurt people or start wars. People hurt people, and people start wars. The real problem is the narcissist, for he can't control his anger and believes no one else is entitled to their own opinion or beliefs . - Mamie Thornbrue
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. - Salman Rushdie
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. - Kahlil Gibran
If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn't be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Give a man religion without reminding him of his filth, and the result will be arrogance in a three- piece suit. Max Lucado
I Will Follow Anyone And Tell EveryoneHow They Abduct...And Torture ChildrenIn the Name Of Religion - Widad Akreyi
Religion is never more tested than when our emotions are ablaze. At such a time, the timeless grandeur of the Law and its ethics stand at our mercy. - Abdal Hakim Murad
We need to start asking ourselves, does religion make people narrow minded or open minded? - Unarine Ramaru
The inhabitants of the earth are of two sorts: those with brains, but no religion, and those with religion, but no brains. - Al-Maʿarri
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabline it to make its peace with its destiny. - George Santayana
We are afraid of religion because it interprets rather than observance. Religion does not confirm that there are hungry people in the world; it interprets the hungry to be our brethren whom we allowed to starve. - Dorothee Sölle
I’m afraid, my blue-skinned friend - that matters of religion are absolute. True believers cannot be reasoned with. You either agree with their beliefs or you accept that you will be in eternal conflict with them.’"~Saul KarzaDeathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage - Martyn Stanley
Knowledge alone is not born to a researcher without the presence of something else such as fear, uncertainity or hesitation, however, if this knowledge is accompanied by religion then it becomes a reason for your faith to deepen and become stronger. - Abdollah Marzoug
The difference between politics and religion is that the first makes it legal to hate, and makes the love of the second illegal. - Rebecca McKinsey
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all. - Kahlil Gibran
It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. - Michael Shermer
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
If my religion is true, it will stand up to all my questioning; there is no need to fear. - Madeleine L'Engle
If any religion allows you to torture animals or sacrifice an animal for the sake of procuring god’s favor, then that is not a religion. It is an absurd practice of inhumanity. - Debasish Mridha
Religion serves all of us; men, women, gays, straights, blacks, whites, Americans and Indians. If it does not comply with our needs, wishes and happiness, then religion without a doubt is a plague that must be stopped. - M.F. Moonzajer
No person, relationship, or religion should complete you. They can enhance whatever is already there, but completion of the self comes from within, not from anything beyond that. - Pamela Morris
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
To see and feel one's beloved naked for the first time is one of life's pure, irreducible epiphanies. If there is a true religion in the universe, it must include that truth of contact or be forever hollow. - Dan Simmons
Rigid traditions capture soulsprisons of spiritual thoughtman’s religion has captured a god grown too small and very weak. - David W. Earle
"Knowledge, without common sense," says Lee, is "folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death." But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
For me, religion is like a rhinoceros: I don't have one, and I'd really prefer not to be trampled by yours. - Silas Sparkhammer
All religions, in their pure form, will tell you God is Love. And power, fear, division, judgment, oppression, hatred and self-righteousness are the opposite of Love. So going to war, for example, in the name of religion, is a complete contradiction. No pure religious leader would ever support this. - The Truth
Since the whole affair had become one of religion, the vanquished were of course exterminated. - Voltaire
Love is my religion, kindness is my prayer, forgiveness is my temple, and peace is my abode. - Debasish Mridha
And for the sake of humility--a characteristic crucial to sacred questioning we might do well to confess that we're capable at any moment of such bad religion ourselves. - David Dark
Science ask facts and religion ask faith, humans are confused between life and death. - Santosh Kalwar
I always tell my Western friends that it is best to keep your own tradition. Changing religion is not easy and sometimes causes confusion. You must value your tradition and honor your own religion. - Dalai Lama XIV
Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism. - William James
To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example. - Samuel Johnson
The world will see true peace when there are no boundaries of religion and the religion of all will be pure unconditional love. - Debasish Mridha
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements gives us organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean Kamali
I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.
Only one kind of religion cannot give peace to everyone. Whatever ‘degree’ one is sitting at, that ‘degree’ of religion he requires. - Dada Bhagwan
We have come to love darkness of religion more than seeking for the knowledge of God. - Sunday Adelaja
Religion is for those who are scared of hell, and spirituality is for those who have been there. - Bonnie Raitt
God forgive me for what I've done. God forgive me for what I will do, and forgive me for what I can't do because my religion won't let me. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love, one another. - Jonathan Swift
There are so many voices heard today asserting that one should "have religion" or "believe," but all they mean is that one should associate himself, "sign up" with some religious group. Stand up and be counted. As if religion were somehow primarily a matter of gregariousness... - Thomas Merton
Grace is not a doctrine or a religion. It is a person, Jesus Christ. - John Paul Warren
Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science? - Carl Sagan
Sometimes religion gets in the way of God. - Bono
Love is our religion. Love is our light. It is the only thing that gives us any hope. - Kamand Kojouri
Where slightest of conflict exists, there is neither God nor Religion. - Dada Bhagwan
One's own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one's Maker and no one else's. - Kahlil Gibran
Humanity is my religion; Earthian is my nationality. - Vinita Kinra
The religion or pulpit of a nation is the most powerful source of value formation in any country. Followed by the family, the educational system and the media. - Sunday Adelaja
Man without religion is the creature of circumstances. - Augustus Hare
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
Culture is religion externalized. - Douglas W. Phillips
More people have died in the name of religion than have ever died of cancer. And we try to cure cancer... What makes us take up arms against those who pray to the same God with different words? - Chuck Austen
There are wrongs for which religion makes no provision, and of which it has no comprehension.--"Wanda - Ouida
The only interesting thing about religion is how many people it's slaughtered. Communism and Nazism are religions as well, make no mistake about it. - Lemmy Kilmister
The tendency to turn human judgements into divine commands turns religion into one of the most dangerous forces in the world. - Georgia Harkness
Humanism is my Religion, Good is my adoption , Bad is my Elimination, Acceptance is my Decision, Love is My Gift , Relation is my Affection ,Truth is My Strength, Help Is My Credit , Knowledge is My Treasure - jagan kumar
Religion is what you do with your solitude. - William Temple
In matters of religion and matrimony I never give advice, because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge. - Philip Dormer Stanhope
Vision is the end of religion. - William Blake
[When asked 'Given the chance, how would you change the world?']It's a big question. Getting rid of religion would be a good start, wouldn't it? It seems to be causing a lot of havoc. - Björk
Mammon is still the god of the world's largest and most powerful religion. - Marty Rubin
Religion is what gives a person hope to keep walking even in the darkest times. - Abhijit Naskar
For what religion has never had sects? Rest assured, Extremism is always the derrière. - Criss Jami
The worship of power is an old religion. - George Santayana
The Religion Of The Blue CircleReligious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria HermansI respect my mission as I respect myself till the end.December 6, 1972 - May 2053 - Petra Hermans
Every time you understand something, religion becomes less likely. Only with the discovery of the double helix and the ensuing genetic revolution have we had grounds for thinking that the powers held traditionally to be the exclusive property of the gods might one day be ours. . . . - James D. Watson
Any religion that cannot stand up to a modern scientific reasoning, and to rational proof, is asinine - Fakeer Ishavardas
Science is interesting... Albert Eistein has said that he believe in religion, and he has said "Science without a religion is nothing and the reverse...", but now some people say that he has said and that he doesn't believe in religion and in god!? (That's call reverse...) - Deyth Banger
I’m afraid, my blue-skinned friend - that matters of religion are absolute. True believers cannot be reasoned with. You either agree with their beliefs or you accept that you will be in eternal conflict with them.(Deathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage) - Martyn Stanley
Atheism is not synonymous with anti-theism and not all atheists are 'active.' There are many non-believers who aren’t activists, who don’t oppose religion at all, or who are simply not all are interested in discussing belief or lack thereof. - David G. McAfee
God save us from religion. - David Eddings
I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR THE THING I DO NOT WHAT MY COMMUNITY OR RELIGION DOES. - merlin8thomas
Wherein lies happiness? In that which becksOur ready minds to fellowship divine,A fellowship with essence; till we shine,Full alchemiz’d, and free of space. BeholdThe clear religion of heaven! - John Keats
Religion is a good time pass, better than philosophy, and a million times better than love; love is a wastage of an era. - Aporva Kala
Religion is for the intimacy of your heart, not for your tongue and hands to hurt others. - Gabbo De La Parra
Time will come and some people will be proud of themselves that they have never believed in any religion! This honour will be belonging to the clever people of the society only! For the others, merely the deep shame will remain! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. - Jonathan Swift
Religion is a natural phenomenon of the human mind, but today, in the hands of theoretical bloodsucking religious preachers it has become a lifeless mockery. Now is the time that you take back religion from those intellectual idiots and place it where it belongs, in the temple of your inner cosmos. - Abhijit Naskar
Both porn and religion distort a person’s perspectives on women. - Jesse Dangerously
Forget Gods, Religion, Caste, Sex, Species, Everything like every single thing - Sense it, Feel it and just be Human ! - Alamvusha
Cosmic Ordering is neither a religion nor an elaborate program. You have everything within you to succeed: right attitude and right intentions. - Stephen Richards
Faith moves mountains. Religion strip-mines them. - J.M. Williams
Leaving your religion and having to invent your own system of values is a big deal, after all. - Therese Doucet
PALACE, n. A fine and costly residence, particularly that of a great official. The residence of a high dignitary of the Christian Church is called a palace; that of the Founder of his religion was known as a field, or wayside. There is progress. - Ambrose Bierce
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. - Dalai Lama XIV
If religion is against homosexuality, then it is against the will and happiness of people. - M.F. Moonzajer
I am not an advocate for religion. I only advocate for sweet general harmony. - Abhijit Naskar
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. - Margaret Mead
The opinions that are held with passion are always those for which no good ground exists; indeed the passion is the measure of the holders lack of rational conviction. Opinions in politics and religion are almost always held passionately. - Bertrand Russell
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam on those that are without while the inhabitant sits in darkness. - Hannah More
I believe that religion can make a well-rounded person, or it can make an idiot. What we've go going on here is an idiot.
If people call me Christian, not from the standpoint of religion but from the standpoint of social vision, I declare that I am a Christian. - Fidel Castro
Religion is a virus that we cannot get rid of. A virus of the brain that comes from no other source than itself. We who are uninfected must find the cure. - Jordan Beem
The true religion is to be posited not in the knowledge or confession of what God allegedly does or has done for our salvation, but in what we must do to become worthy of this. - Immanuel Kant
Conventional names define a person's past: ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, religion. I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years - FM-2030
Philosophy is to religion as psychoanalysis is to pseudoscience - Christopher Marshall
The principle of liberty and equality, if coupled with mere selfishness, will make men only devils, each trying to be independent that he may fight only for his own interest. And here is the need of religion and its power, to bring in the principle of benevolence and love to men. - John Randolph
The purpose of religion is to enhance love, compassion, kindness, and care.It teaches us forgiveness, humility, tolerance, patience, and to share. - Debasish Mridha
While following religion, where ‘any thing’ is required, they are all called ‘relative’ paths. - Dada Bhagwan
No Bible, Quran or Veda can give you religion. - Abhijit Naskar
We need to track back ISIS ideology to its origins, so as to pull it up by its roots. Then, and only then, we can establish a whole new understanding of the righteous religion rather than mere individuals’ interpretations that satisfy clerks desires and fantasies. - مُضر آل أحميّد
You can change the place you live, your clothes, your interests, your friends, your religion and even your partner. However, if you forgot to change your mind, attitude, beliefs about the world, how you treat people and how you plan to be different this time around, why did you even bother? - Shannon L. Alder
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Today’s "religious freedom" policies should not be seen as a problem limited to LGBT people but as a co-optation of religion that affects us all. - DaShanne Stokes
There are two ways to destroy a country: to involve it in a civil war or to keep all people ignorant by teaching them only religion. - Debasish Mridha
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think. - Arthur Schopenhauer
All religions are correct but the religion that searches for ‘Who am I?’ and ‘Who is the doer?’ is on the last final path of religion. And which knows this ‘Who’ is the final religion. - Dada Bhagwan
How is it that when we see politics permeate every life sector we call it totalitarianism and when we see religion everywhere we call it theocracy, but when commerce dominates everything we call it liberty? - Benjamin Barber
There is no compulsion in religion.
A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes. - James Feibleman
There's an empty spot I've always had inside me. I tried to fill it with family, religion, community service, but those were dead ends! I think this chair is the answer. - Matt Groening
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Religion begins from the time man starts to give happiness to others. - Dada Bhagwan
I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity. - C.S. Lewis
Socialism, or communism as it is sometimes called, is merely a secular religion, where the State becomes a god. - Stefan Molyneux
Trance is not a type of music..,it is a religion. - Saad Dodokh
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. - Thomas Szasz
Banks are the temples of America. This is a holy war. Our economy is our religion. - Giannina Braschi
When religion becomes so involved in a future good "over yonder" that it forgets the present evils over here it is as dry as dust religion and needs to be condemned. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Spiritual": religion without any rules. All the comfort of fictitious friends with none of their demands. - Stefan Molyneux
Religion was created for the goodness of the humanity, butreligious dogma converts a good person to an evil person. - Debasish Mridha
To regret religion is to regret Western civilization. - Theodore Dalrymple
Christianity is called the religion of pity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
People consider Islam as the best religion of world; I wonder if best of them is that much worse, I am really proud of being an Atheist. - M.F. Moonzajer
Meditation is not a religion but a scientific way to enhance the concentration power of the mind. - Debasish Mridha
Religion can only do two things for mankind; turn them into monster or stupid. - M.F. Moonzajer
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. - Reinhold Niebuhr
La religion n'est pas un pont entre Dieu et l'homme, c'est une Grande Muraille de Chine entre eux! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Religion has always been an irrelevant aspect if my life. The people here are either pissed of atheists, or religious freaks waiting for God to save them. - Alina Baker
If the United Nations wants to do something to be remembered forever, I guess that would be freeing people from insanity of religion. - M.F. Moonzajer
A cult is a religion with no political power. - Tom Wolfe
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense. - Carl Sagan
You don’t get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion. - L. Ron Hubbard
Though one believes in nothing, there are moments in life when one accepts the religion of the temple nearest at hand. - Victor Hugo
In ancient times, determinism rested on a belief in an omniscient God. Today, it is not old-time religion, but, rather, our culture's newfound faith - science - that challenges the belief in free will. - Jeffrey M. Schwartz
Torturing innocents, murdering civilians and destroying public property; they are all the gifts we have been given by religion. - M.F. Moonzajer
Where or how huge is the place we live or in what religion we believe doesn't matters when there is no happiness in our soul life is as a empty.bottle. - Jan Jansen
If a sect does officially insist that its structure of belief demands that evolution be false, then no compromise is possible. An honest and competent biology teacher can only conclude that the sect's beliefs are wrong and that its religion is a false one. - George Gaylord Simpson
That’s what imperialism is all about, shoving your language, religion, culture, and race down others’ throats and telling them that they’re beneath you and it’s not unique to the West either. - M.B. Dallocchio
The communists may not have done very well in the end, but I can't help thinking of capitalism as merely the go-to religion of the greedy and selfish. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
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. - D.H. Lawrence
I have watched a lot of films... about war... but still I can't understand what's the purpose of war???Killing inocent people??About religion... so my god says that killing other people isn't acceptable... but your is acceptable???WTF - Deyth Banger
Never mix business with religion, or you might end up losing your testimony when the business agreement is no longer something you or Christ would put up with. - Shannon L. Alder
Ask a true scientist a very profound question on his science, and he will besilent. Ask a true religious person a very simple question on his religion, and he will be frenzied. - Kedar Joshi
Religion has a good place and it has its good people. - Garry Marshall
NIRVANA, n. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. - Ambrose Bierce
I do not understand those who take little or no interest in the subject of religion. If religion embodies a truth, it is certainly the most important truth of human existence. If it is largely error, then it is one of monumentally tragic proportions—and should be vigorously opposed. - Steve Allen
We are determined to answer evil with GOOD, slavery with FREEDOM, rape with hope!We are against slavery, rape, beheading, torture, violations of human rights, corruption and misuse of religion! - Widad Akreyi
If religion has nothing to do with poverty and misery; then why the Muslims are the largest charity takers of the world - M.F. Moonzajer
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion. - George Washington
Opinion about religion might be different, but religion should be one and that is the well being of humanity. - Debasish Mridha
MONSIGNOR, n. A high ecclesiastical title, of which the Founder of our religion overlooked the advantages. - Ambrose Bierce
My religion consists of laughing at myself. My motto is this: As long as there is a me, there is a reason to laugh out loud! - C. JoyBell C.
To say that atheism is not a religion is the equivalent of saying anarchy is not really a political creed - Bō Jinn
Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery. - Bede Griffiths
The greatest religion you can ever have throughout your entire existence, is Love. - Abhijit Naskar
In temples you find religion, but in hearts you find God. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. - Charlotte Bronte
The West did not come to rule the world through its superiority of religion or ideas, but rather through its superior application of organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
Let people learn to love beyond religion and live beyond death. - Anjali Prabodh
Being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of tranquility that religion is powerless to bestow. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Peace is not just the absence of conflict; peace is the creation of an environment where all can flourish regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, class, caste or any other social markers of difference. - Nelson Mandela
A man who believes everything can be explained by science is just as ignorant as someone who believes everything can be explained by religion. - Zack W. Van
Islam desists violence practised by terrorists who kill their brethren and commit all despicable actions under the shelter of religion. Islam dissociates itself strictly from these people and their actions. - Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. - Napoléon Bonaparte
If you can sell a Religion, you can sell Anything. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
science is one , gods are manyscience allows change and accept new tested things but religion notscience laws are same all over earth but religions have different - er.teji
Man…who lives in three places in the past, in the present, and in the future can be unhappy if one of these three is worthless. Religion has even added a fourth eternity. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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 gaurds the door,and this dragon is religion - Bertrand Russell
Tolerance is NOT acceptance. And that's the problem with ALL religion. It teaches acceptance only for those who believe exactly as you do, and at best, tolerance for the rest of us "sinners." Sorry. Not acceptable. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Religion as a philosophy is superior to religion as a practice. - Daya Kudari
In essence, Religion retards the brain - Andrea L'Artiste
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must at that moment become the center of the universe. - Elie Wiesel
In order to adopt any religion or philosophy, one has to ignore certain basic concrete realities. - Marty Rubin
Religion is still useful among the herd - that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could. The crude human animal is in-eradicably superstitious, and there is every biological reason why they should be. Take away his Christian god and saints, and he will worship something else... - H.P. Lovecraft
There was something built into the human brain by natural selection which was once useful, and which now manifests itself as religion. - Richard Dawkins
Arabic science throughout its golden age was inextricably linked to religion; indeed, it was driven by the need of early scholars to interpret the Qur'an. - Jim Al-Khalili
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. - Aldous Huxley
I show how much of the wars of religion involved Catholics killing Catholics, Lutherans killing Lutherans, and Catholic-Protestant collaboration. (Page 10 The Myth of Religious Violence) - William Cavanaugh
Religion is for those who don't want to go to Hell. Spirituality is for those of us who have already been through it. - Anonymous
In my more rebellious days I tried to doubt the existence of the sacred, but the universe kept dancing and life kept writing poetry across my life. (Beyond Religion, p. 81) - David N. Elkins
When one attains self-knowledge, distinctions of race and religion vanish. - Abhijit Naskar
Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. - Samuel Chadwick
one should not embrace religion because they are born into it,one should embrace religion because they have faith in it.Ghana2016 - Gabriel O Gabriels
Of all the religions in the world, perhaps the religion of liberty is the only faith capable of purity. - Tiffany Madison
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
religion, the most powerful of the elements which have entered into the formation of moral feeling, having almost always been governed either by the ambition of a hierarchy, seeking control over every department of human conduct, or by the spirit of Puritanism. - John Stuart Mill
People who change their religion should face the death penalty. - Zakir Naik
The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. - Matthew Arnold
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home. - James A. Michener
Any religion which uses the words such as hell, fire, curse, burning, amputating can never be a religion of love because a religion of love must only use the language of love, must only use only the sweet words of affection, not the words of darkness and torture! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You may travel the whole world, but you'll not find true religion anywhere. Whatever there is, it is in your own mind. - Abhijit Naskar
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. - Albert Einstein
The suppression of uncomfortable ideasmay be common in religion and politics, but it is not the path to knowledge; it has no placein the endeavor of science. - Carl Sagan
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion. - Arthur C. Clarke
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Nothing draws people more quickly away from religion than an open mind. - Hemant Mehta
Atheists say that religion is like wearing shackles. Religion sets forth laws that govern how we act, and countries set forth laws that govern how we act. Yet only one is like wearing shackles. - S.G
Sufism is, in fact, not a mystical system, not a religion, but a body of knowledge. - Idries Shah
Religion is a defense against the experience of God. - Carl Jung
For once in life i want no one to judge me ,not my parents not my friends no one..For once in life i want to do what i want and live everyday like no tomorrow will come .For once in life i want to know the purpose we are here . I know its not money, no religion ,no rich and poor - kanav sharma
We seek salvation through religion. But more often than not, religion fills our head with hatred and empties our heart of love. - Debasish Mridha
I meet people and they enforce me their culture and then I choose to fly away and I meet other people and these people force me their religion and I wanna fly away. I meet other people, these people are silent, we begin to sing the song of the ocean and then we fly away together ~ - Grigoris Deoudis
We live in a day of abounding vagueness and indistinctness on doctrinal subjects in religion. Now, if ever, it is the duty of all advocates of clear, well-defined, sharply-cut theology, to supply proof that their views are thoroughly borne out by Scripture. - J.C. Ryle
Nothing shocks me more in the men of religion and their flocks than their pretensions to be the only religious people.
​A sage sees no conflict between Science & Religion. - Abhijit Naskar
One who practices pure religion soon discovers it is more rewarding to lift a man up than to hold him down. - Marvin J. Ashton
Religion + Good Works = Good WorksSolve for Religion. - Dan Barker
No religion, No race, No countries, Today we are human. - Sixeye
is dedicated to serves the unfortunate, regardless of a person's religion, race, ethnicity, or gender, as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people, helping communities worldwide.Ethical junction making choices easy. - Paul Chehade
Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. 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
Religion is the only thing left in the world that is free, which is why a lot of people 'find it.' - Jimmy Buffett
Religion grants its adherents malign, intoxicating and morally corrosive sensations. Destroying intellectual freedom is always evil, but only religion makes doing evil feel quite so good. - Philip Pullman
If religion is the cornerstone of morality, how come I so often find myself explaining why I don’t hate god to someone who’s expressed hatred for atheists, scientists, feminists, gays, intellectuals, and all other forms of infidels? - Lindsey Brown
Institutions are not pretty. Show me a pretty government. Healing is wonderful, but the American Medical Association? Learning is wonderful, but universities? The same is true for religion... religion is institutionalized spirituality. Mother Jones November/December 1997. - Huston Smith
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. - Thomas Paine
There is a fundamental difference between religion, which is based on authority, and science, which is based on observation and reason. Science will win because it works. - Stephen Hawking
The thing I hate about religion is, they ban what they have done and force us to do what they haven’t done. - M.F. Moonzajer
Yes, reason has been a part of organized religion, ever since two nudists took dietary advice from a talking snake. - Jon Stewart
Religion [dharma] is that where there is no irreligion (adharma, immorality). Religion cannot exist where there is irreligion. There can be only one or the other. Behind every intention, there is either [the force of] religion or [the force of] irreligion. - Dada Bhagwan
Jesus is great -- is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between -- the bureaucracy, you know. ... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping? - Bill Maher
It's sad that several political parties still count the dead, the starving, the unemployed by their religion, caste, creed and sect. The young generation needs to engage in politics of right vs wrong and not right vs left. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Social religion is perfected when private religion is purified. - A.W. Tozer
Deep scientific psychoanalysis reveals that excessive beliefs and dependence on religion is a superstition and fear induced psychiatric disease. - Debasish Mridha
Science is observing truth in the light of head. Religion is observing truth in the light of heart. Humanity is using both the lights. And education is developing that humanity. - Amit Ray
That man who is without religion and mercy should be rejected. A guru without spiritual knowledge should be rejected. The wife with an offensive face should be given up and so should relatives who are without affection. - Chanakya
Christianity is not a white man’s religion and don’t let anybody ever tell you that it’s white or black. Christ belongs to all people; he belongs to the whole world. - Billy Graham
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business. - Mahatma Gandhi
The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and ... people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make good use of them on occasion. - Denis Diderot
Buddhism is more a philosophy for living rather than a religion or dogma - it's about being awake, free from illusions and fear, so that compassion and loving kindness permeates all of our relationships. - Charlotte Kasl
In the contexts of religion and politics, words are not regarded as standing, rather inadequately, for things and events; on the contrary, things and events are regarded as particular illustrations of words. - Aldous Huxley
Only a "dry as dust" religion prompts a minister to extol the glories of Heaven while ignoring the social conditions that cause men an Earthly hell. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Science, like nothing else among the institutions of mankind, grows like a weed every year. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion, religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself, law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us. - Kary Mullis
There is no doubt that we have defeated too many dictators; but we must not forget that the religion is still out there. - M.F. Moonzajer
MAMMON, n. The god of the world's leading religion. The chief temple is in the holy city of New York. He swore that all other religions were gammon, And wore out his knees in the worship of Mammon. Jared Oopf - Ambrose Bierce
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
Explaining the unknown should be left to science, questions of good and bad behavior can be answered by ethics, and inspiration is often found in the arts. There’s no longer a need for the social construct of religion. - David G. McAfee
Real religion begins where the tiny cocoons of belief systems end. - Abhijit Naskar
The Christian religion asks us to put our trust not in ideas, and certainly not in ideologies, but in a God Who was vulnerable enough to become human and die, and Who desires to be present to us in our ordinary circumstances. - Kathleen Norris
The markets make a good servant but a bad master, and a worse religion. - Amory B. Lovins
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart. - H. L. Mencken
Who cares what colour your hair or what shape your shape is? Who cares what religion your religion or what language your language is? What is the colour of your heart? That is all that matters! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The religious scholars I have consulted are passionate about the need for political leaders to educate themselves in the varieties of faith and to see religion more as a potential means for reconciliation than as a source of conflict. - Madeleine Albright
Neither Pagan nor Mahamedan nor Jew ought to be excluded from the civil rights of the Commonwealth because of his religion. -quoting John Locke's argument. - Thomas Jefferson
You can never talk religion on network TV. It makes too many people angry. You can talk about sex. - Craig Ferguson
Science and Religion are two vividly different realms of the human mind. They work differently at the molecular level, but the purpose of both is alleviation of the mind from the darkness of ignorance. - Abhijit Naskar
Men get drunk and boast, or they get religion and repent. - Ellen O' Connell
In the past imagination and enjoyment were the religions. What is religion? It is the evolution of life power. What a man is wanting to know? He always wants to know the infinite power latent in his body. See what an immense power this human body holds! - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
We have come to the determination to die, all of us, rather than abandon our God, and our religion. - Jeanne D'Albret
Religion often has conflict with science but spirituality is a science. - Debasish Mridha
We keep on being told that religion, whatever its imperfections, at least instills morality. On every side, there is conclusive evidence that the contrary is the case and that faith causes people to be more mean, more selfish, and perhaps above all, more stupid. - Christopher Hitchens
Wherever and whenever a woman is harassed, abused and exploited there could be found a religion or some kind of irrational belief and suppression of reason among the minds of men or women who were responsible for the exploitation. - Thiruman Archunan
Terrorism has no religion is a theory, and the religion of terrorism is a real threat and practical thing. - Satyendra Singh 'Shyamal'
It is the ultimate religion, through which all humans neuropsychologically morph into Buddhas, or Enlightened Beings. - Abhijit Naskar
Knowing that the brain is predisposed to religion and spirituality, then might it be that God is a creation of the brain? - Stephen Richards
Men may make progress, but man never changes. Man loves power and money. No matter the skin color, religion or income level. These symbols of our nation make men drunk with power, who then justify their lust for more by claiming they are public servants. - Glenn Beck
My religion starts from where your arguments end. - Capt Kunal Narayan Uniyal
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion. - Voltaire
We have come to love darkness of religion rather than striving to understand how the world is supposed to function. - Sunday Adelaja
In our country religion is not different from philosophy and religion & philosophy don’t differ from science. - Virchand Gandhi
I think religion is a neurological disorder. - Bill Maher
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
Don't judge people on their Religion, Family Or Country they live ... Judge People On Their Nature..!! - Sagar Pandit
Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it. - Anonymous
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. . . . Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, quite intelligent enough. - Aldous Huxley
I conceive the essential task of religion to be "to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind". - Robert Millikan
You don't get to advertise all the good that your religion does without first scrupulously subtracting all the harm it does and considering seriously the question of whether some other religion, or no religion at all, does better. - Daniel C. Dennett
Where there is no peace; there is not the slightest religion there. - Dada Bhagwan
Religion is like drugs, it destroys the thinking mind. - George Carlin
We're starting our own religion at last. The Order of Frisbeetarians. We believe that when you die, your soul ascends to a rooftop and you can never get it back. - Bono
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. - Albert Einstein
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is. - Mahatma Gandhi
I believe that religion is the belief in future life and in God. I don't believe in either. I don't believe in God as I don’t believe in Mother Goose. - Clarence Darrow
We unfortunately identify people by their religion, but my question is that, how can you say that we got different religious when we all smile in a same language..! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
One of the greatest tragedies of our time, is this impression that has been created that science and religion have to be at war - Francis Collins
Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion. - Khushwant Singh
Race, gender, religion, sexuality, we are all people and that's it. We're all people. We're all equal. - Connor Franta
Religion is pickled God. - H. G. Wells
It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity. - Abraham Lincoln
I don't know about you, but I practice a disorganized religion. I belong to an unholy disorder. We call ourselves "Our Lady of the Perpetual Astonishment - Kurt Vonnegut
Sales is my Religion and Customer is my God and I Worship Him, The only thing is that my God is not very happy n generous always. - honeya
JOSS-STICKS, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion. - Ambrose Bierce
MAYONNAISE, n. One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion. - Ambrose Bierce
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life: if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one. - Thomas Jefferson
Religion, as it is generally taught all over the world, is said to be based upon faith and belief, and, in most cases, consists only of different sets of theories, and that is the reason why we find all religions quarrelling with one another. - Abhijit Naskar
That which frees one from bondage is the right religion. - Dada Bhagwan
Religion is an insult to human dignity. Without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things.But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
Technology is not the problem, nor is religion the problem. We are the problem. - Marty Rubin
The purpose of religion is tocontrol yourself, not to criticiseothers. - Dalai Lama XIV
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non-existence of Zeus or Thor - but they have few followers now. - Arthur C. Clarke
Religion is most often a curse; it teaches us to hate others. - Debasish Mridha
Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. - Winston S. Churchill
I do not believe in any religion, I will have nothing to do with immortality. We are miserable enough in this life without speculating upon another. - George Gordon Byron
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry. - Edgar Allan Poe
It has always been science versus fundamentalism, not science versus religion. - Abhijit Naskar
I don't judge or believe in any religion, I'm just learning from their divine esoteric stories. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Human desire is the criterion of all truth and all good. Truth does not lie beyond humanity, but is one of the products of the human mind and feeling. There is really nothing to fear. The motive of fear in religion is base... - D.H. Lawrence
As long as this belief, ‘I am the doer’ is not gone, one has not yet attained an iota of exact religion. He is still in the auspicious-inauspicious [shubh-ashubh] state. - Dada Bhagwan
If a religion asks one to kill another just because he or she follows not this ism, nor agrees with it; then, it's a hell-hole, worse than a prison. Run away, and far from it. As though your butt is on fire. And before you, yourself are imprisoned. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Religion is a veil that we often use to cover our ugliness. - Debasish Mridha
Think of God and not religion, of ecstasy and not mysticism. The difference between the theoretician of faith and the believer is as great as between the psychiatrist and the psychotic. - Emil Cioran
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, not condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion. - George Santayana
Maybe that is the purest and most radical kind of religion simple attention. Present-moment awareness. Instead of a belief system, awareness sees through all beliefs. - Joan Tollifson
Have a religion but don't let religion have you! - Janina Lea Dela Peña
Religion divides us, while it is our human characteristics that bind us to each other. - Hermann Bondi
Religion is the servant of the vanishing; science, of the existence! Disappearance belongs to the chaos and the Devil; existence, to the God! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Religion means researching the true Eternal thing with Deluded world view (with wrong belief) and ‘this’ (akram vignan) is a science itself. - Dada Bhagwan
Religion stops the loot of illusion; and through non-religion, the loot of illusion begins. - Dada Bhagwan
Love is your religion; the whole world is your temple. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion. - Voltaire
Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion - Steven Weinberg
Religion starts with desolation and ends with misery. - M.F. Moonzajer
Religion (dharma) is decrease in kashay (anger, pride, deceit and greed) and increase of kashay is irreligion (adharma). When Kashay goes away (completely) is the religion of the Self (Soul). - Dada Bhagwan
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived. - Oscar Wilde
Atheism, a religion dedicated to its own sense of smug superiority. - Stephen Colbert
What," "how," "when," etc are all questions more or less common to religion and philosophy. But to ask "why" is a transgression in religion, and this inquiry has undoubtedly taken the heaviest tolls on intellect. - Raheel Farooq
When they realized they were in the desert, they built a religion to worship thirstiness. - Zach Weiner
If there is any religion that could cope with modern scientific needs, it would be Buddhism. - Albert Einstein
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
It's a cycle... Religion is a source of relief for those who seek to anesthetize the pain that comes from following its beliefs. - Steve Maraboli
I saw a few Sligo people at Mass in Gardiner Street this morning and the omens seem to be good for them, the priest was wearing the same colours as the Sligo jersey! 40 yards out on the Hogan Stand side of the field Ciarán Whelan goes on a rampage, it's a goal. So much for religion. - Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh
[It] has been said that the difference between Greek and Israelite religion was that the Greeks worshiped the 'holiness of beauty' whereas the Jews worshiped 'the beauty of holiness. - Everett Ferguson
Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings. - Victor J. Stenger
A religion which requires persecution to sustain it is of the devil's propagation. - Hosea Ballou
Religion is doing, spirituality is being. - R.A.Delmonico
i am my religion. my belief is love. god is within [self]. - The Nyghtlie Poet
Faith and beliefs are the common things in all religion, so God is the faith and the belief without exception. - Debasish Mridha
There is a growing suspicion that what the world needs now is a religion that will cover the other six days of the week.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion - Francis Bacon
You can't have freedom of religion with a religion that hates freedom! - Celso Cukierkorn
So that, in effect, religion, which should most distinguish us from beasts, and ought most peculiarly to elevate us, as rational creatures, above brutes, is that wherein men often appear most irrational, and more senseless than beasts themselves. - John Locke
What is the meaning of Religion? The revelation of the hidden and unknown power of this human body, and to know that infinite power of this human body is the religion. - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
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
Slaves of religion or slaves of technology, what difference does it make? - Marty Rubin
Myth is what we call other people's religion. - Joseph Campbell
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism. - Annie Besant
Religion is not a bridge between God and Man; it is the Great Wall of China between them! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We must fight for the freedom of religion; because that is the only way we can stand against irrationality. - M.F. Moonzajer
Don’t mention me about your religion! Show me your heart! If you have the heart of an innocent child, you have the best religion, even if you are a nonbeliever! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is the ultimate religion, through which the son, the Father and all elements of the universe become unified. - Abhijit Naskar
Religion is what an individual does with his solitariness. - Alfred North Whitehead
The Christian religion is a parody on the worship of the sun, in which they put a man called Christ in the place of the sun, and pay him the adoration originally payed to the sun. - Thomas Paine
The great trouble with religion - any religion - is that a religionist, having accepted certain propositions by faith, cannot thereafter judge those propositions by evidence. One may bask at the warm fire of faith or choose to live in the bleak uncertainty of reason - but one cannot have both. - Robert A. Heinlein
Religion [dharma] originates where there is doer-ship [to do], Moksha [ultimate liberation] originates where there is understanding (to understand). - Dada Bhagwan
Freedom of religion is not enough; we need the extinction of it, because no one has turned to be a religious by their own choice. - M.F. Moonzajer
In every religion; a true love is the love for the God, in mine it is for you. - M.F. Moonzajer
The problem is not religion or God. The actual problem is authoritarianism, mixed with the desire to angrily impose one’s personal apparently idealistic beliefs on others. - Abhijit Naskar
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion, all in one. - John Ruskin
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. - Arthur C. Clarke
The Witch 2015, has shown how religion make us, and when does it put us. How just by one religion a lot of people live in the lie! - Deyth Banger
Without religion or God, what is the meaning of life?" Is like asking, 'Without shoes, what is the meaning of feet'. - Andrea L'Artiste
God has no religion. - Mahatma Gandhi
Truth, in the matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived. - Oscar Wilde
Where there is religion (religious following), there are no worries and where there are worries, there is no religion there. - Dada Bhagwan
Love is my love, love is my religion. - Debasish Mridha
Saying spirituality cannot exist without religion is like saying hamburgers cannot exist without McDonald's. - Steven Barnes
I am not sure how evil religion by nature is, but I have no doubt of its stupidity and insanity in practice. - M.F. Moonzajer
If I have to die either for religion or atheism I would prefer atheism, since my conscience will respect my rational decision. - M.F. Moonzajer
Before aligning the body to the future, the mind has to straighten out from the impairment of religion. - David L. Lloyd
A long time ago I learned that an atheist and a believer trying to have a discussion about God and religion is like shooting the breeze and having it shoot back. - T. K. Decker
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. - Woodrow Wilson
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