Quotation Explorer - 'Religions'

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
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. - Ramakrishna
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
All religions are good except when they try to resist nature. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
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
Religions are born and may die, but superstition in immortal.
Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions. - Oscar Wilde
In order to put an end to our conflicts; we must put an end to the religions people stupidity. - M.F. Moonzajer
Every man knows that he will die: and nobody believes it. On that paradox stand not only a host of religions but the entity of a sane being. - John Myers Myers
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. - Henry A. Wallace
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
Educating hearts precedes educating minds.Investment in children precedes investment in the future. .'Despite of our different languages ,countries & religions ,we all share the same humanity'.- - Fida Qutob
It is when we stop believing that religions have been handed down from above or else that they are entirely daft that matters become more interesting. - Alain de Boton
Love is the theme of all religions but making it commercial is satanic. - Amit Abraham
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
What a life we live. Full of questions, adventures, stories, mistakes, good, quests, bad, miracles, lessons, people, blessings, journeys, inventions, music, animals, history, cultures, religions, prophecies, planets, stars, careers, movies, plants, hate, love, and so much more. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Religiosity developed because successful religions made groups more efficient at turning resources into offspring." (including art, cathedrals, cities, earthworks, etc?) - Jonathan Haidt
I can't think why fancy religions should have such a ghastly effect on one's grammar. It's a kind of intellectual rot that sets in, I'm afraid. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Eldest taught me about ancient religions that worshiped the sun. I never understood why- it's just a ball of light and heat. But if the sun of Sol-Earth swirls in colors and lights like that girl's hair, well, I can see why the ancients would worship that. - Beth Revis
Religions change; beer and wine remain.
The pens sharpen Islamophobia! No such thing. Primitive Middle Eastern religions (and most others) are much the same Islam, Christianity and Judaism all define themselves through disgust for women's bodies. - Polly Toynbee
Who but the Christian, among the religions of the world and throughout time, worships a God who loves him so much that he died an agonizing and wretched death to pay for his sins? - Ron Brackin
Gnani Purush’ [the enlightened one] has the [knowledge of the-Self] essence of all religions. - Dada Bhagwan
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
Religions are often state-protected nurseries of pseudoscience, although there's no reason why religions have to play that role. In a way, it's an artefact from times long gone. - Carl Sagan
For centuries after Christ, the church and other religions that use cruciform symbols have misrepresented the physical nature of Christ's death with a satanic symbol (cross), and a pagan idol (corpus). This secret has been concealed by the church for centuries after Christ. - Nwaocha Ogechukwu
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself. - Richard Francis Burton
Could it be that different political views, different religions and even scientific theories had been looking at our reality from different angles? If so, we should not accept or prefer one over the other, but instead we must aim to draw the best out of each view. - Ardiana Bani Cohn
In a heartbeat, he understands why religions are born on the sands there is nothing here for a man but his own mind. - Sara Sheridan
There is not enough religion in the world to destroy the world's religions. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Our hope of immortality does not come from any religions, but nearly all religions come from that hope. - Robert Ingersoll
Essentially, almost all humans are born with a fear of the unknown. It casts a pall of anxiety which pushes us into the arms of religions and soothsayers and their made-up answers. - Mario Stinger
These people live in many lands, speak different languages, practice different religions, may even hate one another- yet none of these differences prevented them from cooperating to produce a pencil. How did it happen? Adam Smith gave us the answer two hundred years ago. - Milton Friedman
Of all the religions in the world, perhaps the religion of liberty is the only faith capable of purity. - Tiffany Madison
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
As a scientist, I can not help feeling that all religions are on a tottering foundation. None is perfect or inspired.The idea that a good God would send people to a burning hell is utterly damnable to me. I don't want to have anything to do with such a God. - Luther Burbank
Our very existence refuses your laws andyour science, your religions and yourphilosophies. - B.E. Scully
Needless to say, food is used to constrain as well as to unify the members of many faiths. Most religions meddle in the day-to-day culinary habits of their adherents. - Michael Krondl
All great religions hold the power to enslave & the power to enlighten... - Simon Boylan
All the three monotheist religions (Jewish, Christianity and Islam)claims that their God (Yahweh, God and Allah) created humans in a similar way: this indicates that creationist have not yet established the creator. - Ajay Kansal
True Christianity cuts across all other religions and creates its own culture. - J. Otis Yoder
He seems to be attracting religions the way a dog attracts fleas. - Yann Martel
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. - Sir Richard Francis Burton
As long as there are fools and rascals, there will be religions. - Voltaire
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth. - Muhammad Ali
Death doesn't just make all the world kin, it makes all religions one - Neal Shusterman
If you look through all the different cultures. Right from the earliest, earliest days with the animistic religions, we have sought to have some kind of explanation for our life, for our being, that is outside of our humanity. - Jane Goodall
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
The only successful philosophies and religions are the ones that flatter us, whether in the name of progress or of hell. Damned or not, man experiences an absolute need to be at the heart of everything. - Emil Cioran
With the glorious flames of compassion in your heart, embrace the goodness from all religions. - 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
If there is any kernel of truth in the religions we so deplore,and they are just a carnival of errors,the truth is that it's possible to sink into the present moment in such a way as to find it sacred and to cease to have a problem. - Sam Harris
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
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
Have you ever wondered why there are so many Gods and so many religions? It is because in the Land of the Gods, there is not a single hand to guide the Gods on a proper path. - Lionel Suggs
England has forty-two religions and only two sauces. - Voltaire
Science is the record of dead religions. - Oscar Wilde
Death anxiety is the mother of all religions, which, in one way or another, attempt to temper the anguish of our finitude. - Irvin D. Yalom
...wearing a turban of yellow, signifying knowledge, and a robe of purple, portraying purity and activity, Virchand Gandhi of Bombay delivered a lecture on the religions of India.... - The New York Times
I am an atheist and I consider religions to be a form of collective neurosis. I am not an enemy of the Catholics, as I am not an enemy of the tuberculars, the myopic or the paralytics; you cannot be an enemy of the sick, only their good friend in order to help them cure themselves. - Diego Rivera
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
Watch?? I'm gonna pray, man! Know any good religions?
In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce.
Christmas is a time when people of all religions come together to worship Jesus Christ. - Matt Groening
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world. - Mahatma Gandhi
No religion can fully accept another religion, that’s the one belief all religions share - Ben Mitchell
Religions differ only in the form; religions differ only in their methodology. - Osho
Mankind has created many religions; most of them are long gone now and finally all will long gone! This truth is an irreversible truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
If we adopt the manifest of all the religions, no one would survive. - M.F. Moonzajer
The ultimate Truth is so simple. It is nothing more than being in the pristine state. This is all that need be said. till, it is a wonder that to teach this simple Truth there should come into being so many religions, creeds, methods and disputes among them and so on! Oh the pity! Oh the pity! - Ramana Maharshi
The world will be brighter and wiser without religions, but it will surely be darker and more hopeless without God! - Mehmet Murat ildan
RUBBISH, n. Worthless matter, such as the religions, philosophies, literatures, arts and sciences of the tribes infesting the regions lying due south from Boreaplas. - Ambrose Bierce
I follow many great religions. Body is my temple. Love is my religion. Peace is my religion. Happiness is my religion. - Debasish Mridha
The challenge of elucidating living processes -- including consciousness and all its baggage which we bundle together as 'the human spirit' -- is only one example of a challenge where hard work is paying off and science does not need to accept the false explanations peddled by religions. - Peter Atkins
All religions are true but none are literal. - Joseph Campbell
Most world religions denounced war as a barbaric waste of human life. We treasured the teachings of these religions so dearly that we frequently had to wage war in order to impose them on other people. - Jon Stewart
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final. - Hypatia of Alexandria
The language of intrinsic human rights represented a significant advance beyond the previous language of world religions in terms of its universal applicability and its thiswordliness. - Immanuel Wallerstein
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
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