Toleration is the best religion.
Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.
The change we need is to stand up for the strict separation of religion and state in all matters of public law. Simple.
The moral sense reappears today with the same morning newness that has been from of old the fountain of beauty and strength. You say there is no religion now. 'Tis like saying in rainy weather, There is no sun, when at that moment we are witnessing one of its superlative effects.
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.
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that it seems to be independent of all law, all party, all religion.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The scriptures assure me that at the last day we shall not be examined on what we thought but what we did.
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
Opinion of ghosts, ignorance of second causes, devotion to what men fear, and talking of things casual for prognostics, consisteth the natural seeds of religion
Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century
Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you'd have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.
God has no religion
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Religion is as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of a rope