Religion Quotes

Religion is the manifestation of the Divinity already in man

Swami Vivekananda

Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.

Sigmund Freud

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.

Carl Sandburg

Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

Martin Luther King Jr

I do not believe in revealed religion - I will have nothing to do with your immortality; we are miserable enough in this life, without speculating on another

Lord Byron

What has religion to do with facts? Nothing

Robert Green Ingersoll

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Religion has done love a great servive by making it a sin.

Anatole France

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 H. Spurgeon

Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error

Robert Owen

Most people have some sort of religion, at least they know which church they're staying away from

John Erskine

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Where knowledge ends, religion begins.

Benjamin Disraeli

What I conclude is that religion has nothing to do with experience or reason but with deep and irrational needs

Richard Taylor

We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness; how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell

Karl Popper

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.

Henry Louis Mencken

On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning of the world to this day, have been quarreling, fighting, burning and torturing one another, for abstractions unintelligible to themselves and to all others, and absolutely beyond the comprehension of the human mind.

Thomas Jefferson

That's the problem with religion: you beat your way past the clerics, fight your way through the demons, stand before the holy of holies, and when you rip away the veil, there's nothing there but a mirror

Owen Rowley

I believe that religion, generally speaking, has been a curse to mankind - that its modest and greatly overestimated services on the ethical side have been more than overcome by the damage it has done to clear and honest thinkin

Henry Louis Mencken

Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.

Jesse Ventura

Priests are no more necessary to religion than politicians to patriotism

John Haynes Holmes

Religion is just mind control

George Carlin

Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.

G. K. Chesterton
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