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
Religion has done love a great servive by making it a sin.
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.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
What has religion to do with facts? Nothing
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
Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Religion is the manifestation of the Divinity already in man
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken.
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
Religion is one of the phases of thought through which the world is passing
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours; whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity
Bad science and bad religion simply swap roles, the former proclaiming Truth, the latter worshiping Doubt
Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he ''lives'' his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise in practice under the overbearing inquisition of public opinion, then and only then will truth, prevail over fanaticism
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery
By religion I mean a set of beliefs held as dogmas, dominating the conduct of life, going beyond or contrary to evidence, and inculcated by methods which are emotional or authoritarian, not intellectual
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.