Religion Quotes

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

John Erskine

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

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

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

Anatole France

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

What has religion to do with facts? Nothing

Robert Green Ingersoll

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

Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies

Thomas Jefferson

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

Martin Luther King Jr

The first sign of your becoming religious is that you are becoming cheerful

Swami Vivekananda

Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.

Paul Tillich

Religion is probably, after sex, the second oldest resource which human beings have available to them for blowing their minds

Susan Sontag

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

Carl Sandburg

A man's moral worth is not measured by what his religious beliefs are but rather by what emotional impulses he has received from Nature during his lifetime

Albert Einstein

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

Sigmund Freud

Religion is the manifestation of the Divinity already in man

Swami Vivekananda

We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.

Jonathan Swift

Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken.

Lemuel K. Washburn

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.

Tom Robbins

Religion is one of the phases of thought through which the world is passing

Robert Green Ingersoll

A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.

Abraham J. Heschel

The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.

Thomas Paine

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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