Religion Quotes

Religion hinges upon faith, politics hinges upon who can tell the most convincing lies or maybe just shout the loudest, but science hinges upon whether its conclusions resemble what actually happens

Ian Stewart

It is an interesting and demonstrable fact, that all children are atheists and were religion not inculcated into their minds, they would remain so

Ernestine Rose

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

Dalai Lama

More people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, my friends, that is true perversion.

Harvey Milk

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.

Richard Burton

Since I have heard often enough that everyone in the end has his own religion, nothing seemed more natural to me than to fashion my own

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.

Dalai Lama

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry

Edgar Allan Poe

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

G. K. Chesterton

Religion is just mind control

George Carlin

Priests are no more necessary to religion than politicians to patriotism

John Haynes Holmes

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

Jesse Ventura

Our hope of immortality does not come from any religions, but nearly all religions come from that hope

Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

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

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

Richard Taylor

Where knowledge ends, religion begins.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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