Religion Quotes

Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain

Mark Twain

Which of the religions of the world gives to its followers the greatest happiness? While it lasts, the religion of worshiping oneself is best

C.S. Lewis

Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions

Unknown

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Religion is love; in no case is it logic

Beatrice Potter Webb

Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.

Epictetus

The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.

Dave Barry

A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge.

Dr. Carl Sagan

Religious ideas have sprung from the same need as all the other achievements of culture: from the necessity for defending itself against the crushing supremacy of nature

Sigmund Freud

Whatever sympathy I feel towards religions, whatever admiration for some of their adherents, whatever historical or biological necessity I see in them, whatever metaphorical truth, I cannot accept them as credible explanations of reality; and they are incredible to me in proportion to the degree that they require my belief in positive human attributes and intervenient powers in their divinities.

John Fowles

The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion

Lord Hailsham

To me there's no real difference between a fortune teller or a fortune cookie and any of the organized religions. They're all equally valid or invalid, really. And equally helpful.

Woody Allen

The basis of religion is our affection for the household of the holy Prophet.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Religions all have different names, but they all contain the same truths. ... I think the people of our religion should be tolerant and understand people believe different things.

Muhammad Ali

Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you.

John David Ashcroft

Since thou hast faithfully obeyed the true religion of God in the past, it behooveth thee to follow His true religion hereafter, inasmuch as every religion proceedeth from God, the Help in Peril, the Self-Subsisting.

The Bab

The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.

Avicenna

For it is the chief characteristic of the religion of science that it works, and that such curses as that of Aporat's are really deadly.

Isaac Asimov

The greatest vicissitude of things amongst men is the vicissitude of sects and religions.

Francis Bacon

If the Bible is only human lore, and not divine truth, then we have no real answer to those who say, "Let's pick the best out of all religions and blend it all into Pan-Deism - one world religion with one god made out of many".

J. Sidlow Baxter

There is no longer any religion when there is no longer any privileged religion. Take from religion its exclusive power and it will no longer exist.

Bruno Bauer

One's religion is whatever he is most interested in, and yours is Success.

Sir James Matthew Barrie

Islam is fundamentally in its very nature a natural religion.

Aga Khan III

It is not the religious beliefs, whether right or wrong, which are opposed to culture and material progress, but that belief which prohibits learning of sciences, earning one's livelihood and the ways of culture. I do not believe that there is any religion in the world which opposes these things. I would rather say that it is non-believing which inevitably leads to disorder and distortion of culture as in the case of the Nihilists.

Al-Afghani, Jamal al-Din

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