Yoga, as a way of life and a philosophy, can be practiced by anyone with inclination to undertake it, for yoga belongs to humanity as a whole. It is not the property of any one group or any one individual, but can be followed by any and all, in any corner of the globe, regardless of class, creed or religion.— K. Pattabhi Jois
Eye-opening Philosophy And Religion quotations
In the beginning the church was a fellowship of men and women centering on the living Christ. Then the church moved to Greece where it became a philosophy. Then it moved to Rome where it became an institution. Next, it moved to Europe, where it became a culture. And, finally, it moved to America where it became an enterprise.
The Sun Stone, the famous Aztec calendar, is unquestionably a perfect summary of science, philosophy, art and religion.
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
Those who live by mystery & charlatanerie, fearing you would render them useless by simplifying the Christian philosophy - the most sublime and benevolent, but most perverted system that ever shone on man - endeavored to crush your well-earned & well-deserved fame.
However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?
A cult is a religion with no political power.
I am surrounded by priests who repeat incessantly that their kingdom is not of this world, and yet they lay their hands on everything they can get.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.
An Inuit hunter asked the local missionary priest: If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell? No, said the priest, not if you did not know. Then why, asked the Inuit earnestly, did you tell me?
God made so many different kinds of people; why would God allow only one way to worship?
There is superficial conflict but deep concord between science and theistic religion, but superficial concord and deep conflict between science and naturalism
Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
California, that advance post of our civilization, with its huge aircraft factories, TV and film studios, automobile way of life... its flavourless cosmopolitanism, its charlatan philosophies and religions, its lack of anything old and well-tried rooted in tradition and character.
My origami creations, in accordance with the laws of nature, require the use of geometry, science, and physics. They also encompass religion, philosophy, and biochemistry. Overall, I want you to discover the joy of creation by your own handthe possibility of creation from paper is infinite.
If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.
The hands that help are better far than lips that pray.
Wherever morality is based on theology, wherever the right is made dependent on divine authority, the most immoral, unjust, infamous things can be justified and established.
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.
Religion and philosophy, philosophy and religion - they're two words which are both ... different. In spelling.
The person who can most easily take up natural agriculture is the one who doesn't have any of the common adult obstructing blocks of desire, philosophy, or religion . . . the person who has the mind and heart of a child. One must simply know nature . . . real nature, not the one we think we know!
I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious ideas of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.
What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing.
It also depends on what sort of person you are.
It's hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.
The Bible is not my book and Christianity is not my religion.
I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.
For good people to do evil things, it takes religion.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.
I don't really have a life philosophy;
my thing is just rebelling against pretty much organized religion. That is my main thing, because personally I think it's a crutch for people that are too weak to get through life on their own. I'm the kind of guy that says if I don't see it, then it doesn't work. And nobody can show me God.
In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken..."
It's been a long time since I've stood on a stage in London.
Was about 14 or 15 years ago, I was 60 years old, just a kid with a crazy dream. Since then I've taken a lot of Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Ritalin, Focalin. I've also studied deeply in the philosophies and the religions, but cheerfulness kept breaking through.
We lock ourselves into our own philosophies, our own religions, our own walks of life, and if we fail, we condemn ourselves and then we get sick.
The world holds two classes of men; intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence.
Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
I do not believe in god because I do not believe in Mother Goose.