When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.
— Abraham Lincoln
religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
— Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder religion quote
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Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool.
— Mark Twain
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
— Albert Einstein
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
— religion quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
Music is my religion.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother.
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We
will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
Toleration is the best religion.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards
the religion of solitude.
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.
He who is near the Church is often far from God.
have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.
As with the Christian religion, the worst
advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I am against religion because it teaches us
to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged.
My religion consists of
a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
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.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Nature is my religion. The earth is my temple.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power.
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
God is, and will always be, greater than your circumstances.
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art
of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
A good man, is a good man, whether
in this church, or out of it.
When I stand before god at the end of my life I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.
A wicked fellow is the most pious when he takes to it. He'll beat you all at piety.
There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and
science as our guidelines.
God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is no.
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized
in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political
system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.
Religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who have already been there.
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.
But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are
misleading and symbols that but few understand.
I pray that you all put your shoes way under the bed at night so that you gotta get on your knees in the morning to find them. And while you're down there thank God for grace and mercy and understanding.