Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.— David Bowie
Jittery science and religion quotes that are about freedom of religion
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
Half of disbelief in Allah in the world is caused by people who make religion look ugly due to their bad conduct and ignorance
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing.
My religion is humanitarianism, which is the basis of every religion in the world.
Hell must be a pretty swell spot, because the guys that invented religion have sure been trying hard to keep everybody else out.
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.
How easy it is to make people believe a lie, and [how] hard it is to undo that work again!
Men talk of heaven, - there is no heaven but here;
Men talk of hell, - there is no hell but here; Men of hereafters talk and future lives, - O love, there is no other life - but here.
Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
The whole being of any Christian is faith and love.
Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people.
Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.
Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged.
Once a ruler becomes religious, it becomes impossible for you to debate with him. Once someone rules in the name of religion, your lives become hell.
Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool.
To be free of belief and unbelief is my religion.
God is, and will always be, greater than your circumstances.
In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall succeed in our aims: the improvement of mankind.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Nature is my religion. The earth is my temple.
There was a time, when I blamed my companion if his religion did not resemble mine. Now, however, my heart accepts every form....Love alone is my religion.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
True religion is a revolutionary force: it is an inveterate enemy of oppression, privilege, and injustice.
God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is no.
Islam will win with or without you, but without Islam you will get lost and lose.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
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.
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.
There is only one caste... the caste of humanity. There is only one religion... the religion of love. There is only one language... the language of the heart.
Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.
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I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who have already been there.
When faith is completely replaced by creed, worship by discipline, love by habit; when the crisis of today is ignored because of the splendors of the past; when faith becomes an heirloom rather than a living fountain; when religion speaks only in the name of authority rather than with the voice of compassion, its message becomes meaningless.
If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude.
You need music, I don't know why. It's probably one of those Joe Campbell questions, why we need ritual. We need magic, and bliss, and power, myth, and celebration and religion in our lives, and music is a good way to encapsulate a lot of it.
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.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
The true man of God is heartsick, grieved at the worldliness of the Church, grieved at the toleration of sin in the Church, grieved at the prayerlessness in the Church. He is disturbed that the corporate prayer of the Church no longer pulls down the strongholds of the devil.
Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Whenever men or women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.
Truth is one, though the sages know it as many .
God is one, though different religions approach Him differently Call Him Shiva, Vishnu, Allah, Jesus or any other form of God that you believe in . Our paths may be different. Our destination is the same.