A cult is a religion with no political power.— Tom Wolfe
Almighty Religious Philosophy quotations
Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.
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?
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
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.
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious philosophy for Americans, whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion.
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.
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances.
Angels transcend every religion, every philosophy, every creed.
In fact Angels have no religion as we know it... Their existence precedes every religious system that has ever existed on Earth.
It's hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.
For good people to do evil things, it takes religion.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.
Leisure is the mother of philosophy.
The world holds two classes of men; intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence.
I do not believe in god because I do not believe in Mother Goose.
Evolutionism is a religious world view that is not supported by science, Scripture, popular opinion, or common sense. The exclusive teaching of this dangerous, mind-altering philosophy in tax supported schools, parks, museums, etc. is a clear violation of the First Amendment.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Secular humanism is avowedly non-religious.
It is a eupraxsophy (good practical wisdom), which draws its basic principles and ethical values from science, ethics, and philosophy.
Philosophy means the complete liberty of the mind, and therefore independence of all social, political or religious prejudice... It loves one thing only... truth.
By All means marry, if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion - several of them.
God is no longer an explanation of anything, but has instead become something that would itself need an insurmountable amount of explaining.
It is in struggle and service with our brothers and sisters, individually and collectively, that we find the meaning of life.
There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of fraternity which nature has established between men.
Good-humor is a philosophic state of mind;
it seems to say to Nature that we take her no more seriously than she takes us. I maintain that one should always talk of philosophy with a smile.
Sufism is not a religion or a philosophy, it is neither deism nor atheism, nor is it a moral, nor a special kind of mysticism, being free from the usual religious sectarianism. If ever it could be called a religion, it would only be as a religion of love, harmony, and beauty.
We either have wild places or we don't.
We admit the spiritual-emotional validity of wild, beautiful places or we don't. We have a philosophy of simplicity of experience in these wild places or we don't. We admit an almost religious devotion to the clean exposition of the wild, natural earth or we don't.
I think . . . that philosophy has the duty of pointing out the falsity of outworn religious ideas, however estimable they may be as a form of art. We cannot act as if all religion were poetry while the greater part of it still functions in its ancient guise of illicit science and backward morals. . . .
Believe those who seek the truth, doubt those who find it; doubt all, but do not doubt yourself.
Imprisoning philosophy within the professionalizations and specializations of an institutionalized curriculum, after the manner of our contemporary European and North American culture, is arguably a good deal more effective in neutralizing its effects than either religious censorship or political terror
Heaven doesn't make this life less important; it makes it more important.
Their [the new atheists] treatment of the religious viewpoint is pathetic to the point of non-being. Richard Dawkins in The God Delusion would fail any introductory philosophy or religion course. Proudly he criticizes that whereof he knows nothing.
Every sensible man, every honorable man, must hold the Christian sect in horror.
The Church says the Earth is flat. But I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow on the Moon. And I have more faith in a shadow than in the Church.
The problem is that once the untrained mind has made a formal commitment to a religious philosophy - and it does not matter whether that philosophy is generally reasonable and high-minded or utterly bizarre and irrational