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Sentimental Religious Wars quotations

Religious wars quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Religious wars quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil.

All religious wars are about people arguing over who has the biggest invisible friend.

Religious wars quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Donohue: "It is Christianity that [Manson] hates, and it is Catholicism that he hates most of all. This guy is at war with Christ." Manson: "I can't possibly be at war with Christ, because your religion killed him and what he stood for. But if you want to be at war with me, bring it on."

We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness; how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell.

The hands that help are better far than lips that pray.

Religious wars quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

If there ever was a religious war full of terror, it was the Crusades.

But you can't blame Christianity because a few adventurers did this.

The fruits of Christianity were religious wars, butcheries, crusades, inquisitions, extermination of the natives of America, and the introduction of African slaves in their place.

The whole history of the last thousands of years has been a history of religious persecutions and wars, pogroms, jihads, crusades. I find it all very regrettable, to say the least.

Religious wars quote Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.

Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.

What I do know is that Charlie Hebdo cartoonists have been converted into the closest thing the West has to religious-like martyrs in the war against radical Islam, which means that anything short of pure reverence for them generates tribal rage and vilification.

All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth.

And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.

In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty.

He is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own.

Religious wars quote It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

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By maintaining the separation of church and state, the United States has avoided the intolerance which has so divided the rest of the world with religious wars.

The bloody years of war and all the atrocities in European history have taught the Europeans that secular politics free of religious hatred is mainly a question of peace. This concept is not anchored in the same way in the consciousness of Turks, which has to do with the fact that the secular was forced upon us by the army.

It will be a Religious War, a sort of Christian Jihad, fueled by religious hatred and led by merciless fanatics on both sides. It will be guerilla warfare on a global scale, with no front lines and no identifiable enemy.

Religious wars quote The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.

The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.

I believe in mysticism, with an interior goal, and you are your own temple and your own priest. I dont believe anymore in religions, because you see today there are religious wars, prejudice, false morals, and the woman is despised. Religion is too old now; its from another century, its not for today.

If one takes full account of the persecution of heretics, the frequency and savagery of the religious wars which Christianity had endangered, the harm caused, especially to children, by the pernicious doctrine of original sin, a case could be made for saying that the world would have been better off without Christianity.

Religion is the opiate of the people.

Religious wars quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

I can't tell Black people to fight a war that is Israel's war.

What kind of leader will you be, or should I be, to allow these babies Black, white and brown, to fight Israel's war, because Zionists dominate the government of the United States of America and her banking system.

Christianity doesn't come into it. George Bush and Tony Blair are not Christians. Religious people believe in the prophets, peace be upon them. Bush believes in the profits and how to get a piece of them. So don't ever confuse this with a war of civilizations.

Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion - several of them.

Religious wars quote Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

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God is no longer an explanation of anything, but has instead become something that would itself need an insurmountable amount of explaining.

[In] the national and religious conflict of the [Byzantine and Saracen] empires, peace was without confidence, and war without mercy.

We hoped for a happy termination of this terrible war long before this;

but God knows best, and has ruled otherwise. We shall yet acknowledge His wisdom and our own error therein.

Religious wars quote Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances.

Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances.

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We did not lack for religious leaders to urge us into "godly" war [.

..]. All of this was part of a well-financed propaganda campaign on the part of British agents. As usual, the government of the United States was being "run" by the British Secret Intelligence Service.

The energy that actually shapes the world springs from emotions - racial pride, leader-worship, religious belief, love of war - which liberal intellectuals mechanically write off as anachronisms, and which they have usually destroyed so completely in themselves as to have lost all power of action.

America became a special source of attraction to people who were fleeing the aftereffects of the 30 Years War and the religious persecution that began to sweep through Europe in the period between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. And when people got here, very often they succeeded.

Religious wars quote No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is

No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.

I acknowledge that history is full of religious wars: but we must distinguish;

it is not the multiplicity of religions which has produced these wars; it was the intolerating spirit which animated that one which thought she had the power of governing.

Throughout the three decades preceding the Civil War, the anticlerical ethos of the radical abolitionists was used against them by religious opponents of emancipation, who . . . even described abolitionism itself as an atheist plot.

We have a war on women, race wars. Income wars, age wars, religious wars, anything you can imagine. A house divided against itself cannot stand it. And it's going to be up to us, to people, to begin the focus on the positive things, on the things that we have in common and stop listening to those who are stoking the fires of division.

The distortions and insults about organized religion will continue unabated as long as our popular culture continues its overall campaign against judgment and values. A war against standards leads logically and inevitably to hostility to religion because it is religious faith that provides the ultimate basis for all standards.

[After World War II:] By now we are used to the rubble, which they clear up religiously and indefatigably. What a determination to get on top again! One could admire it, if one would not be afraid that somewhere lurks another Hitler. But you can't seem to find a single Nazi in Germany! Nobody was one! It was all a dream!

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