Half of disbelief in Allah in the world is caused by people who make religion look ugly due to their bad conduct and ignorance— Al-Ghazali
Fascinating World Religions quotations
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 World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
My religion is humanitarianism, which is the basis of every religion in the world.
I regard irreligious people as pioneers.
If there had been no priesthood the world would have advanced ten thousand times better than it has now.
We should not ask, ‘What is wrong with the world?’ for that diagnosis has already been given. Rather we should ask, “What has happened to salt and light?
Hinduism would not be eternal were it not constantly growing and spreading, and taking in new areas of experience. Precisely because it has this power of self addition and re-adaptation, in greater degree than any other religion that the world has even seen, we believe it to be the one immortal faith.
Let's quit fiddling with religion and do something to bring the world to Christ.
In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall come nearer to success and that success in our aims (the improvement of the lot of mankind, present and future) is worth attaining...I maintain that faith in this world is perfectly possible without faith in another world.
The voodoo priest and all his powders were as nothing compared to espresso, cappuccino, and mocha, which are stronger than all the religions of the world combined, and perhaps stronger than the human soul itself.
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics.
They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
My religion is truth, love and service to God and humanity.
Every religion that has come into the world has brought the message of love and brotherhood. Those who are indifferent to the welfare of their fellowmen, whose hearts are empty of love, they do not know the meaning of religion.
We talk religion in a world that worships the bread but does not distribute it, that practices ritual rather than righteousness, that confesses but does not repent.
If religious instruction were not allowed until the child had attained the age of reason, we would be living in a quite different world.
To achieve world government, it is necessary to remove from the minds of men, their individualism, loyalty to family traditions, national patriotism and religious dogmas.
We must move as quickly as possible to a one-world government;
a one-world religion; under a one world leader.
I would rather die now than to live a life of oblivious ease in so sick a world.
Islam doesn't promote violence or peace.
Islam is just a religion, and like every religion in the world, it depends on what you bring to it. If you're a violent person, your Islam, your Judaism, your Christianity, your Hinduism, is going to be violent.
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion […] but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.
How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions?
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.
The World is three days: As for yesterday, it has vanished, along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work in it.
Whether we like it or not, we have all been born into this world as part of one great human family. Rich or poor, educated or uneducated, belonging to one nation or another, to one religion or another, adhering to this ideology or that, ultimately each of is just a human being like everyone else. We all desire happiness and do not want suffering.
A scientific discovery is also a religious discovery.
There is no conflict between science and religion. Our knowledge of God is made larger with every discovery we make about the world.
In regards to this great Book [the Bible], I have but to say it is the best gift God has given to man. All the good the Savior gave to the world was communicated through this Book. But for it we could not know right from wrong. All things most desirable for man's welfare, here and hereafter, are found portrayed in it.
Jesus was not a white man; He was not a black man. He came from that part of the world that touches Africa and Asia and Europe. Christianity is not a white man's religion and don't let anybody ever tell you that it's white or black. Christ belongs to all people; He belongs to the whole world.
We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God.
The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.
The fools of the world have been those who have established religions, ceremonies, laws, faith, rule of life.
A society whose members are united by the fact that they think in the same way in regard to the sacred world and its relations with the profane world, and by the fact that they translate these common ideas into common practices, is what is called a Church. In all history, we do not find a single religion without a Church.
What has been the effect of [religious] coercion? To make one half the world fools, and the other half hypocrites. To support roguery and error all over the earth.
America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem.
It is impossible to understand history, international politics, the world economy, religions, philosophy, or ‘patterns of culture’ without taking geography into account.
Bolshevism is to be reckoned with Mohammedanism rather than with Christianity and Buddhism. Christianity and Buddhism are primarily personal religions, with mystical doctrines and a love of contemplation. Mohammedanism and Bolshevism are practical, social, unspiritual, concerned to win the empire of the world.