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For man may pious texts repeat,
And yet religion have no inward seat
Thomas Hood

There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.
Eugene Ionesco

His Holiness brings a wealth of experience to this exalted office. The United Nations and the Holy See share a strong commitment to peace, social justice, human dignity, religious freedom and mutual respect among the world's religions.
Kofi Annan

I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
T S Eliot

A union of government and religion tends to destroy government and degrade religion.
Hugo Black

We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind.
Juan Samaranch

The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion.
George Washington

The search for religion is the starting point of thought
Xu Zhimo

You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion. Not many people believe in the hereafter, so they keep going. [Then again you could say its due to medical and scientific improvement, and speak the truth]
Cyril Clarke

As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
Pierre De Beaumarchais

Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Edmund Burke

Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble.
Joseph Campbell

Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
Epictetus

Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost.
Joyce Oates

A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.
Edgar Allan Poe

I am a deeply religious nonbeliever. This is a somewhat new kind of religion.
Albert Einstein

Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind.
Paul Bert

Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We're definitely going to get Brooklyn christened, but we don't know into which religion!
David Beckham

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree
Albert Einstein

Adversity reminds men of religion
Livy

It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late.
Pearl Buck

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Kahlil Gibran

Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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.
Karl Popper

In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
Robert Runcie

Sacred religion! Mother of Form and Fear!
Samuel Daniel

Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Pope John Paul II

Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property
Maria Edgeworth

Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion.
Thomas Hobbes

The equation of religion with belief is rather recent.
Arnold Toynbee

We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism.
August Bebel

E.P. Whipple calls fanaticism 'religion caricatured,' which is a full definition in a word.
James Parton

It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
Dwight Moody

Religion is by no means a proper subject of conversation in a mixed company. [This particular Earl of Chesterfield Lived 1694 - 1773]
Earl Of Chesterfield

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Abraham Lincoln

Religion is the highest vanity.
Friedrich Hebbel

There is something utterly nauseating about a system of society which pays a harlot 25 times as much as it pays its prime minister, 250 times as much as it pays its members of Parliament and 500 times as much as it pays some of its ministers of religion.
Harold Wilson

For my part, it is not the mystery of the incarnation which I discover in religion, but the mystery of social order, which associates with heaven that idea of equality which prevents the rich from destroying the poor
Napoleon Bonaparte

Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Ambrose Bierce

The Olympic Movement is a 20th century religion. Where there is no injustice of caste, of race, of family, of wealth.
Avery Brundage

We cannot assume the injustice of any actions which only create offense, and especially as regards religion and morals. He who utters or does anything to wound the conscience and moral sense of others, may indeed act immorally; but, so long as he is not guilty of being importunate, he violates no right.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt

Whenever a taboo is broken, something good happens, something vitalizing. Taboos after all are only hangovers, the product of diseased minds, you might say, of fearsome people who hadn't the courage to live and who under the guise of morality and religion have imposed these things upon us.
Henry Miller

When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.
Frank Herbert

Any system of religion that has any thing in it that shocks the mind of a child cannot be a true system. (The Age of Reason)
Thomas Paine

'Religion is the sign of the oppressed... It is the opium of the people.'
Karl Marx

Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune.
Raymond Queneau

His religion at best is an anxious wish, - like that of Rabelais, a great Perhaps
Thomas Carlyle

Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
Robert G Ingersoll

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that.
John Keats



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