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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

Christmas is a time when people of all religions come together to worship Jesus Christ.
Bart Simpson

For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment.
Baron Pierre De Coubertin

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

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Thomas Paine

Religion's in the heart, not in the knees.
Douglas William Jerrold

Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
Heinrich Heine

The sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow
C F Forbes

All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
Epictetus

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

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

Adversity reminds men of religion
Livy

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

My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle.
D H Lawrence

Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century
Malcolm Muggeridge

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

How many evils has religion caused!
Lucretius

The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
Isaac Singer

The thing about religion is it seems that everyone has a slightly different conception of what it is and what it might mean to them.
James Frazer

A cult is a religion with no political power.
Tom Wolfe

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

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein

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

Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science?
Carl Sagan

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

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
Tom Robbins

Religion has been an essential part of my life ever since I was baptised. My personal journey with God has been very important throughout my life.
Andy Griffith

The Bible is to religion what the Iliad is to poetry
Joseph Joubert

The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail. [On the continued appeal of religion]
Bede Jarrett

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

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
Carl Sandburg

The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
Matthew Arnold

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'll keep it short and sweet - Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business.
Montgomery Burns

We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
T S Eliot

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

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

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

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

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

Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
Frank Herbert

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

Sacred religion! Mother of Form and Fear!
Samuel Daniel

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

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Ambrose Bierce

Religion is like chemotherapy, it may solve one problem, but it can cause a million more.
John Bledsoe

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



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