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  Quotes of Religion [61]


  1. Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference. - Edmund Burke
  2. All religion relates to life, and the life of religion is to do good. - Emanuel Swedenborg
  3. Let us be done with the notion that religion is confined to petty pieties and small constraints. All too often people who have possessed these pieties have wrought great evil. - A. Powell Davies
  4. He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  5. Everyone ought to worship God according to his own inclinations, and not to be constrained by force. - Flavius Josephus
  6. 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
  7. Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion. - Jane Austen
  8. They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse. - Emily Dickinson
  9. The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not. - Eric Hoffer
  10. After all the great religions have been preached and expounded, man is still confronted with the Great Mystery. - Chief Luther Standing Bear
  11. The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. - Matthew Arnold
  12. Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life: if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one. - Thomas Jefferson
  13. 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
  14. A sense of continuity with the rest of creation is a form of religious experience essential to sanity. - Rene Debos
  15. With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
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