Quotes on Religion

I'd like to start a religion. That's where the money is. L Ron Hubbard

Religion implies revelation. Roswell Dwight Hitchcock

Properly speaking, all true work is religion. Thomas Carlyle

Thicken your religion a little. It is evaporating altogether by being subtilized. Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne

What religion is he of? Why, he is an Anythingarian. Jonathan Swift

Religion is using everything for God. Henry Ward Beecher

This god, this one word: I. Ayn Rand

Religion is a thing to be lived. It is not merely sophistry. Mahatma Gandhi

Purest religion is highest expediency. Many things are lawful but they are not all expedient. Mahatma Gandhi

It is a travesty of true religion to consider one's own religion as superior and other's as inferior. Mahatma Gandhi

Even a little of dharma saves one from many a pitfall. Mahatma Gandhi

If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him. Voltaire

They have hijacked my religion. Cat Stevens

I'm not really into religion. Harry Dean Stanton

We shall find God in everything alike, and find God always alike in everything. Meister Eckhart

The religions we call false were once true. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am for religion, against religions. Victor Hugo

One's religion is whatever he is most interested in. James M Barrie

Morality binds and blinds. Jonathan Haidt

God: a gaseous vertebrate. Aldous Huxley

Cleave to no faith when faith brings blood. Arthur Miller

Prophesying is lying professionally. Thomas Paine

There is not one iota of history as we know it in the entire Bible! Alvin Boyd Kuhn

Freedom requires religion just as religion requires freedom. Mitt Romney

No diety will save us; we must save ourselves. Paul Kurtz

[To Timothy LaHaye:] So, Mr. LaHaye, when the Rapture happens, can I have your stuff? Rachel Maddow

Clergymen have much the same in their breeches as other men. Elizabeth Aston

Religion must always be a crab fruit; it cannot be grafted, and keep its wild beauty. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Religion is no more national than conscience. Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau

Commerce unites; religion divides. Alice Tisdale Hobart

in religion even when the reward is far the hope is so immediate. Grace Zaring Stone

When we see Him, we will wonder that we ever could have disobeyed Him. Oswald Chambers

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

Religion isn't yours firsthand until you doubt it right down to the ground. Francis Bowes Sayre, Sr.

Some persons, instead of making a religion for their God, are content to make a god of their religion. Arthur Helps

I am of the religion of all those who are brave and good. Henry IV of France

We may as well tolerate all religions, since God Himself tolerates all. Francois Fenelon

Many have quarreled about religion that never practice it. Benjamin Franklin

I acknowledge myself a unitarian Abigail Adams

My God! This is a revolution! We have to offend someone! John Adams

I could be religious, if they sang the hymns to disco. Adam Ant

The greatest vicissitude of things amongst men, is the vicissitude of sects and religions. Francis Bacon

Since the whole affair had become one of religion, the vanquished were of course exterminated. Voltaire

A religion contradicting science and a science contradicting religion are equally false. P.D. Ouspensky

Religion is civilization, the highest. Benjamin Disraeli

Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Thomas Jefferson

The garb of religion is the best cloak for power. William Hazlitt

What is god, what is not god, what is between man and god, who shall say? Euripides

Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The only excuse for God is that he doesn't exist. Friedrich Nietzsche

He is the God of nothing, if that is all you can see. He is the God of everything, he's inside you and me. Jethro Tull

You got your God and so do I. Jimi Hendrix

Don't be agnostic - be something. Robert Frost

To learn the worth of a man's religion, do business with him. John Lancaster Spalding

Religion is life essential. George Macdonald

No religion but blasphemes a little. Victor Hugo

Be sure that religion cannot be right that a man is the worse for having. William Penn

How many evils has religion caused! [Lat., Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum!] Lucretius

Religion is the only metaphysic that the multitude can understand and adopt. Joseph Joubert

Which is more misshapen,-religion without virtue, or virtue without religion? Joseph Joubert

The NT, compared with the Old, is like a farce of one act... Thomas Paine

Science is the true theology. Thomas Paine

We are religious by nature. Charles Henry Parkhurst

Religion is a defense against the experience of God. Carl Jung

All it takes for America to become a theocracy is for nonbelievers to do nothing. Judith Hayes

Faith: Pretending to know things you don't know. Peter Boghossian

I am not so much for the freedom of religion as I am for the religion of freedom. Robert Green Ingersoll

Only religion can lead to such evil. Lucretius

Religion has nothing more to fear than not being sufficiently understood. Stanislaw I Leszczynski

Jesus was a crackpot. Rajneesh

I have seen the hippopotamus, both asleep and awake; and I can assure you that, awake or asleep, he is the ugliest of the works of God. Thomas B. Macaulay

We have fossils... We win! Lewis Black

Scientology is a power-and-money-and-intelligence-gathering game. L Ron Hubbard

Religions are different roads converging to the same point. Mahatma Gandhi

Religion should be dearer than life itself. Mahatma Gandhi

Religions are not for separating men from one another, they are meant to bind them. Mahatma Gandhi

It is not part of religion to breed buffaloes or, for that matter, cows. Mahatma Gandhi

My religion is a matter solely between my Maker and myself. Mahatma Gandhi

My religion has no geographical limits. Mahatma Gandhi

My personal religion peremptorily forbids me to hate anybody. Mahatma Gandhi

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