Definition of Religion Quotes



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Isn't killing people in the name of God a pretty good definition of insanity? Arthur C Clarke

Religion is a by-product of fear. For much of human history it may have been a necessary evil, but why was it more evil than necessary? Is' killing people in the name of god a pretty good definition of insanity? Arthur C Clarke

The shortest definition of religion: interruption. Johann Baptist Metz

The clash between science and religion has not shown that religion is false and science is true. It has shown that all systems of definition are relative to various purposes, and that none of them actually "grasp" reality. Alan Watts

Let me give you one definition of ethics: It is good to maintain life and to further life; it is bad to damage and destroy life. And this ethic, profound, universal, has the significance of a religion. It is religion. Albert Schweitzer

Among other things Jonestown was an example of a definition well known to sociologists of religion: a cult is a religion with no political power. Tom Wolfe

Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life - it is bad to damage and destroy life. And this ethic, profound and universal, has the significance of a religion. It is religion. Albert Schweitzer

I do not criticize religion as such, but I criticize the concept and the definition of "religion" - as I said in Genealogies. Talal Asad

Religion is a by-product of fear. For much of human history it may have been a necessary evil, but why was it more evil than necessary? Isn't killing people in the name of god a pretty good definition of insanity? Arthur C Clarke

I say that politics is the most important of the civil activities and has its own field of action, which is not that of religion. Political institutions are secular by definition and operate in independent spheres. Pope Francis

There are about 2% of Americans are homosexual or gay, lesbian people. We should not let 2% of the population determine - to change a definition of marriage that has been supported by every single culture, and every single religion, for 5,000 years. Rick Warren

I think that of most leaders in religion as power brokers. They give orders, in a sense, to an audience every week, and that's where the definition of God starts. Norman Lear

A one sentence definition of mythology? Mythology is what we call someone else's religion. Joseph Campbell

Life is a mission. Every other definition of life is false, and leads all who accept it astray. Religion, science, philosophy, though still at variance upon many points, all agree in this, that every existence is an aim. Giuseppe Mazzini

Religion is, by definition, interpretation; and by definition, all interpretations are valid. However, some interpretations are more reasonable than others. Reza Aslan

If I look at the definition of Hinduism, the Supreme Court of India has given a beautiful definition; it says that Hinduism is not a religion, it is actually a way of life. Narendra Modi

To keep the middle coming back, you can't say some radically conservative or radically progressive things. That's been the bane of organized religion. It makes me wonder if Jesus' first definition of the church as "two or three gathered in my name" is not still the best way. Richard Rohr

I have a definition of success.. Benjamin Zander

The definition of success is total preparation. George Allen

The very definition of 'beauty' is outside. Adam Carolla

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