966 Top Religion Quotes

401.    I think there’s been a big problem between religion, or organized religion, and spirituality.    —   Dave Davies
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402.    Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable the principles of it are troublesome.    —   Benjamin Whichcote
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403.    I don’t think Romney is wacky at all, but religion makes intelligent people say and do wacky things, believe and affirm crazy things. Left on his own, Romney would never have said something like the Garden Of Eden was in Missouri, and will be again.    —   Christopher Hitchens
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404.    Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.    —   Liberty Hyde Bailey
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405.    I also don’t have organized religion on Pern. I figured – since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing – that religion was one problem Pern didn’t need.    —   Anne McCaffrey
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406.    I think people often come to the synagogue, mosque, the church looking for God, and what we give them is religion.    —   Gene Robinson
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407.    It would be intolerant if I advocated the banning of religion, but of course I never have.    —   Richard Dawkins
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408.    Religion creates community, community creates altruism and altruism turns us away from self and towards the common good… There is something about the tenor of relationships within a religious community that makes it the best tutorial in citizenship and good neighborliness.    —   Jonathan Sacks
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409.    I found enormous opposition to my religion. It’s like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion.    —   Ricardo Montalban
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410.    Whether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that’s important. Self-discipline with awareness of consequences.    —   Dalai Lama
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411.    They have hijacked my religion.    —   Cat Stevens
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412.    It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.    —   Calvin Coolidge
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413.    Religion leaves no room for human complexity.    —   Daniel Radcliffe
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414.    The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.    —   Oliver Wendell Holmes
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415.    I don’t necessarily believe in organized religion.    —   Will Smith
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416.    What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything?    —   Abu Bakar Bashir
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417.    Science, we are repeatedly told, is the most reliable form of knowledge about the world because it is based on testable hypotheses. Religion, by contrast, is based on faith. The term ‘doubting Thomas’ well illustrates the difference.    —   Paul Davies
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418.    I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.    —   Bertrand Russell
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419.    I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.    —   Mahatma Gandhi
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Swami Vivekananda You cannot believe in God until you believe

420.    I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father’s religion, if they can find out what it is.    —   Charles Lamb
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421.    Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.    —   Khalil Gibran
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422.    In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.    —   George J. Mitchell
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423.    Well, right now, I’m very fascinated with 1920s Berlin. I mean, probably the more interesting thing would be to go to the beginning of civilization or precivilization – like polytheistic times. It would be interesting to see what came before modern religion and culture – what circumstances created the environment or the need for it.    —   Natalie Portman
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424.    The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.    —   Desmond Tutu
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425.    To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.    —   Reese Witherspoon
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426.    I just hate one-dimensional portrayals of religion it’s too cheap and easy to do, and ignores the nuances that go into having a belief system.    —   Vera Farmiga
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427.    From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us the hearing of the word and prayer.    —   William Ames
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428.    To have dominion by religion, is to have dominion over men’s souls, thus over their very spiritual life, and to use the Divine things, which are in their religion, as the means.    —   Emanuel Swedenborg
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429.    More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.    —   Alexander Chase
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430.    To the first class belong the Gospels and Acts to the second, the Epistles to the third, the Revelation.    —   Philip Schaff
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431.    All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need.    —   Harvey Cox
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432.    Religion is not going to come up with any new arguments.    —   Christopher Hitchens
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433.    No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion.    —   George Whitefield
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434.    Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom – that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself.    —   David Hilbert
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435.    I mean, I went to a Catholic boys’ school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me.    —   Keanu Reeves
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436.    Our bodies are at once the receiving and transmitting stations for life itself. It is the highest wisdom to recognize this fact and train our bodies to render them sensitive and responsive to nature. art and religion.    —   Ruth St. Denis
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437.    Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you’ll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It’s a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.    —   Yahoo Serious
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438.    The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.    —   Karl Marx
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439.    Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there.    —   Mohammed Naguib
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440.    True character arises from a deeper well than religion.    —   E. O. Wilson
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441.    Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.    —   John Updike
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442.    I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.    —   Mary Baker Eddy
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443.    Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.    —   Frances Wright
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444.    Diversity of thought and culture and religion and ideas has been the strength of America.    —   Gary Locke
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445.    Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous those in philosophy only ridiculous.    —   David Hume
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446.    Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.    —   Albert Einstein
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447.    When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power.    —   Walter Jon Williams
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448.    Even if it were proven that God didn’t exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine.    —   Charles Baudelaire
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449.    When push comes to shove, it ain’t the science that’s going to lift you up-it’s the belief, the spiritual side of life, that’s going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.    —   Kirstie Alley
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Thomas Paine The World is my country all mankind are my brethren

450.    Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.    —   Ronald Reagan
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451.    Let us not seek to bring religion to others, but let us endeavor to live it ourselves.    —   Paul Tournier
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452.    Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion.    —   Michael Shermer
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453.    Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.    —   Bertrand Russell
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454.    Whether we call it religion or faith, we all battle for a balanced integrated soul.    —   Vera Farmiga
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455.    Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one’s own religion.    —   Mahatma Gandhi
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456.    It was a real surprise to me to come across the evidence that Christianity might once have been a danced religion. Certainly, some of the early church leaders thought this was great and spoke of what seems to have been circle dancing, perhaps around an altar.    —   Barbara Ehrenreich
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457.    Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell.    —   Robert Green Ingersoll
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458.    Every religion is good that teaches man to be good and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.    —   Thomas Paine
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459.    And what is religion, you might ask. It’s a technology of living.    —   Toni Cade Bambara
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460.    All the different nations in the world, despite their differences of appearance and religion and language and way of life, still have one thing in common, and that is what’s inside of all of us. If we X-rayed the insides of different human beings, we wouldn’t be able to tell from those X-rays what the person’s language or background or race is.    —   Abbas Kiarostami
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461.    I decided to take God and organized religion seriously, and to reject the secular life which in my teens had looked attractive because it allowed me to act in any way that I wanted.    —   Luke Ford
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462.    It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don’t come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country.    —   Dixie Lee Ray
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463.    I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.    —   Colin Powell
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464.    Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal.    —   Al Goldstein
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465.    Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor – over each other.    —   Thomas Jefferson
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466.    Real religion is no religion at all.    —   Lauryn Hill
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467.    Religion doesn’t play any part in my life in terms of how I live my life. But I don’t think I’ve ever gone through a day in my life without hearing someone say the word ‘Jew’ or saying it myself.    —   Larry David
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468.    The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion.    —   Emily Carr
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469.    Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who’s going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it’s more powerful than religion. So it’s going to have to be the vigilante consumer.    —   Anita Roddick
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470.    Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.    —   George Washington
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471.    Religion theme aside, most of the time I’m in some sort of comedy and I’m a straight man and it’s really just, let’s wind this guy up and see him explode.    —   Colin Hanks
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472.    Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There’s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.    —   Bill Gates
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473.    Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them?    —   Charles de Secondat
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474.    Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion.    —   Thomas More
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475.    The idea that religion and politics don’t mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.    —   Jerry Falwell
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476.    As long as there are religions, there are going to be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion.    —   Juliana Hatfield
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477.    What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!    —   Sydney Smith
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478.    I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that’s usually what I focus on.    —   Don Henley
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479.    Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.    —   Paul Tillich
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480.    But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.    —   William Robertson Smith
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481.    I think I’m fascinated by the power of religion in our culture. Like a lot of secular, liberal people, I ignored it for a long time. Lately, of course, just from a political perspective, it’s impossible to ignore.    —   Tom Perrotta
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482.    They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don’t dictate those terms.    —   Larry Harvey
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483.    Leftism seeks to undo most of the values that are distinct to Judeo-Christian religion.    —   Dennis Prager
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484.    It’s been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it’s about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion.    —   Toni Morrison
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485.    All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.    —   Ulrich Beck
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486.    A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.    —   E. W. Howe
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487.    I broke with my religion in college.    —   Anne Rice
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488.    I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.    —   Galileo Galilei
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489.    Imagine a civilisation that’s way in advance of us wants to communicate with us, and assist us in our development. The information we provide to them must reflect our highest aspirations and ideals, and not just be some crazy person’s bizarre politics or religion.    —   Paul Davies
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490.    Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion.    —   Ville Valo
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491.    The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world… to see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.    —   John Ruskin
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492.    Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.    —   Robert Browning
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493.    The essence of America – that which really unites us – is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion – it is an idea – and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.    —   Condoleezza Rice
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494.    I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith.    —   Nick Rahall
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495.    The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Father is a material being.    —   Orson Pratt
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496.    Mysticism, poor mysticism! When it is underestimated and oversimplified, it comes down from its original sphere and stands beside religion.    —   Sri Chinmoy
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497.    Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done.    —   Edward Bond
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498.    From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.    —   John Henry Newman
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499.    We all dream. We dream vividly, depending on our nature. Our existence is beyond our explanation, whether we believe in God or we have religion or we’re atheist.    —   Anthony Hopkins
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500.    I think that Sufism fits all over the world. The concept is not anything that fits standard Western ideas – it’s always related to culture, to music, to religion. It is a dominant religion in Senegal.    —   Youssou N’Dour
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501.    Persecution is not an original feature in any religion but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law.    —   Thomas Paine
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502.    I believe that there is some spiritual entity that’s greater than us. I do not belong to any specific organized religion. I have always believed that, and I believe it even more so now. I believe that someone was listening to me, and someone is giving me an incredibly blessed life.    —   Jane Seymour
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503.    Religion is not only a part of education, an element of humanity, but the center of everything else, always the first and the ultimate, the absolutely original.    —   Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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504.    All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.    —   Edgar Allan Poe
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505.    Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government.    —   James Madison
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506.    We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure.    —   Shirin Ebadi
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507.    Things are coming to a pretty pass when religion is allowed to invade private life.    —   Lord Melbourne
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508.    Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion.    —   Tom T. Hall
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509.    The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind.    —   John Burroughs
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510.    Religion is the idol of the mob it adores everything it does not understand.    —   Frederick II
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511.    But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.    —   Alfred de Vigny
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512.    Human nature doesn’t include all human beings. There are human beings who are indifferent to politics, religion, virtually anything.    —   Conor Cruise O’Brien
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513.    Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain here consuming hatred, there the childlike smile of serene humility.    —   Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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514.    Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn’t have religion.    —   Bernice Johnson Reagon
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515.    Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you’ve got to help pay for piping. And the Piper!    —   Abigail Van Buren
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516.    Being a rock star is like being a cult leader – you really have to be in your own religion.    —   Courtney Love
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517.    I’m still a person, a human being, no matter what religion I am.    —   T-Pain
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518.    For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.    —   Jesus Christ
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519.    The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.    —   Thomas Hardy
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520.    A lot of people, because of my contempt for the false consolations of religion, think of me as a symbolic public opponent of that in extremis. And sometimes that makes me feel a bit alarmed, to be the repository of other people’s hope.    —   Christopher Hitchens
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521.    When Christians start thinking about Jesus, things start breaking down, they lose their faith. It’s perfectly possible to go to church every Sunday and not ask any questions, just because you like it as a way of life. They fear that if they ask questions they’ll lose their Christ, the very linchpin of their religion.    —   A. N. Wilson
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522.    Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.    —   William Blake
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523.    I was 21 in 1968, so I’m as much a child of the ’60s as is possible to be. In those years the subject of religion had really almost disappeared the idea that religion was going to be a major force in the life of our societies, in the West anyway, would have seemed absurd in 1968.    —   Salman Rushdie
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524.    And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in showing that religion and Government will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.    —   James Madison
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525.    In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.    —   Carol P. Christ
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526.    In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.    —   Kofi Annan
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527.    Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.    —   Napoleon Bonaparte
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528.    One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.    —   Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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529.    It is commonly said and known that each civilization has its own religion. Now my claim is that if we look deeper, the different civilizations were brought into being by the different revelations.    —   Huston Smith
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530.    Scientology is not a white religion. It is not just for white people.    —   Doug E. Fresh
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531.    I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion.    —   Oriana Fallaci
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532.    If you went for a job interview in a Glasgow law firm, they used to ask you what school you went to. And that was a way of finding out what religion you were.    —   Denise Mina
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533.    I try to just talk about human stories and what I think about religion or teapots or whatever.    —   Eddie Izzard
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534.    Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man’s starving!    —   O. Henry
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535.    Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.    —   Buddha
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536.    Think about all the great leaders. Think about Obama. Think about Clinton. Think about Nelson Mandela. Think about all the people that we know who are very successful in business, in politics and religion. What are they? They tell purposeful stories. They move people to action by aiming at the heart.    —   Peter Guber
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537.    In thinking about religion and society in the 21st century, we should broaden the conversation about faith from doctrinal debates to the larger question of how it might inspire us to strengthen the bonds of belonging that redeem us from our solitude, helping us to construct together a gracious and generous social order.    —   Jonathan Sacks
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538.    Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values.    —   Allen Tate
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539.    All religion seems to need to prove that it’s the only truth. And that’s where it turns demonic. Because that’s when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.    —   John Shelby Spong
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540.    In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees.    —   Charles Eastman
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541.    If your religion doesn’t teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless.    —   Dennis Prager
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542.    Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.    —   Clive Bell
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543.    In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science.    —   Johan Huizinga
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544.    For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others, He altogether ceases to be worshipped, since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God.    —   Lactantius
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545.    I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what’s new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world.    —   Gordon Brown
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546.    My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston.    —   Lionel Blue
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547.    My religion centers in different areas than what’s considered conventional religion.    —   Jack Kevorkian
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548.    I’ve been a little bit obsessed with religion, without being a religious person, for about a decade.    —   Tom Perrotta
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549.    A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one. A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different. So the most basic claims of religion are scientific. Religion is a scientific theory.    —   Richard Dawkins
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550.    For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism. The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.    —   Lionel Blue
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551.    In Lincoln’s day a President’s religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln’s countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs.    —   David Herbert Donald
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552.    God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.    —   Friedrich Nietzsche
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553.    The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.    —   Samuel Butler
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554.    I think you can be cynical about religion on occasion, and certainly skeptical about the degree to which some people use religion to manipulate other people.    —   Peter Jennings
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555.    I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion.    —   Paul Cezanne
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556.    We’re all sick of holy wars and bloodshed because religion is supposed to give us life and a better life and is supposed to bring out our best self. When it results in mass destruction and hatred and anxiety, it’s the antithesis I think of what religion was designed to do.    —   Vera Farmiga
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557.    Certain I am, that Christian Religion does no where allow Rebellion.    —   Mary Astell
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558.    God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It’s as simple as that.    —   Joseph Campbell
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559.    One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.    —   Richard Dawkins
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560.    I travel around the world, experiencing every language, every religion… some places where there’s just no reason to smile, because their lives are so difficult.    —   Lionel Richie
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561.    I appreciate the ‘Surreal Life.’ I had a really positive experience on that show, and with those people. I found some love in my heart for religion again, and had the support of a new family of friends. I wouldn’t have had the pleasure of meeting those people, if we were not all placed in that fishbowl.    —   Vince Neil
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562.    I used to think religion was just more of the same thing. Dump responsibility on the big guy. Now I see an importance in that. It’s a relief to accept that not everything is under your control.    —   Barbara Kingsolver
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563.    The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it’s an example of freedom from religion.    —   Tom Wolfe
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564.    The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion.    —   John Boyd Orr
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565.    There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham.    —   Anna Sewell
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566.    It’s one thing to be religious, but it’s another thing to make religion your policy.    —   Madeleine Albright
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567.    If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.    —   Khalil Gibran
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568.    In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.    —   Anna Jameson
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569.    Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.    —   Heinrich Heine
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570.    I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with.    —   Gael Garcia Bernal
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571.    I’m actually an evangelical atheist, but there is something I recognise about religion: that it gives people a chance to surrender.    —   Brian Eno
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572.    It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.    —   Ramakrishna
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573.    Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm.    —   Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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574.    Religion is the solid basis of good morals therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.    —   Gouverneur Morris
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575.    I am not going to condemn anybody. That’s where religion gets a bad name, when people get holier than thou. We are all human. If my children make a mistake, I want them to know it is all right and they should try harder next time.    —   Donny Osmond
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576.    There is a great interest in comparative religion and a desire to understand faiths other than our own and even to experiment with exotic cults.    —   Emily Greene Balch
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577.    These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.    —   Anthony de Mello
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578.    As crucial as religion has been and is to the life of the nation, America’s unifying force has never been a specific faith, but a commitment to freedom – not least freedom of conscience.    —   Jon Meacham
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579.    I do not find it easy to articulate thoughts about religion. I remain the sort of person who turns off ‘Thought for the Day’ when it comes on the radio.    —   A. N. Wilson
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580.    Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ’s religion illuminates with His divine light.    —   Franz Liszt
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581.    You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit’s foot of their particular religion. You don’t really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life.    —   Joni Mitchell
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582.    I’m a scientist, not a theologian. I don’t know if there is a God or not. Religion requires certainty.    —   James Lovelock
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583.    Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.    —   Kirstie Alley
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584.    Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations.    —   Jurgen Habermas
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585.    Oh, there’s going to be debate because you’re dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue.    —   Pam Grier
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586.    Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.    —   Morris Raphael Cohen
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587.    When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.    —   John Woolman
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588.    I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.    —   Thomas Jefferson
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589.    If you grow up in a very strong religion like Catholicism you certainly cultivate in yourself a certain taste for the intensity of ideas.    —   Brian Eno
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590.    I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.    —   Richard Dawkins
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591.    Religion is compulsory in English schools, you know.    —   Christopher Hitchens
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592.    Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too.    —   Studs Terkel
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593.    The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments.    —   Cliff Stearns
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594.    My children, to the extent that they have found religion, have found it from me, in that I insist on at least a modicum of religious education for them.    —   Christopher Hitchens
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595.    Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.    —   Franklin D. Roosevelt
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596.    There’s a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them.    —   Michael Moore
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597.    After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I’d think, how awful.    —   Karen Armstrong
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598.    I’m religiously opposed to religion.    —   Victor Hugo
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599.    This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed.    —   Patrick Henry
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600.    Religion is a mixed blessing.    —   John Shelby Spong
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