Religion Quotes

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Religion is a host of different beliefs systems. These religious quotes focus on some of these belief systems. As we all know faith is inter-changeable with the word religion.

Some of the quotes about religion in this collection will surprise and educate you at the same time.

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
-H. L. Mencken

We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
-H. L. Mencken

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
-Helen Keller

It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
-Helen Keller

We are always on the anvil; by trials, God is shaping us for higher things.
-Henry Ward Beecher

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
-Henry Ward Beecher

Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
-Isaac Asimov

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

The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence.
-John Clayton

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
-John Morley

A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.
-Joseph Ratzinger

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.
-Khalil Gibran

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

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
-Lenny Bruce

There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.
-Louis Kronenberger

Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.
-Marcus Tullius Cicero

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If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
-Margaret Smith

Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
-Mary Garden

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
-Napoleon Bonaparte

If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
-Napoleon Bonaparte

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Father is a material being.
-Orson Pratt

Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual.
-Paul Tournier

God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
-Paul Valery

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.
-Philip James Bailey

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
-Robert A. Heinlein

Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
-Robert A. Heinlein

If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane.
-Robert Green Ingersoll

People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation - much like building a mosque at Ground Zero.
-Sarah Palin

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
-Soren Kierkegaard

You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
-Swami Vivekananda

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
-Thomas Jefferson

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
-William Blake

I found some of these religious quotes worth sharing with others. There are religious quotes from Bill Gates, C. S. Lewis, Desmond Tutu, and others on page two.

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