Religion Quotes

Religion Quotes

Voltaire England has forty-two religions and only two sauces.
John Ashcroft Unique among the nations, America recognized the source of our character as being godly and eternal, not being civic and temporal. And because we have understood that our source is eternal, America has been different. We have no king but Jesus.
George Bernard Shaw Beware of the man whose God is in the skies.
Simms Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to proscribe, and honestly to award - these are the true aims and duties of criticism.
Jean Rostand Kill one man and you are a murderer. Kill millions and you are a conqueror. Kill all and you are a God.
William James Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
Thomas Szasz Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Confucius While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits [of the dead]?...While you do not know life, how can you know about death?
J.D. McCoughey God is dead, but fifty thousand social workers have risen to take his place.
Abraham Lincoln When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that is my religion.
Friedrich Nietzsche Jesus died too soon. If he had lived to my age he would have repudiated his doctrine.
Voltaire If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Lenny Bruce Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.
Thomas Edison I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious idea of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.
George Santayana Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
Thomas Szasz If you talk to God, you are praying; if God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
George Gallup I could prove God statistically.
Abraham Lincoln Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully.
J. Krishnamurti When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Arthur C. Clarke It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God--but to create him.
Oscar Wilde A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
N. P. Willis But he who never sins can little boast. Compared to him who goes and sins no more.
James Madison Religion is the basis and foundation of government. Before any man can be considered as a member of civil society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe.
John Cleese I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.

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