Religion quotes

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is …Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

Short Science

Truths are not truths to you unless you realize them within yourself. Without realization, they are …Truths are not truths to you unless you realize them within yourself. Without realization, they are just ideas.

Truth Idea

I have as much authority as the Pope. I just don't have as many people who believe …I have as much authority as the Pope. I just don't have as many people who believe it.

Belief People

Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit …Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.

Short Belief

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as …It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Friendship Enemy Compassion

Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray …Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray to.

God Short

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my …When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Short Kindness

That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without …That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.

Life Short Science

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from …Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Religion is like a pair of shoes.....Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your …Religion is like a pair of shoes.....Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes.

Our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions any more than our opinions in physics …Our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions any more than our opinions in physics or geometry

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God …My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

God Inspirational Philosophy Politics






God + Religion quotes

God Quotes
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good …The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.

God Love

I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the …I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.

God Belief

God has no …God has no religion.

God Short

God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference …God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.

God Short

Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not …Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?

God

God doesn't need to punish us. He just grants us a long enough life to punish …God doesn't need to punish us. He just grants us a long enough life to punish ourselves.

God Life

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I'll forgive Thy great big one on …Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.

God Poetry Humor

See God in all men of whatever race or …See God in all men of whatever race or religion.

God Short

He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done …He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less.

God

Look for God, suggests my Guru. Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for …Look for God, suggests my Guru. Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for water.

God Short Spirituality

I do not believe in God and I am not an …I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.

God Short

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself …My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

God Spirituality Spirit

It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His …It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence

God

Above all else, guard your heart for it affects everything else you …Above all else, guard your heart for it affects everything else you do.

God Heart

And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be …And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence

God

We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go …We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.

God Philosophy Belief Humor

There is no God and we are his …There is no God and we are his prophets.

God

I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the …I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.

God Short Truth World

Self-realization is not something one can learn from books; it comes only through personal …Self-realization is not something one can learn from books; it comes only through personal experience. Realization of Truth, the experience of God — not dogma merely — is what every religion should bring to its followers

God Knowledge Self realization Book

The small waves and the big waves all arise from the same ocean. So, when we stand aside …The small waves and the big waves all arise from the same ocean. So, when we stand aside spiritually and view every person and every religion impersonally, we shall see that everything is made of God

God Spirituality People Spirit

Truth is One: If Jesus, Krishna, Buddha, and other true emissaries of God came together, they would …Truth is One: If Jesus, Krishna, Buddha, and other true emissaries of God came together, they would not quarrel but would drink from the same cup of God-communion.

God Spirituality

I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the …I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the water.

God

God is a concept by which we measure our …God is a concept by which we measure our pain.

God Pain

If you think God's there, He is. If you don't, He isn't. And if that's what God's like, I wouldn't …If you think God's there, He is. If you don't, He isn't. And if that's what God's like, I wouldn't worry about it.

God



Short + Religion quotes

Short Quotes
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His …How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His precepts!

Short

I'm an atheist and I thank God for …I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.

Short Witty Humor

My religion is very simple. My religion is …My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Short Kindness

Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes …Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.

Short Kindness Humans

Religion. It's given people hope in a world torn apart by …Religion. It's given people hope in a world torn apart by religion.

Short Humor

Photons have mass? I didn't even know they were …Photons have mass? I didn't even know they were Catholic.

Short Humor

Just keep asking yourself: What would Jesus not …Just keep asking yourself: What would Jesus not do?

Short Humor Choice

Immorality, no less than morality, has at all times found support in …Immorality, no less than morality, has at all times found support in religion.

Short

I call him religious who understands the suffering of …I call him religious who understands the suffering of others.

Short Suffering Understanding

Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever …Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.

Short Humor

Islam is the best religion and Muslims are the worst …Islam is the best religion and Muslims are the worst followers

Short

All religions are true but none are …All religions are true but none are literal.

Short Truth

Religion isn't the cause of wars, it's the …Religion isn't the cause of wars, it's the excuse.

Short War



All Religion Quotes


Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as …Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.

People

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious …Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.

Evil

Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been …Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.

Fear Spirituality

Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to …Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.

Science Understanding

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary …Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.

Faith Short Science

To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation-is that good for …To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation-is that good for the world?

Women Children

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is …Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Heart Soul

True religion are those immutable principles that protect man permanently from the threefold …True religion are those immutable principles that protect man permanently from the threefold suffering of disease, unhappiness, and ignorance

Ignorance Suffering

I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious …I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic.

Love Humor

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our …This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

Heart Life Philosophy Kindness

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I …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.

Spirituality

Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for …Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.

Philosophy Short Humor Suffering

There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary …There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.

Love Humor

I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible …I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible literally.

Humor Problems People

The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my …The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.

Philosophy Humor

In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the …In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross.

Funny Short Truth Human nature

Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have …Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.

Inspirational Spirituality Reading

In heaven, all the interesting people are …In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.

Funny Short People

Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of …Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?

Funny God Mistake

I didn't go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want …I didn't go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don't recommend Christianity.

Happiness

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him …For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him will believeth in anything.

Humor

Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an …Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.

Humor

My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as …My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.

Children Advice

No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only …No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them

Faith

I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of …I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood.

Humor

No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our …No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious & charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful.

Music

Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to …Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to governments - and to organized religions as well. That is why governments and religious organizations seek to control education.

Education Humans

If there's only one nation in the sky, shouldn't all passports be valid for …If there's only one nation in the sky, shouldn't all passports be valid for it?

Humanity

The corruption of religions comes from turning them to mere words and …The corruption of religions comes from turning them to mere words and appearances.

Verily, I constantly renew my Islam until this very day, as up to now, I do not consider myself to …Verily, I constantly renew my Islam until this very day, as up to now, I do not consider myself to have ever been a good Muslim.

The more likely we are to assume that the solution comes from the outside, the less likely we are …The more likely we are to assume that the solution comes from the outside, the less likely we are to solve our problems ourselves.

Philosophy Science Problems

Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to …Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.

Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a …Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.

Humor

No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good …No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.

Friendship God Book Reading

I challenge anyone to understand Islam, its spirit, and not to love it. It is a beautiful religion …I challenge anyone to understand Islam, its spirit, and not to love it. It is a beautiful religion of brotherhood and devotion.

Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunk …Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunk Christian.

Humor

One of the truly bad effects of religion is that it teaches us that it is a virtue to be satisfied …One of the truly bad effects of religion is that it teaches us that it is a virtue to be satisfied with not understanding.

Ignorance Understanding

The minute you get a religion you stop thinking. Believe in one thing too much and you have no room …The minute you get a religion you stop thinking. Believe in one thing too much and you have no room for new ideas.

Belief Thinking Idea

We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never …We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.

Faith Inspirational Short

Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth 'thrown in': aim at Earth and you will get …Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth 'thrown in': aim at Earth and you will get neither.

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of …The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

Mind

If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be …If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism.

Science

I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us …I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.

Funny Politics

Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every …Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.

Life Short

I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in …I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.

Work

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however …For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.

Science Truth Knowledge Understanding

The real question of life after death isn't whether or not it exists, but even if it does what …The real question of life after death isn't whether or not it exists, but even if it does what problem this really solves.

Death Life Philosophy Problems

One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe …One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.

Belief

I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for …I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.

I don't deserve a soul, yet I still have one. I know because it …I don't deserve a soul, yet I still have one. I know because it hurts.

Philosophy Short Humor Soul

I seem to have run in a great circle, and met myself again on the starting …I seem to have run in a great circle, and met myself again on the starting line.

Romance

Practice the truth you hear and read about, so that it is not just an idea but a conviction born of …Practice the truth you hear and read about, so that it is not just an idea but a conviction born of experience. If reading books on theology satisfies your desire for God, you have not grasped the purpose of religion.

Truth Idea

The secret of true religion lies in the cave of stillness, in the cave of wisdom, in the cave of …The secret of true religion lies in the cave of stillness, in the cave of wisdom, in the cave of the spiritual eye.

Wisdom Spirituality Secret

There are four principles we need to maintain: First, read the Word of God. Second, consume the …There are four principles we need to maintain: First, read the Word of God. Second, consume the Word of God until it consumes you. Third believe the Word of God. Fourth, act on the Word.

God Belief

Yoga is the path of spiritual action, the infallible means by which a concept is transmuted into …Yoga is the path of spiritual action, the infallible means by which a concept is transmuted into realization. For those who embrace this "real religion," there is no waste of any holy effort

Action Spirituality Self realization

Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation. Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to …Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation. Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to the old continent.

Religious doctrines ... are all illusions, they do not admit of proof, and no one can be compelled …Religious doctrines ... are all illusions, they do not admit of proof, and no one can be compelled to consider them as true or to believe in them.

Truth Belief

Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in …Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.

God Peace

The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me …The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.

Philosophy

I don't profess any religion; I don't think it's possible that there is a God; I have the greatest …I don't profess any religion; I don't think it's possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words 'spiritual' or 'spirituality.'

God Spirituality

The true basis of religion is not belief, but intuitive experience. Intuition is the soul's power …The true basis of religion is not belief, but intuitive experience. Intuition is the soul's power of knowing God. To know what religion is really all about, one must know God.

God Belief Experience

Self-realization is, in fact, the only religion. For it is the true purpose of religion, no matter …Self-realization is, in fact, the only religion. For it is the true purpose of religion, no matter how people define their beliefs.

Self realization

Realize that you are not really a fleshly being; neither categorize yourself as a Hindu nor as an …Realize that you are not really a fleshly being; neither categorize yourself as a Hindu nor as an American, or any other conception you may have of yourself that is limiting and sense-bound.

Truth Wisdom Soul

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left …The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.

There is but one religion of God, one Truth underlying the different names of religion. That …There is but one religion of God, one Truth underlying the different names of religion. That universal state of consciousness is very hard to attain unless one has Self-realization, the knowing that we are souls and that all souls are a part of the One God

God Truth Soul Consciousness

Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. In practice …Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. In practice it means that hardly anybody is allowed to mention it.

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction …He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.

Hope Humor