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Religion Quotes | Quotes About Religion

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Quote Left Love is my religion - I could die for it. Quote Right
by John Keats | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime. Quote Right
by Edgar Allan Poe | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. Quote Right
by Jorge Luis Borges | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him. Quote Right
by Thomas Hardy | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A heroic figure... not wholly to blame for the religion that's been foisted on him. Quote Right
by Ezra Pound | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
by Samuel Butler | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The religion of art, like the religion of politics, was born from the ruins of Christianity. Art inherited from the old religion the power of ... Quote Right
by Octavio Paz | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution. Quote Right
by Jonathan Swift | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Existence, as we know it, is full of sorrow. To mention only one minor point every man is a condemned criminal, only he does not know the date of his execution. This is unpleasant for every man. Consequently every man does everything possible to postpone the date, and would sacrifice anything that he has if he could reverse the sentence. Practically all religions and all philosophies have started thus crudely, by promising their adherents some such reward as immortality. No religion has failed hitherto by not promising enough the present breaking up of all religions is due to the fact that people have asked to see the securities. Men have even renounced the important material advantages which a well-organized religion may confer upon a State, rather than acquiesce in fraud or falsehood, or even in any system which, if not proved guilty, is at least unable to demonstrate its innocence. Being more or less bankrupt, the best thing that we can do is to attack the problem afresh without preconceived ideas. Let us begin by doubting every statement. Let us find a way of subjecting every statement to the test of experiment. Is there any truth at all in the claims of various religions Let us examine the question. Quote Right
by Aleister Crowley | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely. Quote Right
by Jorge Luis Borges | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We place no reliance on virgin or pidgeon.Our method is science, our aim is religion. Quote Right
by Aleister Crowley | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love on another. Quote Right
by Jonathan Swift | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. Quote Right
by Matthew Arnold | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The moral sense reappears today with the same morning newness that has been from of old the fountain of beauty and strength. You say there is no religion now. 'Tis like saying in rainy weather, There is no sun, when at that moment we are witnessing one of its superlative effects. Quote Right
by Ralph Waldo Emerson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns. Quote Right
by Charlotte Bronte | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Such evil deeds could religion prompt. Quote Right
by Lucretius | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Quote Right
by Aldous Huxley | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I'm religiously opposed to religion. Quote Right
by Victor Hugo | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left 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. Religion Quote Right
by Kahlil Gibran | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Religion does not censure or excludeUnnumbered pleasures, harmlessly pursued. Quote Right
by William Cowper | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal. Quote Right
by William Jay Smith | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion. Quote Right
by George (Lord) Byron | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion - several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn't straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother's path to happiness and heaven. Quote Right
by Mark Twain | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain. Quote Right
by Mark Twain | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We are on the side of religion as opposed to religions, and we are among those who believe in the wretched inadequacy of sermons and the sublimity of prayer. Quote Right
by Victor Hugo | ...go to quote |
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