Religion Quotes

Gilbert K. Chesterton #Happiness #Religion

Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
Galileo Galilei #God #Religion

Photo of Galileo Galilei 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.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel #Future #Religion

Plato's philosophy is a dignified preface to future religion.
Malcolm X #Freedom #Religion #Time

Photo of Malcolm X I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
Eric Hoffer #Faith #Religion

To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
Patrick Wilson #Faith #Religion

There are a lot of Christian fundamentalists there are a lot of Muslim extremists. Every religion - Mormonism - has something way on the side that's completely using the religion as some weird backbone for their twisted faith. It has nothing to do with their religion.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe #Art #Religion #Science

Photo of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe He who possesses art and science has religion he who does not possess them, needs religion.
Paul Davies #Faith #Knowledge #Religion #Science

Photo of Paul Davies 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.
Taslima Nasrin #Home #Religion #Women

Photo of Taslima Nasrin Women are oppressed in the east, in the west, in the south, in the north. Women are oppressed inside, outside home, a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion.
Roger Ebert #Funny #Religion

Photo of Roger Ebert It's funny that there was so much disturbance about having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy, and when we finally get a religion in the White House that's causing a lot of conflicts, and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people, it's in the Bush Administration.
Jeffrey Kluger #Faith #Religion #Science

The best thing about science is that hard, empirical answers are always there if you look hard enough. The best thing about religion is that the very absence of that certainty is what requires - and gives rise to - deep feelings of faith.
John Keegan #Funny #Religion

The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
Christopher Hitchens #Education #Religion

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.
Thomas Jefferson #Politics #Religion

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Muhammad Ali #Peace #Religion

Photo of Muhammad Ali I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
Calvin Coolidge #Men #Religion

It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
Fred Allen #Funny #Religion #Time

Photo of Fred Allen The first time I sang in the church choir two hundred people changed their religion.
Anthony de Mello #Learning #Politics #Religion #Work

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.
Noah Webster #Government #Religion

Photo of Noah Webster In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed.
Friedrich Nietzsche #God #Religion

God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.
Pierre Beaumarchais #Government #Politics #Religion

As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
Ron Lewis #Freedom #Positive #Religion

Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.
George W. Bush #Patience #Religion

Photo of George W. Bush I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.
Mitt Romney #Freedom #Marriage #Religion

And let me make this very clear - unlike President Obama, I will not raise taxes on the middle class. As president, I will protect the sanctity of life. I will honor the institution of marriage. And I will guarantee America's first liberty: the freedom of religion.
Madeleine Albright #History #Religion

Photo of Madeleine Albright If you look at U.S. history through religious history, there is very much a motif that shows the importance religion has played in the U.S. We're a very religious country and it affects the way we look at various political issues.