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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Religion:

A great deal of what passes for current Christianity consists in denouncing other people's vices and faults.
~ Henry H. Williams.

Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Give him a religion, and he'll starve to death while praying for a fish.
~ Timothy Jones.

He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

I am of the Buddhists. The great Teacher comes periodically. He is followed by pupils who corrupt the texts and then a new Buddha must be born to reëstablish the truth.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word - prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.
~ Charles Spurgeon Quotes.

If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory.
~ Charles Spurgeon Quotes.

Nobody can have the consolations of religion or philosophy unless he has first experienced their desolations.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Themes and Variations, 1950.

The Christian Right is neither.
~ Author Unknown.

The qualities most needed are charity and tolerance, not some form of fanatical faith such as is offered to us by the various rampant isms.
~ Bertrand Russell Quotes.

Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
~ Hans Kung.

To hear many religious people talk, one would think God created the torso, head, legs and arms, but the devil slapped on the genitals.
~ Don Schrader.

Trinity, n. In the multiplex theism of certain Christian churches, three entirely distinct deities consistent with only one. Subordinate deities of the polytheistic faith, such as devils and angels, are not dowered with the power of combination, and must urge individually their claims to adoration and propitiation. The Trinity is one of the most sublime mysteries of our holy religion. In rejecting it because it is incomprehensible, Unitarians betray their inadequate sense of theological fundamentals. In religion we believe only what we do not understand, except in the instance of an intelligible doctrine that contradicts an incomprehensible one. In that case we believe the former as a part of the latter.
~ Ambrose Bierce Quotes.

When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
~ Voltaire Quotes.

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
~ Anais Nin.

Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes.

Your religion is what you do when the sermon is over.
~ Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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