Religion Quotes and Sayings
For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.
– A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone’s back.
– Desmond Tutu
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
I do not believe in religion, it is the death and destruction of mankind. Religion is a man made creation designed to confuse you and separate you from your earthly brothers or sisters. It is designed to hide your true nature, to deceive others including yourself, to judge and punish and even to hate and kill. There are too many religions in this world but in heaven there is only one God. I believe in the creator of the world and the universe. God is love and love is God. There is only one true God and he is the creator of all living things. God lives within me because I believe.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
— Jonathan Swift
I believe that religion is the belief in future life and in God. I don’t believe in either. I don’t believe in God as I don’t believe in Mother Goose.
— Clarence Darrow
Religion is part of the human make-up. It’s also part of our cultural and intellectual history. Religion was our first attempt at literature, the texts, our first attempt at cosmology, making sense of where we are in the universe, our first attempt at health care, believing in faith healing, our first attempt at philosophy.
– Christopher Hitchens
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom,which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.
Any religion or philosophy which is not based on a respect for life is not a true religion or philosophy.
– Albert Schweitzer