Religion Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, quite intelligent enough.
- Aldous Huxley
The universe is not for man alone, but is a theater of evolution for all living beings. Live and let live is its guiding principle. Ahimsa Parmo Dharmah – Non- injury is the highest religion.
- Virchand Gandhi (1864-1901)
Religion is the hope that there is something besides our life, because all of us know that we could have lived ours better.
Love God and love your neighbor, if you can not do it, your religion is useless!
Islam is not a new religion, but the same truth that God revealed through all his prophets to every people. For a fifth of the world’s population, Islam is both a religion and a complete way of life. Muslims follow a religion of peace, mercy, and forgiveness, and the majority have nothing to do with the extremely grave events which have come to be associated with their faith.
The ten commandments are not multiple choices.
I tried choosing a religion once. It was a lot like choosing a straw for my drink. There were so many types and colors. I stood there trying to decide which was best; bendy straws, swirly ones, light up straws, really long straws, etc. After a while I just said f**k it and walked away with my drink. It still tasted the same without a straw.
All religions are man made.
Christianity is hated by men, because it’s from the Jesus Christ, the only son of god from God not from men.
It is in our hearts that God speaks. If we learn to silence the chatter of our minds, we will hear the quiet promptings of hearts.
Life without Jesus is not worth living.
Bible is the user manual of this world.
I am a roman catholic. I have one thing to say to atheists; how can a religion survive 2000 years if it is nonsense?
I tried to stop believing in God for a day and I tell you this; the world seems do empty without him.
I am not going to force my faith on anyone. But I am NEVER going to give it up.
Q: What has religion and the Nazis got in common?
A: There the only two subjects in the world that could turn a message board into a debate.
My religion ain’t perfect, but it’s perfect for me.
Religion is to follow the principles of God through His Messenger from ancient time to this period of prophet.
What ever your religion, be a better believer. Let there be no killing, cruelty, stealing, or harm to others of life and property in the name of any deity. This works even if you have no religious belief, to be a better human – (being human).
P.U.S.H = Pray Until Something Happens
The most truthful statement about religion l have ever heard is “l believe in God because of rainbows”.
The biblical account of Noah’s Ark and the Flood is perhaps the most implausible story for fundamentalists to defend. Where, for example, while loading his ark, did Noah find penguins and polar bears in Palestine?
- Judith Hayes
Religion supports nobody. It has to be supported. It produces no wheat, no corn; it ploughs no land. It is a perpetual mendicant. It lives on the labours of others, and then has the arrogance to pretend that it supports the giver.
- Robert G. Ingersoll
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
- Robert G. Ingersoll
There is a story, which is fairly well known, about when the missionaries came to Africa. They had the Bible and we, the natives, had the land. They said “Let us pray,” and we dutifully shut our eyes. When we opened them, why, they now had the land and we had the Bible.
- Desmond M. Tutu, “Religious Human Rights and the Bible”
Religion causes Division. Love causes Unity. Love is a more powerful religion. Not created by man, but bestowed by God Himself.
“Those who oppose religion for any reason are quick to blame religion for every war they can, but they refuse to notice the good that religious people have done and the billions of dollars that are quietly given every year by religious people to religious organizations and used to improve communities, minister to the hurting, the sick and the needy of all sorts.
Every coin has two sides.”
I guess I missed the special occasion(s) when religious leader(s) openly admitted to have been wrong in the past or at least been partially responsible due their support of political leaders (who started wars) by blessing weapons and troops or preaching inactivity.
Those Millions of peace loving believers worldwide did never stand up in numbers huge enough to initiate change which is very sad. Especially the religious leaders have often close relations to political leaders (who started wars) ignored to help the people in need by using their contacts to influence.
How much effort from atheists and scientists was needed to promote a change of policy in the use of condoms to prevent spread of HIV and AIDS?
How many lives could have been saved by stopping infections?
The good some believers do is noticed by atheists, but it is also obvious that many problems wouldn’t need to be solved had they been prevented.
An example of religious texts written on be half of a God are for instance the bible and the Catechisms of the Catholic Church which are supposed to guide the believers. Unfortunately, they are written by errant men as demonstrated on many occasions in history (see example above).
So people can easily realize that the flow of information from God has been compromised on those occasions – although one could expect the all- knowing God to foresee such problems and intervene quickly, to help his beloved creation (people), right?
No, he didn’t lift a finger in the last 2000 years, so why start now, right?
Religion is the heart of the body. Without religion then there is no modesty, peace, love, unity nor respect.
Enlightenment for me is not understanding the world. I believe that when you achieve enlightenment you do not become better than others or surpass them in any way. The first step to enlightenment is to become aware that the world is far more complex than you can ever imagine that is the easy part. After that it is only a matter or acceptance you must accept the fact that you will never be able to understand the world around you. Which is slot easier said than done because it is in our nature to want to find answers. But in order to become enlightened you must accept the fact that you will never know the answer to life’s oldest question.
Religion is man’s excuse to obtaining power and money… Under the cover of love and faith.
GOD is love, GOD is not religion !!