Religion Quotes and Sayings
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
– Dalai Lama
I know no religion that destroys courtesy, civility, and kindness.
– William Penn
One doesn’t have to be religious to lead a moral life or attain wisdom.
– Allan Lokos
All religions are like the tributaries of a river, they ultimately flow into the ocean, similarly truth comes under different names but the end result is always the same.
There is enough light for those who desire to see, and enough obscurity for those who have a contrary disposition.
– Blaise Pascal
If you could reason with religious people, there would be no religious people.
Morality is doing what is right regardless of what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told regardless of what is right.
The world as we know does not provide a pain free existence. Emotionally and physically we are tormented. It’s in the upheaval and unrest that we co-exist in a realm of spiritual principles and laws. Until we come to that realization, the experiences and judgments of this world will constantly be at odds with us. Human existence is partnered with spiritual laws; it’s the foundation of the human experience.
Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.
Religion has convinced people that there’s an invisible man … Living in the sky. Who watches everything you do every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a list of ten specific things he doesn’t want you to do. And if you do any of these things, he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever, and suffer, and suffer, and burn, and scream, until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you. He loves you and he needs money.
– George Carlin
Religious believers are not morally superior. Nonbelievers are by no means amoral.
– Dr T.P.Chia
Religion is the spiritual intervention in our affairs to keep our society alive, just as medicine is the biological intervention in cellular affairs to keep our bodies alive.
What makes you think that your religion is superior than mine, if we both can’t scientifically prove the existence of our creator.
Imagine the world as one country with one policy and one president. It would be like having one religion. How peaceful would that be.
All good, noble things are religious and moral in nature, but have nothing to do with religion.
– Dr T.P.Chia