Quotes on the topic: Religion


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I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live as if there isn't and to die to find out that there is.


The spirituality that I experience sometimes touches on religion, in that I resonate with the thread of continuity that permeates through all religions. But in terms of it being a concretized, organized part of my life, it's not.


I'm actually the fourth generation in my family to have no practical use for the church, or God, or religion. My children continue this trend.


Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.


Twenty five percent of Israeli citizens are not even Jewish. Anybody can become an Israeli citizen if you qualify. Religion is not a criterion for citizenship.


I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.


No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.


I would love it if we made more comparisons between current issues and issues of the past. Maybe we'd realize that sometimes 'current issues' and 'past issues' are one and the same. Our world's people still fight over natural resources, kill in the name of religion, occupy regions and give them up - just as we did 'so long ago.'


I do not think I could myself be brought to support a man for office whom I knew to be an open enemy of, and scoffer at, religion.


Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.


What we need is a system of thought - you might even call it a religion - that can bind humans together. A system that would fit the Republic of Chad as well as the United States: a system that would supply our idealistic young people with something to believe in.


You're always going to have extremists in every religion.


I was born poor and without religion, under a happy sky, feeling harmony, not hostility, in nature. I began not by feeling torn, but in plenitude.


Social media has lots of benefits, but compared to Christianity, it tends to group people by interests. Religion puts you with people who have nothing in common except that you're human.


That I am not a member of any Christian church is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures, and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular.


Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it.


The idea of an ordered and elegant universe is a lovely one. One worth clinging to. But you don't need religion to appreciate the ordered existence. It's not just an idea, it's reality. We're discovering the hidden orders of the universe every day.


A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.


Many moments in religion seem attractive to me even though I can't believe in any of it.


When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.