Top Ten Religion Quotations

Review your religious beliefs with these revealing quotations all about religion...

  • "Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit."
    -- Felix Adler (1851-1933)American educator

  • "The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion."
    -- Matthew Arnold (1822-88)British poet, critic

  • "Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich."
    -- Napolean Bonaparte (1769-1821)

  • "To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely."
    -- Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)Argentinean writer

  • "In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours; whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist

  • "Religion is not what you will get after reading all the scriptures of the world. It is not really what is grasped by the grain. It is a heart grasp."
    -- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) [Mahatma] India nationalist, spiritual leader

  • "Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color."
    -- Don Hirschberg

  • "People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place."
    -- Irving Kristol

  • "Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, nor condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion."
    -- George Santayana (1863-1952) Spanish-born American philosopher, writer

  • "Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain."
    -- Mark Twain (1835-1910) [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] American author, humorist

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