Topics - Religion


Quote 19I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to f...
Quote 21If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of cr...
Quote 32If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Quote 36I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
Quote 78Born again?! No, I'm not. Excuse me for getting it right the first time.
Quote 88If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
Quote 126Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
Quote 132Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
Quote 244I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her.
Quote 364I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Quote 440I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
Quote 468God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
Quote 612The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
Quote 622You talk to God, you're religious. God talks to you, you're psychotic.
Quote 1094Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
Quote 1371I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spi...
Quote 1397If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the N...
Quote 1507I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.
Quote 1755Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
Quote 1764Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "...
Quote 1801Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
Quote 1848Jim Bakker spells his name with two k's because three would be too obvious.
Quote 2072I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
Quote 2823He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that ther...
Quote 2876Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.
Quote 3212Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Quote 3567Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of bli...
Quote 3810Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.
Quote 4104Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Quote 4509Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!
Quote 5844The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.
Quote 6105It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physic...
Quote 7588You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
Quote 7608Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological bu...
Quote 7630In our home there was always prayer - aloud, proud and unapologetic.
Quote 7780I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.
Quote 7994Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Quote 8045This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; th...
Quote 8303There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Quote 8492If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his so...
Quote 8602Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.
Quote 8618Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
Quote 8909We are punished by our sins, not for them. - Elbert Hubbard
Quote 8953Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?
Quote 9029Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of ...
Quote 9050Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
Quote 9055Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
Quote 9170The Bible is literature, not dogma. - George Santayana
Quote 9342More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.
Quote 9807Muslims must believe that all power, success and victory comes from God alone.
Quote 9927You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Quote 10033People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation - much like b...
Quote 10414The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
Quote 10543The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room, in my family, in my heart.
Quote 10658The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Quote 10871The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence.
Quote 11002There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease ...
Quote 11005Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade the...
Quote 11113One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
Quote 11698When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out.
Quote 11728It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow ...
Quote 11802It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
Quote 11830We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beauti...
Quote 11843No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
Quote 12785When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we ...
Quote 12839Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
Quote 12847We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
Quote 13115This is God's world, not Satan's. Christians are the lawful heirs, not non-Christians.
Quote 13834Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
Quote 13929The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Father is a material being.