Top Ten Religion QuotationsReview 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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