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200 Quotes About Religion That’ll Move You

200 Religion Quotes

Top 10 Religion Quotes

“Let come what comes, let go what goes. See what remains.” – Sri Ramana Maharishi

“Belief is truth held in the mind; faith is a fire in the heart.” – Joseph Fort Newton

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” – Pope John Paul II

“A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing.” – Martin Luther

“Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Religion is the opiate of the people.” – Karl Marx

“Whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” – Jesus

“When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not.” – C.S. Lewis

Famous Religion Quotes

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“Life is much larger than birth and death, failure and success. You are the unblemished, pure, eternal self. Knowing this, you will walk like a king.” – Sri sri Ravi Shankar

“You were made by God and for God and until you understand that, life will never make sense.” – Rick Warren

“I judge a religion as being good or bad based on whether its adherents become better people as a result of practicing it.” – Joe Mullally

“I have confidence that my prayers are answered because I sought God’s will before I asked.” – Davin Whitehurst

“I 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.” – C.S. Lewis

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dwell in the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

“It doesn’t matter how you pray. Just pray. All religions are beautiful and they all have one common belief. There’s something bigger and greater than us that can give us and take from us life. It is better than the here and now.” – Mattie Stepanek

“When who you are and what you are is not decided by any external forces, then you are in dignity.” – Sadhguru

“Lean on each other’s strengths; forgive each other’s weaknesses.”

“Christ literally walked in our shoes.” – Tim Keller

“Religion is the daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.” – Ambrose Bierce

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

“You are the only Bible some unbelievers will ever read.” – John MacArthur

“People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book.” – Malcolm X

“The more you give, the more you will get. Then life will become a sheer dance of love.” – Sri sri Ravi Shankar

“Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion!” – Thomas Huxley

“We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.” – Jonathan Swift

“The greater your knowledge of the goodness and grace of God on your life, the more likely you are to praise Him in the storm.” – Matt Chandler

“The greatest vicissitude of things amongst men, is the vicissitude of sects and religions.” – Francis Bacon

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” – Swami Vivekananda

“Beauty has no boundaries, no rules, no colors. Beauty is like a religion. You can include everything inside it.” – Alessandro Michele

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Religion has no business to formulate social laws and insist on the difference between beings, because its aim and end is to obliterate all such fictions and monstrosities.” – Swami Vivekananda

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” – The Bible

“Events bring you small joy, while existence brings you bliss.”

“A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes.” – James Feibleman

“Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel

“All religions and all communities have the same rights, and it is my responsibility to ensure their complete and total protection. My government will not tolerate or accept any discrimination based on caste, creed and religion.” – Narendra Modi

“God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supplies.” – Hudson Taylor

“If you have two religions in your land, the two will cut each other’s throats; but if you have thirty religions, they dwell in peace.” – Voltaire

“A beautiful life does not just happen. It is built daily by prayer, humility, sacrifice and hard work.”

“I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.” – Frederick Douglass

“One’s religion is whatever he is most interested in.” – J.M. Barrie

“Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.” – Francois Marie Arouet

“God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“It is a fine thing to establish one’s own religion in one’s heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.” – D. H. Lawrence

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser

“Everyone ought to worship God according to his own inclinations, and not to be constrained by force.” – Flavius Josephus

“Wherever the mind wanders, restless and diffuse in its search for satisfaction without, lead it within; train it to rest in the Self.” – Bhagavad Gita

Funny Religion Quotes

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“People who rely most on God rely least on themselves.”

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Life begins where fear ends.” – Osho

“Religion is not about accepting twenty impossible propositions before breakfast, but about doing things that change you. It is a moral aesthetic, an ethical alchemy. If you behave in a certain way, you will be transformed.” – Karen Armstrong

“The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there?” – Buddha

“Those who want to leave footprints will never fly.” – Sadhguru

“God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.” – Max Lucado

“When life is too hard to stand, kneel.”

“There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.” – Robert G. Ingersoll

“It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.” – Helen Keller

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” – Albert Einstein

“True wisdom always leads us to please God.” – Anthony DeStefano

“Religion is among the most beautiful and most natural of all things — that religion which ‘sees God in clouds and hears Him in the wind,’ which endows every object of sense with a living soul, which finds in the system of nature whatever is holy, mysterious and venerable, and inspires the bosom with sentiments of awe and veneration.”

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose.” – Jim Elliot

“The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed.” – Patrick Henry

“Pleasure from the senses seems like nectar at first, but it is bitter as poison in the end.” – Bhagavad Gita

“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face…we must do that which we think we cannot.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Your potential is the sum of all the possibilities God has for your life.” – Charles Stanley

“Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.” – Albert Camus

“Skip the religion and politics, head straight to the compassion. Everything else is a distraction.” – Talib Kweli

“Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.” – Dalai Lama

“Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart…filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.” – Bess Streeter Aldrich

“You have the right to work, but never to the fruit of work. You should never engage in action for the sake of reward, nor should you long for inaction.” – Bhagavad Gita

“For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths.” – Muhammad Ali

“Let God’s promises shine on your problems.” – Corrie ten Boom

“This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religions in it.” – John Adams

Science And Religion Quotes

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“Spiritual opening is not a withdrawal to some imagined realm or safe cave. It is not a pulling away, but a touching of all the experience of life with wisdom and with a heart of kindness, without any separation.” – Jack Kornfield

“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.” – Albert Camus

“A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“All religions, with their gods, demigods, prophets, messiahs and saints, are the product of the fancy and credulity of men who have not yet reached the full development and complete possession of their intellectual powers.” – Mikhail Bakunin

“Religion is part of the human make-up. It’s also part of our cultural and intellectual history. Religion was our first attempt at literature, the texts, our first attempt at cosmology, making sense of where we are in the universe, our first attempt at health care, believing in faith healing, our first attempt at philosophy.” – Christopher Hitchens

“Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.” – Pope John Paul II

“Whatever you wish for yourself, wish the same for others.”

“There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.” – Woodrow Wilson

Politics And Religion Quotes

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“These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.” – Anthony de Mello

“Relying on God has to start all over every day, as if nothing has yet been done.” – C. S. Lewis

“To know a person’s religion, we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.” – Eric Hoffer

“I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won’t let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.” – Malcolm X

“Prayer is the means of sustaining a faith that at times can grow weak, The power of prayer is enriching, uplifting to hear our God speak.” – Greta Zwaan

“Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.” – Garrison Keillor

“Joy is always the result of God’s presence, God’s blessings, God’s justice, or the fellowship found with other believers.” – Kristin N.Spencer

“The world tells us to seek success, power and money; God tells us to seek humility, service and love.” – Pope Francis

“Whoever recommends and helps a good cause becomes a partner therein, and whoever recommends and helps an evil cause shares in its burdens” – Qur’an

“The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.” – Richard Burton

“True religion, like our founding principles, requires that the rights of the disbeliever be equally acknowledged with those of the believer.” – A. Powell Davies

“The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln

“We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn’t a matter of political correctness. It’s a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith.” – Barack Obama

“Your mind cannot possibly understand God. Your heart already knows.” – Emmanuel

“A person does not have to be behind bars to be a prisoner. People can be prisoners of their own concepts and ideas. They can be slaves to their own selves.”

“Religion is a cage made from other men’s thoughts.” – Duane Alan Hahn

“As we grow in our consciousness, there will be more compassion and more love, and then the barriers between people, between religions, between nations will begin to fall. Yes, we have to beat down the separateness.” – Ram Dass

“This is our time on the history line of God. This is it. What will we do with the one deep exhale of God on this earth? For we are but a vapor and we have to make it count. We’re on. Direct us, Lord, and get us on our feet.” – Beth Moore

“True religion has a universal quality. It does not find fault with other religions. False religions will find fault with other religions; they will say that theirs is the only valid religion and their prophet is the only savior. But a true religion will feel that all the prophets are saviors of mankind.” – Sri Chinmoy

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” – Thomas Jefferson

“I am a spiritual person in an eastern religion kind of way. I learned that happiness for all of us is a switch that you flick in your brain. It doesn’t have anything to do with getting a new house, a new car, a new girlfriend, or a new pair of shoes. Our culture is very much about that; we are never happy with what we have today.” – Tom Ford

“The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.” – Swami Vivekananda

“There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.” – Malala Yousafzai

Religion Vs Spirituality Quotes

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“My life may not be going the way I planned it, but it is exactly going the way God planned it.”

“Everything is subject to God’s timing and everything depends on it.” – Sunday Adelaja

“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Give yourself entirely to God, enter and hide in the hidden ground of your soul.” – Johannes Tauler

“Calmness, gentleness, silence, self-restraint, and purity: these are the disciplines of the mind.” – Bhagavad Gita

“You cannot believe in god until you believe in yourself.” – Swami Vivekananda

“It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters, it’s who’s around it.” – Charlie Brown

“Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“I just want to do God’s will. And He’s allowed me to go to the mountain. And I’ve looked over, and I’ve seen the promised land.” – Martin Luther King

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” – John Piper

“Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.” – Radhanath Swami

“Nothing kills the ego like playfulness, like laughter. When you start taking life as fun, the ego has to die, it cannot exist anymore.” – Osho

“I speak not of men’s creeds—they rest between Man and his Maker.” – Lord Byron

“The antidote for covetousness is contentment. The two are in opposition. Whereas the covetous, greedy person worships himself, the contented person worships God. Contentment comes from trusting God.” – John Macarthur

“Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God.” – E. Stanley Jones

“Baptism is rich in meaning. It suggests cleansing. When you are a disciple, you understand that you are cleansed by Christ. You understand that Christ died in your place on the cross, paying for your sins, fully forgiving you for all your wrongs. You are cleansed from guilt, and you are becoming a cleaner, healthier, more whole person.” – Brian McLaren

“Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes, and wishes he was certain.” – Mark Twain

“God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go.” – Tony Evans

“Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.” – Jon Katz

“The old faiths light their candles all about, but burly truth comes by and blows them out.” – Lizette W. Reese

“For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” – Jesus Christ

“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.” – Albert Einstein

“Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue.” – Eugene O’Neill

“All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way.” – Epictetus

“The Bible never tells us to take a blind leap of faith into the darkness and hope that there’s somebody out there. The Bible calls us to jump out of the darkness and into the light. That is not a blind leap. The faith that the New Testament calls us to is a faith rooted and grounded in something that God makes clear is the truth.” – R. C. Sproul

Religion Equality Quotes

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“I thank God for my handicaps, for through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God.” – Helen Keller

“Religion doesn’t make people bigots. People are bigots and they use religion to justify their ideology.” – Reza Azlan

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

“More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.” – Alexander Chase

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” – Mother Teresa

“Fasting confirms our utter dependence upon God by finding in Him a source of sustenance beyond food.” – Dallas Willard

“When we have a heart full of God’s grace, we will speak with grace.” – Heidi Kreider

“Of all the animosities which have existed among mankind, those which are caused by a difference of sentiments in religion appear to be the most inveterate and distressing, and ought most to be deprecated.” – George Washington

“The world presents enough problems if you believe it to be a world of law and order; do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles.” – Louis D. Brandeis

“Religion is the resolute following of the star of hope through triumphs and tragedies of time.” – A. Eustace Haydon

“Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” – Buddha

“Religion is, by definition, interpretation; and by definition, all interpretations are valid. However, some interpretations are more reasonable than others.” – Reza Aslan

“Everyone fears and courts his own demon.” – Mason Cooley

“We use religion like a trolley-car–we ride on it only while it is going our way.” – Austin O’Malley

“Hate the sin, love the sinner.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Continuous effort — not strength nor intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill

“The religious response is a response to experience and is colored by the wish to provide a wider context for a fragile, short and turbulent life.” – Philip Rousseau

“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it with religious conviction.” – Blaise Pascal

“It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.” – Helen Keller

“Religion is a fashionable substitute for Belief.” – Oscar Wilde

“God’s word is lamp that lights my path.”

“Religion is not something separate and apart from ordinary life. It is life — life of every kind viewed from the standpoint of meaning and purpose: life lived in the fuller awareness of its human quality and spiritual significance.” – A. Powell Davies

“One, who washes away the dirty heap of greed with the water of equanimity and contentment, attains the everlasting happiness, Moksha.”

“There is no one who is insignificant in the purpose of God.” – Alistair Begg

“Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use.” – Sai Baba

“Those who walk with god always reach their destination.”

“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” – A.W. Tozer

“Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other ‘isms’ grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.” – Roger Ebert

“We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.” – Oswald Chambers

“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst.” – C.S. Lewis

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan

“There is only one truth, only men describe it in different ways.” – Hindu Holy Book

“Faith: It does not make things easy, it makes them possible.”

Religion And Humanity Quotes

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“God is to be worshiped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.” – Swami Vivekananda

“The true Islam has shown me that a blanket indictment of all white people is as wrong as when whites make blanket indictments against blacks.” – Malcom X

“One of the great strengths of the United States is… we have a very large Christian population — we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.” – Barack Obama

“Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.” – John Piper

“Each today, well-lived, makes yesterday a dream of happiness and each tomorrow a vision of hope. Look, therefore, to this one day, for it and it alone is life.” – Sanskrit poem

“One of the chief uses of religion is that it makes us remember our coming from darkness, the simple fact that we are created.” – G. K. Chesterton

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha

“By conquering anger, the soul acquires the quality of forgiveness. By conquering pride, the soul gains humility. By giving up deceit, the soul acquires simplicity and straightforwardness. By conquering greed, the soul attains contentment.”

“Too many people embrace religion from the same motives that they take a companion in wedlock, not from true love of the person, but because of a large dowry.” – Hosea Ballou

“Purity or impurity depends on oneself. No one can purify another.” – Buddha

“He who lays up treasures on earth spends his life backing away from his treasures. To him, death is loss. He who lays up treasures in heaven looks forward to eternity; he’s moving daily toward his treasures. To him, death is gain.” – Randy Alcorn

“Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation.” – Karl Marx

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” – Augustine

“The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.” – C.S. Lewis

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” – Chuck Swindoll

“Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you, all of the expectations, all of the beliefs, and becoming who you are.” – Rachel Naomi Remen

“To gather with God’s people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.” – Martin Luther

“All religions have been made by men.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“If you believe in a God who controls the big things, you have to believe in a God who controls the little things. It is we, of course, to whom things look ‘little’ or ‘big’.” – Elisabeth Elliot

“No religion is absolutely perfect. Yet not only do we fight for religion, but also are we often willing to sacrifice our lives for it. And what we hopelessly fail to do is to live it. A true religion is that which has no caste, no creed, no color. It is but an all-uniting and all-pervading embrace.” – Sri Chinmoy

“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.” – Voltaire

“I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in human beings. Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.” – Pearl S. Buck

“War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.” – Martin Luther

“True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness.” – Albert Einstein

“Like art, religion is an imaginative and creative effort to find a meaning and value in human life.” – Karen Armstrong

“Even though you can’t expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make the attempt. That’s morality, that’s religion, that’s art, that’s life.” – Phil Ochs

“Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.” – Khalil Gibran

“A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.” – Albert Einstein

“Don’t tell me about your God with your words. Show me about your God with your actions.”

“Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” – Buddha

“Life is far beyond meaning, Life is beyond meaning and that’s why it is so beautiful.”

“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

“Religion is what the individual does with his own solitariness.” – A.N. Whitehead

“Christian marriage is that sacrament which builds up the community of the Church and of society. Marriage has been inscribed in creation’s design by God, and, by his grace, countless Christian men and women have lived married life fully.” – Pope Francis

“Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day.” – Karen Armstrong, author

“The Catholic faith never changes. But the language and mode of manifesting this one faith can change according to peoples, times and places.” – Francis Arinze

“The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.” – Thomas Paine

“The best way to know God is to love many things.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“If religion, instead of being the manifestation of a spiritual ideal, gives prominence to scriptures and external rites, then does it disturb the peace more than anything else.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Religion Unity Quotes

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“Since many of you do not belong to the Catholic Church and others are non-believers, from the bottom of my heart I give this silent blessing to each and every one of you, respecting the conscience of each one of you but knowing that each one of you is a child of God.” – Pope Francis

“Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.” – Pervez Musharraf

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

“Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand.” – Karl Marx

“It behooves us then to humble ourselves before the offended Power to confess our national sins and to pray for clemency and forgiveness.” – Abraham Lincoln

“When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts.” – Mary Baker Eddy

“If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.” – Eido Tai Shimano Roshi

“Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.” – Sigmund Freud

“God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.” – Thomas Huxley

“Clouds and darkness are round most men and it is the preacher’s business to let the sunlight in. A congregation needs nothing so much as sun.” – Charles Edward Jefferson

“Christian love is the only kind of love in which there is no rivalry, no jealousy. There is jealousy among the lovers of art; there is jealousy among the lovers of song; there is jealousy among the lovers of beauty. The glory of natural love is its monopoly, its power to say, ‘It is mine. ‘ But the glory of Christian love is its refusal of monopoly.” – George Matheson

“It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.” – Calvin Coolidge

“Remember who you are. Don’t compromise for anyone, for any reason. You are a child of the Almighty God. Live that truth.” – Lysa Terkeurst

“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.”

“Religion is the human attitude towards a sacred order that includes within it all being – human or otherwise – i.e., belief in a cosmos, the meaning of which both includes and transcends man.” – Peter Berger

“I 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 spirit.” – Khalil Gibran

“If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

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