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Religions Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Religions

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The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
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All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings,
of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home.
He has found the treasure which was hidden in his own being.
- Osho

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We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
- Albert Einstein

My criticism of most religions is that
they don't allow criticism.
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I believe in the fundamental truth
of all great religions of the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All the religions of the world,
while they may differ in other respects,
unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In principle, the great religions of the world
do not differ as much as they appear to.
- Ernest Holmes

All religions are the same:
Religion is basically guilt, with different holidays.
- Cathy Ladman

The essence of all religions is One.
Surrender is the main duty of everyone.
Surrender means the feeling of oneness,
I and God are One. Why?
The reason is that the One
who is present in you is present in me.
- Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

Every formula of every religion has, in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

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

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully
as when they do it from religious conviction.
- Blaise Pascal

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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 someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

For those of true faith, death is not a time to mourn,
but a time to celebrate returning to the Creator.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

If you have a particular faith or religion,
that is good. But you can survive without it.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

True believers just don't see things the way they are,
because if they did, they wouldn't be true believers anymore.
- Philip Caputo

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

A new friend is like new wine;
when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure.
- Ecclesiastes 9:10

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

Forgive Your Brother from Your Heart.
- Matthew 18:21-22

Compassion and generosity must be the heart of any true religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This too, shall pass.
- Bible

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
- Joseph Addison

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

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

A willingness to laugh at itself is what distinguishes
a compassionate religion from a cult.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe,
just so you're sincere.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Go Fly A Kite, Charlie Brown

Love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

We 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 beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

I do not believe in the God of the theologians;
but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
- Thomas Edison

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde


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