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Religion Quotes - A religion is a set of beliefs that is held by a group of people and there are many different religions, each with a different set of beliefs. The beliefs are about the world and the people in it, about how they came into being, and what their purpose is. These beliefs are often linked into a number of Gods or spirits. They may also be linked to an idea such as path that the spirit of each person should take towards goodness, truth and duty.

Each religion has different ideas about these things and each religion has also a certain code about how humans should act. Each religion usually has its own style and set of “devotions” for people to worship or pray to God. They often have rituals during different periods of the year or at certain events in the life of an individual.

Some people follow more than one religion at a time. In many religions, one of the main beliefs is that God is the ultimate spirit.  In some religions, there is just one God that the people believe in and in some, there are many Gods, who have specific roles in the universe. The spirits in several religions include angels and devils. The Gods or the good spirits are an important positive force of religions. While the rituals may often be performed privately, they are also observed amid gathering of people and rituals. The rituals are often based on old traditions and are continued to be observed in almost the same way as done before hundreds or even thousands of years. Read below some of the Best quotations:

Religion Quotes:

“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

“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

Religion Quotes “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

“When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, There's just something about you that pisses me off.”
- Stephen King

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

“God has no religion.” 
- Mahatma Gandhi

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” 
- John Milton

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

“In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.” 
- Friedrich Nietzsche

“Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.” 
- Dan Brown

“A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.” 
- C.S. Lewis

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

- Buddha

Religion Quotes “Knock, And He'll open the door
Vanish, And He'll make you shine like the sun
Fall, And He'll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing, And He'll turn you into everything.” 
- Jalaluddin Rumi

“Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don't judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.”

- Madonna Ciccone

“You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.”

- Swami Vivekananda

“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

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

- Soren Kierkegaard

Religion Quotes “There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.”

- Malala Yousafzai
“A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent.” 
- William Blake

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

- Buddha
“Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.” 
- Robert Frost

“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?” 
- Douglas Adams

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

Religion Quotes “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

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

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” 
- Mahatma Gandhi

 “Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard, are sweeter.” 
- John Keats

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” 
- Dalai Lama XIV

“The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” 
- Mark Twain

Religion Quotes “Terrorism has no nationality or religion.”

- Vladimir Putin

“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
“So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.”

- Jesus Christ

“I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.”

- B. R. Ambedkar
“A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.”

- Edgar Allan Poe
Religion Quotes “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”

- Dalai Lama

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

- Buddha

“The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.”

- Aldous Huxley
“We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.”

- Jonathan Swift

“Science and Religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.”

- Dan Brown

Religion Quotes “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

“Religion is ... being as much like God as man can be.”

- Benjamin Whichcote

“A religion without the element of mystery would not be a religion at all.”

- Edwin Lewis

“But Marge, what if we picked the wrong religion? Each week we'd just make God madder and madder.”

- Homer Simpson

“Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.”

- Ronald Reagan

Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.”

- B. R. Ambedkar
“Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.”

- Charles de Secondat

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

- Napoleon Bonaparte
“Religion creates community, community creates altruism and altruism turns us away from self and towards the common good... There is something about the tenor of relationships within a religious community that makes it the best tutorial in citizenship and good neighborliness.”

- Jonathan Sacks

Religion Quotes

“Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.”

- Ron Lewis
“A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.”

- Aristotle

“Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.”

- B. R. Ambedkar
“No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.”

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“That which we call the Hindu religion is really the Eternal religion because it embraces all others.”

- Sri Aurobindo
“It is doubtless true that religion has been the world's psychiatrist throughout the centuries.”

- Karl Menninger

“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

Religion Quotes “All religions are the same: religion is basically guilt, with different holidays.”

- Cathy Ladman

“Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.”

- Arthur Schopenhauer
“The church is the great lost and found department.”

- Robert Short

“No religion is a true religion that does not make men tingle to their fingertips with a sense of infinite hazard.”

- William Ernest Hocking

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