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Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny. (Quote by - George Santayana)

The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

My own mind is my own church. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

What is dangerous is not minarets, but basements and garages that hide clandestine places of worship. Thus we must choose between mosques, where we know that the rules of the republic are respected, and secret places where extremism has been developing for too long. (Quote by - Nicolas Sarkozy)

It's clear why they only served bread and wine at the Last Supper. It was a potluck . . . organized by men. (Quote by - Patti Page)

This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it. (Quote by - John Adams)

Religious creeds encourage some of the craziest kinds of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors and favor severe manifestations of neurosis, borderline personality states, and sometimes even psychosis. (Quote by - Albert Ellis)

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. (Quote by - Richard Burton)

The first Sunday I sang in the church choir, two hundred people changed their religion. (Quote by - Fred Allen)

Our knowledge of the historical worth of certain religious doctrines increases our respect for them, but does not invalidate our proposal that they should cease to be put forward as the reasons for the precepts of civilization. On the contrary! Those historical residues have helped us to view religious teachings, as it were, as neurotic relics, and we may now argue that the time has probably come, as it does in an analytic treatment, for replacing the effects of repression by the results of the rational operation of the intellect. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

More people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, my friends, that is true perversion. (Quote by - Harvey Milk)

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat. (Quote by - John Morley)

Speak low to me, my Saviour, low and sweet From out the hallelujahs, sweet and low, Lest I should fear and fall, and miss Thee so Who art not missed by any that entreat. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There's nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch. (Quote by - Larry Flynt)

I don't like it, to be honest, when politicians make a big thing of their religious beliefs, so I don't make a big thing of it. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

Religion does not mean just precepts, a temple, monastery, or other external signs, for these as well as hearing and thinking are subsidiary factors in taming the mind. (Quote by - Dalai Lama)

Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Religion has done love a great servive by making it a sin. (Quote by - Anatole France)

An enchanted world is one that speaks to the soul, to the mysterious depths of the heart and imagination where we find value, love, and union with the world around us. As mystics of many religions have taught, that sense of rapturous union. (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

Nothing in human life, least of all in religion, is ever right until it is beautiful. (Quote by - Harry Emerson Fosdick)

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible. (Quote by - George Burns)

Religious men are and must be heretics now— for we must not pray, except in a "form" of words, made beforehand— or think of God but with a prearranged idea. (Quote by - Florence Nightingale)

But the religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principle of resistance, it is the dissidence of dissent, and the protestantism of the Protestant religion. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints. (Quote by - Abigail Van Buren)

A New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing anything; it just keeps you from enjoying it. (Quote by - Morris Mandel)


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