I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
- Carl Sandburg
For God Himself works in our souls, in the deepest depths, taking increasing control as we are progressively willing to be prepared for His wonder.
- Thomas R Kelly
Nature herself has imprinted on the minds of all the idea of God.
We will be a better country when each religious group can trust its members to obey the dictates of their own religious faith without assistance from the legal structure of their country.
- Margaret Mead
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
- Jonathan Swift
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
It is most difficult, in my mind, to separate any success, whether it be in your profession, your family, or as in my case, in basketball, from religion.
- John Wooden
No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
- George Bernard Shaw
God's heart is the most sensitive and tender of all. No act goes unnoticed, no matter how insignificant or small.
- Richard J. Foster
The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.
- Eric Hoffer
There was never law, or sect, or opinion did so much magnify goodness, as the Christian religion doth.
- Francis Bacon
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
Don't pray to escape trouble. Don't pray to be comfortable in your emotions. Pray to do the will of God in every situation. Nothing else is worth praying for.
- Samuel M. Shoemaker
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
- Henry Ford
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
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.
- The Dalai Lama
Religious factions will go on imposing their will on others unless the decent people connected to them recognize that religion has no place in public policy. They must learn to make their views known without trying to make their views the only alternatives.
- Barry Goldwater
Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
- Samuel Adams
The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
- Matthew Arnold
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