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Religious Quotes

There are many religions followed by people in this world. Though, the way of worship is different, the motto of each and every religion is the same ?to remain in touch with God?. In other words, people belonging to different follow the same aim, only the paths are different. Given below are some religious quotes which revolve around the various aspects of religion and God. Use these inspirational sayings to enlighten yourself as well as others. We hope these religious quotations prove useful in making your life more meaningful.

John Lennon

We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Dalai Lama

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.

Thomas Paine

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.

Ambrose Bierce

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.

Alexander Hamilton

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.

Robert Kennedy

But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?

Martin Luther

Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.

Francis Bacon

There was never law, or sect, or opinion did so much magnify goodness, as the Christian religion doth.

Marcel Proust

Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.

George Santayana

Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.

Hillaire Belloc

Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language.

Eric Hoffer

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.

Malcolm X

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.

Billy Graham

God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, "I love you."

Walt Whitman

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.

William Butler Yeats

Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Once we surrender our mind to GOD completely, HE will take care of us in every way.

H. L. Mencken

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.

Richard Burton

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself.

Jon Stewart

The nation of Dubai banned the movie Charlie's Angles because it's offensive to the religion of Islam. Apparently, the religion of Islam is offended by anything without a plot.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches.

Epictetus

All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.

Marvin Olasky

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve.

Friedrich Nietzsche

After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.

Mel Brooks

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.

George Bernard Shaw

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.

Marvin Olasky

I grew up Jewish, became an atheist and a Marxist, and 28 years ago, at age 26, became a Christian.

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Mother Teresa

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.

Martin Luther

Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?

Henry Ford

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.

Dalai Lama

If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.

William Blake

I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.

Thomas Paine

I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.

Blaise Pascal

That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it.

Carl Sandburg

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.

Courtney Love

Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion.

Dr. Seuss

Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.

Francis Bacon

A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.

Thomas More

There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets.

Martin Luther

I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.

George Santayana

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.

Marvin Olasky

But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ.

Edgar Watson Howe

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Adolf Hitler

As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice.

Martin Luther

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.

Bill Maher

We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.

Richard Burton

How strange are the tricks of memory, which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life, religiously preserve the merest trifles.

Billy Graham

Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion - it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

Thomas Paine

Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true.

Blaise Pascal

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.

Alexis de Tocqueville

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

Margaret Mead

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.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.

Helen Keller

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.

Dalai Lama

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.

Albert Schweitzer

By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.

Dorothy Day

Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh, and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth is more sublime and more compelling.

Jimmy Carter

You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.

George Washington

It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.

Benjamin Franklin

God helps those who help themselves.

Woodrow Wilson

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

James Madison

Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government.

Thomas Paine

My mind is my own church.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Education must remove hatred between the pilgrims on the various roads to God. There is only one God, one Goal, one Law, one Truth, one Religion and one Reason.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.

George Santayana

Columbus found a world, and had no chart, Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.

Richard M. Nixon

In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

Robert Kennedy

Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.

Tony Blair

Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline.

Dalai Lama

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

Bill Maher

Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need.

Alan Watts

The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.

William Blake

It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.

Victor Hugo

Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.

Steven Wright

Hermits have no peer pressure.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.

Wallace Stevens

Unfortunately there is nothing more inane than an Easter carol. It is a religious perversion of the activity of Spring in our blood.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.

John Lennon

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity.

Socrates

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.

Bill Maher

I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder.

Billy Graham

The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.

Thomas Paine

My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

Blaise Pascal

Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.

Honoré de Balzac

All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.

Robert Browning

God is the perfect poet, Who in his person acts his own creations.

Dwight L. Moody

The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.

Karl Marx

The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.

Ulysses S. Grant

Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.

Martin Luther

I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.

Thomas More

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.

Thomas Paine

Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.

Anais Nin

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

H. L. Mencken

Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.

Omar Khayyam

Tonight I will make a tun of wine, Set myself up with two bowls of it; First I will divorce absolutely reason and religion, Then take to wife the daughter of the vine.