Quotes about Religion


Watch out for people who call themselves religious; make sure you know what they mean - make sure they know what they mean!

John Irving


In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that`s a really good argument; my position is mistaken", and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn`t happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.

Carl Sagan

The definition of faith: acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.

Dan Brown


If humans were inclined to goodness, religion would not be necessary.

Steve Maraboli

Religious structure often dilutes the spiritual experience.

Steve Maraboli


Faith is a torment. It is like loving someone who is out there in the darkness but never appears, no matter how loudly you call.

The Seventh Seal (movie)

People are never so completely and enthusiastically evil as when they act out of religious conviction.

Umberto Eco


One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion. So now people assume that religion and morality have a necessary connection. But the basis of morality is really very simple and doesn`t require religion at all.

Arthur Charles Clarke

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.

Bertrand Russell

The essence of science is that it is always willing to abandon a given idea for a better one; the essence of theology is that it holds its truths to be eternal and immutable.

Henry Louis Mencken

A general problem with much of the theology is that the God portrayed is too small. It is a god of a tiny world and not a god of a galaxy, much less of a universe.

Carl Sagan


The difference between science and religion is the difference between a willingness to dispassionately consider new evidence and new arguments, and a passionate unwillingness to do so.

Sam Harris

Being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of tranquility that religion is powerless to bestow.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tells you.

Benjamin Jowett

Understanding wasn`t always necessary, as long as you believed.

Dean Koontz


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