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Top 70 Famous Quotes About Religion

Whether you are religious or not, there is no denying the profound influence that religion has had on the world. As humans, we have long sought to understand our place in the universe and our connection to something larger than ourselves. Religion provides us with a framework for this understanding, and its teachings can be both wise and inspiring.

Here are some of the most famous quotes about religion from thinkers, leaders, and spiritual figures throughout history.

Quotes On Religion And Humanity

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.– Malcolm X

Science has made the world a great neighborhood, but religion must make it a great brotherhood.– Laster A. Welliver

“Even though you can’t expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make the attempt. That’s morality, that’s religion, that’s art, that’s life.”— Phil Ochs, folk singer

“These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.”— Anthony de Mello, Indian Jesuit priest and psychotherapist

“Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning…”-C.S. Lewis

“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

“He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less.”-C.S. Lewis

“Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… There are just some kind of men who – who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.”-Harper Lee

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

I feel good while performing good things and I feel bad while performing bad things, and that happens to be my religion. – Abraham Lincoln

Science has no base without religion, and religion is blind without science. – Albert Einstein

This world happens to be my country, all human beings are my brothers, and my religion is to do good to others. – Thomas Paine

Quotes About Religion Equality

“I believe in the essential unity of all that lives. Therefore, I believe that if one person gains spiritually, the whole world gains, and that if one person falls, the whole world falls to that extent.” — Mohandas Gandhi

“Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged” – Rumi

“Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached.”– Sri Ramakrishna

“I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.”— Khalil Gibran, author and philosopher

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

Short Religious Quotes

“When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.” – Voltaire

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

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

“God has no religion.”-Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

“I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.”-Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Prayer can be considered to be the morning’s key and the evening’s bolt. – Mahatma Gandhi

Unless you have belief in yourself, you will not be able to believe in God. – Swami Vivekananda

The Bible is much better than any other that has been printed. – Patrick Henry

Heaven is over our heads and also below our feet. – Henry David Thoreau

Religious Quotes About Life

It is not feasible for men to reside sans a spiritual fire similar to a candle which is not able to burn without any fire. – Buddha

More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.– Alexander Chase

“I believe that whether a person follows any religion or not is unimportant, he or she must have a good heart, a warm heart.”– Dalai Lama

“Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.”— Gilbert K. Chesterton, writer, poet, and philosopher

You might be reading quite a few holy words, and you might be speaking quite a few good things, but they will be of no use to you unless you act on those things. – Buddha

“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

“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

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

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

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.”-John Lennon

You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.-Swami Vivekananda

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.-Buddha

The solutions to all the issues that people face are found in the cover of the Bible. – Ronald Reagan

In case you aim at heaven, earth will be thrown at you. In case you aim at the earth, you will get none of them. – C. S. Lewis

Even though many individuals like to perform some good things for the Almighty, only several of us like to perform the small things. – Dwight L. Moody

Morality is very important not for the Almighty, but for us. – Albert Einstein

In case you are looking for the way to go, take the help of Jesus since he is the way Himself. – Thomas Aquinas

Without depending on the others make it a point to find your personal salvation. – Buddha

Inspirational Religious Quotes

“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

“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

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

“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

“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

“A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.”-William Blake

“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

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.-Mahatma Gandhi

When I appreciate the marvels of a sunset or the moon’s beauty, my soul broadens in the creator’s adoration. – Mahatma Gandhi

It is great to ascend the sky’s liquid mountains. God is there ahead of me and behind me and I do not have any fears. – Helen Keller

In spite of having different names, rivers, lakes, ponds, and streams all consist of water. All of them consist of truths just like religion. – Muhammad Ali

True religion happens to be the genuine living; living with the righteousness and goodness of one’s soul. – Albert Einstein

A comprehensive understanding of the Bible is much more worthy as compared to a university education. – Theodore Roosevelt

Quotes About Religion And Politics

Even though Christ is wonderful and ideal, you Christians are not as him. – Mahatma Gandhi

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.— Desmond Tutu

“God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.”-C.S. Lewis
“Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, And I’ll forgive Thy great big one on me.”-Robert Frost

My nation happens to be the world and I always want to do the good of others. That is my religion. – Thomas Paine

Religion is something that does not allow the rich to get murdered by the poor. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Final Words

Religion is a powerful force in the world, and these quotes show just how complex and varied people’s thoughts on it are. Whether you believe in religion or not, it’s interesting to see how different people view it. If you enjoyed this collection of famous quotes about religion, be sure to share it on social media!

These famous quotes about religion provide a glimpse into the thoughts and feelings that different people have had about this important topic. If you enjoyed these quotes, please share them on social media or with your friends.

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