Religion Quotes

Religion Quotes

Jesus Christ What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and yet loses his soul?
Voltaire God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Michel de Montaigne Man is certainly stark mad. He cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens.
Abraham Lincoln Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Marcel Proust The one thing more difficult than following a regimen is not imposing it on others.
Herbert Hoover What the world needs today is a definite, spiritual mobilization of the nations who believe in God against this tide of Red agnosticism. ...And in rejecting an atheistic other world, I am confident that the Almighty God will be with us.
Mark Twain Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of.
H. L. Mencken God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, thehelpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos; He will set them above their betters.
James Madison Religion is the basis and foundation of government. Before any man can be considered as a member of civil society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe.
Archbishop William Temple It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
J.D. McCoughey God is dead, but fifty thousand social workers have risen to take his place.
Jean Rostand My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
Plato He was a wise man who invented God.
Andrew Young Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it.
Simms Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to proscribe, and honestly to award - these are the true aims and duties of criticism.
Thomas Szasz If you talk to God, you are praying. If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
Steven Wright If God dropped acid, would he see people?
Thomas Edison I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious idea of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.
George Santayana Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
Mark Twain I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces.
Tom Wolfe A cult is a religion with no political power
Marcel Proust The charms of a passing woman are usually in direct relation to the speed of her passing.
Abraham Lincoln When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that is my religion.
James Joyce Jesus was a bachelor and never lived with a woman. Surely living with a woman is one of the most difficult things a man has to do, and he never did it.

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