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Quotations About Religion

Related: Faith, Prayer, Christianity, God, Soul

A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes.
James Feibleman
Understanding Philosophy, 1973

Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
David Hume
Treatise of Human Nature, 1739

Religion is a fashionable substitute for Belief.
Oscar Wilde
The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day.
Albert Camus
The Fall, 1956

Christians talk as though goodness was their idea but good behavior doesn't have any religious origin. Our prisons are filled with the devout.
Andy Rooney
Sincerely, Andy Rooney

Religion enables us to ignore nothingness and get on with the jobs of life.
John Updike
Self-Consciousness, 1989

What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what language he shall speak.
George Santayana
Reason in Religion

What has been the effect of religious coercion? To make half the world fools, and the other half hypocrites.
Thomas Jefferson
Notes on the State of Virginia, 1785

To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
Jorge Luis Borges
Labyrinthes, 1962

No creed can be stretched to the size of truth; no church can be made as large as man.
Lemuel K. Washburn
Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays

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