Religion - Quotes & Sayings

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Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What's one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.

Jon Katz

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.

Soren Kierkegaard

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith.

Barack Obama

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.

Martin Luther

There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.

Malala Yousafzai

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.

Dalai Lama

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.

Ronald Reagan

Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don't judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.

Madonna Ciccone

Love is my religion - I could die for it.

John Keats

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace..

Muhammad Ali

When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Terrorism has no nationality or religion.

Vladimir Putin

You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place or worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion or caste or creed - that has nothing to do with the business of the State.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Khalil Gibran

Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other 'isms' grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.

Roger Ebert

The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.

Galileo Galilei

Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.

Radhanath Swami

So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.

Jesus Christ

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.

Muhammad Ali

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

Dalai Lama

Religion is the opium of the masses.

Karl Marx

It is my goal to love everyone. I hate no one. Regardless of their race, religion, their proclivities, the desire of their heart and how they want to live their life and the decisions that they make. I can even respect people's decisions and lifestyle choices just as I hope they have the courtesy to respect my decisions and my choices.

Kirk Cameron

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.

C. S. Lewis

Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. No matter what race or religion or nationality or sexual orientation or gender that you are, it has the power to unite us.

Lady Gaga

The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.

Minna Antrim

All religions and all communities have the same rights, and it is my responsibility to ensure their complete and total protection. My government will not tolerate or accept any discrimination based on caste, creed and religion.

Narendra Modi

The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.

Thomas Paine

If one has the answers to all the questions - that is the proof that God is not with him. It means that he is a false prophet using religion for himself. The great leaders of the people of God, like Moses, have always left room for doubt. You must leave room for the Lord, not for our certainties; we must be humble.

Pope Francis

The truth is that killing innocent people is always wrong - and no argument or excuse, no matter how deeply believed, can ever make it right. No religion on earth condones the killing of innocent people; no faith tradition tolerates the random killing of our brothers and sisters on this earth.

Feisal Abdul Rauf

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

Aldous Huxley

Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.

Elie Wiesel

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.

Frederick Douglass

God does not discriminate against people, regardless of color, religion, social class, or gender and sexual preferences.

Rodrigo Duterte

Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.

Barack Obama

We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.

William Ralph Inge

Religion is part of the human make-up. It's also part of our cultural and intellectual history. Religion was our first attempt at literature, the texts, our first attempt at cosmology, making sense of where we are in the universe, our first attempt at health care, believing in faith healing, our first attempt at philosophy.

Christopher Hitchens

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.

Mahatma Gandhi

For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Jesus Christ

No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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