religion quotes

I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things.Julian Clary

The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.Eldridge Cleaver

I think a lot of people really have religious overtones of having come from somewhere. I mean, even the whole concept of religion is kind of alien.George Clinton

In nearly every religion I am aware of, there is a variation of the golden rule. And even for the non-religious, it is a tenet of people who believe in humanistic principles.Hillary Clinton

My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things.Kate Clinton

We want to answer this classical question, who am I? So I think that most of our works are for art, or whatever we do, including science or religion, tried to answer that question.Paulo Coelho

Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.Morris Raphael Cohen

If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.Morris Raphael Cohen

I have long believed that celebrity, the way we worship and package and sell our pop stars, is what filled the need for gods that was once filled by the pictures in stained glass. Hollywood is post-Christian Venice - in other words, a pantheon of saints without the hassle and heartache of religion.Rich Cohen

We have this idea in our minds that there's this separation of church and state in America, which I think is a good thing. And we extend that to our politics - not just church and state, but it's also there's a separation of religion and politics. But of course there isn't.Stephen Colbert

Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.Charles Caleb Colton

In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it.Charles Caleb Colton

There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.Charles Caleb Colton

Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.John Comenius

One of Dawkins' major gripes is against religion. I am in total agreement on that one. I abhor religion.Ray Comfort

Kinsey was trying to study sex scientifically, get rid of the overlay of culture and religion.Bill Condon

If I wouldn't offend my religion or God, why would I want to offend an audience because in effect those people are being watched over by the same person.Tim Conway

It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.Calvin Coolidge

People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's.Caroline B. Cooney

I have never made fun of religion. Religion is something I don't even want to mess with, because I am really afraid of the clouds opening up and my being struck by lightning.Alice Cooper