Quotes about "religion"

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Definitions and meanings of word "religion"

• Noun: a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; example: "he lost his faith but not his morality"

• Noun: an institution to express belief in a divine power; examples: "he was raised in the Baptist religion", "a member of his own faith contradicted him"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "religion"

Mahatma Gandhi
10 quotes about religion
Indian Leader
Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
9 quotes about religion
German Critic, Poet, Leader, Scholar
Tuesday 10 March 1772 - Monday 12 January 1829
William Robertson Smith
8 quotes about religion
Scottish Scientist, Editor, Scholar
Sunday 8 November 1846 - Saturday 31 March 1894
Albert Einstein
6 quotes about religion
German Physicist
Friday 14 March 1879 - Monday 18 April 1955
Dalai Lama
7 quotes about religion
Tibetan Leader
Born Saturday 6 July 1935
Thomas Paine
7 quotes about religion
English Writer, Author, Revolutionary, Activist
Tuesday 29 January 1737 - Thursday 8 June 1809
Richard Dawkins
6 quotes about religion
English Author, Scientist
Born Wednesday 26 March 1941
B. R. Ambedkar
4 quotes about religion
Indian Politician
Tuesday 14 April 1891 - Thursday 6 December 1956
Karen Armstrong
5 quotes about religion
English Writer, Author
Born Tuesday 14 November 1944
Mary Douglas
5 quotes about religion
British Scientist
Friday 25 March 1921 - Wednesday 16 May 2007
Peter Jennings
4 quotes about religion
Canadian Journalist
Friday 29 July 1938 - 2005
Simon Greenleaf
5 quotes about religion
American Lawyer, Judge
Friday 5 December 1783 - Thursday 6 October 1853

Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he "lives" his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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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.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn't have religion.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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The new soft totalitarianism that is advancing on the left wants to have a state religion It is an atheist, nihilistic religion - but it is a religion that is obligatory for all.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Religion has become so many different things. Religion is an economic thing for some people. Religion is a gun.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Christianity is usually called a religion. As a religion it has had a wider geographic spread and is more deeply rooted among more peoples than any other religion in the history of mankind.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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I write against the religion because if women want to live like human beings, they will have to live outside the religion and Islamic law.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Basically, fundamentalism is a modern phenomenon. In the same way that Hitler evoked a mythological religion of German purity and the glory of the past, the Islamists use religion to evoke emotions and passions in people who have been oppressed for a long time in order to reach their purpose.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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Women are oppressed in the east, in the west, in the south, in the north. Women are oppressed inside, outside home, a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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I think there's been a big problem between religion, or organized religion, and spirituality.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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