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Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
– A. J. ToynbeeRate it:
Religion is a bandage that man has invented to protect a soul made bloody by circumstance.
– Theodore Herman Albert DreiserRate it:
Religion is a bell jar; you cannot find God in that jar, because it is your bell jar, you have created it! Break the glass prison and get fresh air, elevate your intelligence! Wake up and open your eyes; see the truth beyond your prison! If you can’t break the glass, don’t worry; science will do it for you!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there.
– Mohammed NeguibRate it:
Religion is a defense against the experience of God.
– Carl JungRate it:
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
– Author UnknownRate it:
Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
– William JamesRate it:
Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.
– Harriet MartineauRate it:
Religion is an attempt to get control over the sensory world, in which we are placed, by means of the wish-world which we have developed inside us as a result of biological and psychological necessites.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
Religion is an illusion and every illusion has the inevitable destiny of a soap bubble!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
Religion is an illusion, and it derives its strength from its readiness to fit in with our instinctual wishful impulses.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
– Deepak ChopraRate it:
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. GurdjieffRate it:
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping the common people quiet.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
Religion is far too important a thing for atheists to leave to the religious.
– Tor Nørretranders, Mærk Verden (English title not known)Rate it:
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
– Author UnknownRate it:
Religion is not a bridge between God and Man; it is a Great Wall of China between them!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Religion is not what you will get after reading all the scriptures of the world. It is not really what is grasped by the grain. It is a heart grasp.
– Mohandas Karamchand GandhiRate it:
Religion is pickled God.
– H. G. Wells, H. G. Wells SocietyRate it:
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
– Franz WerfelRate it:
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills WildeRate it:

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