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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:
Religion is the human response to being alive and having to die.
– F. Forrester ChurchRate it:
Religion is the idol of the mob it adores everything it does not understand.
– Frederick the GreatRate it:
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
– Arthur ShopenhauerRate it:
Religion is the monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
– William JamesRate it:
Religion is the opiate of the masses.
– Karl Marx, Urban Dictionary, under "Religion."Rate it:
Religion is the servant of the vanishing; science, of the existence! Disappearance belongs to the chaos and the Devil; existence, to the God!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Religion is what a person does in his solitariness.
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
– NapoleonRate it:
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
– Frederick BuechnerRate it:

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