Hello all, thought Id spend an hour typing these quotations.......hope you find something you like, and welcome your thoughts and comments. Paula.
QUOTATIONS ABOUT RELIGION
I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod shows a lack of confidence. Doug McLeod
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common sense to pray for the sinner who needed it the most? Mark Twain
If there were no God, there would be Athiests. G.K.Chesterton.
It is doubtless true that religion has been the worlds psychiatrist throughout the centuries. Karl Menninger
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.....Arthur Schopenhauer
All religions are the same : religion is basically guilt, with different holidays. Cathy Ladman
The church is the great lost and found department. Robert Short
By reading the scriptures, I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me. The sky seems to be a pure, cool blue, the trees, a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet. Thomas Merton
God is INNOCENT! Noah built on a flood plain. Unknown.
The whole point of Christianity is that everyone from Charles Manson to Mother Teresa, deserves to go to hell. Sean Ninger
A religion can no more afford to degrade the Devil, than to degrade its God....Havelock Ellis
Where it is a duty to worship the sun, it is pretty sure to be a crime when examining the laws of heat. John Morley
I considered atheism, but there werent enough holidays. Unknown
According to science, the universe began as a swirl of gas that, as it cooled, spun off the Ten Commandments. Robert Brault
You can safely assume that youve created God in your own image when he hates the same people you do. Anne Lamott
I believe in God. I just dont trust anyone that works for him. Unknown.
The more I study religion, the more I am convinced man never worshipped anything but himself. Richard Burton
"Have you made your peace with God?" "I wasnt aware I had a quarrel with him..." Henry Thoreau.
In some awful, strange, paradoxical way, atheists tend to take religion more seriously than the practitioners. Jonathan Miller.
The Sriptures - sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based...Ambrose Bierce.
A man without religion is like a horse without a bridle. Latin Proverb
God is a concept by which we measure our pain. John Lennon
Adam blamed Eve, Eve blamed the serpent, and the serpent didnt have a leg to stand on. Unknown
God makes so many different kinds of people, why would he only allow one way to serve him? Martin Buber
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
Follow Descartes! Do not give up the religion of your youth til you find a better one. Martin H. Fischer
Most sermons sound to me like commercials. I cant make out if God is the Sponser, or the Product. Mignon McLaughlin
Religion often gets the credit for giving rascals peace, when in fact, old age is the medicine. Austin O' Malley
No sooner has Jesus knocked over the dragon of superstition than Paul boldly set it on its feet again, in the name of Jesus....G.B.Shaw
I think I will believe in GOSH instead of GOD, If you dont believe in GOSH, you will be damed to HECK Unknown
The last Christian died on the cross. Freidrich Neitzsche
Nature wants us to enjoy life to the full and die without giving it a second thought. Christianity wants the opposite. Saint-Beare
Life in Hubock, Texas, taught me two things-
1.God loves you and you are going to burn in hell.
2. Sex is the most awful filthy thing on earth and you should save it for someone you love. Butch Hancock
No man treats a motorcar as foolishly as the treats another human being. When the car will not go, he does not attribute its annoying behaviour to sin, he does not say "You are a WICKED motorcar, and I shall not give you any more petrol until you go!"......He attampts to find out what is wrong, and set it right. Bertrand Russell.
Which quote stands out for you and for what reasons? Paula x
Hope you enjoyed reading them, nonetheless. x