Top 50+Quotations on Religion


1. When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
2. There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things.
3.  I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
4. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
5. Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
6. I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
7. My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
8. Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.
9. Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.
10.  Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.
11.  My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
12.  The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
13.  The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
14.  I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
15.  Since many of you do not belong to the Catholic Church and others are non-believers, from the bottom of my heart I give this silent blessing to each and every one of you, respecting the conscience of each one of you but knowing that each one of you is a child of God.
16. The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.
17. Morality is of the highest importance – but for us, not for God.
18.  True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness.
19.  God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.
20.  When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.
21.  Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
22.  It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
23.  It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
24.  Jesus is ideal and wonderful, but you Christians – you are not like him.
25.  Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
26.  Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
27.  When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
28.  A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
29.  No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
30.  Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths.
31.  Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
32.  If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
33. Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
34.  However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
35.  So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
36.  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.
37.  For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
38.  I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
39.  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.
40.  All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
41.  The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.
42.  We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
43.  Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
44.  I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.
45.  Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
46.  Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.
47.  The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
48.  God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It’s as simple as that.
49.  Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.
50.  To gather with God’s people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
51.  To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
52.  Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
53.  Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.
54.  Toleration is the best religion.
55.  Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
56.  If, then, you are looking for the way by which you should go, take Christ, because He Himself is the way.
57.  God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
58.  You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
59.  It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
60.  Wonder is the basis of worship.


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