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Which is it, is man one of God’s blunders or is God one of man’s?

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Which is more misshapen,–religion without virtue, or virtue without religion?

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While traveling near Tampa, Florida I passed the ‘Jehovah’s Witness Assembly Hall’ and was struck by the fact that that must be where they make them.

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Why do born-again people so often make you wish they’d never been born the first time?

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Why do you write to me God should punish the English? I have no close connection to either one or the other. I see only with deep regret that God punishes so many of His children for their numerous stupidities, for which only He Himself can be held responsible; in my opinion, only His nonexistence could excuse Him.

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With most people unbelief in one thing is founded upon blind belief in another.

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Wonderful! that the Christian religion, which seems to have no other object than the felicity of another life, should also constitute the happiness of this.

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Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons.

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You are our dearly beloved brothers, and in a certain way, it could be said that you are our elder brothers.

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You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.

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You can change your faith without changing gods, and vice versa.

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You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.

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You can safely say that you have made God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.

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You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.

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You cannot go to the Father by denying the Mother.

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You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion. Not many people believe in the hereafter, so they keep going. [Then again you could say its due to medical and scientific improvement, and speak the truth]

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You don’t have to be religious to have a soul; everybody has one. You don’t have to be religious to perfect your soul; I have found saintliness in avowed atheists.

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You don’t know that God is all that you need, until God is all that you got.

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You might argue my parents’ gift (of godlessness… not caring which gods others held dear) was a poisoned chalice.

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Young people are threatened… by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire.

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What if we chose the wrong religion? We’re just making God madder and madder every Sunday.

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What is happening within Christianity is that it doesn’t know it needs to promote itself.

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What is more harmful than any vice? Practical sympathy and pity for all the failures and all the weak: Christianity.

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What we talked about will have to remain a secret between him and me. I spoke to him as a brother whom I have pardoned and who has my complete trust.

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What we want is some sort of communism not based on wages, nor profits, nor any sort of buying and selling but on a religion of life. D.H. Lawrence quotes

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When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it’s more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don’t practice or preach it, however.

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When holy and devout religious men Are at their beads, ’tis hard to draw them thence; So sweet is zealous contemplation.’ William Shakespeare

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When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. ThatÂ’s my religion.- Anonymous

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When I was young, I was sure of many things; there are only two things of which I am sure now; one is, that I am a miserable sinner; and the other, that Jesus Christ is an all sufficient Saviour.’ He is well taught who gets these two lessons.

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When it comes to money, everyone is of the same religion.

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When it’s a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.- Voltaire

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When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out.

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When no one had answers they created God. Now we have most of them, and ne day we will have all of them, rendering God useless.

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When religion is in the hands of the mere natural man, he is always the worse for it; it adds a bad heat to his own dark fire and helps to inflame his four elements of selfishness, envy, pride, and wrath. And hence it is that worse passions, or a worse degree of them are to be found in persons of great religious zeal than in others that made no pretenses to it.

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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.

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When they circumcised him they threw away the wrong bit.

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When we debunk a fanatical faith or prejudice, we do not strike at the root of fanaticism. We merely prevent its leaking out at a certain point, with the likely result that it will leak out at some other point. Thus by denigrating prevailing beliefs and loyalties, the militant man of words unwittingly creates in the disillusioned masses a hunger for faith. For the majority of people cannot endure the barrenness and futility of their lives unless they have some ardent dedication, or some passionate pursuit in which they can lose themselves. Thus, in spite of himself, the scoffing man of words becomes the precursor of a new faith.

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When we take our last remove, I fear that we shall find that a great deal which we call religion, and which we were at the trouble of lugging about with us through our whole pilgrimage, is perfectly worthless, fit only to be burned.

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When you turn the discussion onto talk of religion, you will soon start to reveal a whole range of views ranging from the ardent supporter to the ardent atheist.

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Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

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We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as definitive and has as its highest value one

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To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.

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To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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To what excesses do men rush for the sake of religion, of whose truth they are so little persuaded, and to whose precepts they pay so little regard!

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To what excesses will men not go for the sake of a religion in which they believe so little and which they practice so imperfectly!

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Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time (full) of joyful hope and profound gratitude.

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Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ’s vineyard.

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Today, I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator: by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord.

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True religion is always mild, propitious, and humble; plays not the tyrant, plants no faith in blood, nor bears destruction on her chariot-wheels; but stoops to polish, succor, and redress, and builds her grandeur on the public good.

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True religion teaches us to reverence what is under us, to recognize humility and poverty, and, despite mockery and disgrace, wretchedness, suffering, and death, as things divine.

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True sweeping, incisive spiritual logic pours only confusion and dismay upon head and heart of all who set themselves up for pillars of the church without practising the first principles of the doctrine of Christ–men who, professing to gather their fellows together in the name of Christ, conduct the affairs of the church on the principles of hell–men so blind and dull and slow of heart, that they will never know what outer darkness means until it closes around them–men who seek gain first, safety next, and the will of God not at all–men whose presentation or Christianity is enough to drive the world to a preferable infidelity.

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Truth is my God. Nonviolence is my way of realizing Him.- Mohandas K. Gandhi

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Union of religious sentiments begets a surprising confidence.

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Unspontaneity is of their essence. In these rites I discover that something is approaching me here that I did not produce myself, that I am entering into something greater than myself, which ultimately derives from divine revelation. This is why the Christian East calls the liturgy the

Jun 162013
 

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Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science?

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This family was raised Catholic and I think there are still some members of the family who are practicing Catholics, while others are recovering Catholics! That, to me, is a real part of America and we wanted to represent that.

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This human world of ours would be inconceivable without the practical existence of a religious belief.

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This people draws its origin from Abraham, our father in faith The very people that received from God the commandment ‘Thou shalt not kill’ itself experienced in a special measure what is meant by killing. It is not permissible for anyone to pass by this inscription with indifference.

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Those Christians who are very strict in their observances, think a good deal more of the Sabbath than of man, a great deal more of the Bible than of the truth, and ten times more of their creed than of the will of God. Of course, if they heard anyone utter such words as I have just written, they would say he was and atheist.

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Those who think all religions are the same look at the wrappings instead of the content.

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Though I’m not religious in the classical sense I did partake in Passover.

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Through me the way into the suffering city, Through me the way to the eternal pain, Through me the way that runs among the lost. Justice urged on my high artificer; My maker was divine authority, The highest wisdom, and the primal love. Before me nothing but eternal things were made, And I endure eternally. Abandon every hope, ye who enter here.

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Thus, a vision of the whole gradually grew for me that was nourished by the various experiences and realizations I had encountered along my theological path. I rejoiced to be able to say something of my own, something new and yet completely within the faith of the Church. The feeling of aquiring a theological vision that was ever more clearly my own was the most wonderful experience of those years.

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tide pool eyes that filled with what Spirit had oerspilled.

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Times have changed since George Herbert

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There are things you would love to hear but will never hear fromthe person you want to hear them from, but don’t be deaf to the personwho says it with his heart.

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There is a commandment against bearing false witness against my neighbor. Is there no commandment against bearing false witness against God? If I were a god, I would reserve my greatest wrath, not for those who ignored me, nor for those who contradicted me, but for those who falsely quoted me.

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There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants to reduce the priest to a mere functionary, a managing director, where administration rather than doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church.

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There is a world of practical religion in simply being considerate of others.

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There is no dichotomy between man and God’s image. Whoever tortures a human being, whoever abuses a human being, whoever outrages a human being, abuses God’s image.

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There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. Woodrow T. Wilson quotes

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There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.

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There is no room in this for the divinization of a nation, of a class, let alone of an individual. Are we not all children of one father, as it is said in religious language?

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There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt.

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There is nothing divine about morality, it is a purely human affair.

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There is only one greater folly than that of the fool who says in his heart there is no God, and that is the folly of the people that says with its head that it does not know whether there is a God or not.

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There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.’ George Bernard Shaw

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There is something utterly nauseating about a system of society which pays a harlot 25 times as much as it pays its prime minister, 250 times as much as it pays its members of Parliament and 500 times as much as it pays some of its ministers of religion.

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There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.

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There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn’t scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible.

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There’s a frustration with religion being such a tool of destruction.

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There’s a lot of money in Billy Graham’s Association and in that Denver, Colorado thing, Focus on the Family. So, why can’t we make Christian movies?

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These days (2003) I am a teetotal, mean-spirited, right-wing, narrow-minded, conservative Christian bigot, but not a racist.

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They don’t care what you believe in IF you can make the money. There’s no prejudice against any certain religion here.

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Things that will destroy man: Politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; worship without sacrifice.

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The religious instinct will never be replaced by law or even philanthropy.

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The ship retains her anchorage, yet drifts with a certain range, subject to wind and tide; so we have for an anchorage the cardinal truths of the gospel.

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The solitary monk who shook the world From pagan slumber, when the gospel trump Thunder’ d its challenge from his dauntless lips In peals of truth.

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The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India.

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The task of a priest, in some respects, may be different today, but the principles upon which Herbert built his life as a priest are of universal application.

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The teachings of Buddha are eternal, but even then Buddha did not proclaim them to be infallible. The religion of Buddha has the capacity to change according to times, a quality which no other religion can claim to have

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The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket, nor breaks my leg.

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The Lord is my light, and my salvation; whom shall I fear?’ Psalms 27 The Bible

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The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex.

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The majority of mankind think that they think; they acquiesce, and suppose that they argue; they flatter themselves that they are holding their own, when they have actually grown up to manhood, with scarcely a conviction that they can call their own. So it was, and so it ever shall be.

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The mentality of fundamentalism is by no means an exclusive property of orthodoxy. Its attitudes are found in every branch of Christendom: the quest for negative status, the elevation of minor issues to a place of major importance, the use of social mores as a norm of virtue, the toleration of one’s own prejudice but not the prejudice of others, the confusion of the church with a denomination, and the avoidance of prophetic scrutiny by using the Word of God as an instrument of self-security but not self-criticism. The mentality of fundamentalism comes into being whenever a believer is unwilling to trace the effects of original sin in his own life. And where is the believer who is wholly delivered from this habit?

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The mind never fully accepts any convictions that it does not owe to its own efforts.

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The moral and religious system which Jesus Christ transmitted to us is the best the world has ever seen, or can see.- Benjamin Franklin

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The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.- Richard Francis Burton

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The neer to the church, the further from God.

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The object of opening the mind as of opening the mouth is to close it again on something solid.

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The only objection against the Bible is a bad life.

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The only time anyone’s admitted they were a Christian before was when they were busy telling me why they’re better than me.

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The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.

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The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.’ Eric Hoffer

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The pope is dead tired and should be left in peace. Anyone who tries to approach him, even to wish him well, is committing a sin.

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The prevailing legal and moral views of a time are held not only by those whom they benefit but by those, too, who appear to suffer from them. Their domination is expressed in that fact- that the people from whom they claim sacrifice accept them.

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The priest is Christ

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The duties of religion, sincerely and regularly performed, will always be sufficient to exalt the meanest and to exercise the highest understanding.

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The ecclesial communities which have not preserved the valid Episcopate and the genuine and integral substance of the Eucharistic mystery, are not Churches in the proper sense; however, those who are baptized in these communities are, by Baptism, incorporated in Christ and thus are in a certain communion, albeit imperfect, with the Church.

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The enduring value of religion is in its challenge to aspiration and hope in the mind of man.

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The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.

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The evil of the Church is the doing of Church work in a spirit of business, something to be got through. The only way to avoid this is for the priest to be instant in prayer. If he is not, he will lose that touch of the supernatural, without which he has no right to be a priest at all.

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The external part of religion is doubtless of little value in comparison with the internal, and so is the cask in comparison with the wine contained in it: but if the cask be staved in, the wine must perish.

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The first clergyman was the first rascal who met the first fool.’ Voltaire

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The flower of youth never appears more beautiful than when it bends towards the Sun of Righteousness.

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The foundation of all morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying; to give up pretending to believe that for which there is no evidence, and repeating unintelligible propositions about things beyond the possibilities of knowledge.

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The fruits of Christianity were religious wars, butcheries, crusades, inquisitions, extermination of the natives of America and the introduction of African slaves in their place.

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The fundamentalists, by ‘knowing’ the answers before they start, and then forcing nature into the straitjacket of their discredited preconceptions, lie outside the domain of science –or any honest intellectual inquiry.

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The Gentiles used to wonder at us because we cared so much about religious things about food and Sabbath and teaching the children Hebrew.

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The heart of man is evil and desperately wicked.

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The Higher Authority has ordained planned obsolescence. (paraphrased.. in reference to aging).

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The highest flights of charity, devotion, trust, patience, bravery to which the wings of human nature have spread themselves, have been flown for religious ideals.

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The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.

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The human race in the course of time has taken the liberty of softening and softening Christianity until at last we have contrived to make it exactly the opposite of what it is in the New Testament…

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The Institutional Church (ecclesia) has killed only two kinds of people: Those who do not believe in the teachings of Jesus Christ, and those who do.

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The intellectual is constantly betrayed by his vanity. Godlike he blandly assumes that he can express everything in words; whereas the things one loves, lives, and dies for are not, in the last analysis completely expressible in words.

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The intention of the Holy Ghost is to teach us how one goes to heaven, not how heaven goes.- Galileo Galilei

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The best religion is the most tolerant.

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the Bible as we have it contains elements that are scientifically incorrect or even morally repugnant. No amount of ‘explaining away’ can convince us that such passages are the product of Divine Wisdom.

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The Bible is literature, not dogma.

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The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.

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The blackest billingsgate, the most ungentlemanly insolence, the most yahooist brutality, is patently endured, countenanced, propagated, and applauded. But touch a solemn truth in collision with the dogma of a sect, though capable of the clearest proof, and you will soon find you have disturbed a nest, and the hornets will swarm about your eyes and hand, and fly into your face and eyes.

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The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one.

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The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.

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The Christian view that all intercourse outside marriage is immoral was, as we see in the…passages from St. Paul, based upon the view that all sexual intercourse, even within marriage, is regrettable. A view of this sort, which goes against biological facts, can only be regarded by sane people as a morbid aberration. The fact that it is embedded in Christian ethics has made Christianity throughout its whole history a force tending towards mental disorders and unwholesome views of life.

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The church is always trying to get other people to reform; it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little by way of example.

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The Church is an organism that grows best in an alien society.

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The church is the great lost and found department.- Robert Short

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The Church says the Earth is flat. But I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow on the Moon. And I have more faith in a shadow than in the Church.

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The Church used to absolve sinners; today it has the gall to absolve sins.

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The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.- George Bernard Shaw

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The clergy believe that any portion of power confided to me, will be exerted in opposition to their schemes. And they believe rightly: for I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyrrany known to the mind of man.

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The coziness between church and state is good for the state and bad for the church.

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The difference between heresy and prophecy is often one of sequence. Heresy often turns out to have been prophecy — when properly aged.

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The difficulty with pragmatic arguments for a religion is that truths do not always ‘work’, and beliefs that ‘work’ are by no means always true.

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The dimension of depth in the consciousness of religion creates the tension between what is and what ought to be. It bends the bow from which every arrow of moral action flies.

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The discussions of every age are filled with the issues on which its leading schools of thought differ. But the general intellectual atmosphere of the time is always determined by the views on which the opposing schools agree. They become the unspoken presuppositions of all thought, and common and unquestioningly accepted foundations on which all discussion proceeds.