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My Religion Consists Of A Humble Admiration Of The Unlimitable Superior Who Reveals Himself In The Slight Details We Are Able To Perceive With Our Frail And Feeble Minds. That Deeply Emotional Conviction Of The Presence Of A Superior Reasoning Power, Which Is Revealed In The Incomprehensible Universe, Forms My Idea Of God.
~ Albert Einstein
Science Can Purify Religion From Error And Superstition. Religion Can Purify Science From Idolatry And False Absolutes.
~ Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla), James Reston, Galileo, A Life, HarperCollins, NY, 1994, p 461
Then He Saw Also That It Matters Little What Profession, Whether Of Religion Or Irreligion, A Man May Make, Provided Only He Follows It Out With Charitable Inconsistency, And Without Insisting On It To The Bitter End. It Is In The Uncompromisingness With Which Dogma Is Held And Not In The Dogma Or Want Of Dogma That The Danger Lies.
~ Samuel Butler, The Way of All Flesh
To Fall In Love Is To Create A Religion That Has A Fallible God.
~ Jorge Luis Borges
Formerly, When Religion Was Strong And Science Weak, Men Mistook Magic For Medicine; Now, When Science Is Strong And Religion Weak, Men Mistake Medicine For Magic.
~ Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin (1973) "Science and Scientism"
Ethical Religion Can Be Real Only To Those Who Are Engaged In Ceaseless Efforts At Moral Improvement. By Moving Upward We Acquire Faith In An Upward Movement, Without Limit.
~ Felix Adle
I Conceive The Essential Task Of Religion To Be To Develop The Consciences, The Ideals, And The Aspirations Of Mankind.
~ Robert Millikan
Mortification From A Self-strength, Carried On By Ways Of Self-invention, Unto The End Of A Self-righteousness, Is The Soul And Substnace Of All False Religion In The World.
~ John Owen
I Have Heard With Admiring Submission The Experience Of The Lady Who Declared That The Sense Of Being Well-dressed Gives A Feeling Of Inward Tranquillity Which Religion Is Powerless To Bestow.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
It Is The Test Of A Good Religion Whether You Can Joke About It.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Men Will Wrangle For Religion Write For It Fight For It Die For It Anything But--live For It.
~ Charles Caleb Colton
My Religion Consists Of A Humble Admiration Of The Unlimitable Superior Who Reveals Himself In The Slight Details We Are Able To Perceive With Our Frail And Feeble Minds. That Deeply Emotional Conviction Of The Presence Of A Superior Reasoning Power, Which Is Revealed In The Incomprehensible Universe, Forms My Idea Of God.
~ Albert Einstein
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