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Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you'd have good people doing good things and evil read more

Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you'd have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.

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Religion brought forth riches, and the daughter devoured the
mother.
[Lat., Religio peperit divitias et filia devoravit matrem.]

Religion brought forth riches, and the daughter devoured the
mother.
[Lat., Religio peperit divitias et filia devoravit matrem.]

by Francis Bacon Found in: Religion Quotes,
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Synods are mystical Bear-gardens.
Where Elders, Deputies, Church-wardens,
And other Members of the Court,
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Synods are mystical Bear-gardens.
Where Elders, Deputies, Church-wardens,
And other Members of the Court,
Manage the Babylonish sport.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Religion Quotes,
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The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.

The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.

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The rigid saint, by whom no mercy's shown
To saints whose lives are better than his own.

The rigid saint, by whom no mercy's shown
To saints whose lives are better than his own.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Religion Quotes,
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The crooked end obedient spirits draws,
The pointed, those rebels who spurn at Christian laws.
[Lat., Curva read more

The crooked end obedient spirits draws,
The pointed, those rebels who spurn at Christian laws.
[Lat., Curva trahit mites, pars pungit acuta rebelles.]

by Thomas Broughton Found in: Religion Quotes,
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Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.

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

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

by Sir Richard F Burton Found in: Religion Quotes,
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On the whole we must repeat the often repeated saying, that it is
unworthy a religious man to view read more

On the whole we must repeat the often repeated saying, that it is
unworthy a religious man to view an irreligious one either with
alarm or aversion; or with any other feeling than regret, and
hope, and brotherly commiseration.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Religion Quotes,
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