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    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.

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The greatest vicissitude of things amongst men, is the
vicissitude of sects and religions.

The greatest vicissitude of things amongst men, is the
vicissitude of sects and religions.

by Francis Bacon 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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I fear one day I'll meet God, he'll sneeze and I won't know what to say.

I fear one day I'll meet God, he'll sneeze and I won't know what to say.

by Ronnie Shakes Found in: God Quotes, Religion Quotes,
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Religion is just mind control.

Religion is just mind control.

by George Carlin Found in: Religion Quotes,
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Those who are used to a clergy take very lightly those who do not have a formal divinity degree: like read more

Those who are used to a clergy take very lightly those who do not have a formal divinity degree: like Paul and Peter and James and John.

by Dallin H. Oakes Found in: Religion Quotes,
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Speak low to me, my Saviour, low and sweet
From out the hallelujahs, sweet and low,
Lest read more

Speak low to me, my Saviour, low and sweet
From out the hallelujahs, sweet and low,
Lest I should fear and fall, and miss Thee so
Who art not missed by any that entreat.

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The writers against religion, whilst they oppose every system,
are wisely careful never to set up any of their read more

The writers against religion, whilst they oppose every system,
are wisely careful never to set up any of their own.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Religion Quotes,
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No mere man since the Fall, is able in this life perfectly to
keep the Commandments.

No mere man since the Fall, is able in this life perfectly to
keep the Commandments.

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It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and read more

It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.

by D. H. Lawrence Found in: Religion Quotes,
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