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No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.~A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


Religion Promotion Others

Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.~Abraham Joshua Heschel


Light God Religion

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.~Abraham Lincoln


Good Religion Feel Good

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.~Alan Turing


Science Religion Equation

Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it.~Alan Watts


Life Religion Something

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.~Albert Einstein


Science Religion Blind

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.~Aldous Huxley


Religion Powerful Mind

I believe in mysticism, with an interior goal, and you are your own temple and your own priest. I don't believe anymore in religions, because you see today there are religious wars, prejudice, false morals, and the woman is despised. Religion is too old now; it's from another century, it's not for today.~Alejandro Jodorowsky


Woman Today Religion

Of course God is endlessly multi-dimensional so every religion that exists on earth represents some face, some side of God.~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


God Religion Earth

We must search out totally new ways to anchor ourselves, for all the old roots religion, nation, community, family, or profession are now shaking under the hurricane impact of the accelerative thrust.~Alvin Toffler


Family Community Religion

I'm just confused as to where we lost that in America because it is everyone's God-given right to think the way they think and that's fine. That's why our ancestors came here to America, to believe what they want, pray how they want and follow a religion with whoever they want.~Angie Harmon


Religion Believe America

I disagree with a couple of the stances of the Catholic Church. My older brother is gay, and it's important for me to be able to love him completely and freely, and it's important for me to spread beliefs in the world that are not going to limit people in their love. I can't support a religion that doesn't support my brother.~Anne Hathaway


Love Religion Brother

Myself, first of all, I am a Jew. And that is the most important thing for me.~Ariel Sharon


Myself Religion I Am

The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first written.~Arlen Specter


Freedom Today Religion

The equation of religion with belief is rather recent.~Arnold J. Toynbee


Religion Belief Rather

The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.~Arthur C. Clarke


History Religion May

I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her.~Arthur C. Clarke


God Religion Believe

Fashion is almost like a religion, for me at least.~ASAP Rocky


Religion Me Fashion

Let us recognize that we can no longer tolerate violent oppression of women in the name of religion and culture any more than we would tolerate violent oppression espoused by any other bully in the name of a twisted rationale.~Ayaan Hirsi Ali


Women Religion Culture

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.~Aaron Neville


Father Religion People

All the different nations in the world, despite their differences of appearance and religion and language and way of life, still have one thing in common, and that is what's inside of all of us. If we X-rayed the insides of different human beings, we wouldn't be able to tell from those X-rays what the person's language or background or race is.~Abbas Kiarostami


Life Religion World

Religion forbids us from assuming a God-like character. This is especially true in politics and government, where limiting the power of the state, division of powers, and the doctrine of checks and balances are established in order to prevent accumulation of power that might lead to such Godly claims.~Abdolkarim Soroush


Power Character Religion

The clergy earns its living from religion. If your interests are secured through religion, then you will defend your interests first, and religion will become secondary.~Abdolkarim Soroush


Religion Living You

Islam, or any religion, will become totalitarian if it is made into an ideology, because that is the nature of ideologies.~Abdolkarim Soroush


Nature Religion Islam

It is up to God to reveal a religion, but up to us to understand and realise it.~Abdolkarim Soroush


God Religion Up

In America our public schools are intended to be religiously neutral. Our teachers and schools are neither to endorse nor to inhibit religion. I believe this is a very good thing.~Adam Hamilton


Good Religion Believe

God is waiting to be gracious, and is willing to make us happy in religion, if we would not run away from him. We refuse to open the window shutters, and complain that it is dark.~Adoniram Judson


Happy God Religion

I am persuaded that the chief reason why we do not enjoy religion is that we do not try to enjoy it.~Adoniram Judson


Religion I Am Enjoy

Of how much real happiness we cheat our souls by preferring a trifle to God! We have a general intention of living religion; but we intend to begin tomorrow or next year. The present moment we prefer giving to the world.~Adoniram Judson


Happiness God Religion

I have always loved magic realism as a form of writing. I have also been fascinated for a long time with the intersection of science and religion.~Alan Lightman


Time Science Religion

As a scientist, I don't believe science will ever discover whether God exists. Nor do I believe religion will ever prove it.~Alan Lightman


Science God Religion

I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.~Alfred Russel Wallace


Thankful Religion I Am

Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.~Alfred Russel Wallace


Religion Conflict Opinion

I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.~Alfred Russel Wallace


Men Religions Many

To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.~Alfred Russel Wallace


Religion Kind Mankind

In the early '90s, I was disillusioned after the blasts and riots in Mumbai. I was in college and started thinking that religion was the root cause of all these evils. While my father told me not to blame religion because of a few bad people, I wasn't convinced. The faith was restored after I started writing my first book.~Amish Tripathi


Father Faith Religion

Genghis Khan decreed religious tolerance for all of his conquered peoples. So I think he definitely would approve of our constitutional protections of freedom of religion. I think he would also approve of the way the U.S. has been able to attract talented people from all over the world.~Amy Chua


Freedom Religion World

Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.~Anita Brookner


God Religion Hero

I broke with my religion in college.~Anne Rice


Religion College Broke

Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer.~Anita Roddick


Business Religion Politics

It's very difficult to talk about religion in Iran because religion has gotten so mixed up with politics.~Asghar Farhadi


Religion Politics Talk

How do you sustain yourself when all the old structures people looked to for support - religion, family, ethnic solidarity - are crumbling, or feel so false that you refuse to avail yourself of them? What comes next?~Adam Mansbach


Family Religion Support

Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists.~Alfred Rosenberg


Time History Religion

With celebrity being our new religion, it's increasingly difficult to start up on your own. Talented young designers are more likely to either go and work for celebrity brands or huge fashion houses than ever before.~Alice Temperley


Work Religion Young

If we are going to have to worry all the time that we might offend some students' sensibilities, we are not going to be able to teach in a way that actually matters. We're not going to be able to teach about sex, gender, race, religion, or violence.~Alice Dreger


Time Religion Violence

Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values.~Allen Tate


Religion Values Sole

I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion.~Andrew Greeley


Religion Political Problem

Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life.~Andrew Greeley


Life Religion You

It's a common part of the narrative of the history of Christianity that it was 'real' religion that involved real spirituality and real faith, and that's why it's completely superseded the more pagan polytheistic practices.~Ann Leckie


History Faith Religion

I also don't have organized religion on Pern. I figured - since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing - that religion was one problem Pern didn't need.~Anne McCaffrey


Time Religion Writing

We need to stop objectifying our women in what we call our second religion... Our films. And our TV shows.~Anurag Kashyap


Women Religion Stop

My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another.~Art Linkletter


Best Religion Philosophy

I can argue like a Marxist about whether there was a global Jewish nation 200 years ago or whether it was just a religion. But this really doesn't matter.~Ayman Odeh


Religion Nation I Can

Muslims are not bloodthirsty people. Islam is a religion of peace that forbids the killing of the innocent. Islam also accepts the Prophets, whether those prophets are Mohammed, God's peace and blessing be upon Him, or Moses or the other prophets of the Books.~Abdullah of Saudi Arabia


Peace God Religion

We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion.~Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani


Respect Religion Problems

Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal.~Al Goldstein


Religion Man Goal

I liked the humor of it, I've always enjoyed a sense of humor in God and in religion and in spirituality.~Amber Tamblyn


God Humor Religion

I questioned the blind faith demanded by my religion, which was Islam.~Art Malik


Faith Religion Islam

There's so many strict ideas and rules, whether it's from religion or it's just generations and generations.~Ashton Sanders


Religion Rules Ideas

The Son of God became man so that we might become God.~Athanasius


Son God Religion

Catholic schools in Indonesia routinely accept non-Catholic students, but exempt them from studying religion. Obama's school documents, though, wrongly list him as being Indonesian.~Aaron Klein


School Religion Studying

The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.~Avicenna


Religion Men World

Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.~Abraham Cowley


Love Religion Great

How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion?~Andrew Sullivan


Religion Political You

The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room, in my family, in my heart.~Anita Diament


Family Religion Heart

I am a person whose father had no religion but who went to the nuns for a couple of years. And I think I'm the same: On one hand, I pray; on the other hand, I don't believe. I am constantly between the two.~Anjelica Huston


Father Religion I Am

Religion was used as an ideology, as a system of control. When they forced the veil upon women, they were using it as an instrument of control in the same way that in Mao's China people were wearing Mao jackets and women were not supposed to wear any makeup.~Azar Nafisi


Women Religion People

Basically, fundamentalism is a modern phenomenon. In the same way that Hitler evoked a mythological religion of German purity and the glory of the past, the Islamists use religion to evoke emotions and passions in people who have been oppressed for a long time in order to reach their purpose.~Azar Nafisi


Time Religion Past

Those in the west who dismiss the repressiveness of laws against women in countries like Iran, no matter how benign their intentions, present a condescending view not just of the religion but also of women living in Muslim majority countries, as if the desire for choice and happiness is the monopoly of women in the west.~Azar Nafisi


Happiness Women Religion

More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.~Alexander Chase


Religion People Care

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.~Anna Jameson


Fear Religion Beginning

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.~Abdurrahman Wahid


Religion Value Islam

One man's cult is another man's religion.~Annie Parisse


Religion Man Cult

Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils.~Arthur Wellesley


Religion Men You

The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.~Arthur Wellesley


Religion Prayer Morals

There is a rising generation in this country who do not know God because of a general decay of religion.~Arthur Middleton


God Religion Generation

Religion has been an important part of my understanding, my inquiry into what it means to be human.~Ayad Akhtar


Religion Important Human

Art has often been and continues to be considered transcendent. I see this as misguided and, in fact, a way of subverting the powerful voice art can be in global discussions about politics, economics, society, culture, religion and international relations.~Aman Mojadidi


Art Religion Culture

I have the profoundest respect for people who behave in a generous way because of religion. But I come from a country where the misuse of religion has had catastrophic consequences. One must judge people not by what faith they proclaim but by what they do.~Amin Maalouf


Respect Faith Religion

I remember when we had to pick our major freshman year, I chose comparative religion. It came to me out of the blue. I am amazed at how interested I still am in those ideas, especially the way spirituality is expressed in the world and in art.~Amy Brenneman


Art Religion I Am

I learned to think about religion, race and sex through the complex and often unattractive medium of jokes.~Andrew Hudgins


Religion Sex Think

There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham.~Anna Sewell


Love Good Religion

We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism.~August Bebel


Today Religion Politics

Religion is more like response to a friend than it is like obedience to an expert.~Austin Farrer


Religion Friend Obedience

A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. ~Aristotle


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