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My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
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.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
Francis of Assisi
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
See, I have set before you this day life and good, death and evil... I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
Since many of you do not belong to the Catholic Church and others are non-believers, from the bottom of my heart I give this silent blessing to each and every one of you, respecting the conscience of each one of you but knowing that each one of you is a child of God.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
B. R. Ambedkar
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Pope John Paul II
Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
Jesus is ideal and wonderful, but you Christians - you are not like him.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
Henry David Thoreau
We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
Henry Ward Beecher
It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that.
If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples; even though some of them still look down on me.
Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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