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We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but seldom preach. -- Bertrand Russell

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. -- Sir Richard Francis Burton

All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God. -- Voltaire

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right. -- Isaac Asimov

It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation. -- Jane Austen
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

If your morals make you dreary, depend on it , they are wrong.
-- Robert Louis Stevenson

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction. -- Blaise Pascal

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty. -- George Bernard Shaw

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt. -- Clarence Darrow

The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. -- Matthew Arnold
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
-- Carl Sandburg

Going to church doesn't make you a faithful person any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. -- Anonymous

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. -- Mother Teresa
If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is "thank you," that would suffice. -- Meister Eckhart

Priests are no more necessary to religion than politicians to patriotism.
– John Haynes Holmes, American clergyman and reformer (1879-1964)

The sinner makes his own hell by doing evil, and the saint his own heaven by doing right. -- Mary Baker Eddy

The best way to know God is to love many things. -- Vincent Van Gogh

Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
-- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Religion is the past. Faith is the future. -- Bill Purdin


-- St. Thomas Aquinas' "Seven Deadly Sins"

We have 35 million laws to enforce the Ten Commandments.
-- Anonymous

When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, feel bad, and that is my religion.
-- Abraham Lincoln

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