Quotes of Creed

“ I do benefits for all religions — I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality. ”

- Bob Hope

“ I count religion but a childish toy, And hold there is no sin but ignorance. Birds of the air will tell of murders past. I am asham'd to hear such fooleries! ”

- Christopher Marlowe

“ There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.". ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ It is an article of faith in my creed to pick the man who does not take himself seriously, but does take his work seriously. ”

- Michael C. Cahill

“ Vain are the thousand creeds that move men's hearts, unutterably vain; worthless as withered weeds, or idlest froth amid the boundless main. ”

- Emily Bronte

“ Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference which is, at least, half infidelity. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. ”

- Robert Anson Heinlein

“ Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. ”

- Carl Sandburg

“ We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love, one another. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. ”

- Eugene Ionesco

“ His religion at best is an anxious wish, - like that of Rebelais, a great Perhaps. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ There are three modes of bearing the ills of life; by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed. ”

- Christopher Morley

“ Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion. ”

- Lord Byron

“ The Bible is a book of faith, and a book of doctrine, and a book of morals, and a book of religion, of especial revelation from God. ”

- Daniel Webster

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

- Edmund Burke

“ The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds. - Means and Ends of Education. ”

- John Lancaster Spalding

“ Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need. ”

- Bill Maher

“ All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way. ”

- Epictetus

“ Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place — social service — the ants creed, the bees creed. ”

- John Galsworthy

“ Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ One can become a leader only if one is supported by an ideology which makes other people tractable and accommodating. ”

- Ludwig von Mises

“ If people but knew their own religion, how tolerant they would become, and how free from any grudge against the religion of others. ”

- Inayat Khan
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