Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
James Lane Allen
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"We've never been a religious band, but the media wants us to be"
"Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning"
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person"
"Every act of his life is, in a very real sense, a religious act"
"There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us, while on the other hand the relation between man and woman was regarded as in itself mysterious and holy"
"The Indian was a religious man from his mother's womb"
"Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith"
"I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality"
"A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness"
"There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious. If glad, it must not grin or snicker; if sad, it must not scream or curse"
"Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction"
"By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive"
"Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect"
"More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion"
"After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands"
"The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them"
"No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer"
"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult"
"Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice"
"People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them"
"The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes"
"I was aware of it, but I grew up in a very a-religious family. My mother never went to church, she never had any religious training or background. It was never a part of our social interaction"
"There is a continuum of values between the churches and the general community. What distinguishes the handling of these values in the churches is mainly the heavier dosage of religious vocabulary involved"
"Some people seem to gravitate from one fundamentalism to another, from some kind of secular fundamentalism into a religious fundamentalism or the other way around, which is not very helpful"
"The problem with liberal Protestantism in America is not that it has not been orthodox enough, but that it has lost a lot of religious substance"
"The problem with Bush is that yes, he's religious in a fundamentalist sort of way, they read the Old Testament as a sort of charter for the chosen people to do what they like"
"What happens is that people who are very religious but who are not in touch with reality, cannot be spiritual"
"We religious controllers control in the name of Jesus and it is really painful to people"
"Religious work is one of the best ways to keep from facing your reality if you are Christian, if you are using it to calm the pain, because that it what all addictions are, attempts to cover the pain of this spiritual disease"
"I have treated many hundreds of patients. Among those in the second half of life - that is to say, over 35 - there has not been one whose problem in the last resort was not that of finding a religious outlook on life"
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