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No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.

No man's religion ever survives his morals.

No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible.

None but God can satisfy the longings of the immortal soul; as the heart was made for him, he only can fill it.

Nothing can be hostile to religion which is agreeable to justice.

Nothing exposes religion more to the reproach of its enemies than the worldliness and hard-heartedness of its professors.

Nothing in human life, least of all in religion, is ever right until it is beautiful.

Of all the dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, Religion and Morality are indispensable supports.

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.

One religion is as true as another.

One's religion is whatever he is most interested in. See quote detail

Over all the movements of life religion scatters her favors, but reserves the choicest, her divine blessing, for the last hour.

Oysters are more beautiful than any religion . . . there's nothing in Christianity or Buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an oyster.

Philosophy can do nothing which religion cannot do better than she; and religion can do a great many other things which philosophy cannot do at all.

Place not thy amendment only in increasing thy devotion, but in bettering thy life. It is the damning hypocrisy of this age that it slights all good morality, and spends its zeal in matters of ceremony, and a form of godliness without the power of it.

Political and professional fame cannot last forever, but a conscience void of offence before God and man is an inheritance for eternity. Religion, therefore, is a necessary, an indispensable element in any great human character. There is no living without it. Religion is the tie that connects man with his Creator, and holds him to his throne. If that tie is sundered or broken, he floats away a worthless atom in the universe, its proper attractions all gone, its destiny thwarted, and its whole future nothing but darkness, desolation and death. A man with no sense of religious duty is he whom the Scriptures describes in so terse but terrific a manner, as “living without hope and without God in the world.” Such a man is out of his proper being, out of the circle of all his duties, out of the circle of all his happiness, and away, far, far away from the purposes of his creation.

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.

Puritanism - the haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy.

Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there is one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded faith.

Recollection is the life of religion. The Christian wants to know no new thing, but to have his heart elevated more above the world by secluding himself from it as much as his duties will allow, that religion may effect its great end by bringing its sublime hopes and prospects into more steady action on the mind.


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