We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love.
- David Mitchell
The modern habit of doing ceremonial things unceremoniously is no proof of humility; rather it proves the offender’s inability to forget himself in the rite, and his readiness to spoil for everyone else the proper pleasure of ritual.
- C. S. Lewis
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
God has no religion.
- Mahatma Gandhi
A religious person knows how to embrace things in a right manner; an irreligious
person simply renounces things out of "fear".
- Deep Trivedi
Since like a horse you have blind-folded yourself from both the sides, you cannot
see anything other than your own religion and culture; and that is why, your
religious gurus have been feeding you dry grass covering your eyes with green
- Deep Trivedi
I hate organized religion. I hate that people use it to justify their crappy, bigoted beliefs.
- Hannah Harrington
Do you become spiritual by performing ceremonies and rituals…? Ceremonies and rituals sometimes give a certain sensation, so-called uplift. But they are repetitious, and every sensation that is repeated soon wearies of itself.
- J. Krishnamurti
Religion is based primarily and mainly upon fear.
- Bertrand Russell
Restaurants get you in with food to sell you liquor; religions get you in with belief to sell you rules.
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb