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When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.

Bishop Desmond Tutu Quotes

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No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.

Felix Adler Quotes

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In the relationship between man and religion, the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality.

Thomas Campbell Clark Quotes

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Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.

Victor Hugo Quotes

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O God, thy sea is so great, and my boat is so small.

Anonymous Quotes

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Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.

Austin O'Malley Quotes

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No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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The world is dying for want, not of good preaching, but of good hearing.

George Dana Boardman Quotes

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The minister's brain is often the "poor-box" of the church.

Edwin Percy Whipple Quotes

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The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.

Matthew Arnold Quotes

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Many have quarreled about religion that never practiced it.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.

James Harrington Quotes

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A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn.

Madame De Sta‘l Quotes

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Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Give him a religion, and he'll starve to death while praying for a fish.

Timothy Jones Quotes

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A man met a lad weeping. "What do you weep for?" he asked. "I am weeping for my sins," said the lad. "You must have little to do," said the man. The next day, they met again. Once more the lad was weeping. "Why do you weep now?" asked the man. "I am weeping because I have nothing to eat," said the lad. "I thought it would come to that," said the man.

Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

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Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds for professing to believe.

Thomas Huxley Quotes

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Every time a child says "I don't believe in fairies" there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.

James Matthew Barrie Quotes

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To say nothing of its holiness or authority, the Bible contains more specimens of genius and taste than any other volume in existence.

Walter S. Landor Quotes

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The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

Samuel Butler Quotes

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If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow the teachings of the new, he would be insane.

Robert Green Ingersoll Quotes

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Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.

Walter Bagehot Quotes

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If one age believes too much it is natural that another believes too little.

George Earle Buckle Quotes

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You've got to be success minded. You've got to feel that things are coming your way when you're out selling; otherwise, you won't be able to sell anything.

Curtis Carlson Quotes

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Either God is in the whole of nature, with no gaps, or He's not there at all.

L. A. Coulson Quotes

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