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I am for freedom of religion and against all maneuvers to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another.
      - Thomas Jefferson

If thinking men would have the courage to think for themselves, and to speak what they think, it would be found they do not differ in religious opinions as much as is supposed.
      - Thomas Jefferson

There are a good many pious people who are as careful of their religion as of their best service of china, only using it on holy occasions, for fear it should get chipped or flawed in working-day wear.
      - Douglas William Jerrold

In old time we had treen chalices and golden priests, but now we have treen priests and golden chalices.
      - Bishop John Jewell (Jewel),
        Certain Sermons Preached Before the Queen's Majesty

The duties of religion, sincerely and regularly performed, will always be sufficient to exalt the meanest and to exercise the highest understanding.
      - Samuel Johnson (a/k/a Dr. Johnson) ("The Great Cham of Literature")

Sir, I think all Christians, whether Papists or Protestants, agree in the essential articles, and that their religious differences are trivial, and rather political than religious.
      - Samuel Johnson (a/k/a Dr. Johnson) ("The Great Cham of Literature"),
        Boswell's Life of Johnson (ch. V)

To be on no Church is dangerous.
      - Samuel Johnson (a/k/a Dr. Johnson) ("The Great Cham of Literature"),
        Life of Milton

Religion is fire which example keeps alive, and which goes out if not communicated.
      - Joseph Joubert

Religion is neither a theology nor a theosophy; it is more than that, it is a discipline, a law, a yoke, an indissoluble engagement.
      - Joseph Joubert

Religion is the only metaphysic that the multitude can understand and adopt.
      - Joseph Joubert

Religion must be loved as a kind of country and nursing-mother. It was religion that nourished our virtues, that showed us heaven, that taught us to walk in the path of duty.
      - Joseph Joubert

Which is more misshapen,--religion without virtue, or virtue without religion?
      - Joseph Joubert

Among all my patients in the second half of life . . . every one of them fell ill because he had lost what the living religions of every age have given their followers, and none of them has been really healed who did not regain his religious outlook.
      - Carl Gustav Jung

Sincerity is the indispensable ground of all conscientiousness, and by consequence of all heartfelt religion.
      - Immanuel Kant

Diversity of worship has divided the human race into seventy-two nations. From among all their dogmas, I have selected one, Divine Love.
      - Omar Khayyam ("The Tent-Maker")

It has been said that true religion will make a man a more thorough gentleman than all the courts in Europe. And it is true; you may see simple laboring men as thorough gentlemen as any duke, simply because they have learned to fear God; and, fearing Him, to restrain themselves, which is the very root and essence of all good-breeding.
      - Charles Kingsley

My principles in respect of religious interest are two,--one is, that the Church shall not meddle with politics, and the government shall not meddle with religion.
      - Louis Kossuth

To what excesses do men rush for the sake of religion, of whose truth they are so little persuaded, and to whose precepts they pay so little regard!
      - Jean de la Bruyere

Religions are not proved, are not demonstrated, are not established, are not overthrown by logic! They are of all the mysteries of nature and the human mind, the most mysterious and most inexplicable; they are of instinct and not of reason.
      - Alphonse de Lamartine

Religion is the eldest sister of philosophy: on whatever subjects they may differ, it is unbecoming in either to quarrel, and most so about their inheritance.
      - Walter Savage Landor

The religion of Christ is peace and good-will,--the religion of Christendom is war and ill-will.
      - Walter Savage Landor

The Way (Dao) that can be described with words is not the eternal Way.
      - Lao-Tzu (Lao-Tsze or Laosi)("The Venerable Philosopher")

I have lived long enough to know what I did not at one time believe--that no society can be upheld in happiness and honor without the sentiment of religion.
      - Marquis Pierre Simon de La Place

All belief which does not render more happy, more free, more loving, more active, more calm, is, I fear, an erroneous and superstitious belief.
      - Johann Kaspar Lavater (John Caspar Lavater)

Humility add love, whatever obscurities may involve religious tenets, constitute the essence of true religion. The humble is formed to adore; the loving, to associate with eternal love.
      - Johann Kaspar Lavater (John Caspar Lavater)

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