Quotes about Religion page 20

"The only Bible-honoring conclusion is, of course, that Genesis 1-11 is actual historical truth, regardless of any scientific or chronological problems thereby entailed".
Henry Morris, father of "modern creationism"
"When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data".
Henry Morris, father of "modern creationism"
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Albert Camus
A little philosophy inclines man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy brings men's minds about to religion.
Francis Bacon
Better the world should know you as a sinner, than God know you as a hypocrite.
Danish Proverb
A knowledge of the existence of something we cannot penetrate, our perceptions of the profoundest reason and the most radiant beauty, which only in their most primitive forms are accessible to our minds: it is this knowledge and this emotion that constitute true religiosity. In this sense, and only this sense, I am a deeply religious man.
Albert Einstein
But I don't have to know an answer. I don't feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in the mysterious universe without having any purpose - which is the way it really is, as far as I can tell, possibly. It doesn't frighten me.
Richard Feynman
Boy you really missed the boat. I'll make it simple, so's even fuckin you can understand. Papa God growed us up till we could wear long pants; then he licensed his name to dollar bills, left some car keys on the table, and got the fuck outta town". Water rushes to his eye-holes. "Dont be lookin up at no sky for help. Look down here, at us twisted dreamers". He takes hold of my shoulders, spins me around, and punches me towards the mirror on the wall. "You're the God. Take responsibility. Exercise your power
'Vernon God Little' by DBC Pierre
I am not what I ought to be. I am not what I want to be. I am not what I hope to be. But still, I am not what I used to be. And by the grace of God, I am what I am.
John Newton
Hell is simply the displeasure of God mingled with your condemnation of yourself. Brimstone fires are nothing in comparison with the flames of remorse and self-reproach.
George H Hepworth
It doesn't seem to me that this fantastically marvelous universe, this tremendous range in time and space and different kinds of animals, and all the different plants, and all these atoms with all their motions and so on, all this complicated thing can merely be a stage so that God can watch human beings struggle for good and evil - which is the view that religion has. The stage is too big for the drama. So I believe its not the right picture.
Richard P. Feynman, "Perfectly Reasonable Deviations (From the Beaten Track)"
God doesn't need to punish us. He just grants us a long enough life to punish ourselves.
'The poisonwood bible' by Barbara Kingsolver
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Chirstians are so unlike your Christ.
The whole physical world was held together by pain, the scream in the throat and the scream in the heart. If her God was part of this torment, it's creator and sustainer, then he was a God of the strong, not of the weak.
'The Children of Men' by PD James
Hold On Hold on to what is good, Even if it's a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, Even if it's a tree that stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, Even if it's a long way from here. Hold on to your life, Even if it's easier to let go. Hold on to my hand, Even if someday I'll be gone away from you.
A Pueblo Indian Prayer
You bear God within you, poor wretch, and know it not.

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