Morality And Religion Quotes

Morality And Religion Quotes by George Washington, Fisher Ames, Friedrich Nietzsche, James Randi, Benjamin Franklin, Horace Greeley and many others.

The propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected

The propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained…
George Washington
It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.
George Washington
Our liberty depends on our education, our laws, and habits . . . it is founded on morals and religion, whose authority reigns in the heart, and on the influence all these produce on public opinion before that opinion governs rulers.
Fisher Ames
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
Friedrich Nietzsche
No amount of belief makes something a fact.
James Randi
I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth — that God governs in the affairs of men.
Benjamin Franklin
Morality and religion are but words to him who fishes in gutters for the means of sustaining life, and crouches behind barrels in the street for shelter from the cutting blasts of a winter night.
Horace Greeley
Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
Friedrich Nietzsche
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
William James
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Puritanism. The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
H. L. Mencken
Morality is of the highest importance – but for us, not for God.
Albert Einstein
Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion – several of them.
Mark Twain
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.
Isaac Asimov
My heart trembles when I reflect that God is just
Thomas Jefferson
Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society.
George Washington
[I]t is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue.
John Adams