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Gay Religion Quotes


"I think religion has always tried to turn hatred towards gay people. Religion promotes the hatred and spite against gays. But there are so many Christian people I know who are gay and love their religion." - Elton John

"Real religion is no religion at all." - Lauryn Hill

"Religion is so focused on family. These days, for many people, being gay is also focused on family." - Andrew Solomon

"I'll tell you this: Religion is far more of a choice than homosexuality. And the protections that we have, for religion -we protect religion- and talk about a lifestyle choice! That is absolutely a choice. Gay people don't choose to be gay. At what age did you choose not to be gay?" - Jon Stewart

"I don't have a chance [on being elected Mayor of New Orleans]. I'm running on the gay marriage, no religion, legalization and taxation of marijuana platform." - Brad Pitt

"When feminism and gay activism set themselves against organized religion, they have the obligation to put something better in its place." - Camille Paglia

"Freedom requires religion just as religion requires freedom." - Mitt Romney

"Religion without science is superstition. Science without religion is materialism." - Baha'u'llah

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." - Albert Einstein

"...balance the budget ? Tax religion." - Jello Biafra

"Religion fosters servility and solipsism." - Christopher Hitchens

"Religion is insanity by consensus." - Bill Maher

"Your mind is your religion." - Thubten Yeshe

"I do engineering, not religion." - Daniel J Bernstein

"Toleration is the best religion." - Victor Hugo

"I'm religiously opposed to religion." - Victor Hugo

"Religion is the opiate of the people." - Karl Marx

"Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief." - Oscar Wilde

"Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis." - Sigmund Freud

"Money is the wise man's religion." - Euripides

"Revealed religion has no weight with me." - Benjamin Franklin

"Christianity is such a silly religion." - Gore Vidal

"Religion dies hard in the Irish." - Katharine Tynan

"Religion (is) a universal obsessional neurosis." - Sigmund Freud

"There is no religion higher than Truth." - H. P. Blavatsky

"Envy is the religion of the mediocre" - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"Christianity is a strangely cheery religion." - Flannery O'Connor

"The shortest definition of religion: interruption." - Johann Baptist Metz

"Science is the natural ally of religion." - Theodore Parker

"The universal religion - contempt for women." - Andrea Dworkin

"Religion in India culminates in freedom." - Swami Vivekananda

"Religion gets in the way of morality." - Kim Campbell

"Religion: Something comparable to childhood neurosis" - Sigmund Freud

"Coffee in styrofoam is against my religion." - Betsy Canas Garmon

"Religion is a fashionable substitute for Belief." - Oscar Wilde

"Religion?The fashionable substitute for belief." - Oscar Wilde

"Superstition is the religion of feeble minds." - Edmund Burke

"Never have hatred toward any religion." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Yoga is not a religion to me." - Christy Turlington

"Every religion you are, every ethnicity you are, every sex you are, if you're gay or straight. You should be considered as equal as anybody else. That's super-simple, but apparently we have to still march for it." - Bianca Balti

"I don't believe in organized religion - I dealt with them hand in hand, and a whole bunch of Catholic priests tried to molest me. Telling me I was gay and I should go home with them and stuff." - Jonathan Davis

"I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them." - Colin Powell

"Religion looms as large as an elephant in the United States, to the point that being nonreligious is about the biggest handicap a politician running for office can have, bigger than being gay, unmarried, thrice married, or black." - Frans De Waal

"Oh, there's going to be debate because you're dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue." - Pam Grier

"I pointed out that the Atlanta Olympic bomber - as well as Timothy McVeigh and the people who protest against gay rights at military funerals - are Christians but we journalists don't identify them by their religion." - Juan Williams

"Feeling so gay, feeling so gay." - David Bowie

"Respect gay couples but no gay adoptions." - Mike Huckabee

"There is more religion in men's science, than there is science in their religion." - Henry David Thoreau

"I object to religion in science classrooms not because it's religion but because it's not science." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"It's not religion that's the problem - it's the lack of religion!" - Jock Stein

"A religion without the element of mystery would not be a religion at all." - Edwin Lewis

"Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Religion and philosophy, philosophy and religion - they're two words which are both... different. In spelling." - Eddie Izzard

"Religion wasn't imposed on me. I dabbled with faith, and I explored religion quite thoroughly." - Hozier

"Religion is an important institution. A nation without religion cannot survive." - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

"Religion makes them crazy. Not a woman I ever met wasn't crazy with religion." - Orson Scott Card

"Homosexuality is a cause, much like a religion. What is the philosophy behind gay pride parades? The same philosophy that there is behind Muslim demonstrations! Show of force and promotion of the ethos! Homosexuals promote their lifestyle much like religionists promote their religion. I suppose they realize that the bigger is their number, the more political clout they can wield." - Ali Sina

"We must never allow demagogues to divide us up by race, by religion, by national origin, by gender, or sexual orientation. Black and whites, Latino, Asian-American, Native American, Christian, Jew, Muslim, and every religion - straight or gay, male or female - we must stand together. This country belongs to all of us." - Bernie Sanders

"Homophobia is gay." - Frank Iero

"Gay as a daffodil." - Freddie Mercury

"Most priests are gay." - Madonna Ciccone

"Being gay is immutable." - Andrew Solomon

"I'm Israeli and gay." - Gideon Raff

"I am not gay." - Roberto Cavalli

"I'm not gay." - Matthew Morrison

"No, I'm not gay." - Eric Stonestreet

"Life exists without rules; games cannot exist without rules. So real religion is always without rules; only false religion has rules, because false religion is a game." - Rajneesh

"Religion is not knowledge. Religion is love. The word 'religion' comes from a root which means binding together - falling into love, becoming one." - Rajneesh

"Life and religion are one, or neither is any thing." - George Macdonald

"Religion is what the individual does with his own solitariness." - Alfred North Whitehead

"One's religion is whatever he is most interested in." - James M Barrie

"Religion is as effectively destroyed by bigotry as by indifference." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Religion is a disease, but it is a noble disease." - Heraclitus

"The soul of the Christian religion is reverence." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Religion is the most powerful alternative to God." - Richard Holloway

"Laughter is the real religion. Everything else is just metaphysics." - Rajneesh

"Christianity is not a religion, it is a relationship." - Robert Thieme

"Where there is no religion, hypocrisy becomes good taste." - George Bernard Shaw

"Religion is in the heart, not in the knees." - Douglas William Jerrold

"The evolutionists worship atheism. I mean, that's their religion." - Pat Robertson

"On balance the moral influence of religion has been awful." - Steven Weinberg

"Religion is the most malevolent of all mind viruses." - Arthur C Clarke

"[S]cience has itself become a kind of religion." - Carl Sagan

"Religion is "so absurd that it comes close to imbecility."" - H L Mencken

"Fervid atheism is usually a screen for repressed religion." - Wilhelm Stekel

"Where religion speaks, reason has only a right to hear." - Stanislaw I Leszczynski

"Nothing but religion is capable of changing pains into pleasures." - Stanislaw I Leszczynski

"The true religion of America has always been America." - Norman Mailer

"I wasn't brought up with any religion, actually." - Megan Martha White

"Religion worships God, while superstition profanes that worship." - Seneca the Younger

"Responsibility has more salvation in it than religion can bestow." - Alice Moore Hubbard

"Religion controls inner space; inner space controls outer space." - Zsuzsanna Budapest

"She mixes religion with desertion to make it sound noble." - Graham Greene

"Religion brought forth Prosperity, and the daughter destroyed the mother." - Cotton Mather

"A religion without a goddess is halfway to atheism." - Dion Fortune

"God tells every religion that it is His favorite." - Michael Lipsey

"A good test of a man's religion is its vitality." - Anonymous

"Religion isn't the cause of wars, it's the excuse." - Jasper Fforde

"It is a good and gentle religion, but inconvenient." - Mark Twain

"Through patience and certainty, leadership in the religion is obtained." - Ibn Taymiyyah

"Islam is not just a religion. Islam is everything." - Cat Stevens

"The world is my country. Science my religion." - Christiaan Huygens

"Above all, India is the land of religion." - Swami Vivekananda

"Religion, in India, means realisation and nothing short of that." - Swami Vivekananda

"To be free of belief and unbelief is my religion." - Omar Khayyam

"The only consistency is hostility toward Western religion." - Robert H. Knight

"Power is the goal of religion in general." - Norman Lear

"It is important not to confuse race and religion." - Richard Dawkins

"Religion is a pill best swallowed without chewing." - Anonymous

"Christianity is not a religion; it's an industry." - Anonymous

"In a dead religion there are no more heresies." - Andre Sears

"Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"God is for men and religion for women." - Joseph Conrad

"Sometimes religion gets in the way of God." - Bono

"The moral systems of religion, I think, are super important." - Bill Gates

"Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Atheism is a religion itself complete with fanatics and bigots." - Vanna Bonta

"I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity." - B R Ambedkar

"I think there's a difference between God and religion." - Sinead O'Connor

"Judaism was not a religion but a law." - Moses Mendelssohn

"If knowledge is my God, doubt would be my religion." - Kedar Joshi

"What has religion to do with facts? Nothing." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"It is true that every artist has his own religion." - Robert Motherwell

"Make creativity your religion... because creating is soulful work." - Eric Maisel

"I don't have a religion, but I respect them." - Paul Watson

"I'm not really a fan of organized religion." - Luke Grimes

"Her profession's her religion, her sin is lifelessness." - Bob Dylan

"Some persons, instead of making a religion for their God, are content to make a god of their religion." - Arthur Helps

"The authentic pagan has no need of religion because, whatever religion can provide, he already has it." - Rajneesh

"No man's faith, no man's religion, no religion in all the world can ever rise above the truth." - Gordon B Hinckley

"The religion of the future will be cosmic religion. It will transcend personal God and avoid dogma and theology." - Albert Einstein

"He who possesses science and art, Possesses religion as well; He who possesses neither of these, Had better have religion." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Here in this blessed land, the foundation, the backbone, the life-centre is religion and religion alone." - Swami Vivekananda

"Religion is the life of India, religion is the language of this country, the symbol of all its movements." - Swami Vivekananda

"We are now again in an epoch of wars of religion, but a religion is now called an ideology.." - Bertrand Russell

"So far as the religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake... Religion is all bunk." - Thomas Edison

"Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion, when they should be using it to protect religion." - Ernest Istook

"He who has religion will speak poetry. But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Religion is everywhere. There are no human societies without it, whether they acknowledge it as a religion or not." - Octavia E Butler

"I am not gay. I never have been gay." - Larry Craig

"The sorrowful dislike the gay, and the gay the sorrowful." - Horace

"She wasn't only gay, she was a gay elf." - Maureen Johnson

"Being gay is natural. Hating gay is a lifestyle choice." - John Fugelsang

"I'm for gay marriage, because I'm for gay divorce." - Melissa Etheridge

"The one eternal religion is applied to the opinions of various minds and various races. There never was my religion or yours, my national religion or your national religion; there never existed many religions, there is only the one. One infinite religion existed all through eternity and will ever exist, and this religion is expressing itself in various countries in various ways." - Swami Vivekananda

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns



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