Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mahatma Gandhi
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Religion is compulsory in English schools, you know.
- Christopher Hitchens
My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston.
- Lionel Blue
The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind.
- Carol P. Christ
The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments.
- Cliff Stearns
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion.
- Toni Morrison
I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result.
- Laurence Housman
Religion was used as an ideology, as a system of control. When they forced the veil upon women, they were using it as an instrument of control in the same way that in Mao's China people were wearing Mao jackets and women were not supposed to wear any makeup.
- Azar Nafisi