Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
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It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them.
- H. P. Blavatsky
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
- William Ralph Inge
Religion and philosophy philosophy and religion - they're two words which are both... different. In spelling.
- Eddie Izzard
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
- William Robertson Smith
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
- Charles Caleb Colton
Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions.
I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with.
- Gael Garcia Bernal
With religion I was always like, 'Does it matter if it's true if it makes you happy?'
- Matt Stone