250+ Religious Quotes To Inspire and Encourage Religious Faith

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

When we look through our phones, we sometimes find religious quotes that speak to us. These quotes remind us of the promises, lessons, or truths God wishes to convey to us through other people. We find hope, serenity, security, encouragement, inspiration, and strength in His words. God not only grants us people whose words benefit our lives, but he also gives us the insight to utter the right words that can improve the lives of others.

We hear uplifting religious quotes from friends, family, and strangers. God uses every one of us to remind one another of His promises. Thus, when it comes to inspiration, we can all agree that there is one source that surpasses all others: God.

These religious quotes help us tackle positive and negative life circumstances. Hence, we will know how to handle the same challenging situations if we reencounter them. To uplift those around us, we must communicate with optimism and affection. These religious quotes are discussed in this article to inspire and encourage religious beliefs.

Religious Quotes About Life

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. – Psalm 46:1-3


If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand. – Eido Tai Shimano Roshi


I thank God for my handicaps, for through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God.  – Helen Keller


However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? – Buddha


It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.  – Mahatma Gandhi


Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. – KARL MARX


You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself. – Swami Vivekananda


Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.― Garrison Keillor


When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. – Mahatma Gandhi


I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. – Galileo Galilei


I have learned so much from God that I can no longer call myself a Christian, a Hindu, a Muslim, a Buddhist, a Jew. – Hafez


Eve and the apple was the first great step in experimental science. – JAMES BRIDIE


Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully. – Jon Katz


Do not paint a picture either of God or the devil on your walls: this will ruin both your walls and the atmosphere. – Friedrich Nietzsche   


The easy confidence with which I know another man’s religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also. I would not interfere with anyone’s religion, either to strengthen it or to weaken it. I am not able to believe one’s religion can affect his hereafter one way or the other, no matter what that religion may be. But it may easily be a great comfort to him in this life–hence it is a valuable possession to him. – Mark Twain


Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… There are just some kind of men who-who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one. ― Harper Lee


If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world. – C.S. Lewis


Knowledge of the existence of something we cannot penetrate, of the manifestations of the pro fondest reason and the most radiant beauty – it is this knowledge and this emotion that constitute the truly religious attitude; in this sense, and in this alone, I am a deeply religious man.- Albert Einstein


Righteousness does not mean perfect adherence to religious dogmas. It is literally a ”right” or accurate perception of the Divine in us and of its influence on the soul. It is this influence, more than our deeds or behavior, that makes us righteous. – Carlton Pearson


No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. – Nelson Mandela


Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile. — Billy Sunday


Wherever you now find yourself on the road of discipleship, you are on the right road, the road toward eternal life. Together we can lift and strengthen one another in the great and important days ahead. Whatever the difficulties confronting us, the weaknesses confining us, or the impossibilities surrounding us, let us have faith in the Son of God, who declared, “All things are possible to him that believeth.-  Neil L. Andersen


The star of Bethlehem was a star of hope that led the wise men to the fulfillment of their expectations, the success of their expedition. Nothing in this world is more fundamental for success in life than hope, and this star pointed to our only source for true hope: Jesus Christ. – D. James Kennedy


Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day. — Karen Armstrong


With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. – Steven Weinberg


One and God make a majority. – Frederick Douglass


I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father’s religion if they can find out what it is. – Charles Lamb


A man is accepted into a church for what he believes and he is turned out for what he knows. – Samuel Clemens


People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them. – Dave Barry


Surely the ass who invented the first religion ought to be the first ass damned. – Mark Twain


It’s worth taking a risk when motivated by faith in God’s Word. – Ruben Barreto


Religion is like a pair of shoes…Find one that fits for you, but don’t make me wear your shoes. – George Carlin


I believe the purpose of all major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts. – Tenzin Gyatso


Religion is a cow. It gives milk, but it also kicks.  — Buddha


I deeply believe that the loving God who gave us this land should never have been expelled from America’s classrooms. If Congress can begin its day with prayer, children can, too. – Ronald Reagan


The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run into it and are safe. – Proverbs 18:10


God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. – Augustine


To gather with God’s people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer. – Martin Luther


This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. – Dalai Lama


I won’t take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. – Carl Sandburg


We use religion like a trolley-car–we ride on it only while it is going our way. – AUSTIN O’MALLEY


My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.- Dalai Lama


The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us. ― C.S. Lewis


The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go. – Galileo Galilei


Human beings must be known to be loved, but Divine beings must be loved to be known. – Blaise Pascal


One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. – Carl Jung


Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. – DR. CARL SAGAN


The truth is that killing innocent people is always wrong – and no argument or excuse, no matter how deeply believed, can ever make it right. No religion on earth condones the killing of innocent people; no faith tradition tolerates the random killing of our brothers and sisters on this earth. – Feisal Abdul Rauf


Just look at the faces of the great Christians! They are the faces of great haters. – Friedrich Nietzsche  


So much blood has been shed by the Church because of an omission from the Gospel: “Ye shall be indifferent as to what your neighbor’s religion is.” Not merely tolerant of it, but indifferent to it. Divinity is claimed for many religions, but no religion is great enough or divine enough to add that new law to its code. – Mark Twain


Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand. ― Dan Brown


My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right. – Abraham Lincoln


I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it. – Albert Einstein


Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love, enjoin good and remove all evils Happy Easter! – Malika E Nura


When I have a terrible need of shall I say the word religion, then I go out and paint the stars. – Vincent Van Gogh


The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them. — Abraham Lincoln


Faith is always pointed toward the future. Faith always has to do with blessings and truths and events that will yet be efficacious in our lives. – Elder Jeffrey R. Holland


The Church does not superstitiously observe days, merely as days, but as memorials of important facts. Christmas might be kept as well upon one day of the year as another; but there should be a stated day for commemorating the birth of our Saviour because there is the danger that what may be done on any day, will be neglected. – Samuel Johnson


Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence. — Pervez Musharraf


The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. – George Bernard Shaw


I love the religion of Christianity – which cometh from above – which is pure, peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of good fruits, and without hypocrisy. – Frederick Douglass


Rational arguments don’t usually work on religious people. Otherwise, there wouldn’t be religious people. – Doris Egan


Faith means not wanting to know what is true. – Friedrich Nietzsche


The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes. – Dave Barry


Faith is believing in that which I know ain’t so. – Mark Twain


I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right. – Billy Graham


Beware of those who try to sell you simple answers to complex questions.  — Scott Adams


To my conscience, Humanity is the Mother of all religions. Be the Human and Being Human raise the standard of Humanity. – Kamal Haasan


There’s something in every atheist, itching to believe, and something in every believer, itching to doubt. – Mignon McLaughlin


I’ve wondered to talk about [my faith] at all. … But I feel I have a duty to the country — and maybe to God — not to say ‘no comment. – Jimmy Carter


Battles are fought in our minds every day. When we begin to feel the battle is just too difficult and want to give up, we must choose to resist negative thoughts and be determined to rise above our problems. We must decide that we’re not going to quit. When we’re bombarded with doubts and fears, we must take a stand and say: ‘I’ll never give up! God’s on my side. He loves me, and He’s helping me! I’m going to make it!  – Joyce Meyer


When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts. – Mary Baker Eddy


Your mind cannot possibly understand God. Your heart already knows. – Emmanuel


Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths. – Muhammad Ali


For God Himself works in our souls, in the deepest depths, taking increasing control as we are progressively willing to be prepared for His wonder. – Thomas R Kelly


All religions are branches of one big tree. – GEORGE HARRISON


Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God. – Abraham Joshua Heschel


Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. ― Albert Einstein


It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui. – Helen Keller


Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. – C. S. Lewis


If it can be destroyed by the truth, it deserves to be destroyed by the truth. – Carl Sagan


So tell me, since it makes no factual difference to you and you can’t prove the question either way, which story do you prefer? Which is the better story, the story with animals or the story without animals?’ Mr. Okamoto: ‘That’s an interesting question?’ Mr. Chiba: ‘The story with animals.’ Mr. Okamoto: ‘Yes. The story with animals is the better story.’ Pi Patel: ‘Thank you. And so it goes with God. – YANN MARTEL


Religion is part of the human make-up. It’s also part of our cultural and intellectual history. Religion was our first attempt at literature, the texts, our first attempt at cosmology, making sense of where we are in the universe, our first attempt at health care, believing in faith healing, our first attempt at philosophy. – Christopher Hitchens


Christianity has a hunter’s instinct for finding out all those who by one means or another may be driven to despair –although only a part of mankind is capable of such despair. Christianity lies in wait for such as those and pursues them. – Friedrich Nietzsche 


I do not know what we should do without the pulpit. We could better spare the sun — the moon, anyway. – Mark Twain


We don’t have to accept each other’s beliefs…but we do have to accept each other’s right to believe them. ― Jodi Picoult


Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God. – Corrie ten Boom


I believe in Spinoza’s God who reveals himself in the orderly harmony of what exists, not in a God who concerns himself with the fates and actions of human beings. – Albert Einstein


Do not change who you are for anyone, if God in all his infinite wisdom made you exactly the way you are He did it for a reason. – Anil Kumar Cheekoti


Some people complain because God put thorns on roses, while others praise Him for putting roses among thorns. — Anonymous


I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness. — Emo Philips


There is no obstacle too great, no challenge too difficult, that we cannot meet with faith. –  President Gordon B. Hinckley


Christ was born in the first century, yet he belongs to all centuries. He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries. – George W. Truett


True Islam has shown me that a blanket indictment of all white people is as wrong as when whites make blanket indictments against blacks. — Malcom X


Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn’t there and finding it. – Oscar Wilde


The man who is right is the majority. We, who have God and conscience on our side, have a majority against the universe. – Frederick Douglass


All the biblical miracles will, at last, disappear with the progress of science. – Matthew Arnold


Philosophy is questions that may never be answered. Religion is answers that may never be questioned. – Anonymous


The big issue of our time is trying to deal with extremism based on a perversion of religion and how you get peaceful coexistence between people of different faiths and cultures.-   Tony Blair


The hands that help are better far than lips that pray. – Robert Green Ingersoll


Faith looks not at what happens to him but at Him Whom he believes. – Watchman Nee


I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible literally.– Bill Maher


Clouds and darkness are round most men and it is the preacher’s business to let the sunlight in. A congregation needs nothing so much as the sun. – Charles Edward Jefferson


The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself.  — Sir Richard Burton


I am a Christian, and I am a devout Christian. I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I believe that that faith gives me a path to be cleansed of sin and have eternal life. -Barack Obama


So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. – Isaiah 41:10


God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile. – Max Lucado


God enters by a private door into every individual.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Belief is truth held in the mind; faith is a fire in the heart. – Joseph Fort Newton


Nature herself has imprinted on the minds of all the ideas of God. – Cicero


We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. -JONATHAN SWIFT


Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. – Buddha


When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, “Why god? Why me?” and the thundering voice of God answered, There’s just something about you that pisses me off. ― Stephen King


There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things.  – Dwight L. Moody


Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. – Mahatma Gandhi


Life is a story…You can choose your story…A story with God is a better story. – Yann Martel


Whoever, in the pursuit of science, seeks after immediate practical utility, may generally rest assured that he will seek in vain. – ATTORNEY GENERAL GREG STUMBO


Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming. – Vaclav Klaus


Away from God and gods did this will lure me: what would there be to create if gods existed? – Ecce Homo


I was educated, I was trained, I was a Presbyterian and I knew how these things are done. I knew that in Biblical times if a man committed a sin the extermination of the whole surrounding nation — cattle and all — was likely to happen. I knew that Providence was not particular about the rest so that He got somebody connected with the one He was after. – Mark Twain


I’ll be honest about it. It is not atheists who get stuck in my craw, but agnostics. Doubt is useful for a while. We must all pass through the garden of Gethsemane. If Christ played with doubt, so must we. If Christ spent an anguished night in prayer, if He burst out from the Cross, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” then surely we are also permitted to doubt. But we must move on. To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation. ― Yann Martel


I hope there will grow in your hearts an overpowering sense of gratitude to God, who has made it possible for you to come upon the earth in this marvelous season of the world’s history. – Gordon B. Hinckley


A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. – Albert Einstein


God’s blessings are endless. It comes every day and sometimes in different forms. Sometimes it comes so big that we become speechless. God is always faithful and I love Him. Thank you, Lord for completing yet another important stage in my educational pursuit. It was tough, yet I made it and made it out excellently. Glory to Him, the giver of all Blessings!  – Terry Mark


You cannot expect any rational thought from a religious man. He is like a rocking log in the water. – Periyar E. V. Ramasamy


Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. — Alice Morse Earle


Like the intense fire that transforms iron into steel, as we remain faithful during the fiery trial of our faith, we are spiritually refined and strengthened. – Neil L Anderson


Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. – Matthew 2:1-2


Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. — Soren Kierkegaard


Where knowledge ends, religion begins. – Benjamin Disraeli


Thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. – Theodore Roosevelt


The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike. – Delos B. McKown


I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires. – Susan B. Anthony


Don’t speak to me about your religion; first, show it to me in how you treat other people. Don’t tell me how much you love your God; show me how much you love all His children. Don’t preach to me your passion for your faith; teach me through your compassion for your neighbors. In the end, I’m not as interested in what you have to tell or sell or preach or teach, as I am in how you choose to live and give. – Cory Booker


Nothing could be more idiotic and absurd than the doctrine of the trinity.-  Robert Green Ingersoll


I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors. – Joel Osteen


When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. – Abraham Lincoln


Esther, set free from her household duties, attended church (where her own tired soul could pour out all its heart-sick sorrow to listening Ears). – K. Douglas Kin


If religious people could be reasoned with there would be no religious people. – Dr House


Americans of every faith and every tradition turn daily to God in reverence and humility.. – George W. Bush


Nothing but encouragement can come to us as we dwell upon the faithful dealing of our Heavenly Father in centuries gone by. Faith in God has not saved people from hardships and trials, but it has enabled them to bear tribulations courageously and to emerge victoriously. – Lee Robertson


God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supplies. – Hudson Taylor


It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow. – Calvin Coolidge


For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. – Jesus Christ


We will be a better country when each religious group can trust its members to obey the dictates of their own religious faith without assistance from the legal structure of their country. – Margaret Mead


Religion is the clearest telescope through which we can behold the beauties of creation and the good of our Creator. – WILLIAM SCOTT DOWNEY


True wisdom always leads us to please God. ― Anthony DeStefano


The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.. ― John Milton


Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. – Gilbert K. Chesterton


It’s about the relationship, not religion. – Tony Evans


People ask me how I do research for my science fiction. The answer is, I never do any research. –FREDERIK POHL


after coming into contact with religious people I always feel that I must wash my hands. – Ecce Homo


I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters concerning religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s. – Mark Twain


I have faith that God will show you the answer. But you have to understand that sometimes it takes a while to be able to recognize what God wants you to do. That’s how it often is. God’s voice is usually nothing more than a whisper, and you have to listen very carefully to hear it. But other times, in those rarest of moments, the answer is obvious and rings as loud as a church bell. ― Nicholas Sparks


My feeling is, quite simply, that if there is a God, He has done such a bad job that he isn’t worth discussing. — Isaac Asimov


Patience is tied very closely to faith in our Heavenly Father. Actually, when we are unduly impatient, we are suggesting that we know what is best—better than does God. We can grow in faith only if we are willing to wait patiently for God’s purposes and patterns to unfold in our lives, on His timetable.- Neal A. Maxwell


If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. – Albert Einstein


But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.  – Bible


Hinduism is like the Ganga,, pure and unsullied at its source but taking in its course the impurities in the way. Even like the Ganga, it is beneficent in its total effect. It takes a provincial form in every province, but the inner substance is retained everywhere. – Mahatma Gandhi


Trusting in God’s will is central to our mortality. With faith in Him, we draw upon the power of Christ’s Atonement at those times when questions abound and answers are few.- Ronald A. Rasband


Late on a sleepy, star-spangled night, those angels peeled back the sky just like you would tear open a sparkling Christmas present. Then, with light and joy pouring out of Heaven like water through a broken dam, they began to shout and sing the message that baby Jesus had been born. The world had a Savior! The angels called it “Good News,” and it was. – Larry Libby


I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. — Khalil Gibran


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


It is necessary for the welfare of the nation that men’s lives be based on the principles of the Bible. No man, educated or uneducated, can afford to be ignorant of the Bible.- Theodore Roosevelt


Religion is the opiate of the masses. – Karl Marx


Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer. – Anonymous


I think it’s about time we gave up religion and got back to God.  – Lenny Bruce


Fear paints pictures of ghosts and hangs them in the gallery of ignorance.-  Robert Green Ingersoll


I’m not perfect. I’m never going to be. And that’s the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you’re trying to be better every day. You’re trying to improve. – Tim Tebow


People who are not affiliated with any religion are equally religious in spirit. – Dr T.P.Chia


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


It’s hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.— Bill Waterson


Our vision is so limited we can hardly imagine a love that does not show itself in protection from suffering…. The love of God did not protect His own Son…. He will not necessarily protect us – not from anything it takes to make us like His Son. A lot of hammering and chiseling and purifying by fire will have to go into the process. – Elisabeth Elliot


Quit questioning God and start trusting Him! – Joel Osteen


God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumferences nowhere.  – Voltaire


More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. – Alexander Chase


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. – Albert Einstein


In heaven, all the interesting people are missing. ― Friedrich Nietzsche


When people try to use religion to address the natural world, science pushes back on it, and religion has to accommodate the results. Beliefs can be permanent, but beliefs can also be flexible. Personally, if I find out my belief is wrong, I change my mind. I think that’s a good way to live. – LISA RANDALL


Nothing kills the ego like playfulness, like laughter. When you start taking life as fun, the ego has to die, it cannot exist anymore. – Osho


Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. – Buddha


The concepts “beyond” and “real world” were invented in order to depreciate the only world that exists—in order that no goal, no aim or task might be left for our earthly reality. – Ecce Homo


Why did they believe? Because they saw miracles. Things one man took a chance, a man of faith took as a sign. A loved one recovering from disease, a fortunate business deal, a chance meeting with a long lost friend. It wasn’t the grand doctrines or the sweeping ideals that seemed to make believers out of men. It was simple magic in the world around them. ― Brandon Sanderson


When you are at your lowest God speaks the loudest. – Joanne Wilson-Edwards


The idea of a personal God is an anthropological concept which I am unable to take seriously. – Albert Einstein


During Lent, let us find concrete ways to overcome our indifference.  – Pope Francis


The secular state is the guarantee of religious pluralism. This apparent paradox, again, is the simplest and most elegant of political truths. – Christopher Hitchens


If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss Bank. — Woody Allen


Abandoning our faith because it doesn’t answer all the questions would be like closing the shutters because we can’t see the entire mountain. –  Fiona Givens


And she will bear a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for it is He who will save His people from their sins. – Matthew 1:21


There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion. — Malala Yousafzai


The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason. – Benjamin Franklin


The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible’, “In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths. – George Washington Carver


It is not as in the Bible, that God created man in his own image. But, on the contrary, man created God in his own image. – Ludwig Feuerbach


Blind faith is an ironic gift to return to the Creator of human intelligence. – Anonymous


The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried. -G.K. Chesterto


All thinking men are atheists. – Ernest Hemmingway


Faith is two empty hands held open to receive all of the Lord. – Alan Redpath


Organized religion is a product of a mix of superstition, delusion, divination and humanity to calm and control the human mind. – Dr T.P.Chia


It is doubtless true that religion has been the world’s psychiatrist throughout the centuries. – Karl Menninger


A cult is a religion with no political power. — Tom Wolfe


The Bible asks, ‘If your child asks for bread, would you give him a stone? If he asks for fish, would you give him a serpent? If he asks for an egg, would you give him a scorpion?’ Our children are what we give them, what we teach them. We dare not forget that basic truth. Their lives and our common future depend upon it. – Bill Clinton


The Bible is God’s chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars. – Henry Ward Beeche


God give me the strength to face a fact though it slays me. – Thomas Huxley


Give yourself entirely to God, enter and hide in the hidden ground of your soul.  – Johannes Tauler

Reading religious quotes can strengthen, encourage, and inspire a person’s faith. They can be a source of wisdom, solace, and optimism, particularly in trying and uncertain times. We can strengthen our faith and find peace in our convictions by meditating on these words of wisdom from religious leaders and scriptures. Let us, then, keep these holy sayings in mind and let them direct our actions. We pray that their words of faith, love, and compassion may continue to move us closer to God.


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