The Gist of the Jihad
OK.... The Dastardly Danish and the Manic Muslims have incited me to post some Enlightening Religious Quotes
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, winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize in physics
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord doesn’t work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
-Emo Philips, stand-up comedian
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: “O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.” And God granted it.
Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion—several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn’t straight.
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.
Which is it: Is man one of God’s blunders or is God one of man’s?
If you have two religions in your land, the two will cut each other’s throats; but if you have thirty religions, they will dwell in peace.
We have fossils... We win!
-Lewis Black, on creationism
Almost everyone who has read history in a more than casual manner knows that when the great figure of God appears in a controversy, the shooting cannot be far off.
-Stewart H. Holbrook
It is not so much what you believe in that matters, as the way in which you believe it and proceed to translate that belief into action.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
We must respect the other fellow’s religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
Heresy is only another word for freedom of thought.
When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
Scientists were rated as great heretics by the church, but they were truly religious men because of their faith in the orderliness of the universe.
If it were proven that there is no God there would be no religion. ...But also if it were proven that there is a God, there would be no religion.
-Ursula K. Le Guin
Maybe this world is another planet’s hell.
Hope you enjoyed and it made you think!
But before I go.......I need to add my religious quote.
The Arabic greeting used by Muslims is Assalamu alaikum "Peace be upon you."
But, I think it means "May you be in Pieces" when used by terrorist! Jimmyhad and his inner struggles