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    religion Quotes

    This notion of public-school doors being barred to God would have confounded not only the founding fathers but also those who attended American public schools as recently as the early 1960s.
    — William Murchison
    tags: god  school  father  american 
    This willful deafness to religious argument, so new in our history, has had various effects. A principal one is encouragement of the already widespread view that religion doesn't have a lot to do with modern concerns - the way people live, the way they think.
    — William Murchison
    tags: people  live  religious 
    By God! I will not tell you more to-day, Judge any way you will - what matters it?
    — William Morris
    Let a man be firmly principled in his religion, he may travel from the tropics to the poles, it will never catch cold on the journey.
    — William Morley Punshon
    tags: travel  men  journey 
    My God, I'd rather go to Europe than go to heaven.
    — William Merritt Chase
    tags: god  heaven 
    I look upon enthusiasm, in all other points but that of religion, to be a very necessary turn of mind; as indeed it is a vein which nature seems to have marked with more or less strength, in the tempers of most men. No matter what the object is, whether business, pleasures or the fine arts: whoever pursues them to any purpose must do so con amore.
    — William Melmoth
    We cannot gamble with anything so sacred as money.
    — William McKinley
    tags: sacred  money 
    In the whole story of Jesus Christ, the most important event is the resurrection.
    — William Lyon Phelps
    tags: jesus  christ  stories 
    My religious faith remains in possession of the field only after prolonged civil war with my naturally skeptical mind.
    — William Lyon Phelps
    tags: faith  religious  war  mind 
    The Sabbath, as now recognized and enforced, is one of the main pillars of Priestcraft and Superstition, and the stronghold of a merely ceremonial Religion.
    — William Lloyd Garrison
    After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised.
    — William Lilly
    tags: peace  year 
    Our religion keeps reminding us that we aren't just will and thoughts. We're also sand and wind and thunder. Rain. The seasons. All those things. You learn to respect everything because you are everything. If you respect yourself, you respect all things.
    — William Least Heat-Moon
    tags: thoughts  respect  rain  learn 
    If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.
    — William Law
    tags: god 
    He who complains of the weather, complains of the God who ordained the weather!
    — William Law
    tags: god 
    The Christian religion, [Pascal] claims, teaches two truths: that there is a God who men are capable of knowing, and that there is an element of corruption in men that renders them unworthy of God. Knowledge of God without knowledge of man's wretchedness begets pride, and knowledge of man's wretchedness without knowledge of God begets despair, but knowledge of Jesus Christ furnishes man knowledge of both simultaneously.
    — William Lane Craig
    I do plan my study day. I think that prioritizing is absolutely critical. It is so critical that you understand what is important and what can be left undone. Then you will base your schedule on your priorities. You've got to be single-minded about your priorities.
    — William Lane Craig
    While I cannot be regarded as a pillar, I must be regarded as a buttress of the church, because I support it from outside.
    — William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
    tags: church 
    The Nazi regime intended eventually to destroy Christianity in Germany, if it could, and substitute the old paganism of the early Germanic gods and the new paganism of the Nazi extremists.
    — William L. Shirer
    This is a very fickle and faithless generation.
    — William Kidd
    If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: education 
    If it be true, as I believe it is, that morality is dependent upon religion, then religion is not only the most practical thing in the world, but the first essential.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: world  believe  morality  true 
    If evolution wins, Christianity goes!
    — William Jennings Bryan
    I have been so satisfied with the Christian religion that I have spent no time trying to find arguments against it. I am not afraid now that you will show me any. I feel that I have enough information to live and die by.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: time  live  die  christian  afraid 
    Atheists have just as much civil right to teach atheism as Christians have to teach Christianity; agnostics have just as much right to teach agnosticism as Christians have to teach their religion.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    So many today are worshiping in the mountains, big churches, stone and frame buildings. But Jesus teaches that salvation is not in these stone structures-not in the mountains-not in the hills, but in God.
    — William J. Seymour
    tags: god  jesus  church  salvation 
    True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: happiness  live  true  giving 
    Ho Chi Minh sought to defeat both adversaries [French and American] primarily by using diplomatic and political means, combined with paramilitary activities.
    — William J. Duiker
    tags: political 
    Promising too much can be as cruel as caring too little.
    — William J. Clinton
    Sometimes I think the environment in which we operate is entirely too secular. The fact that we have freedom of religion doesn't mean we need to try to have freedom from religion
    — William J. Clinton
    A world without walls is the only sustainable world. . . . If the world is dominated by people who believe that their races, their religions, their ethnic differences are the most important factors, then a huge number of people will perish in this century.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  world  believe  race 
    Politics is not religion and we should govern on the basis of evidence, not theology.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: theology  politics 
    Sincerity? I can fake that.
    — William J. Clinton
    It appears that some school officials, teachers, and parents have assumed that religious expression of any type is either inappropriate or forbidden altogether in public schools; however, nothing in the First Amendment converts our public schools into religion-free zones.
    — William J. Clinton
    The light may be fading on the 20th century, but the sun is still rising on America.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: america 
    I don't know whether it's the finest public housing in America or the crown jewel of the American penal system.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: america  american 
    In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. . . .
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  heart  law  gender  dignity  sexual  race 
    I pledge that I have no intention of raising taxes in my second term.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: tax 
    I haven't eaten at a McDonald's since I became President.
    — William J. Clinton
    I'm proud to say that there is not a single Russian nuclear missile pointed at an American child.
    — William J. Clinton
    Religion is a way of walking, not a way of talking.
    — William Inge
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