Proverbs and quotes about religion, beliefs and superstition.


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A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.

José Bergamín

A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wing.

Robert G. Ingersoll

A man without religion is like a horse without a bridle.

Latin proverb

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Oscar Wilde

A tree, a religion, a school, and parents are judged by the fruits they produce.

A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.

David Hume

All men are superstitious; they only differ in degrees.

John Toland

Before we understand science, it is natural to believe that God created the universe.

Stephen Hawking

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.

Thomas Paine

Belief is a deception you play upon yourself.

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Belief means not wanting to know what is true.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Believe nothing,
No matter where you read it,
Or who has said it,
Not even if I have said it,
Unless it agrees with your own reason
And your own common sense.


Blind belief is dangerous.

Kenyan proverb

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

Joseph Campbell

Even God cannot make two mountains without a valley in between.

Gaelic proverb

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.


Faith will move mountains.

For our sins God has created three enemies for us: mice in the house, the fox in the mountains, and a priest in our village.

South American proverb

Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day; give him a religion, and he'll starve to death while praying for a fish.


God and fairies can be wrong as well.

Chinese proverb

God has no religion.

Mahatma Gandhi

God is big, but the forest is bigger.

Brazilian proverb

Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print.

Dave Barry

I believe that I believe in nothing.


I believe the universe is governed by the laws of science. The laws may have been decreed by God, but God does not intervene to break the laws.

Stephen Hawking

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