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Religion and Death Quotes

There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love. – Mother Teresa

The most unfair thing about life is the way it ends. I mean, life is tough. It takes up a lot of your time. What do you get at the end of it? A Death! What’s that, a bonus? I think the life cycle is all backwards. You should die first, get it out of the way. Then you live in an old age home. You get kicked out when you’re too young, you get a gold watch, you go to work. You work forty years until you’re young enough to enjoy your retirement. You do drugs, alcohol, you party, you get ready for high school. You go to grade school, you become a kid, you play, you have no responsibilities, you become a little baby, you go back into the womb, you spend your last nine months floating… and you finish off as an orgasm. – George Carlin

Truth, in its struggles for recognition, passes through four distinct stages. First, we say it is damnable, dangerous, disorderly, and will surely disrupt society. Second, we declare it is heretical, infidelic and contrary to the Bible. Third, we say it is really a matter of no importance either one way or the other. Fourth, we aver that we have always upheld it and believed it. – Elbert Hubbard

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. – Voltaire

My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. – Thomas Paine

religion and death quotesTime is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. – Louis Hector Berlioz

Once the game is over, the King and the Pawn go back in the same box. – Italian Proverb

I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking, feeling, remembering part of me will continue. But much as I want to believe that, and despite the ancient and worldwide cultural traditions that assert an afterlife, I know of nothing to suggest that it is more than wishful thinking. The world is so exquisite with so much love and moral depth, that there is no reason to deceive ourselves with pretty stories for which there’s little good evidence. Far better it seems to me, in our vulnerability, is to look death in the eye and to be grateful every day for the brief but magnificent opportunity that life provides. – Carl Sagan

Which is it, is man one of God’s blunders or is God one of man’s? – Nietzsche

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. – Napoleon

The ink of the scholar is holier than the blood of the martyr. – Prophet Muhammad

I like your Christ; I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. – Mohandas Gandhi

Lighthouses are more helpful then churches. – Benjamin Franklin

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

Morality is doing what is right regardless of what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told, regardless of what is right. – Anonymous

It is always darkest just before the day dawneth. – Thomas Fuller, 1650

Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end. – Unknown

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24 Empowering Quotes

“I’m the one that has to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

“Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.” ~ Tecumseh

“You have to do stuff that average people don’t understand because those are the only good things.” ~ Andy Warhol

“When I’m trusting and being myself… everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously.” ~ Shakti Gawain

“One of the secrets of life is to be honestly who you are. Who others want you to be, who you used to be, and who you may some day become … these are fantasies. To be honestly who you are is to give up your illusions and face today with courage.” ~ Bill Purdin

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.” ~ Judy Garland

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning to work on becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen

“I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me.” ~ Anwar el-Sadat

“The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame.” ~ Rod Steiger

“Never think you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.” ~ Anthony Trollope

empowering quotes“Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.” ~ Hasidic Saying

“The most common sort of lie is the one uttered to one’s self.” ~ Nietzsche

“But the lightning which explodes and fashions planets, maker of planets and suns, is in him. On one side elemental order, sandstone and granite, rock-ledges, peat-bog, forest, sea and shore; and on the other part, thought, the spirit which composes and decomposes nature,—here they are, side by side, god and devil, mind and matter, king and conspirator, belt and spasm, riding peacefully together in the eye and brain of every man.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.” ~ Unknown

“If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.” ~ Unknown

“You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You’re on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” ~ Dr. Seuss

“It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.” ~ Epicurus

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” ~ African Proverb

“The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.” ~ Sonya Friedman

“You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!” ~ John Lennon

“If you have someone hating on you right now, you better think of how to get 5 more people hating by Christmas. You need haters to make you stronger. Without haters, most people wouldn’t try to become better. Just tell them ‘bitch you just hate me because you can’t be me…’” ~ Katt Williams

“Don’t try so hard to fit it when you were born to stand out.” – Unknown

“Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means that you are two steps ahead.” ~ Unknown

“People who lack the strength to be themselves are always trying to tear down those who do.” ~ Unknown

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Insightful Quotes

“No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.” – William Blake

“Let him who would move the world, first move himself.” – Socrates

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – Dale Carnegie

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

“Do or do not, there is no try” – Yoda

“Faith: not wanting to know what is true.” – Nietzsche

“The Truth is everywhere and anywhere … just open your eyes and you will see it.” – Unknown


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Motivational Quotes

Best Motivational Quotes

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. – Robert Frost

Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. – Charles Schulz

Opportunity is always knocking. The problem is that most people have the self-doubt station in their head turned up way too loud to hear it. – Brian Vaszily

Some people develop a wishbone where their back bone should be. – Anonymous

Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. – Helen Rowland

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh – at yourself. – Ethel Barrymore

Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor. – Jackson Brown

I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early. – Yogi Berra

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. – Oscar Wilde

I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need, if I die by four o’clock. – Henny Youngman

Burn your computer. Blow up your TV. Bludgeon your cell phone. Breathe deeply. This, my friends, is the secret to inner-peace. – Brian Vaszily

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. – Zig Ziglar

God is dead – Nietzsche Nietzsche is dead. – God

Five out of four people have trouble with fractions. – Unknown

A clear conscience is a sure sign of a bad memory. – Unknown

Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. – Unknown

I’ve developed a new philosophy… I only dread one day at a time. – Charles Schulz

None of us is as dumb as all of us. – Unknown

Many of us spend half our time wishing for things we could have if we didn’t spend half our time wishing. – Alexander Woollcott

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That’ll do them in. – Unknown

I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages. – William Mauldin

If I had a dollar for every time someone came to me with not only a problem but also a possible solution to that problem, I’d have six dollars. – Brian Vaszily

Always remember that you are unique. Just like everybody else. – Unknown

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. – Dale Carnegie

To do is to be. – Descartes

To be is to do. – Voltaire

Do be do be do. – Frank Sinatra