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There is one inevitable criterion of judgment touching religious faith in doctrinal matters. Can you reduce it to practice? If not, have none of it. - Hosea Ballou

Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book. - Victor Hugo

The bestialities unleashed in Bosnia, Rwanda, and Chechnya provide evidence, if such be needed, that barbarism is just below the integument in all human societies, whatever their purported moral values or avowed religious persuasions. - Bernard Lown

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. - Isaac Bashevis Singer

Feast: A festival. A religious celebration usually signalised by gluttony and drunkenness, frequently in honour of some holy person distinguished for abstemiousness. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

I know it will give great offense to the clergy, but the advocate of religious freedom is to expect neither peace nor forgiveness from them. - Thomas Jefferson

Evangelist: A bearer of good tidings, particularly (in a religious sense) such as assure us of our own salvation and the damnation of our neighbours. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

A man's ethical behaviour 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