Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Quote of the day, March 31

March 31, 2015

Dalai Lama, on religion

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 15

December 15, 2014

First Amendment to U.S. Constitution (ratified Dec. 15, 1791)

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

Quote of the day, Feb. 19

February 19, 2014

Phil Ochs, on protest

“It is wrong to expect a reward for your struggles. (more…)

Quote of the day, April 1

April 1, 2013

Thomas Paine, on independence (1791)

“I speak an open and disinterested language, dictated by no passion but that of humanity.  (more…)

Quote of the day, April 18

April 18, 2011

James Madison, on the separation of church and state (1822)

“We are teaching the world the great truth that Governments do better without Kings & Nobles than with them. (more…)

Quote of the day, Jan. 22

January 22, 2011

John F. Kennedy, on freedom of religion (1959)

“Whatever one’s religion in his private life may be, for the officeholder, nothing takes precedence over his oath to uphold the Constitution and all its parts — including the First Amendment and the strict separation of church and state.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 27

October 27, 2010

John Lennon, “Imagine”

Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do (more…)