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Re: Quotes on religion

Posted by Woodchuck on November 10, 2002

In Reply to: Help with correct phrase and origin posted by Hi on November 10, 2002

: Hi,

: I am looking for the correct phrase and origin of a phrase that goes something like, "Religion is the province of the uninspired." or something to that effect.

: Any help would be appreciated!

I can't find that phrasing in my references, but here are two of the more famous quotes expressing similar ideas.

"Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people." - Karl Marx

"Religion is this. They act as in religion that is to say they neither wait nor stay away. Religion is best as it is. If they like it at all they like it all, not only more than once but often." - Gertrude Stein