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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Religion
 
A man should be religious but not superstitious.  Latin.  1
A man without religion is like a horse without a bridle.  Latin.  2
A profitable religion never wants proselytes.  Italian.  3
All things that are good and beautiful make us more religious.  Benjamin Disraeli.  4
Be not righteous over much.  Bible.  5
Each one holds his own religion for the best.  German.  6
“I have learned religion, I believe what I will,” said the cobbler.  German.  7
It matters not what religion an ill man is of.  8
Much religion but no goodness.  9
No man’s religion ever survived his morals.  10
Our religion and our language we suck in with our milk.  11
Religion has true and lasting joys; weigh all and so if anything have more let heaven go.  12
Religion is the best armor but the worst cloak.  13
Religion lays not an icy hand on the true joys of life.  Buckminster.  14
Religion was never designed to make our pleasures less.  15
Religion should be the rule of life, not a casual incident to it.  Benjamin Disraeli.  16
Religious contention is the devil’s harvest.  French.  17
The strength of empire is in religion.  Ben Jonson.  18
There never was and never will be a country without a religion.  Byron.  19
 
 
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