Hypocrisy Of Religion Quotes

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Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Well," said St. Clare, "suppose that something shoul bring down the price of cotton once and forever, and make the whole slave property a drug in the market, don't you think we should soon have another version of the Scripture doctrine? What flood of light would pour the church, all at once, and immediately it would be discovered that everything in the bible and reason went the other way.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“They will call you immoral if you dare to describe their immorality”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“We are moved by self-interest, even when we seek to do good to others.”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

“it is a do as I say, not as I do world…besides, money is thicker than Christ! A modern day born- again Kenyan knows poverty is slavery…they all know too well that lack of money is lack of friends; if you have money at your disposal, every dog and goat will claim to be related to you...From The UglyBeautiful Tale of a Stupid, Stupid Heart”
Levi Cheruo Cheptora

Anna Quindlen
“H.L. Mencken once said that Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be having a good time. As she looked down at her dead child, Mary Beth realized that the unbearable sense of loss she felt was tempered by gratitude and a kind of relief. There would be no more boyfriends now, no more weekend parties. Ruby would remain pure forever, and for that her mother was deeply grateful. Catholicism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be having a good time . . . with your daughter.”
Anna Quindlen

Rachel Held Evans
“Turns out, I wasn't the only one struggling with doubt. I wasn't the only one questioning my church's position on homosexuality and gender roles, and a whole host of other issues. I wasn't the only one who felt lonely on Sunday mornings.”
Rachel Held Evans, Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church