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Religion is neither a theology nor a theosophy; it is more than that, it is a discipline, a law, a yoke, an indissoluble engagement.
Religion must be loved as a kind of country and nursing-mother. It was religion that nourished our virtues, that showed us heaven, that taught us to walk in the path of duty.
One man finds in religion his literature and his science, another finds in it his joy and his duty.
Religion is a fire which example keeps alive, and which goes out if not communicated.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
The God of metaphysics is but an idea. But the God of religion, the Maker of heaven and earth, the sovereign Judge of actions and thoughts, is a power.
Religion is the only metaphysic that the multitude can understand and adopt.
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