Secularism Quotes (33 quotes)
“In the West, secularism implies pinpricking religious fraud and arrogance, but in India, secularists are the most eloquent defenders of myth and theocracy.”
Who is a Hindu (2001)
“Atheists say they want a secular world, but a world defined by the absence of the Christians' god is still a Christian world. Secularism is like chastity, a condition defined by what it denies.”
―John N. Gray
The Unsaved: Atheism, the Last Consequence of Christianity (p.126) - Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals (2002)
“We all know that the besetting danger of Churches is formalism; the besetting danger of State action, of corporate action, is officialism and mechanism; and we all know that it is a drawback to many modern ideals that they rest upon materialism and a soulless secularism.”
Speech opening the Passmore Edwards Settlement (12 February, 1898).