The Right Religion?

atkins-bookshelf-quotationsWe have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.

From Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1726) by Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Anglo-Irish, writer, essayist, satirist, and poet. He is best known for his political satire, Gulliver’s Travels, originally titled “Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World in Four Parts,” using the pseudonym Lemuel Gulliver.

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