True religion is the life we lead, not the creed we profess.
Source: This quote is from “Reflections without mirrors an autobiography of the mind” (1978) by Louis Nizer; page: 94.
Complete Sentence: True religion is the life we lead, not the creed we profess. I have never known anyone whose life was guided by purer concepts of honesty, decency, and justice.
Note: This quote is often attributed to Louis Nizer, but the earliest source found for this quote is “The Ministers manual: a study and pulpit guide: Volume 38; Volume 38″ (1962) by Gerard Benjamin Fleet Hallock; page: 61.