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The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity. - John Adams, US. President
This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there wereno religion in it. - John Adams, U.S. President
A man's life is what his thoughts make it. - Marcus Aurelius
A government cannot be premised on the belief that all persons are created equal when it asserts that God prefers some. - Hary Blackmun
He who allows oppression, shares the crime. - Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles Darwin
Either God wants to abolish evil, and cannot; Or he can, but does not want to; Or he cannot and doesnot want to. If he wants to, but cannot, he is impotent. If he can, but does not want to, he is wicked. But, if God both can and wants to abolish evil, Then how come [there is] evil in the world? - Epicurus, 350-?270 BC
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. - Mahatma Gandhi
Life in Lubbock, Texas taught me two things. One is that God loves you and you're going to burn in hell. The other is that sex is the most awful, dirty thing on the face of the earth and you should save it for someone you love.
- Butch Hancock
We tend to scoff at the beliefs of the ancients . . . but we can't scoff at them personally, to their faces, and this is what really annoys me. - Jack Handy
An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. -Robert G. Ingersoll
God so loved the world that he made up his mind to damn a large majority of the human race. - Robert G. Ingersoll
If the book the Bible and my brain are both the work of the same Infinite God, whose fault is it that the book and my brain do not agree? - Robert G. Ingersoll
I want no heaven for which I must give my reason; no happiness in exchange for my liberty, and no immortality that demands the surrender of my individuality. Better rot in the windowless tomb, to which there is no door but the red mouth of the pallid worm, than to wear the jeweled collar of a god. - Robert G. Ingersoll
The chuch lives on the fact that modern research about Jesus is not known amongst the public. - Hans Konzelmann
The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma. - Abraham Lincoln, U.S> President
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike. - Delos B. McKown
We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.
- Gene Roddenberry
I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.
- Gerry Spence
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. - Terry Pratchett
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain