The Bible has noble poetry in it... and some good morals and a wealth of obscenity, and upwards of a thousand lies.
If there were no God, there would be no atheists.
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful and has nobody to thank.
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith, I consider a capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
Those who believe absurdities will commit atrocities.
The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next.
Is man one of God's blunders? Or is God one of man's blunders?
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?'
It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.
A man is accepted into a church for what he believes and he is turned out for what he knows.
If people are good because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
Question with boldness even the existence of a god.
A person isn't considered insane if there are a number of people who believe the same way. Insanity isn't supposed to be a communicable disease. If one other person starts to believe him, or maybe two or three, then it's a religion.
Man would indeeded be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
If it turns out that there is a God...the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever.
Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God
The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason: The Morning Daylight appears plainer when you put out your Candle.
In God We Trust. I don't believe it would sound any better if it were true.
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