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Quotations by author » Robert Green Ingersoll
American Statesman and Orator, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of atheism. 1833-1899
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A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wing
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A crime against god is a demonstrated impossibility
Crime
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.
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A God who gave his entire time for 40 years to the work of converting three millions of people, and succeeded in getting only two men, and not a single woman, decent enough to enter the promised land? (Num
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A good deed is the best prayer
Deed
A mortgage casts a shadow on the sunniest field
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A mule has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity
Pride
A place where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
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According to this account the promise of the devil was fulfilled to the very letter, Adam and Eve did not die, and they did become as gods, knowing good and evil
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Age after age, the strong have trampled upon the weak; the crafty and heartless have ensnared and enslaved the simple and innocent, and nowhere, in all the annals of mankind, has any god succored the oppressed
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All the meanness, all the revenge, all the selfishness, all the cruelty, all the hatred, all the infamy of which the heart of man is capable, grew, blossomed and bore fruit in this one word, Hell
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An honest God is the noblest work of man.
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And we are called upon to worship such a God; to get upon our knees and tell him that he is good, that he is merciful, that he is just, that he is love
God
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind
Anger
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm.
Anger
At present, a good many men engaged in scientific pursuits and those who have signally failed in gaining recognition among their fellows, are endeavoring to make reputations among the churches by delivering weak and vapid lectures upon the 'harmony o
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At the bottom of the ladder is Catholicism, and at the top is Science
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Blasphemy is an epithet bestowed by superstition upon common sense
Common sense
But if the witnesses are inspired of God then there is no reason for their disagreeing on anything, and if they do disagree it is a demonstration that they were not inspired
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Calvin founded a little theocracy, modeled after the Old Testament, and succeeded in erecting the most detestable government that ever existed, except the one from which it was copied
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