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"History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government. This marks the lowest grade of ignorance of which their civil as well as religious leaders will always avail themselves for their own purposes" [Letter to von Humboldt, 1813].
Thomas Jefferson
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
D.H. Lawrence
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands
Friedrich Nietzsche
Atheism is a disease of the soul, before it becomes an error of the understanding
Plato
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
George Orwell
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
Friedrich Nietzsche
I'm not an athiest. How can you not believe in something that doesn't exist? That's way too convoluted for me.
A. Whitney Brown
It is an interesting view of atheism, as a sort of "crutch" for those who can't stand the reality of God
Tom Stoppard
It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
Ovid
Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burned, tortured, fined, and imprisoned, yet we have not advanced one inch toward uniformity. What has been the effect of coercion? To make one half of the world fools and the other half hypocrites.
Thomas Jefferson
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.
George Santayana
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and who, not being able to understand the Creation, the origin of evil, and other difficulties, have recourse to the hypothesis of the eternity of things and of inev
Voltaire
The Old Testament is responsible for more atheism, agnosticism, disbelief-call it what you will-than any book ever written; it has emptied more churches than all the counterattractions of cinema, motor bicycle and golf course.
A. A. Milne
There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
Robert Green Ingersoll
To be an atheist requires an infinitely greater measure of faith than to receive all the great truths which atheism would deny
Joseph Addison
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
Voltaire
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