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Thomas D. Pate And on the trillionth day, Man created Gods.
unknown Blasphemy is a victimless crime
Carl Sagan Carl Sagan Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of the astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.
HSM The Christian god makes man human, then burns him when he acts like one.
Judith Hayes If we are going to teach creation science as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Stephen Jay Gould Stephen Jay Gould Creation science has not entered the curriculum for a reason so simple and so basic that we often forget to mention it: because it is false, and because good teachers understand exactly why it is false. What could be more destructive of that most
Josh Charles Why would some all powerful being create creatures capable of reason and then demand that they act in a manner contrary to their creation?
Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins Religious faith not only lacks evidence, its independence from evidence is its pride and joy, shouted from the rooftops.
Bryan Emmanuel Gutierrez God should be executed for crimes against humanity.
Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Stephen King The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window
Taslima Nasrin Koranic teaching still insists that the sun moves around the earth. How can we advance when they teach things like that?
Nick Kinnan Children are born without religion, don't give them your nerosis.
Me Science flies people to the moon, religion flies people into buildings.
Nogard If god created my brain I'm certain he approves of its usage.
unknown Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
Rich Rodriguez In 1000 years we will all be Atheist or we will no longer be.
Jesse Ventura Religion is a crutch for the weak minded.
Pope Leo X It has served us well, this myth of Christ.
Rich Rodriguez It is very difficult to reason someone out of a position they did not reason themselves into.
Michael A good king inspires loyalty. An evil tyrant demands blind obediance. A good king allows those who do not want to serve him leave in peace. An evil tyrant kills and tortures those who will not be slaves. This is why I could never be christian.
British comedian (sorry I forgot the name) When I was a child I had an imaginary friend to whom I talked. Then I grew up and became an atheist.
Voltaire Voltaire It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Unknown Primates often have trouble imagining a universe not run by an angry alpha male
Mark Twain Mark Twain Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll "With soap, baptism is a good thing."
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll In Nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences.
Daniel Boorstin The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge.
George Carlin George Carlin Interstingly enough, I have found that the prayers I offer to the sun and the prayers I formerly offered to God ar all answered at about the same 50% rate
Nogard A religious text should ideally not extend past three pages. Any longer and it tends to contradict itself.
unknown "Who created god? If your answer is he always was, then why can't you say the same for the universe?"
John Kelly  Ireland John Kelly Ireland Who are the bigger fool's, those who are born stupid or those who choose stupidity?
Sigmund Freud "When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life."
Daryl Elliott "All religions are cults of varying degrees."
Ed Martin Hell would be to have to spend eternity in a Heaven with those who are sure they are going there.
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point
unknown The Bible has fingerprints all over it. And none of them are God-sized.
Frank Zappa "Children are naive -- they trust everyone. School is bad enough, but, if you put a child anywhere in the vicinity of a church, you're asking for trouble."
Sir Arthur C. Clarke It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
Penn Jillette Penn Jillette Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-o, and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have.
John Adams This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religions in it.
H. L. Mencken H. L. Mencken I believe that religion, generally speaking, has been a curse to mankind--that its modest and greatly overestimated services on the ethical side have been more than overcome by the damage it has done to clear and honest thinking.
Steve Buscemi "The Island" What's "God"? Well, you know, when you want something really bad and you close your eyes and you wish for it? God's the guy that ignores you.
Frank Zappa If you wind up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest or some guy on TV telling you how to do your shit, then YOU DESERVE IT.
Kozy If all exclusive religions are right and everyone else is wrong, isn't everyone just wrong?
KANT The death of dogma is the birth of reality.
Wilfredo Hernandez All churchs beat the devil good, but they are very carefull not to kill him!
Cogito How difficult would it be for 11 men to hang a traitor, move a boulder, remove a body, and replace said boulder within a period of three days?
Stendhal All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Eric Williams Religion serves men as blinders serve horses.
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Pat Simons Pat Simons Anyone who puts their religiosity forward as something that qualifies them to hold public office, is not qualified for that office by definition.
Pat Simons Pat Simons If God is really all-knowing, doesn't that render prayer moot?
EA Miller EA Miller There is nothing more dangerous on this Earth than the morons who literally act on their religious beliefs.
EA Miller EA Miller Why would an all-knowing, omnipresent god get massively upset every time human beings disappoint him? Does he somehow not see it coming?
osirisnut osirisnut No theist satires the god he believes in and no atheist believes in the god he satires. Lord Byron
osirisnut osirisnut Religious leaders have to get rid of the absurd belief that they are superior to other people.
osirisnut osirisnut Two nuns were walking around the nunnery and one said to the other, oh Christmas falls on a Friday this year. The other nun replied I hope it's not the thirteenth.
osirisnut osirisnut Men who join the priestcraft train for five years in priestcraft college after which they leave having learned nothing.
EA Miller EA Miller I have never found comfort in religion because I am not willing to embrace ignorance.

EA Miller EA Miller Religion condemns a lot of good people and rewards a lot of deplorable ones.
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