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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?
John Buchan An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.
John Adams, 2nd US President The Government of the United States is in no sense founded on the Christian religion.
Kozy If all exclusive religions are right and everyone else is wrong, isn't everyone just wrong?
Eric Williams Religion serves men as blinders serve horses.
The First Amendment Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a
Stendhal All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
H. L. Mencken H. L. Mencken "Puritanism- The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy."
Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
Napolean Bonaparte There must be Religion. Otherwise the poor would murder the rich.
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Thomas Jefferson, 1823 The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. 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; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear
Karl Marx Religion is the Opiate of the masses.
Mimoun Raddahi It's better to live in freedom for one life time than to be a slave of God for an eternity.
Unknown "Faith is to the human what sand is to the ostrich."
Oscar Wilde When I think of all the harm the Bible has done, I despair of ever writing anything to equal it.
Charles Stonehouse V The existance of G W Bush is the proof against intelligent design.
Frank Zappa Scientology, how about that? You hold on to the tin cans and then this guy asks you a bunch of questions, and if you pay enough money you get to join the master race. How's that for a religion?
James Randi Gods are children's blankets that get carried over into adulthood.
John Kelly  Ireland John Kelly Ireland Religious people and donkey's: A donkey is a simple creature it would follow a carrot on a stick, but it is still capable, even with its most basic of intellect of determining when there is no carrot.
Bob Snuka I refuse to believe in a god that would send me to hell just for not believing in him.
Pat Condell Q: Prove God doesn't exist.

A: That's a tough one. Show me how it's done by proving Zeus and Apollo don't exist and I'll use your method.
bumper sticker question everything or believe anything
William S. Burroughs Life is a vacation from two eternities, who wants to waste those precious years worrying about what happens when you get back to forever?
Isaac Asimov Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition
Sam Harris Whenever a man imagines that he need only believe the truth of a proposition, without evidence - that unbelievers will go to hell, that Jews drink the blood of infants - he becomes capable of anything
Rick Reynolds As far as I can tell from studying the scriptures, all you do in heaven is pretty much just sit around all day and praise the Lord. I don't know about you, but I think that after the first, oh, I don't know, 50,000,000 years of that I'd start to get a little bored.
unknown God made me an atheist
andyc you could spend a lifetime studying a religion, study two and you will be done within the hour.
Gene Roddenberry Gene Roddenberry They said God was on high and he controlled the world and therefore we must pray against Satan. Well, if God controls the world, he controls Satan. For me, religion was full of misstatements and reaches of logic that I just couldn't agree with
Ambrose Bierce Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll Take from the church the miraculous, the supernatural, the incomprehensible, the unreasonable, the impossible, the unknowable, the absurd, and nothing but a vacuum remains
Karl Marx Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, & the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people
H. L. Mencken H. L. Mencken Religion is "so absurd that it comes close to imbecility."
Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein The most preposterous notion that H. Sapiens has ever dreamed up is that the Lord God of Creation, Shaper and Ruler of all the Universes, wants the saccharine adoration of His creatures, can be swayed by their prayers, and becomes petulant if He does
Bill Hicks They believe the bible is the exact word of God - Then they change the bible! Pretty presumptuous, hu huh? "I think what God meant to say..."
Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Why do you write to me "God should punish the English"? I have no close connection to either one or the other. I see only with deep regret that God punishes so many of His children for their numerous stupidities, for which only He Himself can be held
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert G. Ingersoll God has always resembled his creators. He hated and loved what they hated and loved and he was invariably found on the side of those in power. Most of the gods were pleased with sacrifice, and the smell of innocent blood has ever been considered a divine perfume
George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says; he is always convinced that it says what he means.
Suresh Theists should never complain no matter what happens in the world because nothing happens without the almighty's will. So if I break your head, murder your kin, dont blame me. God made me to do it.
W.C.Fields Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas
Carl Sagan Carl Sagan It is better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Unkown Abstinence Makes the Church Grow Fondlers
gramma red "On the first day, man created God."
Michael Stanton Living in fear or judgement is not how I will spend my life. Realizing that this life is all I get and your life is all you get, brings a need to make the best of all possible.
Mimoun Raddahi Religion is a limitation on your freedom.
Ryan Evans I think, therefore I am athiest
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin Lighthouses are more helpful than churches."
Yiddish saying quoted by Steven Pinker If God lived on earth people would break his windows
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EA Miller EA Miller Odd how the Christians' "goat herder's guide to the galaxy" with an almighty, all-knowing god at the helm has no clue about any branch of science (e.g., physical, chemical, biological, geological, astrological, etc.).
EA Miller EA Miller The very corrupt right wing of the United States government (under the previous president) forgave loans of 4.4 million to pastor/grifter Joel Osteen and a whopping 3.5 billion dollars for the Catholic Church. This was all done to buy religious extremists votes and enact harsh laws based on Christianity.
EA Miller EA Miller Be sure to read each and every book that Christian entities say should be banned. They'll contain considerably more truth within their pages than the Bible ever has.
Pat Simons Pat Simons Whenever people believe there is a super-natural puppet master running everything, there is going to be a lot of resistance to the idea humans are capable of making their own decisions.
EA Miller EA Miller The Bible isn’t proof of anything, except ancient barbarism and ignorance.
EA Miller EA Miller Beliefs that cannot be questioned or challenged are the most dangerous beliefs of them all.
EA Miller EA Miller "Numbers 11: Have you ever been on a long road trip with your family and wanted to destroy everyone around you? Well, God actually goes through with it... and makes it rain quail." -Hemant Mehta
EA Miller EA Miller I’ve never seen a device that so readily justifies bigotry and hatred on a regular basis than religion does.
osirisnut osirisnut Religious leaders say religious violence is not caused by religions.
osirisnut osirisnut Q. Which bishops can you trust? The answer, of course is, the only bishops you can trust are those on a chess board.
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