The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack of God.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
If there is no God, everything is permitted.
He was an embittered atheist (the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him).
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
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.
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
I hope I never get so old I get religious.
I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose
An atheist is as religious as a theist.
During the crusades all were religious mad, and now all are mad for want of it.
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning...
One would go mad if one took the Bible seriously; but to take it seriously one must be already mad.