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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, philosopher
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An atheist is a man who believes himself an accident. Francis Thompson, poet
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An atheist is a man who looks through a telescope and tries to explain all that he can't see. Source Unknown,
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I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
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We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further. Richard Dawkins, scientist
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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... C.S. Lewis, novelist
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He was an embittered atheist (the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him). George Orwell, author
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The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack of God. Jean Rostand, scientist
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All thinking men are atheists. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
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One would go mad if one took the Bible seriously; but to take it seriously one must be already mad. Aleister Crowley, critic
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If there is no God, everything is permitted. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer
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Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer. Anonymous,
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I hope I never get so old I get religious. Ingmar Bergman, director
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I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose Clarence Darrow, lawyer
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During the crusades all were religious mad, and now all are mad for want of it. Captain J. G. Stedman,
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How to trap an atheist: Serve him a fine meal, then ask him if he believes there is a cook. Source Unknown,
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Atheism is a non-prophet organization. George Carlin, comedian
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That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence. Christopher Hitchens, author
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Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination. Edward Abbey, author
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An atheist is a man who watches a Notre Dame -- Southern Methodist University game and doesn't care who wins. Dwight David Ike Eisenhower, president
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An atheist is a person who has no invisible means of support Aldous Huxley, novelist
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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. Steven Weinberg, scientist
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By night an atheist half believes in God. Edward Young, poet
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Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything. Robert A. Heinlein, writer
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An atheist is as religious as a theist. Kedar Joshi,
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Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? Douglas Adams, writer
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Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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Irreligion. The principal one of the great faiths of the world. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it. G. K. Chesterton, writer
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Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense. Chapman Cohen,
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Why should I allow that same God to tell me how to raise my kids, who had to drown His own? Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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I'm an atheist and I thank God for it. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose. Orson Welles, actor
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I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day. Douglas Adams, writer
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If it turns out that there is a God...the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever. Woody Allen, director
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Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists. Dennis Prager, journalist
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The only theism worthy of our respect believes in God not because of the way the world is made but in spite of that. The only theism that is no less profound than the Buddha's atheism is that represented in the Bible by Job and Jeremiah. Walter Kaufmann, philosopher
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He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife. Douglas Adams, writer
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It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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I am a daylight atheist. Brendan F. Behan,
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Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God. Heywood Broun, journalist
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Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place, (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close, and hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven, cries out, Where is it? Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet
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When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe? Quentin Crisp, writer
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There are no atheists in foxholes. William T. Cummings,
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There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself; in no wise hath she need of an author. Marquis De Sade, novelist
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He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God. John Donne, poet
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Atheism is easy in fair weather. Ronald Dunn,
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Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God? Epicurus, philosopher
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Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color. Don Hirschberg,
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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. Stephen King, author
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In reading Chesterton, as in reading MacDonald, I did not know what I was letting myself in for. A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. There are traps everywhere C.S. Lewis, novelist
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If you don't believe in God, all you have to believe in is decency. Decency is very good. Better decent than indecent. But I don't think it's enough. Harold MacMillan, politician
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The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians, who acknowledge Jesus with their lips and walk out the door and deny him with their life style. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable. Brennan Manning,
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No one can be an unbeliever nowadays. The Christian Apologists have left one nothing to disbelieve. Hector Hugh Munro, novelist
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If you can't believe in God, chances are your God is too small. James Phillips,
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There are few people so stubborn in their atheism who when danger is pressing in will not acknowledge the divine power. Plato, philosopher
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I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours. Steven H. Roberts,
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We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes. Gene Roddenberry, producer
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The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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We shall say without hesitation that the atheist who is moved by love is moved by the Spirit of God; an atheist who lives by love is saved by his faith in the God whose existence (under that name) he denies. Sir William Temple,
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You do not need the bible to justify love, but no better tool has been invented to justify hate. Richard A. Weatherwax,
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An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God. Simone Weil, philosopher
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It is not the Head but the Heart that is the Seat of Atheism. Mary Astell, writer
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I think the neoatheists have set atheism back a few decades. And I'm a self-described atheist. Matt Stone, producer
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I'm constantly reading books on God or the absence of God and atheism. Liam Neeson, actor
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To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all the great truths which atheism would deny. Joseph Addison, writer
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If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion. Edmond de Goncourt, writer
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A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism. Annie Besant, philosopher
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Our program necessarily includes the propaganda of atheism. Vladimir Lenin, leader
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Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular. Maximilien Robespierre, leader
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If atheism is to be used to express the state of mind in which God is identified with the unknowable, and theology is pronounced to be a collection of meaningless words about unintelligible chimeras, then I have no doubt, and I think few people doubt. Leslie Stephen, author
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We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism. August Bebel, politician
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But after he was pleased to reveal himself to me I did presently, like Abraham, run to Hagar. And after that he did let me see the atheism of my own heart, for which I begged of the Lord that it might not remain in my heart. Anne Hutchinson, clergyman
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To you, I'm an atheist. To God, I'm the loyal opposition. Woody Allen, director
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I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic. Woody Allen, director
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The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. Thomas Jefferson, president
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All this twaddle, the existence of God, atheism, determinism, liberation, societies, death, etc., are pieces of a chess game called language, and they are amusing only if one does not preoccupy oneself with 'winning or losing this game of chess. Marcel Duchamp, artist
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How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter? Woody Allen, director
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The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance. Robert Bork, public servant
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