We all have inner demons to fight, we call these demons, fear and hatred and anger. If you do not conquer them then a life of one hundred years is a tragedy. If you do, then a life of a single day can be a triumph.— Yip Man
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We shouldn't even need the word "atheism". If people didn't invent ridiculous imaginary Gods., rational people wouldn't have to deny them.
Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.
Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.
I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Religion is based ... mainly upon fear ... fear of the mysterious, fear of defeat, fear of death. Fear is the parent of cruelty, and therefore it is no wonder if cruelty and religion have gone hand in hand. My own view on religion is that of Lucretius. I regard it as a disease born of fear and as a source of untold misery to the human race.
Since no one really knows anything about God, those who think they do are just troublemakers.
Today we are engaged in a final, all-out battle between communistic atheism and Christianity. The modern champions of communism have selected this as the time, and ladies and gentlemen, the chips are down - they are truly down.
I regard irreligious people as pioneers.
If there had been no priesthood the world would have advanced ten thousand times better than it has now.
The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator.
Science brings men nearer to God.
I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong.
It is my view that the simplest explanation is there is no God.
No one created the universe and no one directs our fate. This leads me to a profound realization. There is probably no heaven, and no afterlife either. We have this one life to appreciate the grand design of the universe, and for that, I am extremely grateful.
When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life.
To know the mighty works of God, to comprehend His wisdom and majesty and power;
to appreciate, in degree, the wonderful workings of His laws, surely all this must be a pleasing and acceptable mode of worship to the Most High, to whom ignorance cannot be more grateful than knowledge.
The reason the Christians have murdered on such a vast scale and killed anyone and everyone in their way is purely and simply greed.
No more tears now; I will think about revenge.
Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not.
If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.
Atheists express their rage against God although in their view He does not exist.
I have no idea of submitting tamely to injustice inflicted either on me or on the slave. I will oppose it with all the moral powers with which I am endowed. I am no advocate of passivity.
The reason people use a crucifix against vampires is because vampires are allergic to bullshit.
Atheism is a fairy story for people afraid of the Light.
The reader may ask himself if this is not cruelty and injustice of a kind so terrible that it beggars the imagination, and whether these poor people would not fare far better if they were entrusted to the devils in Hell than they do at the hands of the devils of the New World who masquerade as Christians.
It takes a brave man to be a coward in the Red Army.
Do not allow yourselves to be deceived: Great Minds are Skeptical.
The Pope? How many divisions has he got?
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Reality is what it is, not what you want it to be.
With respect to public acknowledgment of religious belief, it is entirely clear from our nation's historical practices that the Establishment Clause permits this disregard of polytheists and believers in unconcerned deities, just as it permits the disregard of devout atheists.
Laws which prescribe what everyone must believe, and forbid men to say or write anything against this or that opinion, are often passed to gratify, or rather to appease the anger of those who cannot abide independent minds.
Woe to the people that fails to honor its heroes! It will cease producing them, cease knowing them. Heroes spring from the essence of their people. A people without heroes is a people without leaders, for only a heroic leader is a true leader able to withstand the challenge of difficult times.
I am proud to be a Christian. I believe not only as a Christian, but as a scientist as well. A wireless device can deliver a message through the wilderness. In prayer the human spirit can send invisible waves to eternity, waves that achieve their goal in front of God.
Religions are like fireflies. They require darkness in order to shine.
I write ... in order to help ensure that the teeming millions in the New World, for whose sins Christ gave His life, do not continue to die in ignorance, but rather are brought to knowledge of God and thereby saved.
Morality is doing what is right, no matter what you are told.
Religion is doing what you are told, no matter what is right.
A person isn't considered insane if there are a number of people who believe the same way. Insanity isn't supposed to be a communicable disease. If one other person starts to believe him, or maybe two or three, then it's a religion.