Atheism Quotes - Page 3

“Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.”

– Christopher Hitchens

“belief is the death of intelligence.”

– Robert Anton Wilson

“The Bible has noble poetry in it… and some good morals and a wealth of obscenity, and upwards of a thousand lies.”

– Mark Twain

“Atheism is a non-prophet organization.”

– George Carlin

“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

“To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world?”

– Christopher Hitchens

“I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.”

– Albert Camus

“I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.”

– Albert Camus

“Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.”

– Napoléon Bonaparte

“There is something infantile in the presumption that somebody else has a responsibility to give your life meaning and point… The truly adult view, by contrast, is that our life is as meaningful, as full and as wonderful as we choose to make it.”

– Richard Dawkins

“Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.”

– Isaac Asimov

“Atheism is more than just the knowledge that gods do not exist, and that religion is either a mistake or a fraud. Atheism is an attitude, a frame of mind that looks at the world objectively, fearlessly, always trying to understand all things as a part of nature.”

– Emmett F. Fields

“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

“I’d take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.”

– Douglas Adam

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”

– Voltaire

Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.”

– Kurt Vonnegut

“Is man merely a mistake of God’s? Or God merely a mistake of man?”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“To you, I’m an atheist.
To God, I’m the loyal opposition.”

– Woody Allen

“To you, I’m an atheist.
To God, I’m the loyal opposition.”

– Woody Allen

“All thinking men are atheists.”

– Ernest Hemingway