Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
• Albert Einstein
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
• Dean Inge
The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.
Life is like a coin, you can spend it any way you wish, but you can only spend it once.
• Miquel De Cervantes
Freedom is not the right to do as you please, but the liberty to do as you should.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
Going to war without the French is like going duck hunting without your accordian.
• General Norman Scwartzkopf
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.
• Ashley Montague
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
• H L Menken
People fashion their God after their own understanding. They make their God first and worship him afterwards.
• Oscar Wilde
Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.
• Carl Sagan
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
• Francis Bacon
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
Hands that help are better by far than lips that pray.
• Robert G. Ingersoll
History shows us that when religion and science have a scuffle, religion either is reinterpreted, backs down, or is destroyed.
Pray, n:. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
• Ambrose Bierce
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
• Joseph Conrad
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.
• Morris Cohen
It is usually when men are at their most religious that they behave with the least sense and the greatest cruelty.
• Ilka Chase
Man is certainly stark mad: he cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen.
• Michel de Montaigne
Why has a religious turn of mind always a tendency to narrow and harden the heart?
• Robert Burns
Fundamentalism isn't about religion. It's about power.
• Salman Rushdie
Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
• B. F. Skinner
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
• Bertrand Russell
The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone: the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.
• George Bernard Shaw
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.
• Delo McKown
Faith is a euphemism for prejudice and religion is a euphemism for superstition.
• Paul Keller
Everyone is entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts.
• Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Lincoln said, 'When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad.' And that's my religion.
• Christopher Reeve
The world, not only America, would be a much better place if we could all learn to respect the basic humanity of those with different viewpoints.
• Marcia Roberts