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What are your favourite atheist quotes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jens Gessner Apr 22, 2013. 57 Replies

Just wondering what some of your favourite atheist or even religious quotes are. I've seen so many recently and some of them are so perfectly worded.

 

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Jens Gessner replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"Here is my favorite.  Sometimes Ayaan Hirsi Ali gets credited with the below quote, but I found it in Hitchen's 'Portable Atheist': The only position that leaves me with no cognitive dissonance is atheism. It is not a creed.…"
Apr 22, 2013
Joe Sherbourne replied to Jezzy's discussion Your Own Sacred Texts
"I love, The Life of Pi I've not seen the film yet but the book is amazing."
Apr 19, 2013
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SILVIA SAINT-CLAIRE replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"As people become more intelligent they care less for preachers and more for teachers. Robert G. Ingersoll"
Apr 14, 2013
Grinning Cat replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"According to a friend who's a Unitarian Universalist and an atheist, you used to be able to describe UU's as people who believe in at most one god. But with many neopagans joining, it's now more accurate to say Unitarians believe in…"
Apr 12, 2013
Tom Sarbeck replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"Quotable words by a Unitarian minister in San Francisco: Unitarians have not yet kicked the church habit."
Apr 12, 2013
Lillie replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"  "Just because you do not understand something does not mean you can just make something up."   I have no idea who said that other than myself."
Apr 11, 2013
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"This one does not belong here since it was uttered by a Unitarian minister, not an atheist. However Unitarians are not that far from atheists ( a mathematician friend defined Unitarians as "those people who believe there is at most one god).…"
Apr 11, 2013
Anthony Jordan replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"Idaho Spud: Here's a couple of links you might like. http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/atheism?page=1 http://dailyatheistquote.com/"
Apr 9, 2013
Idaho Spud replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"Gotta love that scripture!"
Apr 9, 2013
Idaho Spud replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"Anthony, I like those and have saved them, but there's one I've not hear before that very much impressed me: “Scientists do not join hands every Sunday and sing "Yes gravity is real! I know gravity is real! I will have faith! I…"
Apr 9, 2013
Anthony Jordan replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"Some of my favorite atheist quotes: “That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.” Christopher Hitchens. “Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”…"
Apr 8, 2013
lucas ferguson replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
"Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there…"
Apr 7, 2013
Joe Sherbourne replied to Athianarchist's discussion So What Made You First Start To Doubt?
"Copied and pasted from my profile.... I've always had my reservations about religion for as long as I can remember. I went to a Church of England primary school where we sang hymns and "learnt" about the likes of Noah and Moses. I…"
Apr 2, 2013
Karim replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
""When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.""The invisible and the non-existent look very much…"
Apr 1, 2013
Dr. Terence Meaden replied to Joe Sherbourne's discussion What are your favourite atheist quotes?
""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…"
Apr 1, 2013

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