He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venality on the bench, tyranny on the throne; and with a splendid courage he espoused the cause of the weak against the strong
Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll
The truth shall make you free, but first it shall make you angry.
There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
The careful reader of the New Testament will find three Christs described: - One who...
Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious...
The great religious historian, Eusebius, ingenuously remarks that in his history he carefully omitted whatever...
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment...
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.
Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven,...
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders....
The Old Testament describes the hell of the past, and the New the hell of...
I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me....
If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be...
No day can be so sacred but that the laugh of a little child will...
Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made...
There is no slavery but ignorance.
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous
Genius is a promontory jutting out into the future
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than a whole one
Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.