The credulity of the church is decreasing, and the most marvelous miracles are not either 'explained,' or allowed to take refuge behind the mistakes of the translators, or hide in the drapery of allegory
Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll
And we are called upon to worship such a God; to get upon our knees...
Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion...
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.
It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough...
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to...
In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.
He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venality...
Blasphemy is an epithet bestowed by superstition upon common sense
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
Civilization has gotten further and further from the so-called 'natural' man, who uses all his...
A mule has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity
The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders....
I suppose it can be truthfully said that Hope is the only universal liar who...
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of...
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
My principal objections to orthodox religion are two - slavery here and hell hereafter
Every pulpit is a pillory, in which stands a hired culprit, defending the justice of...
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
A laugh is a smile that bursts.