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
What has religion to do with facts? Nothing
Read it as you would any other book; think of it as you would of...
Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.
Labor is the only prayer that Nature answers.
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders....
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
There is no slavery but ignorance.
Every pulpit is a pillory, in which stands a hired culprit, defending the justice of...
There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what...
The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it.
It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough...
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind,...
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Heresy is a cradle; orthodoxy a coffin
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor...
The great religious historian, Eusebius, ingenuously remarks that in his history he carefully omitted whatever...
History had its own way of explaining things. The way historians explain things is by...
History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful; but when I had...