The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll
The Bible was written by barbarians in a barbarous, coarse and vulgar age.
I admit that books were voted in and out, and that the Bible was finally...
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
Labor is the only prayer that Nature answers.
Heresy is a cradle; orthodoxy a coffin
And we are called upon to worship such a God; to get upon our knees...
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor...
I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me....
A good deed is the best prayer
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you...
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
A crime against god is a demonstrated impossibility
Read it as you would any other book; think of it as you would of...
He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venality...
Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers suffering or dying in connection with unwanted...
Hypocrisy is the lubricant of society.
Those who begin by burning books will end by burning people.
The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak...