- Albert Einstein, "If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." I asked them. - David Stevens, Men rarely (if ever) manage to dream up a God superior to themselves. Thank you, Lord. No one ever needs to identify himself as a 'non astrologer' or a 'non-alchemist'. --Sam Harris, "Letter to a Christian Nation", "you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." Download Anti Religion Quotes. No particular variety of religion was intended to control the political agenda, to set the community's moral tone or to judge who are the true believers and members of our society. Ok, well I would post some...But I can't seem to find the book. ~George Bernard Shaw, "There's a big difference between kneeling down and bending over." -Anonymous. 6. - Art Hoppe, "Since no one really knows anything about God, those who think they do are just troublemakers." That's good.You believe the world's 12 thousand years old? Glory lies in searching the truth not in believing the irrational legends!”, “In a story on the U.S.-brokered security pact between the government of Sudan and southern rebel groups, the New York Times referred to the war in Sudan as "a pet cause of many American religious conservatives." John 8:32. Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?" ", "The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. Stephen Weinburg, ""Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. "That's right." This should give Christians pause when expounding their religious beliefs, but it does not. -- Matt Berry, As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys. - Mark Twain, "The hands that help are better far than lips that pray." - Arthur C. Clarke, "Without religion, we'd have good people doing good things, and evil people doing evil things. - Bill Gates, All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." -- Edward Abbey, Truth does not demand belief. Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet”  –Napoleon Bonaparte, “Hence today I believe I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator” –Adolph Hitler, “I trust God speaks through me. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul. Gotta be one of the most ludicrous fucking beliefs ever. "Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options. --Penn Jillette. - Jules Renard, The Bible is a book that has been read more, and examined less, than any book that ever existed. Some might claim for the original copies of the Bible an infallible character, but this view only begs the question and makes such Christian apologetics more ridiculous in the eyes of the sincere man. - Me. I also cannot imagine some will or goal outside the human sphere... Science has been charged with undermining morality, but the charge is unjust. It involves opposition to organized religion, religious practices or religious institutions.The term antireligion has also been used to describe opposition to specific forms of supernatural worship or practice, whether organized or not.. Opposition to religion also goes beyond the misotheistic spectrum. — Kurt Vonnegut, A man is accepted into a church for what he believes and he is turned out for what he knows. - Weatherwax * * * "EACH nation has created a god, and the god has always resembled his creators." But heresy it certainly is. “ I am inclined to follow Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, when he said, 'When one person suffers from a delusion, it is called insanity. --Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion, ch. "I refuse to prove that I exist" says God, "for proof denies faith, and without faith, I am nothing." Thanks. Email: 'Her aim is to embarrass the president' *shrug* I guess I can't win. Believe or die! Anti Christian quotes. "Fundamentalist Christianity. - Voltaire, God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature and it has been said often by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. and God granted it." ", "Christianity has a built-in defense system: Anything that questions a belief, no matter how logical the argument is, is the work of Satan by the very fact that it makes you question a belief. To say that the human soul, angels, god, are immaterial, is to say they are nothings, or that there is no god, no angels, no soul. Once you discover it's only an illusion, that it's not even a real crutch, you discard it gladly." Okay. It is between fifty and sixty years since I read the Apocalypse, and I then considered it merely the ravings of a maniac, no more worthy, nor capable of explanation than the incoherences of our own nightly dreams.... what has no meaning admits no explanation. If we go back to the beginning we shall find that ignorance and fear created the gods; that fancy, enthusiasm, or deceit adorned or disfigured them; that weakness worships them; that credulity preserves them, and that custom, respect and tyranny support them in order to make the blindness of men serve its own interests. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. Quotes 1 – 5. Thomas Jefferson, "Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between church and State." Dinosaurs. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. " --Huang Po"Faith is a cop-out. 2. Swear to God! - Percy Bysshe Shelley, "Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd and bloody religion that has ever infected the world." See more ideas about anti religion, religion, quotes. - Oscar Wilde, If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex? But this is precisely the objective of the electric church. The existence of thousands of variations of texts makes it impossible to hold the doctrine of a book verbally infallible. I think this may be something we need to be on the watch out for. - Epicurus, God Himself, sir, does not propose to judge a man until his life is over. National Socialism is a religion. Atheism is nothing more than the noises reasonable people make in the presence of unjustified religious beliefs. Here are my favorite anti-religious quotes: "This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it." - Albert Einstein, "I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own -- a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty. * * * Witness of Evil Gods: "You do not need the Bible to justify love, but no better tool has been invented to justify hate." "How do I know the Bible isn't the word of God? Anti Religion Quotes. Quotes . I guess I could have found that by punching the quote into google, now that I think of it. - John Adams, "Religion is "so absurd that it comes close to imbecility."" And the invisible man has a special list of ten things he does not want you to do.. And if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to live and suffer and burn and choke and scream and cry forever and ever 'til the end of time! - William Drummond, Religion does three things quite effectively: Divides people, Controls people, Deludes people. --Sam Harris, "Letter to a Christian Nation", "Religion is the opium of the masses." The fabrications of the past are ridiculously accepted as the holies of people! ", "If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.” --Edmond de Goncourt, "The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike." Download for free on all your devices - Computer, Smartphone, or Tablet. --Sam Harris, The End Of Faith. I'll fight for a person's right to speak so long as that person will, in return, fight to allow me to challenge their opinions and ridicule them as the content of their ideas merit. In fact, the principles are the same as what-we have a diverse religious culture. But the trail was blocked by a giant brontosaurus … with a splinter in his paw. Okay, I got one word to ask you. - Robert A Heinlein, He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; he that dares not reason is a slave. Well, how fucking scientific! - Robert G. Ingersoll, "Religions are all alike - founded upon fables and mythologies. - Theodore Dreiser, A country dominated by televangelism would be unrecognizable to the Founding Fathers, who envisioned religion as personal and spiritua, not social and political. ", "How come when it's us is an abortion and when it's a chicken is an omelet?" ~ me. "Well, we looked at all the people in the Bible, and we added them up all the way back to Adam and Eve, their ages – 12 thousand years." 2. -- Elmer Homrighausen, Christianity in America, I recall the story of the philosopher and the theologian. - Samuel Johnson, I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. A citation is a repeating of some sentence, phrase, word, or passage written or spoken by someone else. Neither can I believe that the individual survives the death of his body, although feeble souls harbor such thoughts through fear or ridiculous egotisms." legalism. Q.E.D." Oct 14, 2018 - Explore Kitija Malberga's board "anti religion quotes" on Pinterest. This force is trying to weed out people who are irrational by seeing who would be stupid enough to believe in his god illusion so easily. Then you are so ignorant that you don't know that even the traces of the crowded roads that were once used have started to be erased!”, How to Defeat the Trump Cult: Want to Save Democracy? - Anonymous Annie Dillard “Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion Quotes. quoted with approval by David Mills in Atheist Universe, ch. "Uh-uh." - Ernest Hemmingway, "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Priest: "No, not if you did not know." I think this may be something we need to be on the watch out for." When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours : 719: 14377: Edward Gibbon "Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful." ~Isaac Asimov, I.  Asimov:  A Memoir, Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? Stephen Roberts : I contend that we are both atheists. 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