--Daniel J. Boorstin
One of the proofs of the immortality of the soul is that myriads have believed it. The also believed the world was flat.
Faith means making a virtue out of not thinking. It's nothing to brag about. And those who preach faith and enable and elevate it are intellectual slave holders, keeping mankind in a bondage to fantasy and nonsesnse that has spawned and justified so much lunacy and destruction.
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
--Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith, I consider a capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile.
The most costly of all follies it to believe passionately in the palpably not true.
An agnostic is an atheist without the courage of his convictions.
I was raised an atheist. Every Sunday, we went nowhere. We prayed for nothing. And all our prayers were answered.