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Thomas Edison

(1847 - 1931)


Quotations of Thomas Edison

"My mind is incapable of conceiving such a thing as a soul. I may be in error, and man may have a soul; but I simply do not believe it."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931 / Do We Live Again? )

"I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious theories of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931 / Columbian Magazine)

"I do not believe that any type of religion should ever be introduced into the public schools of the United States."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931 / Do We Live Again?)

"All Bibles are man-made."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931)

"So far as religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake... Religion is all bunk."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931)

"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931)

"I do not believe in the God of the theologians; but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931)

"To those searching for truth -- not the truth of dogma and darkness but the truth brought by reason, search, examination, and inquiry, discipline is required. For faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction -- faith in fiction is a damnable false hope."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931)

"Incurably religious, that is the best way to describe the mental condition of so many people."
(Thomas Edison / 1847-1931)

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