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"If Atheism is a religion, then health is a disease!"
(Clark Adams )

"Kill them all, God will recognize his own."
(Arnald Amalric, Papal Legate / 1150-1225/ during the Albigensian Crusade)

"To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition."
(Woody Allen / born in 1935 / Stardust Memories, 1980)

"Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet."
(Napoleon Bonaparte / 1769-1821)

"An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support."
(John Buchan, British author and statesman / 1875-1940)

"I am an atheist still, thank God."
(Luis Bu˝uel / 1900-1983)

"If there were no God, there would be no Atheists."
(G. K. Chesterton / 1874-1936 / Where All Roads Lead, 1922)

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

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

"The sleep of reason produces monsters."
(Francisco de Goya Y Lucientes / 1746-1828 / legend of an etched engraving / 1797)

"Your Highness, I have no need of this hypothesis."
(Pierre Laplace / 1749-1827)
to Napoleon on why his works on celestial mechanics make no mention of God

"Religion is the opium of the people."
(Karl Marx / 1818-1883 / A Criticism of the Hegelian Philosophy of Law / 1844)

"Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies."
(Friedrich Nietzsche / 1844-1900 / Human, all too Human / 1878-1879)

"Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity."
(Friedrich Nietzsche / 1844-1900 / Twilight of the Idols / 1888)

"Great intellects are skeptical."
(Friedrich Nietzsche / 1844-1900 / The Antichrist / 1888)

"God, that checkroom of our dreams."
(Jean Rostand / 1894-1977)

"I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong."
(Bertrand Russell / 1872-1970)

"All great truths begin as blasphemies."
(George Bernard Shaw / 1856-1950 / Annajanska)

"Faith is believing something you know ain't true."
(Mark Twain / 1835-1910 / Following the Equator / 1897)

"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company."
(Mark Twain / 1835 - 1910)

"If there is a God, he is a malign thug."
(Mark Twain / 1835-1910)

"I'ma born-again atheist."
(Gore Vidal / born 1925)

"Crush the Infamy"
(The Voltaire's motto / 1694-1778)

"There are no sects in geometry."
(Voltaire / 1694-1778 / Philosophical Dictionary, 1764)

"I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom."
(Voltaire / 1694-1778 / Letter to d'Alembert / August 20, 1770)

"If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him."
(Voltaire / 1694-1778 / For and Against)

"We only half live when we only half think."
(Voltaire / 1694-1778)

"A witty saying proves nothing."
(Voltaire / 1694-1778)

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