Quotes from famous freethinkers
Anonymous

Belgrade, Serbia

#2457 Jan 19, 2012
- Don’t be sad because of the fact it’s through. Be glad simply because it took place

* Our life is the same as ride on your bike. To make sure you keep your own stability you have to move.

- To let it go does not actually mean losing … it also means moving forward
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“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

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#2458 Jan 31, 2012
"The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book." Walt Whitman

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#2461 Mar 8, 2012
"All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established." ~ Aristotle

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Level 2

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#2462 May 16, 2012
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
-Nietzsche
Elohim

Branford, CT

#2463 May 16, 2012
Men think epilepsy divine, merely because they do not understand it. But if they called everything divine which they do not understand, why, there would be no end of divine things.

-Hippocrates
Elohim

Branford, CT

#2464 May 16, 2012
I do not feel obliged to believe that same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect had intended for us to forgo their use.

-Galileo Galilei

“All shall love me and despair!”

Since: Mar 12

Middle Earth

#2465 May 16, 2012
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.
eLOHIM

Branford, CT

#2466 May 17, 2012
There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.

-George Washington (address to Congress, 8 January, 1790)

“All shall love me and despair!”

Since: Mar 12

Middle Earth

#2467 May 17, 2012
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

—Henry David Thoreau

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#2468 Jul 5, 2012
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>
I generally make it my policy to ignore her. She adds very little to the overall conversation and hurls abuse every so often for reasons that are difficult to fathom.*shrug* On the few occasions she actually says something coherent and interesting, I will comment, though.
MathGod says your contempt is illogical.

http://www.topix.com/forum/religion/atheism/T...

As if you could find another female on Topix who could understand half of what you post. But then you aren't looking for understanding, are you? All you care about is trying to beat people down and making them feel bad.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#2469 Jul 5, 2012
"Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference." ~ Voltaire
Elohim

Branford, CT

#2470 Jul 6, 2012
The idea that a good God would send people to a burning hell is utterly damnable to me the ravings of insanity, superstition gone to seed! I want no part of such a God.
Luther Burbank (1849-1926)

“Wear white at night.”

Since: Jun 09

Albuquerque

#2471 Jul 6, 2012
We are finite minds in a finite universe and no amount of guessing will tell us what else there is.
-- 15DL

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#2472 Jul 6, 2012
15th Dalai Lama wrote:
We are finite minds in a finite universe and no amount of guessing will tell us what else there is.
-- 15DL
Keep your finiteness to yerself!

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm...

My head is bigger on the inside than it is on the outside.:)

"There's always room for Jello!" ~ Bill Cosby
Elohim

Branford, CT

#2473 Jul 6, 2012
"God is the...refuge of the incompetent, the helpless, the miserable. They find no sanctuary in His arms, but...a kind of superiority, soothing to their...egos: He will set them above their betters."
H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Level 10

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#2474 Jul 6, 2012
'Freethinkiner'? Is that PC code for atheist?

“Dinosaurs survived the flood!”

Level 9

Since: Jan 11

Jesus probably rode dinosaurs!

#2475 Jul 7, 2012
Brian_G wrote:
'Freethinkiner'? Is that PC code for atheist?
Not hardly.

“Dinosaurs survived the flood!”

Level 9

Since: Jan 11

Jesus probably rode dinosaurs!

#2476 Jul 7, 2012
Brian_G wrote:
'Freethinkiner'? Is that PC code for atheist?
You enjoying the lovely weather?
Elohim

Branford, CT

#2477 Jul 12, 2012
"Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. 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"
Thomas Jefferson

“Pissing people off since 1949”

Level 8

Since: Apr 08

Seffner, FL

#2478 Aug 1, 2012
In honor of the passing of Gore Vidal, one of his best:

"Politics is just show business for ugly people"

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