Quotes from Famous Freethinkers

Aug 10, 2012 | Posted by: Hedonist

How about posting some of your favorite quotes that speak to non-theism, Humanism, freethought, etc.

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It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong.
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As an atheist, having a Christian threaten me with hell is like having a hippy threaten to punch me in my aura.” - Josh Thomas

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“It must be quite galling for religious people to see atheists like me going about their business without a shred of guilt or self-loathing, and not in the least inclined to pray or to do penance of any kind, and not in the slightest bit worried about any form of eternal punishment. I have to admit if I was religious I'd probably think to myself: "How come I've got all this weight on my shoulders while these bums are getting a free ride?" – Condell

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"Where knowledge ends, religion begins"

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There is no other life; life itself is only a vision and a dream for nothing exists but space and you. If there was an all-powerful God, he would have made all good, and no bad. - Mark Twain

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scaritual wrote:
There is no other life; life itself is only a vision and a dream for nothing exists but space and you. If there was an all-powerful God, he would have made all good, and no bad.- Mark Twain
That would be Heaven, and we ain't there, yet.

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"Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond thouse who know only what to think" ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson

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"Killing for peace is like fncking for chastity" - Author Unknown

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"I am treated as evil by those who feel persecuted because they are not allowed to force me to believe as they do."
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"'God is as real as I am', the old man said. I was relieved since I knew Santa wouldn't lie to me..." - Author Unknown

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"Better to be unborn than untaught, for ignorance is the root of all misfortune." - Plato

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When the white man discovered this country Indians were running it. No taxes no debt, women did all the work. White man thought he could improve on a system like this. ~ Old Cherokee Saying

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Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. ~ Ancient American Indian Proverb
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"I am treated as evil by those who feel persecuted because they are not allowed to force me to believe as they do."
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All of these are excellent- this one in particular, as it feels like something a Christian in a muslim country would say today.

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"Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth."
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justagi wrote:
<quoted text>All of these are excellent- this one in particular, as it feels like something a Christian in a muslim country would say today.
All believers can see the faulty logic in other religions. They are blind to their own logical failures.

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justagi wrote:
<quoted text>All of these are excellent- this one in particular, as it feels like something a Christian in a muslim country would say today.
It also sounds like something an atheist might say in any country...

Imagine that.
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" I am a filthy lesbian bitch who trawls rape crisis centers and clinics for my next root " - KittenKoder

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"I would defend the liberty of consenting adult creationists to practice whatever intellectual perversions they like in the privacy of their own homes; but it is also necessary to protect the young and innocent." ~ Arthur Clarke

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