Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.
-- Woody Allen


An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness.
-- Margaret Atwood


Patience with others is love,
Patience with self is Hope,
Patience with God is Faith.
-- Adel Bestavros


I have been a stranger in a strange land.
-- Bible, Exodus 2:22


Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
-- Edward Bulwer-Lytton


Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.
-- G. K. Chesterton


The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.
-- G. K. Chesterton


The coziness between church and state is good for the state and bad for the church.
-- G. K. Chesterton


We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbour.
-- G. K. Chesterton


It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.
-- Peter De Vries


If God does not exist, then everything is permitted.
-- Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Devils


A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
-- Albert Einstein


Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
-- Albert Einstein


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
-- Albert Einstein


Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
-- Albert Einstein


I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
-- Henry Ford


Hell is paved with good samaritans.
-- William M. Holden


In every country and every age, the priest has been hostile to Liberty.
-- Thomas Jefferson


To love another person is to help them love God.
-- Søren Kierkegaard


Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.


The church must be the critic and guide of the state, and never its tool.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.


I don't know as much as God, but I know more than He did at my age.
-- Henry Kissinger


The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals. It's just that they need more supervision.
-- Lynn Lavner


I still say a church steeple with a lightning rod on top shows a lack of confidence.
-- Doug MacLeod


A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
-- H. L. Mencken


We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
-- H. L. Mencken


I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
-- Wilson Mizner


Even a band of angels can turn ugly and start looting if enough angels are unemployed and hanging around the Pearly Gates convinced that all the succubi own all the liquor stores in Heaven.
-- P. J. O'Rourke


The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
-- Robert M. Pirsig


I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
-- Jules Renard


I believe in nothing, everything is sacred.
I believe in everything, nothing is sacred.
-- Tom Robbins, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues


A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.
-- Carl Sandburg


Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabline it to make its peace with its destiny.
-- George Santayana


Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, not condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
-- George Santayana


Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness.
-- George Santayana


The Churches must learn humility as well as teach it.
-- George Bernard Shaw, St. Joan


The church is the GREat lost and found department.
-- Robert Short


It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within him.
-- Sydney Smith


Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.
-- Billy Sunday


If you talk to God, you are praying; if God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
-- Thomas Szasz


Church is only society on earth that exists for the benefit of non-members.
-- William Temple


Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
-- Mark Twain


I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces.
-- Mark Twain


Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
-- Mark Twain


God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
-- Voltaire


If God created us in His image we have certainly returned the compliment.
-- Voltaire


If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
-- Voltaire


The first clergyman was the first rascal who met the first fool.
-- Voltaire


Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.
-- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Cat's Cradle


My husband used to make all the decisions in our family. But now that he's a Promise Keeper, we always talk first and then he makes the decision.
-- Wife of a Promise Keeper, a U.S. men's religious group focusing on mens' commitments to their families


I sometimes think that God, in creating man, overestimated His ability.
-- Oscar Wilde


Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
-- Thornton Wilder


The Church is an organism that grows best in an alien society.
-- C. Stacey Woods


I read the book of Job last night - I don't think God comes out well in it.
-- Virginia Woolf


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