Atheism Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Helping hands are better than praying lips.
It turned out I was pretty good in science. But again, because of the small budget, in science class we couldn’t afford to do experiments in order to prove theories. We just believed everything. Actually, I think that class was called Religion. Religion class was always an easy class. All you had to do was suspend the logic and reasoning you were being taught in all the other classes.
- George Carlin
A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
- C.S. Lewis
If there were no God, there would be no atheists.
- G.K. Chesterton
A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.
- C.S. Lewis
And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence.
- Bertrand Russell
Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.
Is man merely a mistake of God’s? Or God merely a mistake of man?
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Belief is the death of intelligence.
- Robert Anton Wilson
The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
- George Herbert
God doesn’t believe in atheists, therefore atheists do not exist.
I tried choosing a religion once. It was a lot like choosing a straw for my drink. There were so many types and colors. I stood there trying to decide which was best; bendy straws, swirly ones, light up straws, really long straws, etc. After a while I just said f**k it and walked away with my drink. It still tasted the same without a straw.
“Those who oppose religion for any reason are quick to blame religion for every war they can, but they refuse to notice the good that religious people have done and the billions of dollars that are quietly given every year by religious people to religious organizations and used to improve communities, minister to the hurting, the sick and the needy of all sorts.
Every coin has two sides.”
I guess I missed the special occasion(s) when religious leader(s) openly admitted to have been wrong in the past or at least been partially responsible due their support of political leaders (who started wars) by blessing weapons and troops or preaching inactivity.
Those Millions of peace loving believers worldwide did never stand up in numbers huge enough to initiate change which is very sad. Especially the religious leaders have often close relations to political leaders (who started wars) ignored to help the people in need by using their contacts to influence.
How much effort from atheists and scientists was needed to promote a change of policy in the use of condoms to prevent spread of HIV and AIDS?
How many lives could have been saved by stopping infections?
The good some believers do is noticed by atheists, but it is also obvious that many problems wouldn’t need to be solved had they been prevented.
An example of religious texts written on be half of a God are for instance the bible and the Catechisms of the Catholic Church which are supposed to guide the believers. Unfortunately, they are written by errant men as demonstrated on many occasions in history (see example above).
So people can easily realize that the flow of information from God has been compromised on those occasions – although one could expect the all- knowing God to foresee such problems and intervene quickly, to help his beloved creation (people), right?
No, he didn’t lift a finger in the last 2000 years, so why start now, right?
On the first day, man created God.
No Science No Truth… Know Science Know Truth.
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime; give a man religion and he will die praying for a fish.
The world holds two classes of men – intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence.
Never believe anything on the basis of belief alone.
God is a imaginary friend for adults, just like Santa is an imaginary friend for children.
Science flies you to the moon, religion flies you into buildings.
For Jake Arana … My friend I guess you are wrong … The main reason for a human to believe in a God or stick to a religion is FEAR …fear of the unknown and the hope to live forever someway.
Atheists do not believe in nothing, they simply do not believe. We are people who need proof in order to believe. Maybe this is because we never saw faith as something we needed in the past, or maybe we have had faith and were disappointed, but we find it more difficult to trust than other people. We are often branded as totally distrusting, but I believe the truth of all atheists is that we are cautious and rational. We have felt disappointment, we have seen it’s effects and decided by ourselves that this is not something worth going through unless there is proof that religion is real. I admire those with faith, it is an honorable quality, but just one that in my heart of hearts I cannot embrace.
As an atheist, I believe in nothing, but at least I don’t believe in a lie.
I believe alcoholics created the idea of God: the man can turn water into wine!
If Jesus can walk on water, is it possible for him to dive down there?
Atheism is a non- prophet organization.
- George Carlin
All thinking men are atheists.
- Ernest Hemingway
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
- Christopher Hitchens
To you, I’m an atheist. To God, I’m the loyal opposition.
- Woody Allen
Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning.
- C.S. Lewis