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109 Greatest Quotes About Atheism


My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk. John Keats
I don't try to imagine a personal God; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it. Albert Einstein
Is man one of God's blunders? Or is God one of man's blunders? Friedrich Nietzsche
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter? Woody Allen
Since it is obviously inconceivable that all religions can be right, the most reasonable conclusion is that they are all wrong. Christopher Hitchens
Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead. Kurt Vonnegut
The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed. Charles Darwin
Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind or imagined from tales publicly allowed, is religion; not allowed, superstition. Thomas Hobbes
I wanted each woman to be a rebellious Vashti, not an Esther. Margaret Sanger
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it. Christopher Hitchens
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. Friedrich Nietzsche
God is an ever-receding pocket of scientific ignorance. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Never turn your back on fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing that might have to be killed. Hunter S. Thompson
The Gods are but names for the forces of Nature themselves. Aleister Crowley
And then he'd tried to become an official Atheist and hadn't got the rock-hard self-satisfied strength of belief even for that. Neil Gaiman
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire
Reason can never prove the existence of God. Immanuel Kant
If you think God’s there, He is. If you don’t, He isn’t. And if that’s what God’s like, I wouldn’t worry about it. Haruki Murakami
The more I study science, the more I believe in God. Albert Einstein
Just keep asking yourself: What would Jesus not do? Chuck Palahniuk
Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind that it never had many professors. Isaac Newton
If it turns out that there is a God...the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever. Woody Allen
Of religion I know nothing -- at least, in its favor. Lord Byron
The purpose of religion is to keep the poor from killing the rich. Napoleon Bonaparte
I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by those who were inspired. I study the Bible daily. Isaac Newton
"Heaven help us," said the old religion; the new one, from its very lack of that faith, will teach us all the more to help one another. George Eliot
I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist. Albert Camus
The facts may tell you one thing. But, God is not limited by the facts. Choose faith in spite of the facts. Joel Osteen
The work that Christ started but could not finish, I - Adolf Hitler - will conclude. Adolf Hitler
You know, they are fooling us, there is no God. Joseph Stalin
To 'choose' dogma and faith over doubt and experience is to throw out the ripening vintage and to reach greedily for the Kool-Aid. Christopher Hitchens
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument. Samuel Johnson
Religions are like pills, which must be swallowed whole without chewing. Thomas Hobbes
If one were to take the bible seriously one would go mad. But to take the bible seriously, one must be already mad. Aleister Crowley
Silence is sometimes an argument of Consent. Thomas Hobbes
Nothing is destroyed until it is replaced. Auguste Comte
Religion hides many mischiefs from suspicion. Christopher Marlowe
Why do humans exist? A major part of the answer: because Pikaia Gracilens survived the Burgess decimation. Christopher Hitchens
Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? Douglas Adams
Those who wish to base their morality literally on the Bible have either not read it or not understood it. Richard Dawkins
Little science takes you away from God but more of it takes you to Him. Louis Pasteur
Fools, your reward is neither here nor there. Omar Khayyam
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived. Isaac Asimov
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further. Richard Dawkins
Your heart's desire is to be told some mystery. The mystery is that there is no mystery. Cormac McCarthy
God is dead, and no one cares! If there is a hell I'll see you there! Trent Reznor
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned. Lord Byron
Our program necessarily includes the propaganda of atheism. Vladimir Lenin
What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition. Christopher Hitchens
Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open. Emma Goldman