Quotations, and Cartoons For Those Of Us Who Prefer Not To Live In A Theocracy

Posted: August 17, 2008 in Entertainment
"When I was a kid, I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord, in his wisdom, didn’t work that way. So I stole one, and asked him to forgive me."
— Emo Philips
Give a man a fish, and you’ll feed him for a day.
Give him a religion, and he’ll starve to death while praying for a fish.
–Timothy Jones
I’ve got nothing against God;
it’s his Fan Club I can’t stand.
"A government cannot be premised on the belief that all persons are created equal when it asserts that God prefers some"
— Harry Blackmun
"The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page after page it describes God as a mass murderer. This may be the single most important key to the political behavior of Western Civilization."
— Robert Anton Wilson
"Women should not be enlightened or educated in any way. They should, in fact, be segregated as they are the cause of hideous and involuntary erections in holy men."
— St. Augustine
"Ethical people will do what is right, no matter what they are told. Religious people will do what they are told, no matter what is right." —- unknown
"The idea that God is an oversized white male with a flowing beard who sits in the sky and tallies the fall of every sparrow is ludicrous. But if by ‘God’ one means the set of physical laws that govern the universe, then clearly there is such a God. This God is emotionally unsatisfying… it does not make much sense to pray to the law of gravity."
— Carl Sagan
"Power corrupts; Absolute power corrupts absolutely; God is all-powerful. Draw your own conclusions."
"We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing, all-powerful God, who creates faulty humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes."
— Gene Roddenberry
I don’t see any God up here.
— Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, speaking from a spaceship, 1961
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
— Steven Weinberg
"God made me an atheist. Who are you to question his wisdom?"
"Dear God: We paid for all this stuff ourselves, so thanks for nothing"
— Bart Simpson saying grace
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