Must read Atheist quotes

What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence
– Christopher Hitchens

Absence of evidence is evidence of absence
– Infinity0

The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike
– Delos McKown

Religion has actually convinced people that there’s an invisible man living in the sky
– George Carlin

Give a man a fish, and you’ll feed him for a day; Give him a religion, and he will starve to death while praying for a fish
– Unknown

Everyone starts outs being an atheist. No one is born with belief in anything.
-Andy Rooney

Religion does three things quite effectively: divides people, controls people, deludes people.
– Carlespie McKinney

Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense .
– Chapman Cohen

By Simple common sense, I do not believe in god
– Charlie Chaplin

Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails fo the last priest.
– Denis Diderot

All thinking men are atheists.
– Ernest Hemingway

There are two classes of men: Intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence
– Abu Ala Al-Ma’arri

Faith means not wanting to know what is true
– Friedrich Nietzsche

Religions vary in their degree of idiocy, but i reject them all .
– Gene Roddenberry

A man full of faith is simply one who has lost the capacity for clear and realistic thought
– Henry Mencken

Atheism is the voice of a few intelligent people.
– Voltaire

Suppose we’ve chosen the wrong god. Every time we go to church we are just making him madder .
– Homer Simpson

Prayer has no place in public school, just like facts have no place in organized religion.
– Superintendent Charlmers

Don’t pray in my school, and I won’t think in you church.

Religions are all alike, founded upon fables and mythologies.
-Thomas Jefferson

I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious ideas of heaven and hell, or of a god.
-Thomas Edison

All religions are ancient monuments to superstition, ignorance and ferocity.
– Baron D’Holbach

People who don’t like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn’t have such funny beliefs.
– Unknown

Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
– Voltaire

An idea does not gain truth as it gains followers.
-Amanda Blom

Religion is the opium of the masses.
– Karl Marx

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it’s the cyanide.
– Tom Robbins

The first requisite of the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
– Karl Marx

Religion is against women’s right. In all societies women are oppressed by all religions.
-Taslima Nasrin

The bible and church have been the greatest stumbling block in the way of women’s emancipation.
– Elizabeth C.Stanton

To no form of religion is woman indebted for one impulse of freedom.
-Susan B Anthony

I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
– Frederick Douglass

The sailor does not pray for wind, he learns to sail.
-Gustaf Lindborg

Every man thinks god is on his side. The rich and powerful know he is.
-Jean Anouilh

Organized religion is a sham and crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.
-Jesse Ventura

Fear is the mother of all gods. Nature does all things spontaneously by herself without their meddling.
– Lucretius

This would be the best of all possible worlds if there were no religion in it.
– John Adams

Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise.
-James Madison

The time appears to me to have come when it is the duty of all to make their dissent from religion known.
– John Stuart Mill

Faith is believing something you know ain’t true.
– Mark Twain

I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
-Richard Dawkins

Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence.
-Richard Dawkins

Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful .
– Seneca

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quite.
– Napoleon Bonaparte

Of all the tyrannies that afflict mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
-Thomas Paine

Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions.
-Blaise Pascal

All religions have been made by men.
– Napoleon Bonaparte

gods always behave like the people who created them.
-Zora Hurston

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.
-Benjamin Franklin

“If ignorance of Nature gave birth to gods, then knowledge of Nature is calculated to destroy them.”
– Baron D’Holbach

Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
-Benjamin Disraeli

You believe in a book that has sticks turning into snakes, and you say we are the ones that need help?
– Dan Barker

You can’t convince a believer of anything; their belief is not based on evidence but a deep-seated need to believe.
-Carl Sagan

I have seldom met an intelligent person whose views were not narrowed and distorted by religion.
– James Buchanan

Religious leaders will always avail themselves of public ignorance for their own purpose.
-Thoman Jefferson

Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
-Sigmund Freud

Believing in gods always causes confusion.
-Pearl S. Buck

It is better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however reassuring.
-Carl Sagan

The most heinous crimes have been committed under the cover of religion or equally noble motives.

A man is accepted into a church for what he believes and he is turned out for what he knows.
– Mark Twain

For much of history, religion may have been a necessary evil, but why has it been more evil than necessary?
-Arthur C . Clarke

It is usually when men are at their most religious that they behave with the least sense and the greatest cruelty.
– Ilka Chase

Religion belonged to the infancy of humanity . Now that humanity had come of age, it should be left behind.
-Sigmund Freud.

Faith is the determination to remain ignorant in the face of all evidence that you are ignorant.
-Shaun Mason

The inspiration of the bible depends on the ignorance of the person who reads it.
-Robert Ingersoll

The greatest miseries that have afflicted the human race have had their origin in this thing called religion.
– Thomas Paine

Whatever we cannot easily understand we call god; this saves much wear and tear on the brain tissues.
– Edward Abbey

All natural institutions of churches, appear to me human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind.
-Thoman Pain

When you understand why you dismiss all the other gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.
– Stephen Roberts

Doctrines like Christanity or Islam or Marxism require unanimity of belief. One dissenter casts doubt on the creed of millions.
-Edward Abbey

The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
-Benjamin Franklin

Religions are like fireflies. They require darkness in order to shine.
-Arthur Schopenhauer

It is only by dispelling the clouds and phantoms of religion that we shall discover truth, reason and morality.
-Baron D’Holbach

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