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Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

I am a daylight atheist.

Author: Brendan F. Behan (1923-1964)

Profession: Irish Writer

We find the most terrible form of atheism, not in the militant and passionate struggle against the idea of God himself, but in the practical atheism of everyday living, in indifference and torpor. We often encounter these forms of atheism among those who are formally Christians.

Author: Nicolai A. Berdyaev

Profession:

Irreligion. The principal one of the great faiths of the world.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.

Author: Heywood Broun (1888-1939)

Profession: American Journalist, Novelist

Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place, (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close, and hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven, cries out, ''Where is it?''

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher

When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?''

Author: Quentin Crisp (1908)

Profession: British Author

There are no atheists in foxholes.

Author: William T. Cummings

Profession:

He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.

Author: John Donne (1572-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

If there is no God, everything is permitted.

Author: Fyodor Dostoevski (1821-1881)

Profession: Russian Novelist

Atheism is easy in fair weather.

Author: Ronald Dunn

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