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During the crusades all were religious mad, and now all are mad for want of it.

Author: Captain J. G. Stedman (1744-1797)

Profession: British Soldier, Author, Artist

First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake.

Author: Laurence Sterne (1713-1768)

Profession: British Author

When ever a person talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not their reason, but their passions, which have got the better of their beliefs. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors; and when they separate, depend on it that it is for the sake of peace and quiet.

Author: Laurence Sterne (1713-1768)

Profession: British Author

An atheist is a man who believes himself an accident.

Author: Francis Thompson (1859-1907)

Profession: British Poet

The atheist who is moved by love is moved by the Spirit of God; an atheist who lives by love is saved by his faith in the God whose existence

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An atheist is a man who looks through a telescope and tries to explain all that he can't see.

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An atheist is a person who has no visible means of support

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How to trap an atheist: Serve him a fine meal, then ask him if he believes there is a cook.

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Among the repulsions of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position. Where was the ingenuity, the ambiguity, the humanity (in the Harvard sense) of saying that the universe just happened to happen and that when we're dead we're dead?

Author: John Updike (1932)

Profession: American Novelist, Critic

An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

By night an atheist half believes in God.

Author: Edward Young (1683-1765)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist