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Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.

Author: Fred A. Allen (1894-1957)

Profession: American Radio Comic

Protestantism has the method of Jesus with His secret too much left out of mind; Catholicism has His secret with His method too much left out of mind; neither has His unerring balance, His intuition, His sweet reasonableness. But both have hold of a great truth, and get from it a great power.

Author: Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

Profession: British Poet, Critic

Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty -- necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.

Author: Olympia Brown (1835-1926)

Profession: American Women's Suffrage Leader

If there is any moral in Christianity, if there is anything to be learned from it, if the whole story is not profitless from first to last, it comes to this: that a man should back his own opinion against the world s.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.

Author: Herb Caen

Profession:

What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head.

Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine (1894-1961)

Profession: French Author