I'm an atheist, and that's it. I believe there's nothing we can know except that we should be kind to each other and do what we can for other people.
Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and, above all, love of the truth.
H. L. Mencken
Suppose we've chosen the wrong god. Every time we go to church we're just making him madder and madder.
Religion is a by-product of fear. For much of human history, it may have been a necessary evil, but why was it more evil than necessary? Isn't killing people in the name of God a pretty good definition of insanity?
Arthur C. Clarke
That the world is in a bad shape is undeniable, but there is not the faintest reason in history to suppose that Christianity offers a way out.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
I count religion but a childish toy,
And hold there is no sin but ignorance.
The Bible and Church have been the greatest stumbling block in the way of women's emancipation.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
If God has spoken, why is the world not convinced.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
“We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.”