For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Scientific research confirms that humans are a link in the evolutionary life chain. There is no credible evidence for the existence of an immortal supernatural element. Our only life is here and now. Make it worthy of a moral person.
Keith S. Cornish
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
Truth in matters of religion is simply the opinion that has survived.
If God has spoken, why is the world not convinced.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.
I cannot be angry at God, in whom I do not believe.
Simone de Beauvoir
Suppose we've chosen the wrong god. Every time we go to church we're just making him madder and madder.
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
“We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.”