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As for future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities.

As the little boy said to the Sunday School teacher after being told the reason we are on Earth is to help others: "Then what are the others here for?"

As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of morals and his religion, as he left them to us, is the best the world ever saw or is likely to see.

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

B.I.B.L.E. = Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.

Born again?! No, I'm not. Excuse me for getting it right the first time.

By living according to the rules of religion a man becomes the wisest, the best, and the happiest creature that he is capable of being. - Honesty, industry, the employing of time well, a constant sobriety, an undefiled purity, with continual serenity, are the best preservatives, too, of life and health.

Christianity is a spiritual dynamic which has very little to do with the mechanism of social life.

Christianity is the good man's text; his life is the illustration. How admirable is that religion, which, while it seems to have in view only the felicity of another world, is at the same time the highest happiness of this.

Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.

Conscience gets a lot of credit that belongs to cold feet.

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.

Conscience: That which makes a boy tell his mother before his sister does.

Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

Creeds grow so thick along the way their boughs hide God.

Culture of intellect without religion in the heart, is only civilized barbarism, and disguised animalism.

Depend upon it religion is, in its essence, the most gentlemanly thing in the world. It will alone gentilize, if unmixed with cant; and I know nothing else that will, alone.

Don't be agnostic - be something.

Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.


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