Religion In Society Quotes

Religion In Society Quotes by Epicurus, George Bernard Shaw, John Adams, Seneca the Younger, Thomas Jefferson, Cathy Ladman and many others.

Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.

Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
George Bernard Shaw
This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it.
John Adams
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.
Seneca the Younger
Erecting the ‘wall of separation between church and state’… is absolutely essential in a free society.
Thomas Jefferson
All religions are the same: religion is basically guilt, with different holidays.
Cathy Ladman
Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Prayer is of no avail. The lightning falls on the just and the unjust in accordance with natural laws.
Robert Green Ingersoll
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
Isaac Asimov
I’d take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.
Douglas Adams
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Richard Dawkins
Religion is the most malevolent of all mind viruses.
Arthur C. Clarke
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.
Isaac Asimov
It was the schoolboy who said, “”Faith is believing what you know ain’t so.””
Mark Twain
Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?
Douglas Adams
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Thomas Jefferson
The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality.
George Bernard Shaw