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"If you want me to believe in God, you must make me touch him." Denis Diderot
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Dwight D. Eisenhower

"An atheist is a man who watches a Notre Dame -- Southern Methodist University game and doesn't care who wins." Dwight D. Eisenhower
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"How to trap an atheist: Serve him a fine meal, then ask him if he believes there is a cook." Author Unknown
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Issac Asimov

"I prefer rationalism to atheism. The question of God and other objects-of-faith are outside reason and play no part in rationalism, thus you don't have to waste your time in either attacking or defending." Issac Asimov
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George Herbert

"The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition" George Herbert
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George Orwell

"He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him." George Orwell
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

"Once the sin against God was the greatest sin; but God died, and these sinners died with him." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"It is an interesting view of atheism, as a sort of "crutch" for those who can't stand the reality of God" Tom Stoppard
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"Fervid atheism is usually a screen for repressed religion." Wilhelm Stekel
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"We're not trying to attack Christians or attack anyone. We're trying to create tolerance for atheism." Ryan Walker
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"Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion." Israel Zangwill
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"I'm a polyatheist - there are many gods I don't believe in" Dan Fouts
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"What you don't understand is that it is possible to be an atheist, it is possible not to know if God exists or why He should, and yet to believe that man does not live in a state of nature but in history, and that history as we know it now began with Christ, it was founded by Him on the Gospels." Boris Pasternak
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

"Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it." Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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Samuel Coleridge

"Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place, (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close, and hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven, cries out, ''Where is it?''" Samuel Coleridge
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"If therefore my work is negative, irreligious, atheistic, let it be remembered that atheism -- at least in the sense of this work -- is the secret of religion itself; that religion itself, not indeed on the surface, but fundamentally, not in intention or according to its own supposition, but in its heart, in its essence, believes in nothing else than the truth and divinity of human nature." Ludwig Feuerbach
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Olive Schreiner

"Now we have no God. We have had two: the old God that our fathers handed down to us, that we hated, and never liked; the new one that we made for ourselves, that we loved; but now he has flitted away from us, and we see what he was made of -- the shadow of our highest ideal, crowned and throned. Now we have no God." Olive Schreiner
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"During the crusades all were religious mad, and now all are mad for want of it." Captain J. G. Stedman
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Laurence Sterne

"First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake." Laurence Sterne
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John Updike

"Among the repulsions of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position. Where was the ingenuity, the ambiguity, the humanity (in the Harvard sense) of saying that the universe just happened to happen and that when we're dead we're dead?" John Updike
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 Voltaire

"The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and who, not being able to understand the Creation, the origin of evil, and other difficulties, have recourse to the hypothesis of the eternity of things and of inev" Voltaire
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