Religion In Society Quotes by Thomas Jefferson, Sigmund Freud, Steven Weinberg, Isaac Asimov, Ruth Hurmence Green, Thomas A. Edison and many others.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
For good people to do evil things, it takes religion.
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages.
If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul.
I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious ideas of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.
Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation.
Men rarely if ever dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.
Freedom requires religion in society, not in individuals.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
I don’t believe in God because I don’t believe in Mother Goose.
Imbalance of reason and emotion may explain the tenacity of religion in societies: world religions are optimized to tap into the emotional networks, and great arguments of reason amount to little against such magnetic pull.
Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.
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?
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.