"The philosophy of Atheism represents a concept of life without any metaphysical Beyond or Divine Regulator. It is the concept of an actual, real world with its liberating, expanding and beautifying possibilities, as against an unreal world, which, with its spirits, oracles, and mean contentment has kept humanity in helpless degradation."
"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
"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?"
"The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also."
"Yes, the long war on Christianity. I pray that one day we may live in an America where Christians can worship freely! In broad daylight! Openly wearing the symbols of their religion... perhaps around their necks? And maybe -- dare I dream it? -- maybe one day there can be an openly Christian President. Or, perhaps, 43 of them. Consecutively."
"I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic."
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen- not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."
"Grace is the pleasure of God to magnify the worth of God by giving sinners the right and power to delight in God without obscuring the glory of God."
"The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us."
"belief is the death of intelligence."
"Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning..."
"God is the supreme uncreated light of which Wisdom is born, but there was never a time when God's Wisdom did not exist."