"Gods always behave like the people who created them"
"Where knowledge ends, religion begins."
"You believe in a book that has sticks turning into snakes and you say we're the ones that need help?"
"You can't convince a believer of anything; their belief is not based on evidence but a deep-seated need to believe."
"It is better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however reasurring."
"The most heinous crimes have been committed under the cover of religion or equally noble motives."
"Religion belonged to the infancy of humanity. Now that humanity has come of age it should be left behind."
"The inspiration of the bible depends on the ignorance of the person who reads it."
"Whatever we cannot understand we call god. This saves us a lot of wear and tear on the brain tissues."
"All natural institutions of churches appear to be human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind."
"The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason."
"All religions are ancient monuments to superstition, ignorance, and ferocity."
"The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession."
"Give a man a fish and you'll feed him for a day. Give him a religion and he'll starve to death while praying for a fish."
"Through the reading of popular scientific books, I soon reached the conviction that much in the stories of the bible could not be true."
"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunk man is happier than a sober one."
-George Bernard Shaw
"Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis."
"What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence."
"All thinking men are atheists."
"Religions are all alike founded upon fables and mythologies."
"This would be the best of all possible worlds if there were no religion in it."
"Faith is believing something you know isn't true."