Quotes

Oh, the things people say.

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I do not believe in the divinity of Christ and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox creed to which I cannot subscribe.

William Howard Taft, US president

And this our life, exempt from public haunt, / Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, / Sermons in stones, and good in everything.

William Shakespeare, playwright and poet (1564-1616)

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

Woodrow Wilson

I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Woody Allen

If God exists, I hope he has a good excuse.

Woody Allen, author, actor, and filmmaker (b. 1935)

If it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. But the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever.

Woody Allen, US movie actor, comedian, & director (1935 - )

Ethiopians imagine their gods as black and snub-nosed; Thracians blue-eyed and red-haired. But if horses or lions had hands, or could draw and fashion works as men do, horses would draw the gods shaped like horses and lions like lions, making the gods resemble themselves.

Xenophanes, philosopher and poet (c. 570-475 BCE)

The doubts of an honest man contain more moral truth than the profession of faith of people under a worldly yoke.

Ximenes Doudan, journalist (1800-1872)

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