"Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet."
"It ain't the parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother
me, it is the parts that I do understand."
"The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike."
Delos B. McKown
"The foolish reject what they see and not what they think;
the wise reject what they think and not what they see."
"A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy,
education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would
indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of
punishment and hope of reward after death."
*"The sailor does not pray for wind, he learns to sail"