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Favorite Short ’n Sweet Quotes

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I’ve been collecting quotes for over 3 decades now. These are my favorites. I hope you like them. I’ve taken the hundreds of unattributed, anonymous, quotes in this collection and Googled them to find their original authors. I was able to discover attributions for all but 87 (approx. 4%) of them.

Collecting and organizing these quotes has taken a lot of time and tender-loving-care and I’m sure you’ll appreciate their insight, humor and truth.

Without further ado, here is the world’s best collection of quotes for freethinkers.


Favorite Short Quotes:

“A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.” ~José Bergamín

“A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche

“A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.” ~Victor Hugo

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” ~Emo Philips

“A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.” ~ Arthur McBride Bloch

“A cult is a religion with no political power.” ~Tom Wolfe

“A dogma will thrive in soil where the truth could not get root.” ~Lemuel K. Washburn

“A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.” ~Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” ~Nelson Mandela

“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” ~Ruth Bell Graham

“A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes.” ~Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

“A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.” ~Saki

“A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.” ~Bob Edwards

“A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers.” ~Kevin Nealon

“A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.” ~Doug Larson

“A man can do as he will, but not will as he will” ~Arthur Schopenhauer

“A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.” ~Thomas Aquinas

“A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.” ~Zsa Zsa Gabor

“A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.” ~H.L. Mencken

“A mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” ~Yogi Berra

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” ~Mark Twain

“A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist.” ~Elbert Hubbard

“A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes

“A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.” ~Doug Larson

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” ~William Shedd.

“A skeptic, I would ask for consistency first of all.” ~Sylvia Plath

“A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.” ~Napoleon Bonaparte

“A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel.” ~Heywood Broun

“Abstinence makes the church grow fondlers.” ~Unknown

“Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” ~George Burns

“Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.” ~English Proverb

“Affluence creates poverty.” ~Marshall McLuhan

“Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.” ~Tom Stoppard

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~Mark Twain

“Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.” ~Groucho Marx

“Alimony: The ransom that the happy pay to the devil.” ~H.L. Mencken

“All great truths begin as blasphemies.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“All movements go too far.” ~Bertrand Russell

“All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.” ~Marie Henri Beyle

“All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.” ~Casey Stengel

“All the tales of miracles, with which the Old and New Testament are filled, are fit only for impostors to preach and fools to believe.” ~Thomas Paine

“All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.” ~Bob Dylan

“All things are difficult before they are easy.” ~Thomas Fuller

“Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.” ~Yogi Berra

“Always live up to your standards; by lowering them, if necessary.” ~Mignon McLaughlin

“Always tell the truth. Even if you have to make it up.” ~Unknown

“The cruelest lies are often told in silence.” ~Adlai Stevenson

“Always tell the truth. If you can’t always tell the truth, don’t lie.” ~Unknown

“An argument which proves too much, proves nothing.” ~M.M. Mangasarian

“An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.” ~John Buchan

“An equal application of law to every condition of man is fundamental.” ~Thomas Jefferson

“An ignorant person is one who doesn’t know what you have just found out.” ~Will Rogers

“Any idiot can face a crisis: it’s day to day living that wears you out.” ~Anton Chekhov

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ~Arthur C. Clarke

“Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.” ~Al Capp

“Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness.” ~Bertrand Russell

“Appeal to ignorance: Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.” ~Carl Sagan

“Art is a lie that helps us make sense of the truth.” ~Pablo Picasso

“As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.” ~Voltaire

“As long as you have faith, you won’t want the truth.” ~Jim Ashby

“As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.” ~Josh Billings

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” ~Henry Winkler

“At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Atheism: A non-prophet organization.” ~George Carlin

“Avoiding offense means that we don’t accept each other as equals.” ~Ayaan Hirsi Ali

“Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.” ~Samuel Johnson

“Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.” ~Mel Brooks

“Be always sure you’re right, then go ahead.” ~Davy Crockett

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~Dalai Lama

“Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly.” ~P. J. O’Rourke

“Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.” ~Albert Einstein

“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” ~Jim Carrey

“Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.” ~Maryon Pearson

“Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.” ~Groucho Marx

“Being an optimist after you’ve got everything you want doesn’t count.” ~Kin Hubbard

“Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.” ~Andre Gide

“Believing in gods always causes confusion.” ~Pearl S. Buck

“Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.” ~Mae West

“Beware of the fish people, they are the true enemy.” ~Frank Zappa

“Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong.” ~Bob Hope

“Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.” ~Albert Einstein

“Blind faith is an ironic gift to return to the Creator of human intelligence.” ~Unknown

“Born again?! No, I’m not. Excuse me for getting it right the first time.” ~Dennis Miller

“Brother, you can believe in stones, as long as you don’t throw them at me.” ~Wafa Sultan

“Burt Reynolds once asked me out. I was in his room.” ~Phyllis Diller

“By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.” ~George Carlin

“By the time I realized my father was right, I had a son telling me I was wrong.” ~Henry Winkler

“Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color.” ~Don Hirschberg

“Character is higher than intellect.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Chastity: The most unnatural of the sexual perversions.” ~Aldous Huxley

“Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Christianity neither is, nor ever was, a part of the common law.” ~Thomas Jefferson

“Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.” ~P. J. O’Rourke

“Cocaine is God’s way of saying you’re making too much money.” ~Robin Williams

“Cogito, ergo sum” (“I think, therefore I am”) ~René Descartes

“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining Unknown.” ~Albert Einstein

“Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.” ~Albert Einstein

“Communism is like prohibition, it’s a good idea but it won’t work.” ~Will Rogers

“Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

“Conscience warns us before it reproaches us.” ~Comtesse Diane

“Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche

“Customs will reconcile people to any atrocity.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.” ~Lillian Hellman

“Cynicism is full of naive disappointments.” ~Mason Cooley

“Cynicism is humor in ill health.” ~H. G. Wells

“Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.” ~George Meredith

“Cynicism is the intellectual cripple’s substitute for intelligence.” ~Russell Lynes

“Deep within the heart of every evangelist lies the wreck of a car salesman.” ~H L Mencken

“Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.” ~Elbert Hubbard

“Distrust of government isn’t baseless cynicism. It’s realism.” ~Ben Shapiro

“Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.” ~Thomas Hardy

“Does ‘anal-retentive’ have a hyphen?” ~Alison Bechdel

“Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.” ~Bob Dylan

“Don’t knock masturbation: it’s sex with someone I love.” ~Woody Allen

“Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped.” ~African Proverb

“Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things.” ~George Carlin

“Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.” ~Wilson Mizner

“Don’t try to be different. Just be good. To be good is different enough.” ~Arthur Freed

“Don’t pray in my school and I won’t think in your church.” ~Unknown

“Doubt is not a pleasant state of mind, but certainty is absurd.” ~Voltaire

“Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.” ~ Ronald Wright

“Eagles may soar in the clouds, but weasels never get sucked into jet engines.” ~ Jason Hutchison

“Effective action is always unjust.” ~Maya Angelou

“Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.” ~Frank Leahy

“Even a loser can win when he’s up against a defeatist.” ~Mark Steyn

“Even if you’re on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” ~Will Rogers

“Ever wonder if illiterate people get the full effect of alphabet soup?” ~John Mendoza

“Every dogma has its day.” ~Abraham Rotstein

“Every man a king, but no one wears a crown.” ~Huey Long

“Every sensible man, every honorable man, must hold the Christian sect in horror.” ~Voltaire

“Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.” ~Will Rogers

“Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.” ~P. J. O’Rourke

“Everything is real. Even illusions are real: they’re real illusions.” ~Timothy Leary

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” ~Albert Einstein

“Everything that used to be a sin is now a disease.” ~Bill Maher

“Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.” ~Proverb

“Experience is the hardest teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” ~Vernon Law

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” ~Carl Sagan

“Extremists have NOT hijacked Islam. Islam has hijacked extremists.” ~Jim Ashby

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ~Aldous Huxley

“Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.” ~Voltaire

“Faith is the worst curse of mankind, as the exact antithesis and enemy of thought.” ~Ayn Rand

“Faith is upheld by the suspension of disbelief.” ~Jim Ashby

“Faith means not wanting to know what is true.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche

“Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.” ~Keanu Reeves

“Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.” ~Ruth Gendler

“Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.” ~Usman B. Asif

“Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.” ~Samuel Butler

“Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.” ~Arnold Glasow

“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.” ~Albert Einstein

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.” ~George Carlin

“Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.” ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

“Flattery is all right so long as you don’t inhale.” ~Adlai Stevenson

“Fools rush in where fools have been before.” ~Unknown

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” ~John F. Kennedy

“Forgiveness is giving up all hope of a better past.” ~ Anne Lamott

“Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.” ~Moshe Dayan

“Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ~ George Orwell

“From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.” ~Syrus

“Funiculi, funicula, funic yourself.” ~Noel Coward

“’Get smart and I’ll fuck you over’, sayeth The Lord.” ~Frank Zappa

“Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.” ~Mark Twain

“God has entrusted me with myself.” ~Epictetus

“God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.” ~Voltaire

“God is a meme you can’t ignore.” ~Jim Ashby

“God is an ever receding pocket of scientific ignorance.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson

“God is only a great imaginative experience.” D H Lawrence

“Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.” ~Chapman Cohen

“Gods don’t kill people. People with gods kill people.” ~David Viaene

“Good Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions.” ~Jerry Falwell

“Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.” ~Yogi Berra

“Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself.” ~Sam Levenson

“Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.” ~Adam Smith

“Have no fear of perfection: you’ll never reach it.” ~Salvador Dali

“He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.” ~Winston Churchill

“He is a true fugitive who flies from reason.” ~Marcus Aurelius

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” ~Benjamin Franklin

“He who allows oppression shares the crime.” ~Erasmus Darwin

“He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.” ~French Proverb

“Heresy is only another word for freedom of thought.” ~Graham Greene

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it can rhyme.” ~Mark Twain

“History provides an antidote to cynicism about the past.” ~David Souter

“History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make.” ~ Laurence J. Peter

“Hope deceives more men than cunning does.” ~Vauvenargues

“How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don’t think.” ~Adolf Hitler

“How many people here have telekinetic powers? Raise my hand.” ~Emo Philips

“Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.” ~Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended.” ~Zsa Zsa Gabor

“Hypocrisy is an homage that vice renders to virtue.” ~François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld

“Hypocrisy is the outside of cynicism.” ~Mason Cooley

“I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.” ~Oscar Wilde

“I always play women I would date.” ~Angelina Jolie

“I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.” ~Pietro Aretino

“I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” ~Woody Allen

“I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.” ~Edith Sitwell

“I am too much of a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything.” ~T H Huxley

“I believe in God, but I’m not too clear on the other details.” ~Bill Veeck

“I can levitate birds. No one cares.” ~Steven Wright

“I can’t believe that out of millions of sperm, you were the quickest.” ~Steven Pearl

“I cannot believe that God plays dice with the cosmos.” ~Albert Einstein

“I could eat alphabet soup and shit better lyrics.” ~Johnny Mercer

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” ~Evelyn Beatrice Hall

“I do benefits for all religions. I’d hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.” ~Bob Hope

“I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.” ~Clarence S. Darrow

“I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.” ~Arthur C. Clarke

“I don’t consider myself bald, I’m just taller than my hair.” ~Seneca

“I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to.” ~W.C. Fields

“I don’t mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.” ~Samuel Butler

“I got some new underwear the other day. Well, new to me.” ~Emo Philips

“I have always felt that doubt was the beginning of wisdom, and the fear of God was the end of wisdom.” ~Clarence Darrow

“I have good looking kids. Thank goodness my wife cheats on me.” ~Rodney Dangerfield

“I haven’t spoken to my wife in years. I didn’t want to interrupt her.” ~Rodney Dangerfield

“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” ~Steven Wright

“I know nothing about sex, because I was always married.” ~Zsa Zsa Gabor

“I love the idea of spending the whole day in bed with my lover.” ~Jennifer Lopez

“I love the truth. I don’t practice it but I love it.” ~From the 1969 movie, Arthur! Arthur!

“I never even believed in divorce until after I got married.” ~Diane Ford

“I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll be glad to make an exception.” ~Groucho Marx

“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” ~Albert Einstein

“I notice the harder I work, the luckier I get.” Charles F. Kettering

“I often quote myself. I find it adds spice to the conversation.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“I once had a large gay following, but I ducked into an alleyway and lost him.” ~Emo Philips

“I ran three miles today. Finally I said, “Lady take your purse.” ~Emo Philips

“I refuse to be labeled immoral merely because I am godless.” ~Peter Walker

“I spilled spot remover on my dog. He’s gone now.” ~Steven Wright

“I think God’s going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.” ~Steven Wright

“I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.” ~David Lee Roth

“I want to know God’s thoughts; the rest are details.” ~Albert Einstein

“I was a vegetarian until I started leaning towards sunlight.” ~Rita Rudner

“I was at a bar nursing a beer. My nipple was getting quite soggy.” ~Emo Philips

“I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.” ~Groucho Marx

“I was sleeping the other night, alone, thanks to the exterminator.” ~Emo Philips

“I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing.” ~Johnny Carson

“I was the kid next door’s imaginary friend.” ~Emo Philips

“I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up something else.” ~Lily Tomlin

“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.” ~Bertrand Russell

“I’d rather have a free bottle in front of me than a prefrontal lobotomy.” ~Tom Waits

“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” ~Lucille Ball

“I’m a great lover, I’ll bet.” ~Emo Philips

“I’m intimidated by the fear of being average.” ~Taylor Swift

“I’m not just another bimbo.” ~Christina Aguilera

“I’m not religious, but I like God and he likes me.” ~Tony Kushner

“I’ve experienced many terrible things in life, a few of which actually happened.” ~Mark Twain

“I’ve never had a problem with drugs. I’ve had problems with the police.” ~Keith Richards

“I’ve upped my standards. Now, up yours.” ~Pat Paulsen

“If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check.” ~Dan Quayle

“If Atheism is a religion, then health is a disease! ~Clark Adams

“If being a true Christian means following Jesus, there are no true Christians; just selective ones.” ~Jim Ashby

“If death is the end of everything, then living is everything.” ~Robert D. Richardson

“If God doesn’t like the way I live, let him tell me, not you.” ~Wafa Sultan

“If God dropped acid, would he see people?” ~Steven Wright

“If God exists, I hope he has a good excuse.” ~Woody Allen

“If God has created us in His image, we have more than returned the compliment.” ~Voltaire

“If God has spoken, why is the world not convinced?” ~Percy Shelley

“If God wanted us to bend over he’d put diamonds on the floor.” ~Joan Rivers

“If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.” ~Mel Brooks

“If God wanted you to think, he wouldn’t have given you scripture!” ~Jim Ashby

“If I ever marry, it will be on a sudden impulse; as a man shoots himself.” ~H.L. Mencken

“If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

“If I take refuge in ambiguity, I can assure you that it’s quite conscious.” ~Frank Boyden

“If I want your opinion, I’ll fart!” ~Jim Ashby

“If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it’s still a foolish thing.” ~Bertrand Russell

“If ignorance is bliss, why aren’t there more happy people?” ~ Stephen Fry

“If it can’t be questioned, I can’t be believed.” ~Esha Karim

“If it wasn’t for pick-pockets I’d have no sex life at all.” ~Rodney Dangerfield

“If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?” ~Unknown

“If marriage were outlawed, only outlaws would have in-laws.” ~Unknown

“If pro and con are opposites, is congress the opposite of progress?” ~Richard Lederer

“If there is a God, he is a malign thug. ~Mark Twain

“If triangles had a God, He’d have three sides.” ~Old Yiddish Proverb

“If variety is the spice of life, marriage is the big can of leftover Spam.” ~Johnny Carson

“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” ~Emma Goldman

“If we are all god’s children, then what’s so special about Jesus?” ~Jimmy Carr

“If we crave some cosmic purpose, then let us find ourselves a worthy goal.” ~Carl Sagan

“If we don’t go crazy once in a while, we’ll all go crazy.” ~Hawkeye Pierce

“If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research, would it?” ~Albert Einstein

“If we were made in god’s image, why aren’t we invisible?” ~South Dakota Humanist

“If you can take the hot lead enema, then you can cast the first stone.” ~Lenny Bruce

“If you can’t beat them, arrange to have them beaten.” ~George Carlin

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” ~John Wooden

“If you ever see me getting beaten by the police, put down the video camera and come help me.” ~Bobcat Goldthwait

“If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.” ~Will Rogers

“If you found a man at the top of the mountain, he did not fall there.” ~Unknown

“If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it.” ~Abraham Lincoln

“If you shut your door to all errors, truth will be shut out.” ~Rabindranath Tagore

“If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.” ~Bob Dylan

“If you want to save your child from polio, you can pray or you can inoculate.” ~Carl Sagan

“If your parents never had children, chances are you won’t either.” ~Dick Cavett

“Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.” ~Robert Green Ingersoll

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.” ~Voltaire

“Impiety, n.: Your irreverence toward my deity.” ~Ambrose Bierce

“In cyberspace, the First Amendment is a local ordinance.” ~John Perry Barlow

“In jealousy there is more self-love than love.” ~François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld

“In spite of the cost of living, it’s still popular.” ~Kathy Norris

“In war, truth is the first casualty.” ~Aeschylus

“Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.” ~Bertrand Russell

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist.” ~George Carlin

“Instead of being born again, why not just grow up?” ~Unknown

“Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.” ~George Santayana

“Intelligence is what you use when you don’t know what to do.” ~Jean Piaget

“Intelligence organizes the world by organizing itself.” ~Jean Piaget

“Islam is a rabid dogma.” ~Jim Ashby

“Islam is the best religion, with the worst followers.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Isn’t an agnostic just an atheist without balls?” ~Stephen Colbert

“It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.” ~W.C. Fields

“It is a heretic that makes the fire, not she which burns in it.” ~William Shakespeare

“It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.” ~David Hume

“It is always the secure who are humble.” ~Gilbert Keith Chesterton

“It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.” ~Voltaire

“It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.” ~Alfred Adler

“It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.” ~Thomas Paine

“It is fear that first brought gods into the world.” ~Petronius Arbiter, Satyricon

“It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.” ~William G. McAdoo

“It is impossible to speak in such a way that you cannot be misunderstood.” ~Karl Popper

“It is never too late to be who you might have been.” ~George Eliot

“It is no use mending the lid, if the pot be broken.” ~Japanese proverb

“It isn’t what you know that counts, it’s what you think of in time.” ~Benjamin Franklins

“It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.”

“It takes a loose rein to keep a marriage tight.” ~John Stevenson

“It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible.” ~George W. Foote

“It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can let yourself back.” ~Mick Jagger

“It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t.” ~Mignon McLaughlin

“It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.” ~John Cassis

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” ~Albert Einstein

“In order for something to become clean, something else must become dirty.” ~Imbesi’s Axiom

“Jealousy is an awkward homage which inferiority renders to merit.” ~Mme. de Puixieux

“Jim Bakker spells his name with 2 k’s because 3 would be too obvious.” ~Bill Maher

“Join the Army, see the world, meet interesting people: and kill them.” ~Pacifist Slogan

“Judge me all you want, just keep the verdict to yourself.” ~From a Winston advertisement

“Just when I discovered the meaning of life, they changed it.” ~George Carlin

“Kinky is using a feather. Perverted is using the whole chicken.” ~Woody Allen

“Knowledge is a relatively safe addiction; that is, until it becomes idolatry.” ~Unknown

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” ~Jimi Hendrix

“Liberals can understand everything but people who don’t understand them.” ~Lenny Bruce

“Liberties are not given; they are taken.” ~Aldous Huxley

“Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions.” ~Ambrose Bierce

“Life is a cement trampoline.” ~Howard Nordberg

“Life is a sexually transmitted disease and there is a 100% mortality rate.” ~R.D. Laing

“Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.” ~Horace Walpole

“Life is full of obstacle illusions.” ~Grant Frazier

“Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that’s exactly the way we want it to be.” ~Bob Dylan

“ Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Life is simple, its just not easy.” ~Unknown

“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” ~Grandma Moses

“Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: ’I am with you kid. Let’s go.’” ~Maya Angelou

“Lighthouses are more helpful then churches.” ~Benjamin Franklin

“Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.” ~James Cardinal Gibbons

“Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.” ~Ludwig Borne

“Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes just be an illusion.” ~Javan

“Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.” ~Voltaire

“Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.” ~William Shakespeare

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” ~Robert Frost

“Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight.” ~Samuel Lichtenberg

“Love is grand; divorce a hundred grand.” ~ Shinichi Suzuki

“Love is like those second-rate hotels where all the luxury is in the lobby.” ~Paul-Jean Toulet

“Love is metaphysical gravity.” ~R. Buckminster Fuller

“Love is my religion: I could die for it.” ~John Keats

“Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.” ~Miguel de Unamuno

“Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.” ~Henry Louis Mencken

“Love is the greatest refreshment in life.” ~Pablo Picasso

“Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.” ~Mignon McLaughlin

“Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.” ~H. L. Mencken

“Love is wise. Hatred is foolish.” ~Bertrand Russell

“Love makes time pass; time makes love pass.” ~French Proverb

“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” ~Zora Neale Hurston

“Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” ~Ambrose Bierce

“Loving is never a waste of time.” ~Astrid Alauda

“Man can do what he wills, but he cannot will what he wills.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer

“Man created God in his image : intolerant, sexist, homophobic and violent.” ~Marie

“Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.” ~Aldous Huxley

“Man is nature’s sole mistake.” ~W.S. Gilbert

“Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to.” ~Mark Twain

“Man tends to treat all his opinions as principles.” ~Herbert Agar

“Man was predestined to have free will.” ~ Hal Lee Luyah

“Marriage is a great institution, but I’m not ready for an institution.” ~Mae West

“Marriage is nature’s way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.” ~Alan King

“Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.” ~Abraham Lincoln

“Marriage is not a word; it is a sentence.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Marriage means commitment. Of course, so does insanity.” ~Unknown

“Maybe this world is another planet’s hell.” ~Aldous Huxley

“Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.” ~Elbert Hubbard

“Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.” ~Julius Caesar

“Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.” ~Dion Boucicault

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” ~Sophia Loren

“Mistress: something between a mister and a mattress.” ~Unknown

“Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche

“More than kisses, letters mingle souls.” ~John Donne

“Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.” ~Robert K. Merton

“Most people would die sooner than think – in fact they do so.” ~Bertrand Russell

“My mother was like a sister to me, only we didn’t have sex quite so often.” ~Emo Philips

“My classmates would copulate with anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself.” ~Emo Philips

“My wife and I were happy for 20 years. Then we met.” ~Rodney Dangerfield

“Myths die when history is born.” ~M.M. Mangasarian

“Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.” ~Nick Diamos

“Never believe anything until it has been officially denied” ~Claud Cockburn

“Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.” ~Juvenal

“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” ~Phyllis Diller

“Never ignore a gut feeling, but never believe that it’s enough.” ~Robert Heller

“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what’s right.” ~Isaac Asimov

“Never memorize what you can look up in books.” ~Albert Einstein

“Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.” ~Red Buttons

“Nice answer, wrong question.” ~H. Allen Orr

“No man is ever old enough to know better.” ~Holbrook Jackson

“No man is free who is not master of himself.” ~Epictetus

“No man was ever wise by chance.” ~Seneca the Younger

“No matter how cynical I get, I can’t keep up.” ~Lily Tomlin

“No matter what your past has been you have a spotless future.” ~Hugh B. Brown

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

“No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

“No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.” ~Bertrand Russell

“No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.” ~Mignon McLaughlin

“No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” ~Bob Dylan

“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

“Nobody looks good with brown lipstick on.” ~Frank Zappa

“Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.” ~William Safire

“None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.” ~Benjamin Whichcote

“Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.” ~Woody Allen

“Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.” ~Democritus

“Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.” ~Albert Camus

“Okay, who put a “stop payment” on my reality check?” ~Unknown

“One can never take the cynicism one comes across in life too seriously.” ~Kevin Spacey

“One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.” ~Thomas Paine

“One is apt to overestimate beauty when it is rare” ~Mark Twain

“One man’s folly is another man’s wife.” ~Helen Rowland

“Only death can reward faith.” ~Jim Ashby

“Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.” ~Stephen King

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~T.S. Eliot

“Opportunity is the cleverest devil.” ~ Christoph Martin Wieland

“Optimists are nostalgic about the future.” ~Chicago Tribune

“Our ignorance is God; what we know is science.” ~Robert Ingersoll

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” ~M. K. Casey

“Patience is also a form of action.” ~Auguste Rodin

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” ~St. Augustine

“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” ~Samuel Johnson

“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” ~Albert Einstein

“People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.” ~Bob Dylan

“People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.” ~Douglas Yates

“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“People will pay more to be entertained than educated.” ~Johnny Carson

“Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.” ~Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.” ~Katharine Hepburn

“Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.” ~Jean Jacques Rousseau

“Poetry is being, not doing.” ~E.E. Cummings

“Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.” ~Voltaire

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings. ~William Wordsworth

“Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.” ~Mao Zedong

“Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.” ~Ambrose Bierce

“Politics, n: [Poly”many” + tics”blood-sucking parasites”]” ~Larry Hardiman

“Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit.” ~Eli Khamarov

“Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.” ~Sydney Smith

“Praying is asking an omniscient God to change his mind.” ~Unknown

“Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.” ~Merry Browne

“Prejudice is the child of ignorance.” ~William Hazlitt

“Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.” ~Countess of Blessington

“Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.” ~Mark Twain

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” ~Robert Schuller

“Problems cannot be solved by the level of awareness that created them.” ~Albert Einstein

“Puritanism: the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” ~H.L. Mencken

“Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination.” ~Unknown

“Radical extremism begins with indoctrination.’ ~Jim Ashby

“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” ~Edmund Burke

“Reality is bad enough. Why should I tell the truth?” ~Patrick Sky

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” ~Albert Einstein

“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” ~Philip K. Dick

“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” ~John Lennon

“Reality needs a whole mind to grasp it.” ~Gordon Willis

“Reason: The arithmetic of the emotions.” ~Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Dictionary

“Religion comes begging to us, when it can no longer burn us.” ~Heinrich Heine

“Religion creates turmoil in the world because it creates turmoil in ourselves.” ~Jim Ashby

“Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” ~Richard P. Feynman

“Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.” ~William James

“Religion is like chemotherapy, it may solve one problem, but it can cause a million more.” ~John Bledsoe

“Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.” ~Frederick II

“Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer

“Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.” ~Napoleon Bonaparte

“Religion provides the solace for the turmoil that it creates.” ~Byron Danelius

“Religion seems to have a way of making people abandon logic.” ~Amanda Baxter

“Religion. It’s given hope in a world torn apart by religion.” ~John Stewart

“Religious fundamentalists are a piston shy of a slide whistle.” ~Jim Ashby

“Remember, if you smoke after sex you’re doing it too fast.” ~Woody Allen

“Respect for the truth is an acquired taste.” ~Mark Van Doren

“Sad is the day when God’s message is misconstrued by the misinformed and self-promoted by the self-important.” ~James Liu

“Science does not know its debt to imagination.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings.” ~Jeff L. Lyons

“Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.” ~Jean Rostand

“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” ~Carl Sagan

“Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.” ~Adam Smith

“Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don’t know.” ~Bertrand Russell

“Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” ~Albert Einstein

“Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” ~George Burns

“Sex on television can’t hurt you unless you fall off.” ~Woody Allen

“Sex relieves tension: love causes it.” ~Woody Allen

“She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.” ~Tommy Manville

“Skepticism is the first step towards truth.” ~Denis Diderot

“Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.” ~Tobias Smollett

“Some people get lost in thought because it’s such unfamiliar territory.” ~G. Behn

“Some people suffer in silence louder than others.” ~Morrie Brickman

“Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.” ~Slovenian Proverb

“Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.” ~Albert Camus

“Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me. I quit.’” ~Bill Maher

“Suicide is the sincerest form of criticism life gets.” ~Wilfred Sheed

“TV is chewing gum for the eyes.” ~Frank Lloyd Wright

“Take away love and our earth is a tomb.” ~Robert Browning

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer

“Tax the FUCK out of the churches!” ~Frank Zappa

“The Americans love Pepsi-Cola, we love death.” ~Maulana Inyadullah

“The Atheist Bible, it could be said, has but one word: ‘THINK’.” ~Emmett Fields

“The Bible is a catalog of cruelty and of what’s worst in human nature.” ~Jose Saramago

“The Bible is literature, not dogma.” ~George Santayana

“The Christian Right is neither.” ~Unknown

“The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.” ~Somerset Maugham

“The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.” ~Unknown

“The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.” ~H.V. Prochnow

“The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.” ~Unknown

“The chicken came first: God would look silly sitting on an egg.” ~Unknown

“The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.” ~Jiddu Krishnamurti

“The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.” ~A. P. Herbert

“The cure for cynicism is simply to engage honestly.” ~Jeremy Paxman

“The customs of your tribe are not laws of nature.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“The cynicism that you have is not your real soul.” ~Yoko Ono

“The death of dogma is the birth of reality.” ~Immanuel Kant

“The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.” ~Bruce Feirstein

“The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.” ~Willie Nelson

“The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.” ~Christopher Hitchens

“The faith that stands on authority is not faith.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The first clergyman was the first rascal who met the first fool” ~Voltaire

“The fool only becomes wise when he realizes he is a fool.” ~Unknown

“The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet” ~William Gibson

“The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.” ~Leonardo Da Vinci

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.” ~Socrates

“The imbecility of men is always inviting the impudence of power.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The injury we do and the one we suffer are not weighed on the same scales.” ~Aesop

“The inspiration of the bible depends on the ignorance of the person who reads it.” ~Robert Green Ingersoll

“The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.” ~Delos B. McKown

“The jealous bring down the curse they fear upon their own heads.” ~Dorothy Dix

“The kindest word in all the world is the unkind word, unsaid.” ~Unknown

“The last Christian died on the cross.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche

“The less you know, the more you believe.” ~Bono

“The love game is never called off on account of darkness.” ~Tom Masson

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ~Pablo Picasso

“The means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest.” ~Albert Einstein

“The most violent element in society is ignorance.” ~Emma Goldman

“The mysterious is the last resort of people with no secrets.” ~Downton Abbey

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ~John Powell

“The only thing incompatible with atheism is theism.” ~George H. Smith

“The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” ~Bertrand Russell

“The only truly Unknown donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter.” ~Lenny Bruce

“The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.” ~Yogi Berra

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” ~Henry David Thoreau

“The problem with political jokes is they get elected.” ~Henry Cate, VII

“The problem with the gene pool is that there’s no lifeguard.” ~David Gerrold

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” ~Robert Byrne

“The quality of your thinking determines the quality of your life.” ~A.R. Bernard

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” ~Ayn Rand

“The reason I talk to myself is that I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” ~George Carlin

“The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The robber of your free will does not exist.” ~Epictetus

“The sailor does not pray for wind, he learns to sail.” ~Gustaf Lindborg

“The search for truth is more precious than its possession.” ~Albert Einstein

“The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.” ~Henny Youngman

“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” ~Albert Einstein

“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ~Bertrand Russell

“The total history of almost anyone would shock almost everyone.” ~Mignon McLaughlin,

“The toughest time in anyone’s life is when you have to murder a loved one because they’re the devil.” ~Emo Philips

“The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.” ~Willem de Kooning

“The trouble with theocracy is that everyone wants to be Theo.” ~James Dunn

“The truth should be independent of whoever says it.” ~Tawfik Hamid

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~Socrates

“The universe you’re the centre of, will expand. As a result, others will slowly drift away.” ~Ajas Mohamed

“The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.” ~Benjamin Franklin

“The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.” ~Joyce Carol Oates

“There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.” ~Agnes Repplier

“There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.” ~Oscar Wilde

“There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“There are ten church members by inheritance for every one by conviction.” ~Unknown

“There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.” ~Laurence J. Peter

“There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” ~Steven Wright

“There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.” ~Victor Hugo

“There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.” ~Albert Camus

“There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.” ~Bertrand Russell

“There is no God higher than truth” ~Mahatma Gandhi

“There is no power in cynicism. There is no forward thrust in cynicism.” ~Jesse Jackson

“There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.” ~Mark Twain

“There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.” ~Ansel Adams

“There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” ~Oscar Wilde

“There is something curiously boring about somebody else’s happiness.” ~Aldous Huxley

“There’s no such thing as fun for the whole family.” ~Jerry Seinfeld

“They expect to go to Heaven on their knees.” ~M.M. Mangasarian

“Thinking is like loving and dying. Each of us must do it for himself.” ~Josiah Royce

“Thinking men cannot be ruled.” ~Ayn Rand

“This would be a great world to dance in if we didn’t have to pay the fiddler.” ~Will Rogers

“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.” ~Voltaire

“Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.” ~Karl Popper

“Time is the longest distance between two places.” ~Tennessee Williams

“Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.” ~Daniel J. Boorstin

“Time wounds all heels.” ~Groucho Marx

“To a man with an empty stomach food is God.” ~Gandhi

“To all things clergic, I am allergic” ~Alexander Woolcott

“To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of ignorance.” ~A. Bronson Alcott

“To buy happiness is to sell soul.” ~Douglas Horton

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” ~Bertrand Russell

“To have great poets there must be great audiences too.” ~Walt Whitman

“To know oneself, one should assert oneself.” ~Albert Camus

“To live outside the law you must be honest.” ~Bob Dylan

“To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.” ~Will Durant

“Today I met with a subliminal advertising executive for just a second.” ~Steven Wright

“Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice.” ~Ayaan Hirsi Ali

“True friends stab you in the front.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Truth fears no questions.” ~Unknown

“Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it.” ~Mark Twain

“Truth is what stands the test of experience.” ~Albert Einstein

“Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.” ~e.e. cummings

“Understanding religion is incompatible with believing in it.” ~Kai Nielsen

“Useless laws weaken necessary laws.” ~ Baron de Montesquieu

“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.” ~Isaac Asimov

“Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Virtue is its own punishment.” ~Aneurin Bevan

“War does not decide who is right but who is left.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“War does not determine who is right: only who is left.” ~Bertrand Russell

“War is the unfolding of miscalculations.” ~Barbara Tuchman

“War would end if the dead could return.” ~Stanley Baldwin

“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever: the goal is to create something that will.” ~Unknown

“We are betrayed by what is false within.” ~George Meredith

“We are not accountable for the sins of Adam.” ~Robert Green Ingersoll

“We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.” ~Edward R. Murrow

“We feel that our self is located where the eyes are.” ~Dr Henrik Ehrsson

“We have enough youth, how about a fountain of smart?” ~Unknown

“We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.” ~Bill Maher

“We have the greatest pre-nuptial agreement in the world. It’s called love.” ~Gene Perret

“We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow.” ~Woodrow Wilson

“We turn toward God only to obtain the impossible.” ~Albert Camus

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” ~Albert Einstein

“Well, my brother says Hello. So, hooray for speech therapy.” ~Emo Philips

“What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof.” ~Christopher Hitchens

“What has been Christianity’s fruits? Superstition, Bigotry and Persecution.” ~James Madison

“ What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” ~Oscar Wilde

“What is mind? No matter. What is matter? Never mind.” ~T. H. Key

“What luck for rulers, that men do not think.” ~Adolf Hitler

“What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.” ~George Bernard Shaw

What we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts.” ~Thomas Henry Huxley

“What worries you, masters you.” ~John Locke

“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“When I was a kid I had two friends. They were imaginary and would only play with each other.” ~Rita Rudner

“When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.” ~Rodney Dangerfield

“When one person suffers from a delusion, it is called insanity. When many people suffer from a delusion, it is called religion.” ~Unknown

“When opinions are free, truth will finally and powerfully prevail.” ~Thomas Paine

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” ~Maya Angelou

“When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.” ~Oscar Wilde

“When truth is divided, errors multiply.” ~Eli Siegel, Damned Welcome

“When women go wrong, men go right after them.” ~Mae West

“When you believe in things that you don’t understand, then you suffer.” ~Stevie Wonder

“When you throw dirt, you lose ground.” ~Texan Proverb

“Whenever anyone says, ‘theoretically,’ they really mean, ‘not really.’“ ~Dave Parnas

“Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Whenever speech is corrupted, so is the mind.” ~Seneca the Younger

“Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship.” ~Harry S Truman

“Where knowledge ends, religion begins.” ~Benjamin Disraeli

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t: you are right.” ~Henry Ford

“Which is it, is man one of God’s blunders or is God one of man’s?” ~Nietzsche

“Whoever wants to be a Christian should tear the eyes out of his reason.” ~Martin Luther

“Will and intellect are one and the same thing.” ~Baruch Spinoza

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.” ~David Star Jordan

“With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty.” ~ Schopenhauer

“With soap, baptism is a good thing.” ~Robert Green Ingersoll

“With their backs to the sunrise they worship the night.” ~Robert G. Ingersoll

“Women should be obscene and not heard.” ~Groucho Marx

“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. ~Timothy Leary

“Worry is interest paid in advance on a debt that never comes due.” ~The Spanish Prisoner movie

“You can be sincere and still be stupid.” ~Charles F. Kettering

“You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.” ~ Robert Louis Stephenson

“You can have your own truth but you can’t have your own facts.” ~J. Russ

“You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.” ~Henny Youngman

“You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.” ~P.J. O’Rourke

“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” ~Steven Wright

“You can’t say A is made of B or vice versa. All mass is interaction.” ~Richard Feynman

“You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.” ~Werner Erhard

“You have the right to be offended, and I have the right to offend you, but no one has the right to never be offended.” ~Ricky Gervais

“You may fetter my leg, but Zeus himself cannot get the better of my free will.” ~Epictetus

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” ~Wayne Gretzky

“You will never feel better about yourself by making others look worse.” ~Deepak Chopra

“You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.” ~Yogi Berra

“Your failures won’t hurt you until you start blaming them on others.” ~Unknown

“Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you.” ~Frank Tyger

“You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” ~Yogi Berra

“Your ignorance cramps my conversation.” ~Anthony Hope

“Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true.” ~Niels Bohr

“You’ll never find a dead Christian in a foxhole who didn’t pray.” ~Christopher Hitchens