“The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than a drunken man is happier than a sober man.” — George Bernard Shaw

“Religion is a byproduct of fear. For much of human history, it may have been a necessary evil, but why was it more evil than necessary? Isn’t killing people in the name of God a pretty good definition of insanity?” =- Arthur C. Clarke

“I believe that all important matters have to be settled here, not in the clouds somewhere after we kick off.”: == Billy Joel

“Religion is just mind control.” — George Carlin

“We must question the story logic ofhaving an all-knowing, all-powerful God, who creates faulty humans and then blames them for his own mistakes.” — Gene Roddenberry

“When I think of all the harm the Bible has done, I despair od ever writing anything to equal it.” — Oscar Wilde

“We have just enough religion to make us hate but not enough religion to make us love one another.” = Jonathan Swift

“All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.:” — Thomas Paine