Who can over estimate the progress of the world if all the money wasted in superstition could be used to enlighten, elevate and civilize mankind?
Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)
Source: Some Mistakes of Moses, 1879
Contributed by: bajarbattu
We can be as honest as we are ignorant. If we are, when asked what is beyond the horizon of the known, we must say that we do not know.
Contributed by: spade
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
Contributed by: Zaady
. . . the hands that help are holier than the lips that pray.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty.
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind.
I would rather be a beggar and spend my money like a king, than be a king and spend money like a beggar.
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
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