atheism

A Quote by C.S. Lewis on god, christianity, worship, truth, reality, atheism, paganism, delusion, and religion

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.

C.S. Lewis

Contributed by: boyznamedsue

A Quote by St. Nicolai Vilimirovich on god, christianity, atheism, skepticism, promise, evil, hope, truth, and freedom

Does the mirror change and bend when the scoffer stands before it laughing and scoffing at it? No, the mirror does not change and bend but remains the same as it was. Brethren, neither does God change or bend when scoffers laugh and scoff at Him. The unchanging and All-pure God knows that the scoffer scoffs at himself. By his scoffing at the holy things of God, the scoffer bends himself and makes himself hideous and the holy things of God remain intact.

O, how already in our times, in our days, many scoffers are already here! Many, too many but their multitudes are weaker than the One and Only One. What is a lot of dust before a strong wind? You have only to wait, to wait armed with patience until a strong wind blows.

Many and too many scoffers are already here, who scoff at God's word. They offer their own words in place of God's word; they offer the unholy in place of the holy, the putrid in place of the healthy, death dealing in place of life creating. The word of God is like a strong wind and their words are as dust.

The scoffers are already here, many and too many that scoff at God's works and still many more will arrive. They praise their works above God's works and say that the works of their hands are better and more comprehensible that the works of God. Their works are thievery; for all the good that they built, they built from God's materials and according to the likeness of God's buildings; and all the evil that they have built, they built from the devil's materials, and according to the likeness of the devil's buildings. Therefore, of what will the dust boast? With what will the scoffers praise today or tomorrow, when wild asses trample over their graves with their hooves?

All-pure Lord, Holy and Powerful are Your words, as a strong wind and holy are Your works, and there is no number or measure of them. All-pure Lord, save our tongues from scoffing and save our lives from the scoffers.

To You be glory and thanks always. Amen.

Nicolai Vilimirovich

Source: The Proluge of Ohrid

Contributed by: boznamedsoo

A Quote by St. Peter on god, atheism, new age, occult, christianity, truth, evil, gurus, yogis, and skepticism

"Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts" (2 Peter 3:3).

St. Peter

Source: The Holy Bible

Contributed by: boznamedsoo

A Quote by G. K. Chesterton on secularism, matiralism, evil, inhumanity, atheism, nihilism, and new age

"The secularists have not wrecked divine things; but the secularists have wrecked secular things, if that is any comfort to them. The Titans did not scale heaven; but they laid waste the world."

G. K. Chesterton

Contributed by: boznamedsoo

A Quote by Madalyn Murray O'Hair on atheism and inspiration

An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated.

Madalyn Murray O'Hair

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Pablo Neruda on heaven, afterlife, dogs, materialism, atheism, and pets

And I, a materialist who does not believe
in the starry heaven promised
to a human being,
for this dog and for every dog
I believe in heaven, yes, I believe in a heaven
that I will never enter, but he waits for me
wagging his big fan of a tail
so I, soon to arrive, will feel welcomed.

Pablo Neruda (1904 - 1973)

Source: Winter Garden (A Kagean Book) (Spanish Edition), Pages: 61

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Albert Einstein on meaningfulness, meaninglessness, meaning, atheism, and existentialism

The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Ideas And Opinions, Pages: 11 (The Meaning of Life)

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Epicurus on god, faith, religion, evil, atheism, truth, reality, intelligence, presence, enlightenment, and motivation

 

If God is willing to prevent evil, but is not able to

 

 Then he is not omnipotent.

 

If he is able, but not willing

 Then he is malevolent.

 

If he is both able and willing

 Then whence cometh evil?

 

If he is neither able nor willing

 Then why call him God?

Epicurus (c. 341 - c. 270 BC)

Source: The Riddle of Epicurus or Epicurean Paradox

Contributed by: dalaigoat

A Quote by Marcel Duchamp on god, death, atheism, liberation, society, determinism, language, chess, play, and pataphysics

All this twaddle, the existence of God, atheism, determinism, liberation, societies, death, etc., are pieces of a chess game called language, and they are amusing only if one does not preoccupy oneself with 'winning or losing this game of chess.' 

Marcel Duchamp (1887 - 1968)

Source: The Box in a Valise, translated by David Britt (New Yorki: Rizzoli, 1989) p285

Contributed by: gary

A Quote by Stephen Roberts on religion and atheism

I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.

Stephen Roberts

Contributed by: Kimb

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