"I am now as before a Catholic and will always remain so," - Adolf Hitler
"Accustom a people to believe that priests and clergy can forgive sins...and you will have sins in abundance." - Thomas Paine
"Some books against Deism fell into my hands. . . It happened that they wrought an effect on my quite contrary to what was intended by them; for the arguments of the Deists, which were quoted to be refuted, appeared to me much stronger than the refutations; in short, I soon became a thorough Deist." - Benjamin Franklin
"The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason." - Benjamin Franklin
"Gouverneur Morris had often told me that General Washington believed no more of that system (Christianity) than did he himself." - Thomas Jefferson, on George Washington
"A just government, instituted to secure and perpetuate liberty, does not need the clergy." - James Madison.
"Surely the ass who invented the first religion ought to be the first ass damned. Faith is believing in that which I know ain't so." - Mark Twain
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." - Gandhi
"Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity." - John Lennon
"God is a concept by which we measure our pain" - John Lennon
"Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear." - Thomas Jefferson
"And the day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the supreme being as his father in the womb of a virgin will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerve in the brain of Jupiter." - Thomas Jefferson
"The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad." - Friederich Nietzsche
"This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it." - John Adams
"Creationists make it sound like a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night." - Isaac Asimov
"The Christian god can easily be pictured as virtually the same god as the many ancient gods of past civilizations. The Christian god is a three headed monster; cruel, vengeful and capricious. If one wishes to know more of this raging, three headed beast-like god, one only needs to look at the caliber of people who say they serve him. They are always of two classes: fools and hypocrites." - Thomas Jefferson
"Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd and bloody religion that has ever infected the world." - Voltaire
"Religions are all alike - founded upon fables and mythologies."
"When Jesus Christ came upon the Earth, you killed Him. The son of your own God. And only after He was dead did you worship Him and start killing those who would not." — Tecumseh
"I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires."
- Susan B. Anthony
"To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men simply with a view to crowding hell."
- Marquis De Sade
"All religions have been made by men." - Napoleon Bonaparte
"We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further." - Richard Dawkins
"One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up." - George Orwell
"Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest" - Denis Diderot.