"Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion."

"Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion."

Steven Weinberg
11

"The causes of life’s history [cannot] resolve the riddle of life’s meaning."

"The causes of life’s history [cannot] resolve the riddle of life’s meaning."

Stephen Jay Gould
2

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge"

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge"

Stephen Hawking
16

"I know of no society in recorded history that ever suffered because its people became too reasonable."

"I know of no society in recorded history that ever suffered because its people became too reasonable."

Sam Harris
8

"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe – the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."

"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe – the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."

Immanuel Kant
3

"Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children."

"Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children."

Kenyan Proverb
3

"Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children."

"Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children."

Kenyan Proverb
3

"Let our reason, and not our senses, be the rule of our conduct; for reason will teach us to think wisely, to speak prudently, and to behave worthily."

"Let our reason, and not our senses, be the rule of our conduct; for reason will teach us to think wisely, to speak prudently, and to behave worthily."

Confucius
1

"Man is a religious animal. He is the only religious animal. He is the only animal that has True Religion-several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat, if his theology isn’t straight.He has made a graveyard of the globe in […]"

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"Man is a religious animal. He is the only religious animal. He is the only animal that has True Religion-several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat, if his theology isn’t straight.He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother’s path to happiness and heaven."

Mark Twain
2

"Censorship is telling a man he can’t have a steak just because a baby can’t chew it."

"Censorship is telling a man he can’t have a steak just because a baby can’t chew it."

Mark Twain
6

"It’s easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled."

"It’s easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled."

Mark Twain
14

"Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb, that’s where the fruit is."

"Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb, that’s where the fruit is."

Mark Twain
8

"After all these years I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her."

"After all these years I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her."

Mark Twain
4

"In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain: either you will get up higher today or you will exercise your strength so as to be able to get up higher tomorrow."

"In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain: either you will get up higher today or you will exercise your strength so as to be able to get up higher tomorrow."

Friedrich Nietzsche
6

"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it."

"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it."

Henry David Thoreau
2

"Science is not perfect. It’s often misused; it’s only a tool, but it’s the best tool we have. Self-correcting, ever-changing, applicable to everything; with this tool, we vanquish the impossible."

"Science is not perfect. It’s often misused; it’s only a tool, but it’s the best tool we have. Self-correcting, ever-changing, applicable to everything; with this tool, we vanquish the impossible."

Carl Sagan
4

"Society is an illusion; be the magician not the audience"

"Society is an illusion; be the magician not the audience"

unknown
16

"Nothing will work unless you DO ."

"Nothing will work unless you DO ."

Maya Angelou
5

"Many great ideas have been lost.. because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at."

"Many great ideas have been lost.. because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at."

Unknown
24

"Quiet people have the loudest minds"

"Quiet people have the loudest minds"

Stephen Hawking
19