Famous words from famous people

2 May 2008

1. “How did you survive this long, being so retarded?” - Angelus

2. "I have observed that the world has suffered far less from ignorance than from pretensions to knowledge. It is not skeptics or explorers but fanatics and ideologues who menace decency and progress. No agnostic ever burned anyone at the stake or tortur." - Daniel J. Boorstin

3. "The world holds two classes of men -- intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence." - Abu'l-Ala-Al-Ma'arri

4. "Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color" - Don Hirschberg

5. "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public." H. L. Mencken

6. "Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy” H. L. Mencken

7. “The number one cause of atheism is Christians. Those who proclaim God with their mouths and deny Him with their lifestyles is what an unbelieving world finds simply unbelievable.” –Karl Rahner

8. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” - Zig Ziglar

9. "The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line. The objection to it is not that it is predominantly painful, but that it is lacking in sense." H. L. Mencken

10. "So long as man remains free he strives for nothing so incessantly and so painfully as to find some one to worship." Fyodor Dostoevsky

1 spoke to me:

Anna said...

Sábias palavras!

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