Joseph McCabe Quotes


5 Joseph McCabe quotes:



"Today we know not only that there is a terrible amount of disorder in the heavens - great catastrophes or conflagrations occur frequently - but evolution gives us a perfectly natural explanation of such order as there is. No distinguished astronomer now traces "the finger of God" in the heavens; and astronomers ought to know best."
Author: McCabe Quotes Category: Evolution Quotes
"The theist and the scientist are rival interpreters of nature, the one retreats as the other advances."
"An idea or institution may arise for one reason and be maintained for quite a different reason."
Author: McCabe Quotes Category: English Writer Quotes Reason Quotes
"I AM what is called a Feminist. Thirty years ago I left a monastery and began a sane human existence. Within two or three years, I find, I was defending the rights of women."
"If a single one of these gentlemen is correct, if a believer of any type is right, the essential truth for man, the real drama of life, in comparison with which the secular story of the race, is a puppet-show and the unfolding of the universe is a triviality, is the dialogue of the immortal soul and the eternal God. Yet it seems that there is nothing in the world so hard to discover as this. The theory refutes itself."
Author: McCabe Quotes Category: Gentlemen Quotes



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