Robert Ingersoll Quotes


59 Robert Ingersoll quotes:



"Courage without conscience is a wild beast."
"According to this account the promise of the devil was fulfilled to the very letter, Adam and Eve did not die, and they did become as gods, knowing good and evil"
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"What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man."
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"Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate."
"My creed is that; Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so."
"The present is the necessary product of all the past, the necessary cause of all the future"
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"In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous"
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"There is the same difference between talent and genius that there is between a stone mason and a sculptor"
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"A crime against god is a demonstrated impossibility"
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"To hate man and worship god seems to be the sum of all the creeds"
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"Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms."
"Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne"
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"Every pulpit is a pillory, in which stands a hired culprit, defending the justice of his own imprisonment"
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"At present, a good many men engaged in scientific pursuits and those who have signally failed in gaining recognition among their fellows, are endeavoring to make reputations among the churches by delivering weak and vapid lectures upon the 'harmony o"
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"It cannot be too often repeated, that truth scorns the assistance of miracle"
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"Science built the Academy, superstition the inquisition"
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"It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead."
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"An honest God is the noblest work of man."
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"Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm."
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"It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense."



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