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Robert Green Ingersoll

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ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Taste and love are not the servants of the will. Love is and must be free. It rises from the heart l...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
When you go home, fill the house with joy so that the light of it will stream out the windows and do...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I regard the rights of men and women equal. In Love's fair realm, husband and wife are king and ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Fear, prejudice, malice, and the love of approbation bribe a thousand men where gold bribes one.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The mind cannot be securely anchored. If we do not advance, we go backward. If we do not grow, we de...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
There are some of his sayings which show him to have been a devout Jew, others that he wished to des...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
In France, the people were the sport of a king's caprice. Everywhere was the shadow of the Basti...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
We can conceive of eternity because we cannot conceive of a cessation of time. We can conceive of in...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough and courage enough ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
There are some of his sayings which show him to have been a devout Jew, others that he wished to des...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Whoever labors for the happiness of those he loves elevates himself, no matter whether he works in t...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Whoever imagines himself a favorite with God holds others in contempt
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I suppose it can be truthfully said that Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputat...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
To hate man and worship god seems to be the sum of all the creeds
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
It is safe to say that every truth in the histories of those times (The Bible) is the result of acci...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
If the Bible is true, it needs no inspiration, and - if not true, inspiration can do it no good
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn't pay Smith.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
My objection to Christianity is that it is infinitely cruel, infinitely selfish, and I might add inf...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
There will never be a generation of great men until there has been a generation of free women
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
We are not accountable for the sins of Adam
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
As long as the people persist in voting for or against men on account of their religious views, just...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
When men are prosperous, they are in love with life. Nature grows beautiful, the arts begin to flour...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Homes make patriots. He who has sat by his own fireside with wife and children will defend it. Few m...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Our hope of immortality does not come from any religions, but nearly all religions come from that ho...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
God so loved the world that he made up his mind to damn a large majority of the human race
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
There are some truths, however, that we should never forget: Superstition has always been the relent...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
And we are called upon to worship such a God; to get upon our knees and tell him that he is good, th...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
If matter cannot be destroyed, cannot be annihilated, it could not have been created. The indestruct...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
In my judgment, the American people are too brave, too charitable, too generous, too magnanimous, to...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The real sustains the same relation to the ideal that a stone does to a statue - or that paint does ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The undressed is vulgar - the nude is pure
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
A good character, like a Gibraltar, will stand against the testimony of all the rascals in the unive...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The grandest ambition that any man can possibly have is to so live and so improve himself in heart a...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I say, let us think. Let each one express his thought. Let us become investigators, not followers, n...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I can imagine no sweeter way to end one's life than in the quiet of the country, out of the mad ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL