"Even if I accepted that Jesus - like almost every other prophet on record - was born of a virgin, I cannot think that this proves the divinity of his father or the truth of his teachings. The same would be true if I accepted that he had been resurrected."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Christopher Hitchens on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Christopher Hitchens on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Christopher Hitchens on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Christopher Hitchens on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Christopher Hitchens on Winston Churchill
"People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve."
"Well, I'm in my 60s now. I finally look it, I think. People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve."
"'Bombing Afghanistan back into the Stone Age' was quite a favourite headline for some wobbly liberals. The slogan does all the work. But an instant's thought shows that Afghanistan is being, if anything, bombed out of the Stone Age."
"The amazing fact is that America is founded on a document. It's a work in progress. It can be tested by each generation."
"Solidarity is an attitude of resistance, I suppose, or it should be."