"If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Margaret Atwood on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Margaret Atwood on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Margaret Atwood on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Margaret Atwood on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Margaret Atwood on Albert Camus
"Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise."
"I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own."
"Gardening is not a rational act."
"I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it."
"The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love."