"By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Richard Dawkins on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Richard Dawkins on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Richard Dawkins on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Richard Dawkins on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Richard Dawkins on Elbert Hubbard
"Intelligent life on a planet comes of age when it first works out the reason for its own existence."
"I was confirmed at my prep school at the age of 13."
"When I say that human beings are just gene machines, one shouldn't put too much emphasis on the word 'just.' There is a very great deal of complication, and indeed beauty in being a gene machine."
"Design can never be an ultimate explanation for anything. It can only be a proximate explanation. A plane or a car is explained by a designer but that's because the designer himself, the engineer, is explained by natural selection."
"Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility."