"The question of whether there exists a supernatural creator, a God, is one of the most important that we have to answer. I think that it is a scientific question. My answer is no."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Richard Dawkins on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Richard Dawkins on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Richard Dawkins on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Richard Dawkins on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Richard Dawkins on Lawrence Welk
"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."