"Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery."
"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."Robert Green Ingersoll on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Robert Green Ingersoll 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."Robert Green Ingersoll on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Robert Green Ingersoll 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."Robert Green Ingersoll on Albert Camus
"It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions."
"Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind."
"Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell."
"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."
"We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death."