But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.” This one is my own: ” God does not work in mysterious ways – he works in ways that are indistinguishable from his non-existence” I like these too: “God is infinite: an infinite amount of nonsense one can know about nothing.” -?“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr.

“I had to set limits to reason in order to make room for faith.” -Kant I don’t think that is correct.

Most religious people reject other gods, not from some deep analysis of the likelihood they might exist, but rather because they aren’t the god they grew up with.

I have spoken to you honestly, go on, traveler, Lest even while dead I seem talkative to you.

Ancient Roman tombstone An atheist doesn’t have to be someone who thinks he has a proof that there can’t be a god. I wonder how accurate this is to the original though: “Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.

Blaise Pascal Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.

Anonymous “Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.

It may manifest in less time wasted, more fears overcome, and kinder interactions with others.

But in this case, thinking it’s true won’t necessarily bring this about – it’s more of a “gut level” thing.

Please don’t take the above to condone the attitude that feeling something makes it true (the fallacy of emotional reasoning).