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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?" (Kavanagh, Julia - Insults)

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Among the repulsions of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position. Where was the ingenuity, the ambiguity, the humanity (in the Harvard sense) of saying that the universe just happened to happen and that when we're dead we're dead? - (Updike, John - Atheism)
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An atheist is a man who believes himself an accident. - (Thompson, Francis - Atheism)
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An atheist is a man who looks through a telescope and tries to explain all that he can't see. - (Unknown, Source - Atheism)
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An atheist is a man who watches a Notre Dame -- Southern Methodist University game and doesn't care who wins. - (Eisenhower, Dwight D. - Atheism)
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An atheist is a person who has no visible means of support - (Unknown, Source - Atheism)
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An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God. - (Weil, Simone - Atheism)
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And as for the unbelievers, their works are as a mirage in a spacious plain which the man athirst supposes to be water, till when he comes to it, he finds it is nothing; there indeed he finds God, and He pays him his account in full; (and God is swift at the reckoning). - (Qur'an - Atheism)
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Atheism is easy in fair weather. - (Dunn, Ronald - Atheism)
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Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man. - (Bacon, Francis - Atheism)
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By night an atheist half believes in God. - (Young, Edward - Atheism)
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During the crusades all were religious mad, and now all are mad for want of it. - (Stedman, Captain J. G. - Atheism)
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First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake. - (Sterne, Laurence - Atheism)
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Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place, (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close, and hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven, cries out, Where is it? - (Coleridge, Samuel Taylor - Atheism)
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He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God. - (Donne, John - Atheism)
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He was an embittered atheist (the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him). - (Orwell, George - Atheism)
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