Quotes by Dan Barker, Losing Faith in Faith, 1992

Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can't be taken on its own merits.

Dan Barker, Losing Faith in Faith, 1992

Other Great Authors


He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended.

Edward R. Murrow, On Winston Churchill, 1954

Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors who when their turn comes, will manufacture professors.

Simone Weil

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.

William John Bennett

You may laugh at a friend's roof don't laugh at his sleeping accomodation.

Kenyan Proverb

Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.

J. C. Watts

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane.

Philip K. Dick, Valis »

Bachelors know more about women than married men if they didn't they'd be married too.

Henry Louis Mencken »