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


Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy.

Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, an autobiography

Spring is about to spring. Persephone is coming back and the ice is groaning, about to break with the exquisite and deafening roar. It's a time for madness a time for our fangs to come down and our eyes to glaze over so that the beast in us can sing with unmitigated joy. Oh yes, ecstasy, I welcome thee

David Assael

What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart What jailer so inexorable as one's self

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Invite the man that loves thee to a feast, but let alone thine enemy.

Hesiod

Whatever we possess becomes of double value When we have the opportunity of sharing it with others.

Bouilly

If we are immortal it is a fact in nature, and we are not indebted to priests for it, nor to bibles for it, and it cannot be destroyed by unbelief.

Robert Ingersoll, 'What Must We Do To Be Saved?" 1880 »

Absurdity, n. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.

Ambrose Bierce »