It is impossible for me to conceive of a character more utterly detestable than that of the Hebrew god
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You have no right to erect your toll-gate upon the highways of thought
The intellectual advancement of man depends on how often he can exchange an old superstition for a new truth
There is not in all the pulpits ingenuity enough to harmonize these ignorant and stupid contradictions
It is safe to say that every truth in the histories of those times (The Bible) is the result of accident or mistake
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When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken