"The Christian God as a revengeful tyrant. The Bible is no more to be trusted than... the beliefs of a barbarian."

Charles Darwin

"I wish to avenge myself against the One who rules above."

Karl Marx

"The old god is abolished... I am the most terrible opponent of Christianity."

Friedrich Nietzsche

"I collared the Holy Ghost in the cellar and threw him out: atheism is a cruel and long-range affair: I think I've carried it through."

Jean-Paul Sartre

"We are all linked together in a chain of Death, and feel no remorse for those we cause, nor enmity for that we suffer. And the Purpose? What is Purpose?"

Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Bible is a compendium of blood-drenched history... and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies."

Mark Twain

"God is a faded piece of metaphysical goods."

John Dewey