"If by any possibility the existence of a power superior to, and independent of, nature should be demonstrated, there will be time enough to kneel.  Until then, let us stand erect."
                                                             - Robert Ingersoll

"There is one notable thing about our Christianity: bad, bloody, merciless, money-grabbing, and predatory.  The fleets of the world could swim in spacious comfort in the innocent blood it has spilled."
                                                              - Mark Twain

"Our aim is to appeal to reason.  We consider prayer nothing more than a fervent wish."
                                                             - A. Philip Randolph

"No gods, no masters."                      - Margaret Sanger