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    No human beings more dangerous than those who have suffered for a belief: the great persecutors are recruited from the martyrs not quite beheaded. Far from diminishing the appetite for power, suffering exasperates it.

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Religion has not civilized man, man has civilized religion.

Religion has not civilized man, man has civilized religion.

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The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

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A habit of devout fellowship with God is the spring of all our life, and the strength of it.

A habit of devout fellowship with God is the spring of all our life, and the strength of it.

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There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when read more

There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.

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The church is the great lost and found department.

The church is the great lost and found department.

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Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.

Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.

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As a first approximation, I define "belief" not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc.) but as read more

As a first approximation, I define "belief" not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc.) but as the subject's investment in a proposition, the act of saying it and considering it as true.

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Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.

Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.

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Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you read more

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?".

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