"All thinking men are atheists," Ernest Hemingway famously wrote. True? Here are quips, quotes, and questions from a distinguished assortment of geniuses and jokers, giving readers a chance to decide for themselves...
When I think of all the harm [the bible] has done, I despair of ever writing anything to equal it.
- Oscar Wilde
SAINT, n. A dead sinner revised and edited.
- Ambrose Bierce
There ain't no answer. There ain't going to be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer.
- Gertrude Stein
Do not let yourself be deceived: great intellects are skeptical.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- Susan Ertz
God is love, but get it in writing.
- Gypsy Rose Lee
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of our own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
- George Bernard Shaw