" Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the masses. "
" Man in his arrogance thinks himself a great work, worthy the interposition of a deity, more humble and I believe true to consider him created from animals. "
" There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness. "
" Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. "
" When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. "
" The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. "