" It is not as in the Bible, that God created man in his own image. But, on the contrary, man created God in his own image. "
" Whenever morality is based on theology, whenever the right is made dependent on divine authority, the most immoral, unjust, infamous things can be justified and established. . . . Morality is then surrendered to the groundless arbitrariness of religion. "
" Christianity set itself the goal of fulfilling man's unattainable desires, but for that very reason ignored his attainable desires ...by teaching him to trust in God's help it took away his trust in his own powers. "
" Religion is the dream of the human mind. But even in dreams we do not find ourselves in emptiness or in heaven, but on earth, in the realm of reality "
" It is theism, theology, that has wrenched man out of his relationship with the world, isolated him, made him into an arrogant self-centered being who exalts himself above nature "
" Wherever morality is based on theology, wherever right is made dependent on divine authority, the most immoral, unjust, infamous things can be justified and established. "
" The idea of God is the ignorance which solves all doubt by repressing it. "