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Ambrose Bierce
(1842 - 1914)
Scriptures, n. The sacred book of our holy religion, as distingushed from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based.
Ashley MontagueThe Good Book -- one of the most remarkable euphemisms ever coined.
Bertrand Russell
(1872 - 1970)
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
G. K. Chesterton
(1874 - 1936)
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enimies; probably because they are generally the same people.
Mark Twain
(1835 - 1910)
It ain't the part of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it's the parts that I do understand
Oscar Wilde
(1854 - 1900)
When I think of all the harm the Bible has done, I despair of ever writing anything to equal it.
- (Irish-born author)
Robert G. IngersollThe insperation of the Bible depends on the ingrance of the gentleman who reads it.
T. S. Eliot
(1888 - 1965)
Those who talk of the Bible as a "monument of English prose" are merely admiring it as a monument over the grave of Christianity.
- (American poet and critic)
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