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Ambrose Bierce
(1842 - 1914)
Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parellel.
Dan BarkerFaith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can't be taken on its own merits.
Eric HofferAbsolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
Friedrich Nietzsche
(1844 - 1900)
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
(1844 - 1900)
Definition of Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
H. L. Mencken
(1880 - 1956)
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
Mark Twain
(1835 - 1910)
There are those who scoff at the school boy, calling him frivolous and shallow. Yet it was the school boy who said, "Faith is believing what you know ain't so."
- (American author & humorist)
Steve Allen
(1921 - 2000)
God is by definition the holder of all possible knowledge, it would be impossible for him to have faith in anything. Faith, then, is built upon ignorance and hope.
- (television personality)
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