"If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank." -Woody Allen
"What is the new loyalty? It is, above all, conformity. It is the uncritical and unquestioning acceptance of America as it is....It rejects inquiry into race questions or socialized medicine, or public housing...regards as heinous any challenge to what is called 'the system of private enterprise,' identifying that system with Americanism. It abandons evolution, repudiates the once popular concept of progress, and regards America as a finished product, perfect and complete." -Henry Steele Commager
"I cannot admit that any man born...has either the knowledge or authority to tell other men...what God's purposes are." -Judge Ben B. Lindsey
"There are scores of thousands of sects who are ready at a moment's notice to reveal the will of God on every possible subject." -George Bernard Shaw
"This doctrine of the material efficacy of prayer reduces the Creator to a cosmic bellhop of a not very bright or reliable kind." -Herbert J. Muller
"God is not a cosmic bellboy." -Harry Emerson Fosdick
"Who says I am not under the special protection of God?" -Adolf Hitler
"God ordained segregation." -Reverend Billy James Hargis
"The Divine Law is against Communism." -Earl F. Landgrebe
"Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours." -Grover Cleveland [President]
"I don't know why it is that the religious never ascribe common sense to God." -Somerset Maugham
"The government of the United States is not in any sense founded upon the Christian religion." -John Adams
I know, I know, some of this actually makes you THINK. No comment should be needed, but some people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices, as William James once wrote. This helps me...
"To claim to be a Christian or Jew who loves God and neighbor and not take an active part in the formation of just social policies affecting those neighbors would seem to deny complete fulfillment of one's faith." -Reuben Askew
Whatever you do, don't forget to vote!