Quotation Explorer - 'Robert G. Ingersoll'

In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. - Robert G. Ingersoll
So, ministers say that they teach charity. This is natural. They live on alms. All beggars teach that others should give. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G. Ingersoll
The doctrine of eternal punishment is in perfect harmony with the savagery of the men who made the orthodox creeds. It is in harmony with torture, with flaying alive, and with burnings. The men who burned their fellow-men for a moment, believed that God would burn his enemies forever. - Robert G. Ingersoll
There are treasures in books that all the money in the world cannot buy, but the poorest laborer can have for nothing. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Liberty a word without which all other words are vain. - Robert G. Ingersoll
What light is to the eyes what air is to the lungs what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Injustice upon earth renders the justice of of heaven impossible. - Robert G. Ingersoll
As more people become more intelligent they care less for preachers and more for teachers. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Nothing could add to the horror of hell, except the presence of its creator, God. While I have life, as long as I draw breath, I shall deny with all my strength, and hate with every drop of my blood, this infinite lie. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Justice is the only worship.Love is the only priest.Ignorance is the only slavery.Happiness is the only good.The time to be happy is now,The place to be happy is here,The way to be happy is to make others so.Wisdom is the science of happiness. - Robert G. Ingersoll
The religionist is a living fossil, embedded in that rock called faith. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Brain without heart is far more dangerous than heart withoutbrain. - Robert G. Ingersoll
I admit that reason is a small and feeble flame, a flickering torch by stumblers carried in the star-less night, -- blown and flared by passion's storm, -- and yet, it is the only light. Extinguish that, and nought remains. - Robert G. Ingersoll
No one can control his own opinion or his own belief. My belief was forced upon me by my surroundings. I am the product of all circumstances that have in any way touched me. - Robert G. Ingersoll
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Nearly all people stand in great horror of annihilation, and yet to give up your individuality is to annihilate yourself. Mental slavery is mental death, and every man who has given up his intellectual freedom is the living coffin of his dead soul. - Robert G. Ingersoll
The more a man knows, the more willing he is to learn. The less a man knows, the more positive he is that he knows everything... - Robert G. Ingersoll
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