Francis Bacon
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.

George Carlin
The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work e

Gilbert K. Chesterton
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.

Henry Ward Beecher
The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars.

Henry Ward Beecher
The Scriptures make the test of believing to lie in the life and in the disposition. 

Henry Ward Beecher
The Bible is like a telescope. If a man looks through his telescope, then he sees worlds beyond; but, if he looks at his telescope, then he does not see anything but that.

Henry Ward Beecher
There are many persons of combative tendencies, who read for ammunition, and dig out of the Bible iron for balls. 

Isaac Asimov
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.