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American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and above all, love of the truth”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Evangelical Christianity, as everyone knows, is founded upon hate, as the Christianity of Christ was founded upon love”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I believe that religion, generally speaking, has been a curse to mankind - that its modest and greatly overestimated services on the ethical side have been more than overcome by the damage it has done to clear and honest thinking”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Life is a constant oscillation between the sharp horns of dilemmas.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is a sin to believe evil of others, but it is seldom a mistake.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The great secret of happiness in love is to be glad that the other fellow married her”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We must respect the other fellow's religion,but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The average man doesn't want to be free. He wants to be safe.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety.”

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