Wisdom from Polonius
Bill Watterson (in comic strip Calvin & Hobbes)
“It's hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.”
“If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul.”
“True religion is the life we lead, not the creed we profess.”
“Let me give you the definition of ethics: It is good to maintain life and to further life. It is bad to damage and destroy life. And this ethic, profound and universal, has the significance of a religion. It is religion.”
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