Atheism is an inhuman, bloody, ferocious system, equally hostile to every useful restraint, and to every virtuous affection; that leaving nothing above us to excite awe, nor around us to awaken tenderness, it wages war with heaven and earth: its first object is to dethrone God, its next to destroy man. Sobert Hall.
A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. Bacon.
Atheism is the result of ignorance and pride, of strong sense and feeble reasons, of good-eating and ill- living. It is the plague of society, the corrupter of manners, and the underminer of property.
The footprint of the savage, traced in the sand, is sufficient to attest the presence of man to the atheist who will not recognize God whose hand is impressed upon the entire universe. Hugh Miller.
There are few men Bo obstinate in their atheism whom a pressing danger will not reduce to an acknowledgment of the divine power. Plato.
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable things.
Thank Heaven, the female heart is untenantable by atheism ! Horace Mann.
No atheist, as such, can be a true friend, an affectionate relation, or a loyal subject. £, BenOey.
When once infidelity can persuade men that they shall die like beasts, they will soon be brought to live like beasts also. R. South.
" No God! no God ! " The simplest flower
That on the wild is found,
Shrinks as it drinks its cup of dew,
And trembles at the sound.
" No God," astonished Echo cries
From out her cavern hoar;
And every wandering bird that flies
Reproves the atheist lore. Mrs. Sigourney.
. . . Who can look on the earth, And view the varied beauty, and the bloom That lingers still, with Eden loveliness,
Upon the mountain-top and on the plain,
And say, " There i& no God " ? David Bates.