Robert Ingersoll

Robert Ingersoll

was an American lawyer, father of the feminist Eva Ingersoll Brown, a Civil War veteran, politician, and orator of the United States during the Golden Age of Free Thought, noted for his broad range of
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm.More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suppose, however, that God did give this law to the Jews, and did tell them that whenever a man preached a heresy, or proposed to worship any other God that they should kill him; and suppose that afterward this same God took upon himself flesh, and came to this very chosen people and taught a different religion, and that thereupon the Jews crucified him; I ask you, did he not reap exactly what he had sown? What right would this god have to complain of a crucifixion suffered in accordance with his own command?More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ignorance is the worst form of slavery. (Paraphrased)More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Temptations are as thick as the leaves of the forest, and no one can be out of the reach of temptation unless he is dead. The great thing is to make people intelligent enough and strong enough, not to keep away from temptation, but to resist it.More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions. More Robert Ingersoll quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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