Robert Ingersoll

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Robert Ingersoll

Robert Ingersoll

Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Happiness is not a reward -- it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment -- it is a result.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death -- that is heroism.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What light is to the eyes -- what air is to the lungs -- what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The more liberty you give away the more you will have.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are only consequences.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought...More Robert Ingersoll [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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