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"I had a kind of revelation in the Sinai desert, where Moses received the Ten Commandments. Suddenly I experienced a total rejection of monotheism. In this very rocky, inspiring land, I said to myself that the idea of believing in only one God was cretinous. I could not think of another word. And the stupidest religion of all is Islam. When one reads the Koran one is devastated, devastated. At least the Bible is very beautiful because the Jews have a sacred literary talent which can excuse a lot of things."  (Michel Houellebecq)

"I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose."  (George Orson Welles)

"I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone."  (Saint Francis of Assisi)

"I have never doubted that religious phenomena are only to be understood on the pattern of the individual neurotic symptoms familiar to us."  (Sigmund Freud, 1939)

"I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world."  (Georges Duhamel)

"I know that Islam - by far the most stupid, false and obfuscating of all religions - currently seems to be gaining ground, but it's a transitory and superficial phenomenon: in the long term, Islam is even more doomed than Christianity."  (Michel Houellebecq, Les particules élémentaires)

"I once asked a Jesuit priest what was the best short prayer he knew. He said, 'Fuck it,' as in 'Fuck it; it's in God's hands.'"  (Sir Anthony Hopkins)

"I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability."  (Oscar Wilde)

"I took thought, and invented what I conceived to be the appropriate title of `agnostic'."  (Thomas Henry Huxley)

"I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details."  (Albert Einstein)

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