Best Agnostic Quotes On Religion, God, Death, Atheist

These agnostic quotes will inspire you. Agnostic is a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God or of anything beyond material phenomena; a person who claims neither faith nor disbelief in God.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging agnostic quotes, agnostic sayings, and agnostic proverbs.

Famous Agnostic Quotes

  1. “And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence” ~ Bertrand Russell
  2. “With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.” ~ Steven Weinberg , Agnostic quotes about religion
  3. “We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.” ~ Gene Roddenberry
  4. “To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.” ~ Thomas Aquin

  5. “Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?” ~ Epicurus
  6. “Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  7. “I’m probably 20 percent atheist and 80 percent agnostic. I don’t think anyone really knows. You’ll either find out or not when you get there, until then there’s no point thinking about it.” ~ Brad Pitt , Agnostic quotes about atheist
  8. “No agnostic ever burned anyone at the stake or tortured a pagan, a heretic, or an unbeliever.” ~ Daniel J. Boorstin

  9. “I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.” ~ Albert Einstein
  10. “The idea that God is an oversized white male with a flowing beard, who sits in the sky and tallies the fall of every sparrow is ludicrous. But if by ‘God,’ one means the set of physical laws that govern the universe, then clearly there is such a God. This God is emotionally unsatisfying… it does not make much sense to pray to the law of gravity.” ~ Carl Sagan , Agnostic quotes about God
  11. “I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious ideas of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  12. “I don’t want to believe. I want to know.” ~ Carl Sagan

  13. “Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  14. “Faith: not wanting to know what is true.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  15. “Gods don’t kill people. People with Gods kill people.” ~ David Viaene
  16. “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  17. “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.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  18. “You’re basically killing each other to see who’s got the better imaginary friend.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  19. “I am an atheist, out and out. It took me a long time to say it. I’ve been an atheist for years and years, but somehow I felt it was intellectually unrespectable to say that one is an atheist, because it assumed knowledge that one didn’t have. Somehow it was better to say one was a humanist or agnostic. I don’t have the evidence to prove that God doesn’t exist, but I so strongly suspect that he doesn’t that I don’t want to waste my time.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  20. “The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.” ~ Richard Francis Burton

  21. “I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure – that is all that agnosticism means.” ~ Clarence Darrow
  22. “Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  23. “I know of no wars started by anyone to impose lack of religion on someone else. We have lethal Sunni v Shia, Catholic against Protestant, but no agnostic suicide bombers attack crowded atheist pubs.” ~ Simon Hoggart
  24. “It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.” ~ Carl Sagan

  25. “I’m an agnostic. Sometimes I muse deeply on the forces that are for me invisible. When I am almost close to the idea of God, I feel immediately estranged by the horrors of this world, which he seems to tolerate.” ~ Stanislaw Ulam
  26. “An agnostic position is one that leaves open the question whether there exists a god or gods, professing to find such a question unanswered or unanswerable. For the atheist, the question has been answered, and in the negative.” ~ Jaroslav Pelikan
  27. “I refuse to believe in a God who is the primary cause of conflict in the world, preaches racism, sexism, homophobia, and ignorance, and then sends me to hell if I’m ‘bad’.” ~ Mark Fuhrman
  28. “My position concerning God is that of an agnostic.” ~ Albert Einstein

  29. “The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  30. “The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us, and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.” ~ Charles Darwin
  31. “I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in human beings.” ~ Pearl S. Buck
  32. “Confucius was a humanist and an agnostic.” ~ Hu Shih

  33. “Isn’t killing people in the name of God a pretty good definition of insanity?” ~ Arthur C. Clarke
  34. “Where knowledge ends, religion begins.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  35. “Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  36. “The world holds two classes of men; intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence.” ~ Al-Ma╩┐arri

  37. “My position concerning God is that of an agnostic. I am convinced that a vivid consciousness of the primary importance of moral principles for the betterment and ennoblement of life does not need the idea of a law-giver, especially a law-giver who works on the basis of reward and punishment.” ~ Albert Einstein
  38. “I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.” ~ Susan B. Anthony
  39. “Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  40. “An agnostic is a cowardly atheist.” ~ Studs Terkel

  41. “If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.” ~ Edmond de Goncourt
  42. “The prayer of the agnostic: “O God, if there is a God, save my soul if I have a soul.”” ~ Ernest Renan
  43. “One thing I have no worry about is whether God exists. But it has occurred to me that God has Alzheimer’s and has forgotten we exist.” ~ Jane Wagner
  44. “All religions have been made by men.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  45. “A man is accepted into a church for what he believes and he is turned out for what he knows.” ~ Mark Twain
  46. “Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic.” ~ Hu Shih
  47. “Don’t be an agnostic. Be something.” ~ Robert Frost
  48. “I was a woman, a divorcee, a socialist, an agnostic . . . all possible sins together.” ~ Michelle Bachelet

  49. “Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-O, and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have.” ~ Penn Jillette
  50. “Practically all the prominent leaders of thought in China today are openly agnostics and even atheists.” ~ Hu Shih
  51. “As a philosopher, if I were speaking to a purely philosophic audience I should say that I ought to describe myself as an Agnostic because I do not think that there is a conclusive argument by which one can prove that there is not a God. On the other hand, if I am to convey the right impression to the ordinary man in the street I think that I ought to say that I am an Atheist, because, when I say that I cannot prove that there is not a God, I ought to add equally that I cannot prove that there are not the Homeric gods.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  52. “I am an atheist, out and out. It took me a long time to say it.” ~ Isaac Asimov

  53. “There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages.” ~ Ruth Hurmence Green
  54. “If we go back to the beginning, we shall find that ignorance and fear created the gods; that fancy, enthusiasm, or deceit adorned them; that weakness worships them; that credulity preserves them and that custom, respect and tyranny support them in order to make the blindness of men serve their own interests. If the ignorance of nature gave birth to gods, the knowledge of nature is calculated to destroy them.” ~ Bill Maher
  55. “…the Bible is such a book of lies and contradictions there is no knowing which part to believe or whether any.” ~ Thomas Paine
  56. “Man created God in his own image.” ~ Ludwig Feuerbach

  57. “There may be fairies at the bottom of the garden. There is no evidence for it, but you can’t prove that there aren’t any, so shouldn’t we be agnostic with respect to fairies?” ~ Richard Dawkins
  58. “So far as the religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake … Religion is all bunk.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  59. “What’s “God”? Well, you know, when you want something really bad and you close your eyes and you wish for it? God’s the guy that ignores you.” ~ Steve Buscemi
  60. “Our ignorance is God; what we know is science.” ~ Edward Gibbon

  61. “As an atheist evolving to agnosticism, and seeking answers to whether or not belief in God is potentially rational, my life was turned upside down 35 years ago by reading C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.” ~ Francis Collins
  62. “Isn’t an agnostic just an atheist without balls?” ~ Stephen Colbert
  63. “If God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish Him.” ~ Mikhail Bakunin
  64. “I was an agnostic until I realized that I had to choose between God and fate. The idea that humanity and nature are the result of fate was not convincing at all. I find the presence of God everywhere.” ~ Andrea Bocelli

An agnostic is a person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (such as God) is unknown and probably unknowable; broadly.

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