This crime called blasphemy was invented by priests for the purpose of defending doctrines not able to take care of themselves
~ Robert Green Ingersoll (August 11, 1833 - July 21, 1899)
Waves: Atheism, Ingersoll, politics and religion, religion, Thoughtful quotes
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
~ Avram Noam Chomsky (December 07, 1928 - )
Waves: Life Quotes, My Funny Quotes, My quotes about life, Quotes, Revolution
Nearly all the philosophical and mathematical doctrines attributed to Pythagoras are derived from India
~ Ludwig von Schroder
Waves: India, Math
Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs, doctrines --these are of trifling import. All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.
~ Henry Miller (December 26, 1891 - June 07, 1980)
Waves: ethics, Henry Miller, life, Yourself
But God will have a people upon the earth to maintain the Bible, and the Bible only, as the standard of all doctrines and the basis of all reforms.
~ Ellen G. White (November 26, 1827 - July 16, 1915)
Most people wouldn't know music if it came up and bit them on the ass.
~ Frank Zappa (December 21, 1940 - December 04, 1993)
Waves: Frank Zappa, life, Musicians, My Funny Quotes, zappa
The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.
~ Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 - January 26, 1990)
I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
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