Here are some quotes I like.

“We seldom realize, for example, that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.”Alan Watts


“Our animal origins are constantly lurking behind, even if they are filtered through complicated social evolution.”Richard Dawkins


“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”Albert Camus


“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.”Friedrich Nietzsche



“Their thoughts and desires, like their faces, are those of the species, or, at any rate, those of the class to which they belong; and accordingly, they are of a trivial, every-day, common character, and exist by the thousand.”Schopenhauer


“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” Hunter S. Thompson


“Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Here’s Tom with the Weather.” – Bill Hicks


“After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn’t do it. I sure as hell wouldn’t want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.”William S. Burroughs

“The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.”
Richard Dawkins


It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.” – Carl Sagan


“Who will say with confidence that sexual abuse is more permanently damaging to children than threatening them with the eternal and unquenchable fires of hell?”Richard Dawkins


“Some call it evolution, And others call it God.”Charles Darwin


“How can you take seriously someone who likes to believe something because he finds it ‘comforting’?”Richard Dawkins


“There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.” – Charles Darwin


“The more one thinks, the more one feels the hopeless immensity of man’s ignorance.” – Charles Darwin


“There is something curiously boring about somebody else’s happiness.”Aldous Huxley


“The only serious question in life is whether to kill yourself or not.”Albert Camus


“Every man dies. Not every man really lives.”William Wallace


“Atheism is a non-prophet organization.” – George Carlin


“I want to be a machine.”Andy Warhol


“God is dead.”Friedrich Nietzsche