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Christopher Hitchens Quotes Collection

Christopher Hitchens Quotes Collection

  1. The violence in the Bible is appalling.

 

  1. There are all kinds of stupid people that annoy me but what annoys me most is a lazy argument.

 

  1. Since it is obviously inconceivable that all religions can be right, the most reasonable conclusion is that they are all wrong.

  1. If you look at any Muslim society and you make a scale of how developed they are, and how successful the economy is, it’s a straight line. It depends on how much they emancipate their women.

 

  1. When you hear people demanding that the Ten Commandments be displayed in courtrooms and schoolrooms, always be sure to ask which set. It works every time.

 

  1. I must have been one of the least surprised people on earth on September 11. I felt very braced for that. I knew something like that was going to come.

 

  1. One of the great questions of philosophy is, do we innately have morality, or do we get it from celestial dictation? A study of the Ten Commandments is a very good way of getting into and resolving that issue.

 

  1. Well, we can’t say any more than we can say there is no god, there is no afterlife. We can only say there is no persuasive evidence for or argument for it.

 

  1. You notice how liberals keep saying, ‘If only Islam would have a Reformation’ – it can’t have one. It says it can’t. It’s extremely dangerous in that way.

 

  1. One of the great questions of philosophy is, do we innately have morality, or do we get it from celestial dictation? A study of the Ten Commandments is a very good way of getting into and resolving that issue.

 

  1. If religious instruction were not allowed until the child had attained the age of reason, we would be living in a quite different world.

 

  1. Well, I’ll put it this way: you can certainly say belief in God makes people behave worse. That can be proved beyond a doubt.

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