Robert Green Ingersoll
American lawyer, orator, and politician (1833-1899)
Robert Green Ingersoll was an American lawyer, writer, and orator during the Golden Age of Free Thought, who campaigned in defense of agnosticism. He was nicknamed "The Great Agnostic".
Robert Green Ingersoll Quotes Page 3
... the hands that help are holier than the lips that pray.
One man in the right will finally get to be a majority.
Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.
Learn to love good books. There are treasures in books that all the money in the world cannot buy, but the poorest laborer can have for nothing.
A believer is a bird in a cage, a free-thinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wings.
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm.
Commerce is the great civilizer. We exchange ideas when we exchange fabrics.
Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty.