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The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.
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?
I forbid you, agnostic, doubting thoughts, to destroy the house of my faith.
Thomas S. Monson
I don't think I've ever been an agnostic. I've always thought there's a superior power, that this is not the real world and that there's a world to come.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
Isn't an agnostic just an atheist without balls?
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.
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humour.
E. M. Forster
I took thought, and invented what I conceived to be the appropriate title of 'agnostic'.
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.
You happen to be talking to an agnostic. You know what an agnostic is? A cowardly atheist.
I was never encouraged to believe anything. I was brought up in a profoundly agnostic or pantheistic community.
The law is agnostic about truth.
I'm a strict, strict agnostic. It's very different from a casual, 'I don't know.' It's that you cannot present as knowledge something that is not knowledge. You can present it as faith, you can present it as belief, but you can't present it as fact.
The law is agnostic about truth. It's very skeptical of ultimate truth. That's why freedom of speech permits lies to be told.
I have to recognize that I am agnostic.
In America, now, let us - Christian, Jew, Muslim, agnostic, atheist, wiccan, whatever - fight nativism with the same strength and conviction that we fight terrorism. My faith calls on its followers to love one's enemies. A tall order, that - perhaps the tallest of all.
Even when I was saying I was Agnostic and trying to figure out my thoughts, I felt God was allowing me to do that.
I will never come around to the idea of an anthropomorphic God. I'm also uncomfortable with the word 'God'... I'm agnostic about the answer and I'm agnostic about the question.
Jonathan Safran Foer
My father was an agnostic.
I suppose I'm a lapsed Catholic. You would consider me an atheist or agnostic.
George R. R. Martin
Whether conservative or liberal, fundamentalist or agnostic, the more students learn of biology, the more they accept evolution.
Kenneth R. Miller
I deeply believe in pluralism. I believe in the close proximity of multiple systems or agnostic systems.
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.
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.
As the old joke goes, I have all the sins together. I am a woman, a Socialist, separated and agnostic.
Confucius was a humanist and an agnostic.
I'm now an agnostic but I grew up on the King James version, which I'm eternally grateful for.
The conversion of agnostic High Tories to the Anglican church is always rather suspect. It seems too pat and predictable, too clearly a matter of politics rather than faith.
Both my parents were agnostic. My mother was kind of a Buddhist. She had some spiritual tendencies, but they were kind of flaky - New Agey, you know? Which is partly why I'm suspicious of that sort of thing. I'm skeptical of any spiritual practice that doesn't involve other people and doesn't involve some sort of consistent tradition.
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