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quote by Christopher Hitchens: I think being an atheist is something you are, not something you do. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

I think being an atheist is something you are, not something you do.

--Christopher Hitchens

quote by Christopher Hitchens: My father had died, and very swiftly, too, of cancer of the esophagus. He was 79. I am 61. In whatever kind of a 'race' life may be, I have very abruptly become a finalist. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

My father had died, and very swiftly, too, of cancer of the esophagus. He was 79. I am 61. In whatever kind of a 'race' life may be, I have very abruptly become a finalist.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: I feel upsettingly de-natured. If Penelope Cruz were one of my nurses, I wouldn't even notice. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

I feel upsettingly de-natured. If Penelope Cruz were one of my nurses, I wouldn't even notice.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: Knowing that we are primates, I think, is a fascinating discovery, and a very interesting and rather cheering one. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

Knowing that we are primates, I think, is a fascinating discovery, and a very interesting and rather cheering one.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: I'm afraid the SS's relationship with the Catholic Church is something the Church still has to deal with and does not deny. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

I'm afraid the SS's relationship with the Catholic Church is something the Church still has to deal with and does not deny.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: Well, to the people who pray for me to not only have an agonising death, but then be reborn to have an agonising and horrible eternal life of torture, I say, 'Well, good on you. See you there.' with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

Well, to the people who pray for me to not only have an agonising death, but then be reborn to have an agonising and horrible eternal life of torture, I say, 'Well, good on you. See you there.'

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: Ronald Reagan used to alarm his Soviet counterparts by saying that surely they'd both unite against an invasion from Mars. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

Ronald Reagan used to alarm his Soviet counterparts by saying that surely they'd both unite against an invasion from Mars.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: 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. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

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.

--Christopher Hitchens



quote by Christopher Hitchens: Primate and elephant and even pig societies show considerable evidence of care for others, parent-child bonding, solidarity in the face of danger, and so on. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

Primate and elephant and even pig societies show considerable evidence of care for others, parent-child bonding, solidarity in the face of danger, and so on.

--Christopher Hitchens

quote by Christopher Hitchens: There are people who cannot forget, as neither do I, the lesson of the years of the Indochina War. Which was, first, that the state is capable of being a murderer. A mass murderer, and a conspirator … with background image: photo of white and brown bricked wall during daytime
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There are people who cannot forget, as neither do I, the lesson of the years of the Indochina War. Which was, first, that the state is capable of being a murderer. A mass murderer, and a conspirator and a liar.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: 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. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

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.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: I love it when Muslims go to war with each other, as I do when the Christians do, because it shows there's no such thing as the Christian world and the Islamic world. That's all crap. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

I love it when Muslims go to war with each other, as I do when the Christians do, because it shows there's no such thing as the Christian world and the Islamic world. That's all crap.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: The human wish to credit good things as miraculous and to charge bad things to another account is apparently universal. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

The human wish to credit good things as miraculous and to charge bad things to another account is apparently universal.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: The concept of loneliness and exile and self-sufficiency continually bucks me up. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

The concept of loneliness and exile and self-sufficiency continually bucks me up.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: I don't think it's possible to have a sense of tragedy without having a sense of humor. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

I don't think it's possible to have a sense of tragedy without having a sense of humor.

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: 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. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

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.

--Christopher Hitchens

quote by Christopher Hitchens: The great thing about the United States and the historically magnetic effect it has had on a lot of people like me is its generosity, to put it simply. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

The great thing about the United States and the historically magnetic effect it has had on a lot of people like me is its generosity, to put it simply.

--Christopher Hitchens


quote by Christopher Hitchens: There are all kinds of stupid people that annoy me but what annoys me most is a lazy argument. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

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

--Christopher Hitchens
quote by Christopher Hitchens: What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence. with background image: photo of author Christopher Hitchens with quote

What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.

--Christopher Hitchens

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