Christopher Hitchens Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Christopher Hitchens quotes, Christopher Hitchens sayings, and Christopher Hitchens proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God. Christopher Hitchens
The struggle for a free intelligence has always been a struggle between the ironic and the literal mind. Christopher Hitchens
The one thing that the racist can never manage is anything like discrimination: he is indiscriminate by definition. Christopher Hitchens
Capital punishment strikes directly at democracy and due process. It can't be coincidence that it is used most frequently in countries that consider the citizen to be the property of the state. Christopher Hitchens
My case against capital punishment is simply this: The state does not have the right to decide life and death questions. Christopher Hitchens
There are those of us who do not choose to live in some huge, wholesome happycamper Disneyland hygiene and pumped-up enthusiasm. Christopher Hitchens
No serious person is without contradictions. The test lies in the willingness or ability to recognize and confront them. 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 Christopher Hitchens
Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake the grave will supply plenty of time for silence. Christopher Hitchens
As ever, the true address of the missionary is to the self-satisfaction of the sponsor and the donor, and not to the needs of the downtrodden. Helpless infants, abandoned derelicts, lepers and the terminally ill are the raw material for demonstrations of compassion. Christopher Hitchens