Robert G. Ingersoll Sayings and Quotes

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

Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate. Robert G. Ingersoll
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. Robert G. Ingersoll
Every flower about a house certifies to the refinement of somebody. Every vine climbing and blossoming tells of love and joy. Robert G. Ingersoll
He loves his country best who strives to make it best. Robert G. Ingersoll
The man who does not do his own thinking is a slave, and is a traitor to himself and his fellow men. Robert G. Ingersoll
Mental slavery is mental death, and every man who has given up his intellectual freedom is the living coffin of his dead soul. Robert G. Ingersoll
Liberty a word without which all other words are vain. Robert G. Ingersoll
There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven. Robert G. Ingersoll
He loves his country best who strives to make it best. Robert G. Ingersoll
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. Robert G. Ingersoll
The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down. Robert G. Ingersoll
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. Robert G. Ingersoll
Arguments cannot be answered by personal abuse; there is no logic in slander, and falsehood, in the long run, defeats itself. Robert G. Ingersoll
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. Robert G. Ingersoll
Nothing but truth is immortal. Robert G. Ingersoll
A mortgage casts a shadow on the sunniest field. Robert G. Ingersoll
Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne. Robert G. Ingersoll
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others. Robert G. Ingersoll
The religionist is a living fossil, embedded in that rock called faith. Robert G. Ingersoll
I do not see how it is possible for a man to die worth fifty million of dollars, or ten million of dollars, in a city full of want, when he meets almost every day the withered hand of beggary and the white lips of famine. How a man can withstand all that, and hold in the clutch of his greed twenty or thirty million of dollars, is past my comprehension. I do not see how he can do it. I should not think he could do it any more than he could keep a pile of lumber on the beach, where hundreds and thousands of men were drowning in the sea. Robert G. Ingersoll
To plow is to pray; To plant is to prophesy, and the harvest answers and fulfills. Robert G. Ingersoll
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. Robert G. Ingersoll
ln the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm. Robert G. Ingersoll
Those who have loved God most have loved men least. Robert G. Ingersoll