Robert Green Ingersoll Sayings and Quotes

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

In nature there are neither rewards or punishments - there are consequences. Robert Green Ingersoll
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. Robert Green 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 Green Ingersoll
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows. Robert Green Ingersoll
Intellectual liberty is the air of the soul, the sunshine of the mind, and without it, the world is a prison, the universe a dungeon. Robert Green Ingersoll
Reason, Observation, and Experience ; The Holy Trinity of Science. Robert Green Ingersoll
He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others. Robert Green Ingersoll
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. Robert Green Ingersoll
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. Robert Green Ingersoll
What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man. Robert Green Ingersoll
Labor is the only prayer that Nature answers. Robert Green Ingersoll
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. Robert Green Ingersoll
It is impossible to conceive of a more thoroughly despicable, hateful, and arrogant being, than the Jewish god. Robert Green Ingersoll
Labor is the only prayer that nature answers. Robert Green Ingersoll
What light is to the eyes , what air is to the lungs, what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man. Robert Green Ingersoll
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. Robert Green Ingersoll
Every child should be taught that useful work is worship and that intelligent labor is the highest form of prayer. Robert Green Ingersoll
A crime against god is a demonstrated impossibility. Robert Green Ingersoll
It is better to deserve without receiving than to receive without deserving. Robert Green Ingersoll
Celibacy is the essence of vulgarity. Robert Green Ingersoll
In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds. Robert Green Ingersoll
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. Robert Green Ingersoll
Martyrdom, as a rule, establishes the sincerity of the martyr, never the correctness of his thought. Things are true or false in themselves. Robert Green Ingersoll
Meekness is the mask of malice. Robert Green Ingersoll
Theology is not what we know about God, but what we do not know about nature. Robert Green Ingersoll
Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell. Robert Green Ingersoll
Every library is an arsenal. Robert Green Ingersoll
Sacred are the lips from which has issued only truth. Robert Green Ingersoll
We rise by lifting others. Robert Green Ingersoll
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science. Robert Green Ingersoll