There is no devil and no hell. Thy soul will be dead even sooner than thy body; fear, therefore, nothing any more!
We had yet to learn that the Devil created youth so that we could make our mistakes, and that God established maturity and old age so that we could pay for them…
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals.
People both before and since have tried to evoke God or devil to justify them in what their glands insisted upon.
Neither necessity nor desire, but the love of power, is the demon of mankind. You may give men everything possible health, food, shelter, enjoyment but they are and remain unhappy and capricious, for the demon waits and waits; and must be satisfied.