If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul.

Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) Russian-American author, polymath, biochemist
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Quoted in Janet Asimov, It's Been a Good Life (2002)
Added on 20-Jan-14 | Last updated 20-Jan-14
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