William Winwood Reade Quotes

Top 8 wise famous quotes and sayings by William Winwood Reade

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William Winwood Reade quotes: Men prefer to believe that they are degenerated angels, rather than elevated apes. Men prefer to believe that they are degenerated angels, rather than elevated apes.
William Winwood Reade quotes: One fact must be familiar to all those who have any experience of human nature - a sincerely religious man is often an exceedingly bad man. One fact must be familiar to all those who have any experience of human nature - a sincerely religious man is often an exceedingly bad man.
William Winwood Reade quotes: Doubt is the offspring of knowledge: the savage never doubts at all. Doubt is the offspring of knowledge: the savage never doubts at all.
William Winwood Reade quotes: Our enlightened posterity will look back upon us who eat oxen and sheep, just as we look upon cannibals. Our enlightened posterity will look back upon us who eat oxen and sheep, just as we look upon cannibals.
William Winwood Reade quotes: A day will come when the European god of the nineteenth century will be classed with the gods of Olympus and the Nile. A day will come when the European god of the nineteenth century will be classed with the gods of Olympus and the Nile.
William Winwood Reade quotes: Artistic genius is an expansion of monkey imitativeness. Artistic genius is an expansion of monkey imitativeness.
William Winwood Reade quotes: What a state of society is this in which freethinker is a term of abuse, and in which doubt is regarded as sin? What a state of society is this in which freethinker is a term of abuse, and in which doubt is regarded as sin?
William Winwood Reade quotes: The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food. The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.