Agnosticism is the philosophical, ethical and religious dry-rot of the modern world.
I tell them I have worked 40 years to make the W. S. platform broad enough for Atheists and Agnostics to stand upon, and now if need be I will fight the next 40 to keep it Catholic enough to permit the straightest Orthodox religionist to speak or pray and count her beads upon.
No agnostic ever burned anyone at the stake or tortured a pagan, a heretic, or an unbeliever.
There is only one greater folly than that of the fool who says in his heart there is no God, and that is the folly of the people that says with its head that it does not know whether there is a God or not.
Now I am not a revivalist. In fact, I am not interested. I am asked to say why I am an agnostic. I am an agnostic because I trust my reason. It may not be the greatest that ever existed. I am inclined to admit that it isn’t. But it is the best I have. […]
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humor.