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The important thing, I think, is not to be bitter. You know, if it turns out that there is a God, I don’t think that he’s evil. I think that the worst you can say about him is that basically he’s an underachiever.

I believe in God, only I spell it “Nature”.

As quoted in Quote magazine (14 August 1966)

Book: I don’t care what you believe in, just believe in it.

Posted in: Serenity

Cindy Green: We want to tell you our story.
Jim Green: There is just one thing.
Cindy Green: You’re going to find it hard to believe.

Jimmy: If I believed in fairy tales I never would have dropped out of kindergarten.

Posted in: NewsRadio

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does — that makes you a winner right there.

As reported in The Huffington Post, July 27 2012.
Posted in: Venus Williams

Absolutists frighten me. During all the endless discussions on my blog about evolution, intelligent design, God, and the afterworld, numbering altogether thousands of comments, I have never named my beliefs, although readers have freely informed me that I am an atheist, and agnostic, or at the very least a secular humanist — which I am.

Life Itself : A Memoir (2011)
Posted in: Roger Ebert

“Kindness” covers all of my political beliefs. No need to spell them out. I believe that if, at the end, according to our abilities, we have done something to make others a little happier, and something to make ourselves a little happier, that is about the best we can do. To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts. We must try to contribute joy to the world. That is true no matter what our problems, our health, our circumstances. We must try. I didn’t always know this and am happy I lived long enough to find it out.

Life Itself : A Memoir (2011)
Posted in: Roger Ebert