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Xenophanes (ca. BCE 560-478)
Pre-Socratic Greek philosopher

The Ethiopians say that their gods are snub-nosed and black, the Thracians that theirs have light blue eyes and red hair.
-- Xenophanes, fragment, quoted from James A Haught, ed, 2000 Years of Disbelief

If oxen and horses and lions could draw and paint, they would delineate the gods in their own image.
-- Xenophanes, quoted from Jim Herrick, Against the Faith (1985), p. 20

The clear and perfect truth no man has seen, nor will there be anyone who knows about the gods and what I say about all things...; for, however perfect what he says may be, yet he does not know it; all things are matters of opinion.
-- Xenophanes, fragment, anticipating scientific method: first portion quoted from Richard H Popkin, ed, The Columbia History of Western Philosophy (1999) p. 9, second portion quoted in Encyclopedia Britannica

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