this is a web site i have kept in my "favorites" for a long time. it lists some rather interesting quotes from many people, including those who helped found our country. personally, i always found it interesting how much people have misquoted many of them or distorted what they said or meant to suit their own causes today.
enjoy and learn:
Famous Atheists, Freethinkers, Diests and Agnostics
This compilation of quotes, from some of the worlds greatest thinkers, gives me hope that our battle is just. There is a
chance that some day the realities of Science will overcome the obscurities of Theology.
Of Time–Life’s 100 most influential people of the Millenium, this list includes 19 of them, and 5 are in the top 10.