An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
Of course God is endlessly multi-dimensional so every religion that exists on earth represents some face, some side of God.
Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.
Last night the United States dropped four 2,000 pound bombs on Saddam Hussein. I don't know anything about explosives, but, my God, do those things even need to explode?
You're in the lap of the gods. If people go, they go, and if they don't.
After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.
They were doing a full back shot of me in a swimsuit and I thought, Oh my God, I have to be so brave. See, every woman hates herself from behind.
Solitude is independence.
The best way to know God is to love many things.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
All the beasts in Howling Forest were safe in their caves, nests, and burrows.
God is the ultimate fragrance of your consciousness.
It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
The Sun is the sole inconsumable fire
And God is the sole inexhaustible Giver.
The house is not an object, "a machine to live in"; it is the universe that man constructs for himself by imitating the paradigmatic creation of the gods, the cosmogony.
God always strives together with those who strive.
But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to us.