It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods.
We need God, not in order to understand the why, but in order to feel and sustain the ultimate wherefore, to give a meaning to the universe.
God is the ultimate experience of silence, of beauty, of bliss, a state of inner celebration.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.
Ultimately, it is in fun. It is supposed to be highly entertaining.
The only way to give finality to the world is to give it consciousness.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
The artist must be in his work like God in his Creation, invisible and all-powerful, so that he is felt everywhere but not seen.
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember it afterwards. If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
He is the wisest who seeks God. He is the most successful who has found God.
I think movies are great and I have a great time making them but they're not what keeps you warm at night, or what's ultimately the most important thing in anyone's life journey.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence.
If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself.
If you didn't have any conscious beings in the world, there really wouldn't be morality but with consciousness that you have it.
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.