To love someone means to see him as God intended him.
God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
I may be as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
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.
The author in his book must be like God in his universe, everywhere present and nowhere visible.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
Sometimes the best of gods gift's arrive by the shattering of all the window panes.
A Sufi is just the opposite of a philosopher. A Sufi is one who is not concerned with words at all. A Sufi is one who is not interested in scriptures at all. A Sufi is one who is interested in going into existence itself.
From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Creativity means loving whatsoever you do - enjoying, celebrating it, as a gift of God!
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
If we meet no gods, it is because we harbor none.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
When you want to love God, you have to be without mask. You have to drop all deceptions. You have to be authentically whatsoever you are; to be choiceless, whatsoever you are. In that primal innocence, God descends.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
In imitating the exemplary acts of a God or of a mythic hero, or simply by recounting their adventures, the man of an archaic societydetaches himself from profane time and magically re-enters the Great Time, the sacred time.