I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.
We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.
If you find the mirror of the heart dull, the rust has not been cleared from its face.
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.
The clergy earns its living from religion. If your interests are secured through religion, then you will defend your interests first, and religion will become secondary.
A realistic view of humanity will stop the proliferation of impossible injunctions.
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
Oh, bird of my soul, fly away now, For I possess a hundred fortified towers.
The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.