Religion forbids us from assuming a God-like character. This is especially true in politics and government, where limiting the power of the state, division of powers, and the doctrine of checks and balances are established in order to prevent accumulation of power that might lead to such Godly claims.
Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.
The way the Beloved can fit in my heart, two thousand lives could fit in this body of mine. One kernel could contain a thousand bushels, and a hundred worlds pass through the eye of the needle.
There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger.
There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.
When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming, they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas.
People first concern themselves with meeting their basic needs; only afterwards, do they pursue any higher needs.
Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity because it has mountains, desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.
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.