The only difference between you and God is that you have forgotten you are divine.
…In the end we are all just searching for truth, that which is greater than ourselves.
God answers all prayers, but sometimes his answer is ‘no’.
God is found in the collection of Many. . . rather than in the One.
I am not questioning God’s power! It is God who gave us reason and circumspection! It is God we serve by exercising prudence!
There comes a moment in history when ignorance is no longer a forgivable offense… a moment when only wisdom has the power to absolve. – Bertrand Zobrist
When his brain died, all of the memoriesheld in his gray matter, along with all of the knowledge he had acquired, would simply evaporatein a flood of chemical reactions.
The man now retrieved a linen cloth and stuffed it deep into Katherine’s mouth. “Death,” hewhispered to her, “should be a quiet thing.
It has always been this way. Death is followed by birth. To reach paradise, man must pass through inferno. – Bertrand Zobrist
Faith ― acceptance of which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.
Science tells me God must exist.My mind tells me I’ll never understand God.My heart tells me I’m not meant to. [Vittoria Vetra]
Since the beginning of time, spirituality and religion have been called to fill in the gaps that science did not understand.
Buddha had said:”Each of us is a God. Each of us knows all. We need only open our minds to hear our own wisdom.
Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.
Religion is like language or dress. We gravitate toward the practices with which we were raised. In the end, though, we are all proclaiming the same thing. That life has meaning. That we are grateful for the power that created us.
Religion is flawed, but only because man is flawed.
It seemed there was always a close correlation between true believers and high body counts.
The laws of physics is the canvas God laid down on which to paint his masterpiece
The power of human thought grows exponentially with the number of minds that share that thought.
Small minds have always lashed out at what they don’t understand.
Knowledge grows exponentially. The more we know, the greater our ability to learn, and the faster we expand our knowledge base.
Knowledge is a tool, and like all tools, its impact is in the hands of the user.
Knowledge is power, and the right knowledge lets man perform miraculous, almost godlike tasks.
…Our sunsets have been reduced to wavelengths and frequencies. The complexities of the universe have been shredded into mathematical equations. Even our self-worth as human beings has been destroyed.
The key to our scientific future,….is hidden in our past
Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.
The most dangerous enemy is that which no one fears.
Nothing is more creative… nor destructive… than a brilliant mind with a purpose.
When you’re a black woman, her mother said, ain’t no hiding what you are. Day you try, is the day you die. Stand tall, smile bright, and let ’em wonder what secret’s making you laugh.
Langdon turned to Sophie. “Who is that? What… happened?”Teabing hobbled over. “You were rescued by a knight brandishing an Excalibur made by Acme Orthopedic.
Remember death. Even for those who wield great power, life is brief. There is only one way to triumph over death, and that is by making our lives masterpieces. We must seize every opportunity to show kindness and to love fully.
If we don’t embrace them, then we are as undeserving of life as the caveman who freezes to death because he’s afraid to start a fire.
By its very nature, history is always a one-sided account.
History, if it has taught us anything at all, has taught us that the strange ideas we deride today will one day be our celebrated truths.
The measure of your faith is the measure of the pain you can endure.
Forgive them, you might say, for they know not what they do. But there comes a moment in history when ignorance is no longer a forgivable offense, a moment when only wisdom has the power to absolve.
God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.
Symbols,” Langdon said, “in no way confirm the presence of their original creators.
The more man learned, the more he realized he did not know.
As a scientist I have come to learn that information isonly as valuable as its source.
God created… light anddark, heaven and hell—science claims the same thing as religion, that the Big Bang createdeverything in the universe with an opposite.“Including matter itself, antimatter
I am the shade. Through the dolent city, i flee. Through the eternal woe, i take flight..
The greatest story ever told is, in fact, the greatest story ever sold
The carved stone sign in front read Building C.Imaginative title, Langdon thought
Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.
You can’t jump for the stars if your feet hurt. And when you get where you’re going, you darn well better look great!
In the words of Lynne McTaggart: “Living consciousness somehow is the influence that turns the possibility of something into something real. The most essential ingredient in creating our universe is the consciousness that observes it.
Good science fiction has its roots in good science.
The mind of had the ability to alter the state of matter itself, and, more important, the mind had the power to encourage the physical world to move in a specific direction
Misunderstanding a culture’s symbols is a common root of predujice.
When a question has no correct answer, there is only one honest response.The gray area between yes and no.Silence.
You can point to the alleged miracles of the Bible, or any other religious text, but they are nothing but old stories fabricated by man and then exaggerated over time.
You’re telling me that CERN dugout millions of tons of earth just to smash tiny particles?”Kohler shrugged. “Sometimes to find truth, one must move mountains.
He warned that any church that ignored reality would not survive to enjoy the divine.
Even the technology that promises to unite us, divides us. Each of us is now electronically connected to the globe, and yet we feel utterly alone.
…Understanding as had the ancients that angels and demons were identical- interchangeable archetypes- all a matter of polarity: the guardian angel who conquered your enemy in battle was perceived by your enemy as a demon destroyer…
It is said that in death, all things become clear.
Where we come from… is not nearly as startling as where we are going.
Nothing captures human interest more than human tragedy.
Secrets,” Kohler finally said, “are a luxury we can no longer afford.
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will guard the guards?
how can it be that the modern human mind is capable of precise logical analysis, and yet simultaneously permits us to accept religious beliefs that should crumble beneath even the slightest rational scrutiny?
the Z-particle Pure energy—no mass at all. It may well be thesmallest building block in nature. Matter is nothing but trapped energy.
One square yard of drag will slow a falling body almost twenty percent.
Oftentimes, those special brains, the ones that are capable of focusing more intently than others, do so at the expense of emotional maturity
Book publishing would be so much easier without the authors.
No love is greater than that of a father for His son.
We were at sixty thousand feet. You’re thirty percent lighter upthere.
If antimatter and matter make contact, both are destroyedinstantly. Physicists call the process ‘annihilation.
How do you feel?”He rubbed his stomach. “Like I’ve been eating Styrofoam.
Very little in any organized faith is truly original. Religions are not born from scratch. They grow from one another. Modern religion is a collage … an assimilated historical record of man’s quest to understand the divine.
So long as they speak your name, you shall never die.
hoped to prove that science and religion are two totally compatible fields—two different approaches to finding the same truth.
I still get up every morning at 4 A.M. I write seven days a week, including Christmas. And I still face a blank page every morning, and my characters don’t really care how many books I’ve sold.
I write seven days a week, starting at 4 o’clock in the morning, including Christmas.
Transhumanism is the ethics and science of using things like biological and genetic engineering to transform our bodies and make us a more powerful species.
I’m somebody who likes codes and ciphers and chases and artwork and architecture, and all the things you find in a Robert Langdon thriller.
That is the definition of faith – acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.