God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will guard the guards?
Knowledge is power, and the right knowledge lets man perform miraculous, almost godlike tasks.
Our minds sometimes see what our hearts wish were true.
Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.
The information was kept hidden for the same reason we keep matches from children. In the correct hands, fire can provide illumination... but in the wrong hands, fire can be highly destructive.
Life is filled with difficult decisions, and winners are those who make them.
Chaos was the natural law of the universe. Indifference was the engine of entropy. Man's apathy was the fertile ground in which the dark spirits tended their seeds.
If it wasn't painfully difficult, you did it wrong!
As someone who had spent his life exploring the hidden interconnectivity of disparate emblems and ideologies, Langdon viewed the world as a web of profoundly intertwined histories and events. The connections may be invisible, he often preached to his symbology classes at Harvard, but they are always there, buried just beneath the surface.
Langdon knew she was right and reluctantly made his way around the balcony, hugging the wall as he went.
Religion is flawed, but only because man is flawed.
My lawyers will fricassee your testicles for breakfast. And if you dare board my plane without a warrant, your spleen will follow.
The only difference between you and God is that you have forgotten you are divine.
Nobody tells you what you can and can't do.
Despite Langdon's six-foot frame and athletic build, Anderson saw none of the cold, hardened edge he expected from a man famous for surviving an explosion at the Vatican and a manhunt in Paris. This guy eluded the French police…in loafers? He looked more like someone Anderson would expect to find hearthside in some Ivy League library reading Dostoyevsky.
It seemed there was always a close correlation between true believers and high body counts.
Authors, he thought. Even the sane ones are nuts.
Language can be very adept at hiding the truth.
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.
Nothing in Christianity is original.
The power of human thought grows exponentially with the number of minds that share that thought.
Sooner or later we've all got to let go of our past.
Don't show it and don't panic. Do like the ducks; on the surface stay calm, and below it paddle lile hell
Last week,he had become so enraged with a visiting scientist who had shown him undue pity that Kholer clambered to his feet and threw a clipboard at the man's head.
By its very nature, history is always a one-sided account.
Nothing is hidden that will not be made known; nothing is secret that will not come to light.
Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.
Robert wondered if any of Harvard's revered Egyptologists had ever knocked on the door of a pyramid and expected an answer.
The truth, however, was stranger still.
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