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Meanwhile, the clouds are white and the sky is blue. Why is there so much God? At the expense of men.

The Hour of the Star
I have found God, but he is insufficient.

Tropic of Cancer
To commit suicide is easy. To live without a god is more difficult. The drunkenness of triumph is greater than the drunkenness of sacrifice.

Incest: From a Journal of Love
Love is the true God - not the God of theologians, but the God of Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed, the God of the Sufis.

Love, Freedom, Aloneness: The Koan of Relationships
If you think Godís there, He is. If you donít, He isnít. And if thatís what Godís like, I wouldnít worry about it.

Kafka on the Shore
Whether there be gods or not, we are their servants.
> Translated by Onoma.

The Book of Disquiet
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
I believe in God because I create God.
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.
God is the only being who need not even exist in order to reign.
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