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“Look, J., despite all my efforts, I still can’t honestly say that I feel closer to God and to myself,” I tell him, with barely concealed exasperation. “That’s because, like everyone else on the planet, you believed that time would teach you to grow closer to God. But time doesn’t teach; it merely brings us a sense of weariness and of growing older.”

Paulo Coelho, Aleph

Hermetic quote Coelho Aleph time

Many religions have a belief in the supernatural. This may be a belief in God or in supernatural forces. Some ask for a belief in many gods. In H+ there is only a belief in the potential of yourself and in the potential of your fellow human beings.

Edward De Bono, H+ A New Religion?

Hermetic quote de Bono H+ supernatural

“I’m praying …”
“To the god of antlers and hooves?
… pray away, moron, for all the harm you will do.”

Sara Hess, Deadwood, s02e10

Oh God, it came to him instantly as he slipped out of sleep like a soft turd squeezed free of a loose asshole

Joe R Lansdale, Bubba Ho-Tep

(Io Pan! Io Pan!)
Devil or god, to me, to me,
My man! my man!
Come with trumpets sounding shrill
Over the hill!

Aleister Crowley, Hymn to Pan (in Book 4; see also Hino a Pã)