The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.
This is attributed to Averroes, in The Atheist World? (1991) by Madalyn Murray O'Hair, p. 46
God, the supreme being, is neither circumscribed by space, nor touched by time; he cannot be found in a particular direction, and his essence cannot change. The secret conversation is thus entirely spiritual; it is a direct encounter between God and the soul, abstracted from all material constraints.AvicennaAs quoted in 366 Readings From Islam (2000), edited by Robert Van der Weyer
I [prefer] a short life with width to a narrow one with length.AvicennaAs quoted in Avicenna (Ibn Sina): Muslim Physician And Philosopher of the Eleventh Century (2006), by Aisha Khan p. 85, which cites Genius of Arab Civilizations by M.A. Martin.
Medicine considers the human body as to the means by which it is cured and by which it is driven away from health.AvicennaAs quoted in The Pursuit of Learning in the Islamic World, 610-2003 (2006), by Hunt Janin, p. 75.
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