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
An ignorant doctor is the aide-de-camp of death.Avicenna
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.Avicenna
I [prefer] a short life with width to a narrow one with length.Avicenna
Medicine considers the human body as to the means by which it is cured and by which it is driven away from health.Avicenna
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