He needs no library, for he has not done thinking; no church, for he is himself a prophet; no statute book, for he hath the Lawgiver; no money, for he is value itself; no road, for he is at home where he is.
Of all the emperors, one there was whom I recall from boyhood bold in war, a Lawgiver, far-famed in word and deed; he cared much for his country, but cared not for the true faith, and loved a host of gods. False to the Lord, although true to the world.
The mystery of the universe, and the meaning of God's world, are shrouded in hopeless obscurity, until we learn to feel that all laws suppose a Lawgiver, and that all working involves a Divine energy.alexander maclaren
I hold that we have a very imperfect knowledge of the works of nature till we view them as works of God, not only as works of mechanism, but works of intelligence, not only as under laws, but under a Lawgiver, wise and good.