Philosophy is questions that may never be answered. Religion is answers that may never be questioned.
Natasha & the Serpent , by Richard Avedon c.1981
Beagle sans cold
The essence of this bliss was to walk by yourself in the black night; the slide shut, the top-coat buttoned; not a ray escaping, whether to conduct your footsteps or to make your glory public; a mere pillar of darkness in the dark; and all the while, deep down in the privacy of your fool’s heart, to know you had a bull’s-eye at your belt, and to exult and sing over the knowledge. - R. L. Stevenson; The Lantern Bearers