Quotes / In Mysterious Ways

God moves in a mysterious way,
His wonders to perform;
He plants his footsteps in the sea,
And rides upon the storm.
William Cowper, 1779. No, not the Bible. Or U2.

God moves in extremely mysterious, not to say, circuitous ways. God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players,note  to being involved in an obscure and complex version of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who won't tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.

What is mysterious about acting like a fucking arsehole?
Jim Jeffries

You know better than I
You know the way
I've let go the need to know why
For You know better than I
Joseph: King of Dreams, "You Know Better Than I"

It's difficult to know whom His plans truly benefit. Or how.
Cassandra Pentaghast, Dragon Age: Inquisition

And to the broken-hearted people, living in this world of greed: there will be an answer. Let it be.
John Lennon, "Let it Be"

Wax: How can you see things like what has been done by the Vanishers, and not do anything to help?
God: I have done something to help. I sent you.