A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.
- saying of the Buddha
We have built the heaven with might, and We it is who make the vast extent.
- Qur'an, 51:47
The senses are higher than the body; the mind higher than the senses; above the mind is the intellect; and above the intellect is the Self.
- Bhagavad Gita, 3:42
What is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
- New Testament, 2 Corinthians 4:18