Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.

“From the point of view of the playwright, then, the essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of his hero.”