"Hypercubic cross on which the corpus of the Christ takes the place of the ninth cube in accordance with the precepts of the discourse on the cubic form by Juan Herrera, the builder of the Escurial, inspired by Raymond Lulle."
"What is the meaning of it Watson? What object is served by this circle of misery and violence and fear? It must tend to some end or else our universe is ruled by chance, which is unthinkable. But what end? There is this long standing perennial problem to which human reason is as far from an answer as ever."