No one access mode can exhaust all the qualities and characteristics of a thing. Therefore things are open, they withdraw from total access.
Timothy Morton, Being Ecological (2018), p. 21
Since each of us was several, there was already quite a crowd.
Deleuze and Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus
We noted earlier that the “natural light” is not the light of reason but the light of all things. What is here called “spiritual light” does not mean the light of the “soul” or the “spirit” in the ordinary sense of those words. It is rather a “samādhi of the Storehouse of the Great Light” out of which the light of all things (namely, the being itself of all things) is coming to our self in itself is the original and most elemental “middle,” we are pointing to nothing other than just this.
Nishitani Keiji, Religion and Nothingness
It may be that believing in this world, in this life, becomes our most difficult task, or the task of a mode of existence still to be discovered on our plane of immanence today.
Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, What is Philosophy?