• If he is infinitely good, what reason should we have to fear him? If he is infinitely wise, what doubts should we have concerning our future? If he knows all, why warn him of our needs and fatigue him with our prayers? If he is everywhere, why erect temples to him? If he is just, why fear that he will punish the creatures that he has filled with weaknesses?

    Percy Bysshe Shelley (2012). “Uma Defesa da Poesia e Outros Ensaios (Edição Bilíngue): Edição bilíngue português - inglês”, p.199, Editora Landmark LTDA