"Nor did she know how far their awareness spread out beyond her like filamentary tentacle to the remotest corners of universes she had never dreamed of; nor that she saw them as human-formed only because her eyes expected to. If she were to perceive their true form, they would seem more like architecture than organism, like huge structures composed of intelligence and feeling". From The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman [good Pullman interview, with spoilers].

Barely related, You Can Call Me Al. "He looks around, around/ He sees angels in the architecture/ Spinning in infinity/ He says Amen! and Halleluiah!"