Saturday, July 02, 2005
Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990): "This life in us, . . . however low it flickers or fiercely burns, is still a divine flame which no man dare presume to put out, be his motives ever so humane and enlightened. To suppose otherwise is to countenance a death-wish. Either life is always and in all circumstances sacred, or intrinsically of no account; it is inconceivable that it should be in some cases the one, and in some the other."
(Something Beautiful for God, New York: Harper & Row, 1971, 29)