Sayings of the wise“The truth is, of course, that the curtness of the Ten Commandments is an evidence, not of the gloom and narrowness of a religion, but, on the contrary, of its liberality and humanity. It is shorter to state the things forbidden than the things permitted: precisely because most things are permitted, and only a few things are forbidden.”
by G. K. Chesterton ILN 1-3-20
‘That you will, dearie, and no mistake,’ said Mrs Beaver; ‘If there’s anyone who can appear before Aslan without their knees knocking, they’re either braver than most of else just silly.’— C.S. Lewis, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Chap. 8 “What happened after Dinner”
‘Then he isn’t safe?’ said Lucy.
‘Safe?’ said Mr. Beaver; ‘don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you’
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Somebody has sent me a book on Companionate Marriage; so called because the people involved are not married and will very rapidly cease to be companions. I have no intention of discussing here that somewhat crude colonial project. I will … Continue reading