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Malcolm Muggeridge – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by Malcolm Muggeridge

 

One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


There is no such thing as darkness only a failure to see.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we’ve developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


Bad humor is an evasion of reality good humor is an acceptance of it.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.

– Malcolm Muggeridge


Travel, of course, narrows the mind.

– Malcolm Muggeridge