Quotation Explorer - 'William Ralph Inge'

It is quite natural and inevitable that, if we spend sixteen hours daily of our waking lives in thinking about the affairs of the world and five minutes in thinking about God and our souls, this world will seem two hundred times more real to us than God. - William Ralph Inge
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter. - William Ralph Inge
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - William Ralph Inge
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' - William Ralph Inge
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosohpy. - William Ralph Inge
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things. - William Ralph Inge
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion. - William Ralph Inge
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. - William Ralph Inge
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