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Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "We have now educated ourselves into a state of complete imbecility."

We have now educated ourselves into a state of complete imbecility.




Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "What will finally destroy us is not communism or fascism, but man acting like God."

What will finally destroy us is not communism or fascism, but man acting like God.




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

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 Quotes: "Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream."

Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.




Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "God, stay with me, let no word cross my lips that is not your word, no thoughts enter my mind that are not your thoughts, no deed ever be done or entertained by me that is not your deed."

God, stay with me, let no word cross my lips that is not your word, no thoughts enter my mind that are not your thoughts, no deed ever be done or entertained by me that is not your deed.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to."

People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "In the beginning was the Lie and the Lie was made news and dwelt among us, graceless and false."

In the beginning was the Lie and the Lie was made news and dwelt among us, graceless and false.




Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "I have absolutely no doubt that there is an intense anti-Americanism in all Western Europe, and I think the reason for that is a very, very simple one."

I have absolutely no doubt that there is an intense anti-Americanism in all Western Europe, and I think the reason for that is a very, very simple one.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "The only ultimate disaster that can befall us is to feel ourselves at home on this earth."

The only ultimate disaster that can befall us is to feel ourselves at home on this earth.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Civilization - a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures."

Civilization - a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "On television I feel like a man playing piano in a brothel; every now and again he solaces himself by playing 'Abide with Me' in the hope of edifying both the clients and the inmates"

On television I feel like a man playing piano in a brothel; every now and again he solaces himself by playing 'Abide with Me' in the hope of edifying both the clients and the inmates



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Education, the great mumbo jumbo and fraud of the age."

Education, the great mumbo jumbo and fraud of the age.




Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Education, the great mumbo jumbo and fraud of the age purports to equip us to live and is prescribed as a universal remedy for everything from juvenile delinquency to premature senility."

Education, the great mumbo jumbo and fraud of the age purports to equip us to live and is prescribed as a universal remedy for everything from juvenile delinquency to premature senility.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time."

Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "People say that the Bible is a boring book...but they don't say that about Shakespeare, because the people who teach Shakespeare are zealous for Shakespeare."

People say that the Bible is a boring book...but they don't say that about Shakespeare, because the people who teach Shakespeare are zealous for Shakespeare.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "The only people I've met in this world who never doubt are materialists and atheists."

The only people I've met in this world who never doubt are materialists and atheists.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter. Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh."

It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter. Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "In retrospect, all these exercises in self-gratification seem pure fantasy, what Pascal called, licking the earth."

In retrospect, all these exercises in self-gratification seem pure fantasy, what Pascal called, licking the earth.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Television was not intended to make human beings vacuous, but it is an emanation of their vacuity."

Television was not intended to make human beings vacuous, but it is an emanation of their vacuity.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "The media have, indeed, provided the Devil with perhaps the greatest opportunity accorded him since Adam and Eve were turned out of the Garden of Eden."

The media have, indeed, provided the Devil with perhaps the greatest opportunity accorded him since Adam and Eve were turned out of the Garden of Eden.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "I think that the essence of a free and civilized society is that everything in it should be subject to criticism, that all forms of authority, should be treated with a certain reservation."

I think that the essence of a free and civilized society is that everything in it should be subject to criticism, that all forms of authority, should be treated with a certain reservation.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it."

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



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "All new news is old news happening to new people"

All new news is old news happening to new people



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "The genius of Man in our time has gone into jet-propulsion, atom-splitting, penicillin-curing, etc. There is none left over for works of imagination; of spiritual insight or mystical enlightenment."

The genius of Man in our time has gone into jet-propulsion, atom-splitting, penicillin-curing, etc. There is none left over for works of imagination; of spiritual insight or mystical enlightenment.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "The only thing that really teaches one what life's about the joy of understanding, the joy of coming in contact with what life really signifies - is suffering, affliction."

The only thing that really teaches one what life's about the joy of understanding, the joy of coming in contact with what life really signifies - is suffering, affliction.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Like a prisoner awaiting his release, like a schoolboy when the end of term is near, like a migrant bird ready to fly south ... I long to be gone."

Like a prisoner awaiting his release, like a schoolboy when the end of term is near, like a migrant bird ready to fly south ... I long to be gone.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "There is no such things as darkness, only a failure to see."

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



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life."

This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "There's far more truth in the Book of Genesis than in the quantum theory."

There's far more truth in the Book of Genesis than in the quantum theory.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "As Man alone, Jesus could not have saved us; As God alone, He would not; Made flesh, He could and did."

As Man alone, Jesus could not have saved us; As God alone, He would not; Made flesh, He could and did.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "The essential feature, and necessity of life is to know reality, which means knowing God."

The essential feature, and necessity of life is to know reality, which means knowing God.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "In the cycle of a great civilization, the artist begins as priest, and ends as a clown or buffoon."

In the cycle of a great civilization, the artist begins as priest, and ends as a clown or buffoon.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "He was not only a bore; he bored for England."

He was not only a bore; he bored for England.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "All of us admire people we don't like and like people we don't admire."

All of us admire people we don't like and like people we don't admire.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "A decrepit society shuns humor as a decrepit individual shuns drafts."

A decrepit society shuns humor as a decrepit individual shuns drafts.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up."

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



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "American Women: How they mortify the flesh in order to make it appetizing! Their beauty is a vast industry, their enduring allure a discipline which nuns or athletes might find excessive."

American Women: How they mortify the flesh in order to make it appetizing! Their beauty is a vast industry, their enduring allure a discipline which nuns or athletes might find excessive.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Politicians get their power too late, and I think that he has inherited an impossible situation in which he is ill-equipped to deal."

Politicians get their power too late, and I think that he has inherited an impossible situation in which he is ill-equipped to deal.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "For us humans, everything is permanent - until it changes, as we are immortal until we die"

For us humans, everything is permanent - until it changes, as we are immortal until we die



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "I never met a rich man who was happy, but I have only very occasionally met a poor man who did not want to become a rich man."

I never met a rich man who was happy, but I have only very occasionally met a poor man who did not want to become a rich man.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Tranquilizers to overcome angst, pep pills to wake us up, life pills to ensure blissful sterility. I will lift up my ears unto the pills whence cometh my help."

Tranquilizers to overcome angst, pep pills to wake us up, life pills to ensure blissful sterility. I will lift up my ears unto the pills whence cometh my help.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Higher education is booming in the United States; the Gross National Mind is mounting along with the Gross National Product."

Higher education is booming in the United States; the Gross National Mind is mounting along with the Gross National Product.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "Christianity . . . sees the necessity for man to have spiritual values and it shows him how to get at those through physical sacraments."

Christianity . . . sees the necessity for man to have spiritual values and it shows him how to get at those through physical sacraments.



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "I beg you to believe that life is not a process, it's a drama"

I beg you to believe that life is not a process, it's a drama



Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes: "In politics, as in womanizing, failure is decisive. It sheds its retrospective gloom on earlier endeavor which at the time seemed full of promise."

In politics, as in womanizing, failure is decisive. It sheds its retrospective gloom on earlier endeavor which at the time seemed full of promise.



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

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