A. N. Wilson Quotes

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A. N. Wilson Quotes

If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write, thats obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry, thats honey.
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The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.

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It is the woman - nearly always - in spite of all the advances of modern feminism, who still takes responsibility for the bulk of the chores, as well as doing her paid job. This is true even in households where men try to be unselfish and to do their share.

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Nearly all monster stories depend for their success on Jack killing the Giant, Beowulf or St. George slaying the Dragon, Harry Potter triumphing over the basilisk. That is their inner grammar, and the whole shape of the story leads towards it.

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Of all liars the most arrogant are biographers: those who would have us believe, having surveyed a few boxes full of letters, diaries, bank statements and photographs, that they can play at the recording angel and tell the whole truth about another human life.

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If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write, that's obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry, that's honey.

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IQ in general has improved since tests first began. Psychologists think that this is because modern life becomes ever more complicated.

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I've got nothing very original to say myself.

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People become dons because they are incapable of doing anything else in life.

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I don't write books inadvertently.

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Personally, I think universities are finished. So much rubbish gets taught.

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Millions of Christians can and do go through life attending church, listening to sermons, reciting the creeds and never confront the seeming contradictions, redaction and myths passed off as verifiable history.

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As Hitler himself later enunciated, it matters not how idiotic the creed, what matters is the firmness with which it is enunciated.

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I'm not saying all publishers have to be literary, but some interest in books would help.

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This book has been a catalogue of mistakes by politicians, moral and practical disasters which led to wars, enslavement and wretchedness on a scale which no previous age could have dreaded or dreamed of.

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We, while noting many things amiss about Victorian society, more often sense them judging us.

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We cannot hope for a society in which formal organized religion dies out. But we can stop behaving as if it was worthy of our collective respect.

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