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J. Budziszewski Quotes

The goods of fidelity, for example, are plain and concrete to the man who has not strayed, but they are faint, like mathematical abstractions, to the one who is addicted to other mens wives.
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An unsound thinker goes where his motives and interests invite him; a sound thinker goes where the argument takes him.

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We have now sunk to a depth at which re-statement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. GEORGE ORWELL

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Jesus, I am sorry.

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The line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Atheist: 'I hear the voice of conscience, but I deny the reality of God.' St. Thomas: 'That is like listening to someone speak, but denying that anyone is there.' Atheist: 'That's right; nobody is.' St. Thomas: 'Then you deny not only God but conscience, because you consider it a hallucination.' Atheist: 'I misspoke. What I meant to say is that when I am listening to conscience, I am really listening to myself.' St. Thomas: 'Then you still deny conscience, because you deny its authority to judge you. Instead you claim to judge yourself, but no one can be judge in his own case.

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When, despite considerable intelligence, a thinker cannot think straight, it becomes very likely that he cannot face his thoughts.

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If he makes humanity God and yet cries out against God's inhumanity, it is clear who has really been accused.

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Even in the West, moreover, although the ethical ideal has been absolute monogamy, the legal norm has been merely relative monogamy, which is also known as successive polygamy.

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Even the suicide desires his own good: he wrongly imagines that he would be better off dead. The moral problem is not that we love ourselves but that we love ourselves the wrong way.

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The problem was not that they failed to find these principles written upon their hearts, but that they could not bring themselves to attend closely to the inscription.

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As candle lights candle, [the spouses's] desire for each other kindles a desire for the Love of which their love is but a reflection.

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