Sunday, February 1, 2015

Quote of the Day (Anthony Trollope, on ‘Actions With Men’ Rather than With God)

"I judge a man by his actions with men, much more than by his declarations Godwards — When I find him to be envious, carping, spiteful, hating the successes of others, and complaining that the world has never done enough for him, I am apt to doubt whether his humility before God will atone for his want of manliness.”—British novelist Anthony Trollope in a letter to G. W. Rusden, June 8, 1876, quoted in The Letters of Anthony Trollope: Volume Two, 1871-1882, edited by N. John Hall (1983)

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