Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge (24 March 1903 – 14 November 1990) was an English journalist, author, media personality, and satirist. During World War II, he was a soldier and a spy. He is credited with popularising Mother Teresa and in his later years became a Catholic and moral campaigner.
Muggeridge's father, Henry (known as H. T. Muggeridge), served as a prominent Labour Party councillor... more »
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''There's nothing is this world more instinctively abhorrent to me than finding myself in agreement with my fellow-humans.''Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990), British broadcaster. Radio broadcast, April 29, 1955, quoted in Muggeridge Through the Microphone, "Mini-Mania"(1967)....
''The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment.''Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990), British broadcaster. "Down with Sex," Tread Softly for You Tread on My Jokes (1966).
''Television was not invented to make human beings vacuous, but is an emanation of their vacuity.''Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990), British broadcaster. "I Like Dwight," Tread Softly for You Tread on My Jokes (1966).
The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it ca...Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990), British broadcaster. "Me and Myself," Jesus Rediscovered (1979).
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in noth...Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990), British broadcaster. "Woman's Hour," radio broadcast, March 23, 1966. Quoted in "An Eighth Deadly Sin," Muggeridge thr...