Henry Fairlie


Henry Fairlie Quotes

  • ''Gluttony and Lust are the only sins that abuse something that is essential to our survival.''
    Henry Fairlie (1924-1990), British author. "Gluttony," The Seven Deadly Sins Today, New Republic Books (1978).
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  • ''The foundation of humility is truth. The humble man sees himself as he is. If his depreciation of himself were untrue,... it would not be praiseworthy, and would be a form of hypocrisy, which is one of the evils of Pride. The man who is falsely humble, we know from our own experience, is one who is falsely proud.''
    Henry Fairlie (1924-1990), British author. "Pride," The Seven Deadly Sins Today, New Republic Books (1978).

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