"The real sin ..." Quote of Katherine Anne Porter

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own—even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.

Katherine Anne Porter
Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980), U.S. short-story writer, novelist. Herr Freytag, in Ship of Fools, pt. 3 (1962).
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