The false religion of lust is baser than the false religion of mother-love or patriotism or art: but lust is less likely to be made into a religion.
("The Great Divorce")
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Perhaps my bad temper or my jealousy are gradually getting worse - so gradually that the increase in seventy years will not be very noticeable. But it might be absolute hell in a million years!
Though no one would want to be sold as a slave, it is perhaps even more galling to be a sort of utility slave whom no one will buy.
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Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.