Thursday, February 21, 2013

QOTD - Portrait

—Then—said Cranley—you do not intend to become a protestant?—

—I said that I had lost the faith—Stephen answered—but not that I had lost selfrespect. What kind of liberation would that be to forsake an absurdity which is logical and coherent and to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?—
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, p. 287 in the 1928 Modern Library edition.

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