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Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes

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'An orgy looks particularly alluring seen through the mists of righteous indignation'

'Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it.'

'History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.'

'Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh.'

'Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.'

'People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to'

'There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see.'

Born in Croydon, Surrey
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http://www.malcolmmuggeridge.org/ The Malcolm Muggeridge Society is a literary society offering membership to those interested in the life and work of MM

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If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt. - Thomas Carlyle
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Battle of Sampford Courtenay - 1549, Battle of Preston - 1648, First Pedestrian Killed by Car - 1896, Animal Farm Published - 1945
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