Thursday, 21 May 2020

“The need to bring down to our own wretched level, to deface, to deride and debunk any splendour that is towering above us, is probably the saddest urge of human nature.” #QotD


“The need to bring down to our own wretched level, to deface, to deride and debunk any splendour that is towering above us, is probably the saddest urge of human nature.”
          ~ Simon Leys, from his collection of essays The Hall of Uselessness
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2 comments:

  1. Not an inspiring quote. It seems that good people mature psychologically when they let envy drop off their consciousness.

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