1867-1928, British Author, Journalist
A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
C. E. Montague – [Lies and Lying]
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have Certainty without any proof.
C. E. Montague – [Science and Scientists]
To possess your soul in patience, with all the skin and some of the flesh burnt off your face and hands, is a job for a boy compared with the pains of a man who has lived pretty long in the exhilarating world that drugs or strong waters seem to create and is trying to live now in the first bald desolation created by knocking them off.
C. E. Montague – [Addiction]