Quotation by Georges Bernanos

Lust is a mysterious wound in the side of humanity; or rather, at the very source of its life! To confound this lust in man with that desire which unites the sexes is like confusing a tumor with the very organ which it devours, a tumor whose very deformity horribly reproduces the shape.
Georges Bernanos (1888–1948), French novelist, political writer. The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 4 (1936).
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