Quotation by George Bernard Shaw

The great danger of conversion in all ages has been that when the religion of the high mind is offered to the lower mind, the lower mind, feeling its fascination without understanding it, and being incapable of rising to it, drags it down to its level by degrading it.
George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Androcles and the Lion, preface, first published in Prefaces (1916).
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