Quotation by Pamela Hansford Johnson

There are few things more disturbing than to find, in somebody we detest, a moral quality which seems to us demonstrably superior to anything we ourselves possess. It augurs not merely an unfairness on the part of creation, but a lack of artistic judgement.... Sainthood is acceptable only in saints.
Pamela Hansford Johnson (1912–1981), British author, critic. Night and Silence, Who is Here?An American Comedy, ch. 23 (1963).
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