Quotation by Malcolm Muggeridge

This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and ... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life.
Malcolm Muggeridge (1903–1990), British broadcaster. "Meeting Point," August 11, 1963, BBC television broadcast. Quoted in "The Problem of Pain," Muggeridge Through the Microphone (1967).
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