Quotation by Henry Brooks Adams

"To me it seems a shocking idea. I despise and loathe myself, and yet you thrust self at me from every corner of the church as though I loved and admired it. All religion does nothing but pursue me with self even into the next world."
Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918), U.S. historian. Esther Dudley in Esther, p. 333, Library of America (1983).
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