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William Ralph Inge

Data de nascimento: 6. Junho 1860
Data de falecimento: 26. Fevereiro 1954


William Ralph Inge foi um escritor inglês, religioso Anglicano, e professor de teologia em Cambridge. Também foi defensor dos direitos animais.

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„Patriotism varies, from a noble devotion to a moral lunacy.“

— William Ralph Inge
Our Present Discontents (August 1919) in Outspoken Essays (1919), p. 2

„Civilization is a disease which is almost invariably fatal.“

— William Ralph Inge
"The Idea of Progress", Romanes Lecture (27 May 1920), reprinted in Outspoken Essays: Second Series (1922)


„So the pendulum swings, now violently, now slowly; and every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival.“

— William Ralph Inge
" Democracy and the Future"so+the+pendulum+swings+now+violently+now+slowly+and+every+institution+not+only+carries+within+it+the+seeds+of+its+own+dissolution+but+prepares+the+way+for+its+most+hated+rival"&pg=PA289#v=onepage" The Atlantic Monthly (March 1922)

„It is becoming impossible for those who mix at all with their fellow-men to believe that the grace of God is distributed denominationally.“

— William Ralph Inge
" Our Present Discontents"It+is+becoming+impossible+for+those+who+mix+at+all+with+their+fellow-men+to+believe+that+the+grace+of+God+is+distributed+denominationally"&pg=PA32#v=onepage" (August 1919) in Outspoken Essays (1919), p. 32

„We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.“

— William Ralph Inge
"The Idea of Progress", Romanes Lecture (27 May 1920), reprinted in Outspoken Essays: Second Series (1922)

„Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.“

— William Ralph Inge
Attributed to Inge in The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations (1993), which cites the London Observer, 14 February 1932. However, this aphorism was in circulation decades earlier, e.g., it features in an advertisement in The Grape Belt, 2 October 1906, p. 5,3394664&dq=worry-is-interest-paid-on-trouble-before-it-falls-due&hl=en

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