“Milton was right,” said my Teacher. “The choice of every lost soul can be expressed in the words ‘Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.’ There is always something they insist on keeping, even at the price of misery. There is always something they prefer to joy

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) English writer and scholar [Clive Staples Lewis]
The Great Divorce, ch. 9
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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