A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.

John Selden (1584-1654) English jurist, antiquary, politician, Orientalist
Table Talk, “Church” (1686)
Added on 26-Jun-08 | Last updated 26-Jun-08
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