THE INQUISITOR: Heresy begins with people who are to all appearances better than their neighbors. A gentle and pious girl or a young man, who has obeyed the command of our Lord by giving all this riches to the poor and putting on the garb of poverty, the life of austerity, and the rule of humility and charity, may be the founder of a heresy that will wreck both Church and Empire if not ruthlessly stamped out in time.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) British playwright and critic
Saint Joan, sc. 6 (1923)
Added on 19-Oct-10 | Last updated 19-Oct-10
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