Sunday, May 23, 2004
Be not conformed to this world.Bronson Alcott, Journal, February 1837:
A great good is always done to a man when he shall be led to distrust the truth of the opinions and the fitness of the age in which he lives.The Habit of Being: The Letters of Flannery O'Connor, ed. Sally Fitzgerald (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979), p. 229:
Push back against the age as hard as it pushes against you.