Of God and His Creatures

If it is good for one man to blow a horn, it would be a good thing for the whole population to turn horn-blowers. -- This precious style of argument, by no means an uncommon style, assumes that you cannot have too much of a good thing; which is true of faith, hope, and charity, and of all ends, as such but never means (notes, pp. 290, 299, 305). Celibacy, like poverty, is not an end in itself.

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