From Erewon, by Samuel Butler
"No. Men are kept at their posts, not by fear that if they quite them they may quit a frying-pan for a fire, but by the hope that if they hold on, the fire may burn less fiercely."
From Chapter 17, Ydgrun and the Ydgrunites
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Posted by usedbuyer 2.0 at 12:10 AM
Labels: classics, Daily Dose, Erewon, Quotations, Samuel Butler
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