„From what I have seen, I am driven to the conclusion that religion is only good for good people, and I do not mean this as a paradox, but simply as an observable fact. Only good people can afford to be religious. For the others it is too great a temptation — a temptation to the deadly sins of pride and anger, chiefly, but one might also add sloth.“

—  Mary McCarthy, kniha Memories of a Catholic Girlhood, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), "To the Reader"
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