"It is because most of us are such poseurs to ourselves that we so readily find a poseur out."
"Men are terrified of at suffering, at even the thought of suffering. Yet, through sufferings only can one attain wisdom. Through suffering only can one attain the greatest understanding. And without suffering it is hard to attain the kingdom of heaven."
Myles Connolly's Mr. Blue made for some light Lenten reading. Not a masterpiece, but very enjoyable.