William McIlvanney - I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again... the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul.
[ Again Boring Conforming Ever Everything Exciting Fear Future Going Happen Happened Interesting Just New Nothing Soul Suburb Sum Up Vast Word Would]
- I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
[ Avoid Conforming Contradict Forced Myself Order Own Taste]
- This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God.
[ Actions Alone Christianity Conforming Devotion Enjoyments Every God Heavenly Holiness Into Life Means Our Part Piety Spirit Temper Turning Universal Wisdom World Worldly]