Wish I'd said that - April 26, 2019

“For there is only one happiness possible or conceivable under the sun, and that is enthusiasm – that strange and splendid word that has passed through so many vicissitudes, which meant, in the eighteenth century, the condition of a lunatic, and in ancient Greece, the presence of a god.”

GKC in an essay on Tolstoy quoted by Fr. James V. Schall, S.J. in Gilbert Magazine Vol. 9 #6 [it was an essay Schall found in the library of the U of Virginia that he had never seen before].