„I feel sure that only very stupid or very vain people are so entirely sure of themselves as to believe themselves immune from temptation. Saints and sinners have more in common than is usually supposed.“ (S. 157)
„She’s in love with him.“
“Sometimes,” he confessed rather sadly, “I wonder what that means. Do lovers really see one another truthfully? Isn’t it rather their own illusions that they see?”
There was no answer. McDonald passed his hand wearily across his brow.
“Perhaps lovers see everything and forgive everything,” he said. (S. 116)
Aus: Anthony Wynne: Murder of a Lady (1931)