Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Herbert Butterfield (190079)
But the greatest menace to our civilization today is the conflict between giant organized systems of self-righteousnesseach system only too delighted to find that the other is wickedeach only too glad that the sins give it the pretext for still deeper hatred and animosity.
HERBERT BUTTERFIELD, Christianity, Diplomacy and War, p. 43 (1953).