Chwast’s Quote: Words of Wisdom from Seymour Chwast (and Christopher Hitchens)

A notable quote from Christopher Hitchens, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 98 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column.

Those who think they have divine permission are truly capable of any atrocity. -Christopher Hitchens

For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from