G K Chesterton

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Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an English writer whose prolific and diverse output included philosophy, ontology, poetry, play writing, journalism, public lecturing and debating, literary and art criticism, biography, Christian apologetics, and fiction, including fantasy and detective fiction.


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Quote Left Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache. Quote Right
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Quote Left The old idea that the joke was not good enough for the company has been superseded by the new aristocratic idea that the company was not worthy of the joke. They have introduced an almost insane individualism into that one form of intercourse which is specially and uproariously communal. They have made even levities into secrets. They have made laughter lonelier than tears. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried. Quote Right
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Quote Left I believe in getting into hot water it keeps you clean. Quote Right
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Quote Left A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon. Quote Right
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