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G K Chesterton

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Comprehensive information about G K Chesterton including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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. This educational G K Chesterton resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left My country, right or wrong, is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, My mother, drunk or sober. Quote Right
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Quote Left Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes -- our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking around. Quote Right
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Quote Left To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalized. Quote Right
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Quote Left Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution. Quote Right
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