Gilbert Chesterton

Gilbert Chesterton

English Christian thinker and writer of the late XIX - early XX centuries.
"The Universe repeats itself, with the possible exception of history." Of all earthly studies history is the only one that does not repeat itself. ... Astronomy repeats itself; botany repeats itself; trigonometry repeats itself; mechanics repeats itself; compound long division repeats itself. Every sum if worked out in the same way at any time will bring out the same answer. ... A great many moderns say that history is a science; if so it occupies a solitary and splendid elevation among the sciences; it is the only sciMore Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world will very soon be divided, unless I am mistaken, into those who still go on explaining our success, and those somewhat more intelligent who are trying to explain our failure.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:43]
There should be a burnished tablet let into the ground on the spot where some courageous man first ate Stilton cheese, and survived.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is well sometimes to half understand a poem in the same manner that we half understand the world.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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