Gilbert Chesterton

Gilbert Chesterton

English Christian thinker and writer of the late XIX - early XX centuries.
If a rhinoceros were to enter this restaurant now, there is no denying he would have great power here. But I should be the first to rise and assure him that he had no authority whatever.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[There is] one distinctly human thing - the story. There can be as good science about a turnip as about a man. ... [Or philosophy, or theology] ...There can be, without any question at all, as good higher mathematics about a turnip as about a man. But I do not think, though I speak in a manner somewhat tentative, that there could be as good a novel written about a turnip as a man.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is but an inch of difference between a cushioned chamber and a padded cell.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:11]
Boys like romantic tales; but babies like realistic tales-because they find them romantic.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The real argument against aristocracy is that it always means the rule of the ignorant. For the most dangerous of all forms of ignorance is ignorance of work.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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