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Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox". Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."

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To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believi ...

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The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.

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When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are ...

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When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gr ...

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The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.

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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

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Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

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The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul ...

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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and do ...

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All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, ...

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White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, a ...

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Let a man walk ten miles steadily on a hot summer's day along a dusty English road, and he will soon ...

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Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.

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A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the ...

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What the world wants, what the world is waiting for, is not Modern Poetry or Classical Poetry or Neo ...

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