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G. K. Chesterton on gratitude

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Quote of the day: G. K. Chesterton on humility

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Quote of the day: G. K. Chesterton on proof

‘It is very hard for a man to defend anything of which he is entirely convinced.  It is comparatively easy when he is only partially convinced.  He is partially convinced because he has found this or that proof of the … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: G. K. Chesterton on the tyranny of militantly secularist governments

‘Once abolish the God, and the government becomes the God.  That fact is written all across human history; but it is written most plainly across that recent history of Russia; which was created by Lenin.  There the Government is the … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: G. K. Chesterton on the Christian ideal

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Quote of the day: G. K. Chesterton on science and the Fall of humanity

‘How could physical science prove that man is not depraved?  You do not cut a man  open to find his sins.  You do not boil him until he gives forth the unmistakable  green fumes of depravity.  How could physical science … Continue reading

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Writers’ — and readers’ — quote of the day: G. K. Chesterton on the difference between a good and bad novel

‘A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.’ ~ G. K. Chesterton

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Quote of the day: G. K. Chesterton on wholesome thoughts

‘A young man may keep himself from vice by continually thinking of disease.  He may keep himself from it also by continually thinking of the Virgin Mary.  There may be a question about which method is the more reasonable, or … Continue reading

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