AUTHOR | G. K. CHESTERTON



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G. K. Chesterton | Journalist, novelist, essayist



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Gilbert Keith Chesterton, better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. 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.'
Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. Even some of those who disagree with him have recognized the wide appeal of such works as Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man. Chesterton, as a political thinker, cast aspersions on both Progressivism and Conservatism, saying, 'The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from be


Born: 1874-05-29

Born in: Kensington, London, England

Died: 1936-06-14





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Obciously, it ought to be the oldest things that are...

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I have a suspicion that you are all mad,’ said Dr. R...

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The objection to fairy stories is that they tell chi...

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This cult of the future is not only a weakness but a...

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He must not merely cling to life, for then he will b...

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The moment sex ceases to be a servant it becomes a t...

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According to most philosophers, God in making the wo...

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The true soldier fights

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Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of ...

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For when we cease to worship God, we do not worship ...

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Nobody understands the nature of the Church, or the ...

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Without the family, we are helpless before the State.

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Humor can get in under the door while seriousness is...

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Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances...

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They said that I should lose my ideals and begin to ...

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There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue...

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The place that the shepherds found was not an academ...

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But there is in everything a reasonable division of ...

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...it is the fear of the past; a fear not merely of ...

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