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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As regards moral courage, then, it is not so much th...

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

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The huge modern heresy is to alter the human soul to...

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Love is not blind; that is the last thing that it is...

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The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wan...

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A finished tale may give a man immortality in the li...

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The great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made...

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Without the family, we are helpless before the State.

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

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To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means...

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There is only one thing which is generally safe from...

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Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject o...

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Happiness is not only a hope, but also in some stran...

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The future is a blank wall on which every man can wr...

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

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Now our modern politics are full of a noisy forgetfu...

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Morality did not begin by one man saying to another,...

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...'vers libre,' (free verse) or nine-tenths of it, ...

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Every healthy person at some period must feed on fic...

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