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G. K. Chesterton
(1874-1936) born on
May 29
English essayist, novelist, journalist, poet. He is noted for the detective series with sleuth Father Brown.
         
   
F
But there is good news yet to hear and fine things to be seen
Before we go to Paradise by way of Kensal Green.

R
Poets do not go mad, but chess players do.
A
We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
N
The wine they drink in Paradise
They make in Haute Lorraine.
K
Among the Very Rich you will never find a really generous man, even by accident. They may give their money away, but they will never give themselves away; they are egoistic, secretive, dry as old bones.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Rolling English Road," in The Flying Inn, ch. 21 (1914).
R: 'Orthodoxy'
A: All Things Considered, "The Error of Impartiality" (1908).
N: A Cider Song
K: A Miscellany of Men, "A Miscellany of Men" (1912).
   


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