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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.
Your next-door neighbour. . . is not a man; he is an environment. He is the barking of a dog; he is the noise of a pianola; he is a dispute about a party wall; he is drains that are worse than yours, or roses that are better than yours.

To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.
The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before.
Where does a wise man kick a pebble? On the beach. Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Uses of Diversity, "The Irishman" (1920).
R: The Innocence of Father Brown."
A: Tremendous Trifles, "The Wind and the Trees" (1909).
N: Tremendous Trifles, "The Prehistoric Railway Station" (1909).
K: The Innocence of Father Brown, `The Broken Sword'

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