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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.
The timidity of the child or the savage is entirely reasonable; they are alarmed at this world, because this world is a very alarming place. They dislike being alone because it is verily and indeed an awful idea to be alone.

If an angel out of heaven
Brings you other things to drink,
Thank him for his kind attentions,
Go and pour them down the sink.
If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
Art consists of limitation. . . . The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
Smile at us, pay us, pass us; but do not quite forget. For we are the people of England, that never have spoken yet.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Tremendous Trifles, "The Red Angel" (1909).
R: The Song of Right and Wrong
A: What's Wrong with the World, pt. 4, ch. 14 (1910).
N: Tremendous Trifles, "The Toy Theatre" (1909).
K: The Secret People."

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