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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 whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.

Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it.
An artist will betray himself by some sort of sincerity.
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf.
The average man votes below himself; he votes with half a mind or a hundredth part of one. A man ought to vote with the whole of himself, as he worships or gets married. A man ought to vote with his head and heart, his soul and stomach. . .
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Tremendous Trifles, "The Riddle of the Ivy" (1909).
R: Tremendous Trifles, "The Orthodox Barber" (1909).
A: ``The Dagger with Wings,'''in 'The Incredulity of Father Brown'
N: What's Wrong with the World."
K: Tremendous Trifles, "A Glimpse of My Country" (1909).

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