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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 perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
THE UNIVERSE: The most exquisite masterpiece ever composed by nobody.
And Noah he often said to his wife when he sat down to dine,
`I don't care where the water goes if it doesn't get into the wine'.
There's no such thing as fighting on the winning side; one fights to find out which is the winning side.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Tremendous Trifles, "The Secret of a Train" (1909).
R: Tremendous Trifles, "The Prehistoric Railway Station" (1909).
A: quoted by Martin Gardner in the 'New York Review of Books', June 13, 1985.
N: Wine and Water
K: What's Wrong with the World? 1910

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