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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the «prince of paradox». Time magazine has observed of his writing style: «Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories — first carefully turning them inside out».
years of life: 29 May 1874 14 June 1936

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Aleksandra Dovgaiahas quoted7 months ago
If you look at a thing nine hun­dred and ninety-nine times, you are per­fectly safe; if you look at it the thou­sandth time, you are in fright­ful danger of see­ing it for the first time.
Galina Sokolinskayahas quotedlast month
The world was old and ended: but you and I were gay;
b8907707357has quoted2 years ago
For reality is a thing in which we can all repose, even if it hardly seems related to anything else. The thing is there; and that is enough for most of us.
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