Category Archives: GKC

An Acknowledgement

If he were to be alive, G.K. Chesteron would be 143 years old today. In honor of his birthday and Memorial Day (in the US), I found the following quote: “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is … Continue reading

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An Observation

“The chief  feature of our time is the meekness of the mob and the madness of the government” G. K. Chesterton             Written in 1922, it is still fitting today.

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Lines

From the pen of G.K. Chesterton. . . “Tolerance is the virtue of the man . . . without convictions” And not having convictions is too high a price to pay for being liked by everyone. Who is Chesterton?  Look … Continue reading

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Thought For A Cold Evening

Courtesy of GKC “Here dies another day  During which I had eyes, ears, hands  And the great world around me; And with tomorrow begins another, Why am I allowed two?

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The Donkey

A poem by G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936)   Courtesy of Fr. Thomas Moore The Donkey When fishes flew and forests walked And figs grew upon thorn, Some moment when the moon was blood Then surely I was born; With monstrous head … Continue reading

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G.K.C.

I am becoming a fan of the fat guy with a cigar who died in 1936. About a year ago, I was finally introduced to the works of G.K. Chesterton and have been on a trip, trying to soak up … Continue reading

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