Category: G.K. Chesterton

Chesterton Daily

To the quietest human being, seated in the quietest house, there will sometimes come a sudden and unmeaning hunger for the possibilities or impossibilities of things; he will abruptly wonder whether the teapot may not suddenly begin to pour out…

Chesterton Daily

Some priggish little clerk will say, ‘I have reason to congratulate myself that I am a civilized person, and not so bloodthirsty as the ‘Mad Mullah.’  Somebody ought to say to him, ‘A really good man would be less bloodthirsty than…

Chesterton Daily

Darwinism can be used to back up two mad moralities, but it cannot be used to back up a single sane one.  The kinship and competition of all living creatures can be used as a reason for being insanely cruel…