Who is Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 â€“ 14 June 1936), 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."

Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. Even some of those who disagree with him have recognised the wide appeal of such works as Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man. Chesterton routinely referred to himself as an "orthodox" Christian, and came to identify this position mo...
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton Poems

  • To F. C. In Memoriam Palestine, '19
    Do you remember one immortal
    Lost moment out of time and space,
    What time we thought, who passed the portal
    Of that divine disastrous place ...
  • The Trinkets
    A wandering world of rivers,
    A wavering world of trees,
    If the world grow dim and dizzy
    With all changes and degrees, ...
  • Fantasia
    The happy men that lose their heads
    They find their heads in heaven,
    As cherub heads with cherub wings,
    And cherub haloes even: ...
  • Another Tattered Rhymster In The Ring
    Another tattered rhymster in the ring,
    With but the old plea to the sneering schools,
    That on him too, some secret night in spring
    Came the old frenzy of a hundred fools ...
  • Memory
    If I ever go back to Baltimore,
    The city of Maryland,
    I shall miss again as I missed before
    A thousand things of the world in store, ...
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God 58 World 46 Great 43 Earth 39 Head 34 Gold 32 Never 32 High 32 Long 30 Face 29


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  • 3stoneentertain: you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it. ~gilbert keith chesterton
  • 3stoneentertain: you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it. ~gilbert keith chesterton
  • 3stoneentertain: you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it. ~gilbert keith chesterton
  • 3stoneentertain: you can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it. ~gilbert keith chesterton
  • Dedicatioquotes: a dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it. ~ gilbert keith chesterton
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Vain Hope
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Sometimes, to solace my sad heart, I say,
Though late it be, though lily-time be past,
Though all the summer skies be overcast,
Haply I will go down to her, some day,
And cast my rests of life before her feet,
That she may have her will of me, being so sweet
And none gainsay!

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