G. K. Chesterton  

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"It is true in a certain sense that some of the greatest writers the world has seen—Aristophanes, Rabelais and Sterne—have written nonsense."--The Defendant (1901) by G. K. Chesterton

"And he proceeded to talk learnedly and luxuriantly on all the wines of the world; on which subject, also, some moralists would consider that he knew too much."--"The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1922) by G. K. Chesterton

Fairy tales are more than true -
not because they tell us dragons exist,
but because they tell us dragons can be beaten.

--G. K. Chesterton

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Gilbert Keith Chesterton (May 29, 1874June 14, 1936) was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, poetry, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy, and detective fiction.

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