Your Afternoon Chesterton

Yes, I’m on a kick, but don’t stop me – this stuff is good for us.

“Idolatry is committed, not merely by setting up false gods, but also by setting up false devils; by making men afraid of war or alcohol, or economic law, when they should be afraid of spiritual corruption and cowardice.” – G. K. Chesterton, Illustrated London News 9/11/09

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  • dmd25

    Don’t get off this kick! Love it. :)

  • software_engineer

    Thanks, Anchoress – another great quote for my Facebook page.

    For the record, yesterday I added the following (from Mike Ditka, of all persons, and attributed to West African percussionist Babatunde Olatunji:

    Yesterday is history; tomorrow is a mystery; today is God’s gift – that’s why we call it the present.

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  • stix1972

    Great quote. I love the Chesterton kick. Very good quotes