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Quotes About Father Brown

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G.K. Chesterton
“Are you a devil?"
"I am a man," answered Father Brown gravely; "and therefore have all devils in my heart.”
G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton
“It's just because I have picked a little about mystics that I have no use for mystagogues. Real mystics don't hide mysteries, they reveal them. They set a thing up in broad daylight, and when you've seen it it's still a mystery. But the mystagogues hide a thing in darkness and secrecy, and when you find it, it's a platitude.”
G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton
“You are my only friend in the world, and I want to talk to you. Or, perhaps, be silent with you.”
G.K. Chesterton, The Best of Father Brown

G.K. Chesterton
“If you try to talk about a truth that’s merely moral, people always think it’s merely metaphorical. A real live man with two legs once said to me: ‘I only believe in the Holy Ghost in a spiritual sense.’ Naturally, I said: ‘In what other sense could you believe it?’ And then he thought I meant he needn’t believe in anything except evolution, or ethical fellowship, or some bilge. . . .

-- The Secret of Father Brown”
G.K. Chesterton

“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember professionals built the Titanic but an amateur built the ark.”
Father Brown

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