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

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

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

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