G. K. Chesterton Quote

In the fairy tales the cosmos goes mad, but the hero does not go mad. In the modern novels the hero is mad before the book begins, and suffers from the harsh steadiness and cruel sanity of the cosmos.


In: John D. Barrow, The World Within the World (p. 271)

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