G. K. Chesterton Quote

It is true that there is a thing crudely called charity, which means charity to the deserving poor; but charity to the deserving is not charity at all, but justice. It is the undeserving who require it, and the ideal either does not exist at all, or exists wholly for them.


Heretics (ed. 1909)

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It is true that there is a thing crudely called charity, which means charity to the deserving poor; but charity to the deserving is not charity at...

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It is true that there is a thing crudely called charity, which means charity to the deserving poor; but charity to the deserving is not charity at...

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It is true that there is a thing crudely called charity, which means charity to the deserving poor; but charity to the deserving is not charity at...

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It is true that there is a thing crudely called charity, which means charity to the deserving poor; but charity to the deserving is not charity at...