But those dealing in the actual manufacture of mind are dealing in a very explosive material. The material is not merely the clay of which man is master, but the truths or semblances of truth which have a certain mastery over man. The material is explosive because it must be taken seriously. The men writing books really are throwing bombs.
The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton (ed. Ignatius Press, 1990) - ISBN: 9780898702743