G. K. Chesterton Quote

Men always talk about the most important things to total strangers. It is because in the total stranger we perceive man himself; the image of God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of the wisdom of a moustache.


The Club of Queer Trades (1905) Ch. 5 "The Noticeable Conduct of Professor Chadd"

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Men always talk about the most important things to total strangers. It is because in the total stranger we perceive man himself; the image of God is...

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Men always talk about the most important things to total strangers. It is because in the total stranger we perceive man himself; the image of God is...

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Men always talk about the most important things to total strangers. It is because in the total stranger we perceive man himself; the image of God is...

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Men always talk about the most important things to total strangers. It is because in the total stranger we perceive man himself; the image of God is...