Saturday, November 24, 2007

Quote du jour/G.K. Chesterton


Children are grateful when Santa Claus puts in their stockings gifts of toys or sweets. Could I not be grateful to Santa Claus when he put in my stockings the gift of two miraculous legs?
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

2 comments:

  1. What Chesterton work is that from?
    We are GKC fans in this household!
    Interesting quote!

    Bonnie

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  2. Hi Bonnie, thanks for writing. Here's the story of the quote. A few years ago we gave a friend of ours a gift subscription to Gilbert Magazine:

    http://www.gilbertmagazine.com/

    And now I get occasional mailings from the Chesterton Society. The latest one had this quote, and I was so taken with it, I thought I'd put it on the blog.

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