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    If our caricaturists do not hate their enemies, it is not because they are too big to hate them, but because their enemies are not big enough to hate.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    This much, O heaven—if I should brood or rave,
    Pity me not; but let the world be fed,
    Yea, in my madness if I strike me dead,
    —Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords,
    Lords without anger and honour, who dare not carry their swords.
    They fight by shuffling papers; they have bright dead alien eyes;
    They look at our labour and laughter as a tired man looks at flies.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    It’s true I’ve got no shirts to wear;
    It’s true my butcher’s bill is due;
    It’s true my prospects all look blue—
    But don’t let that unsettle you:
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.
    —Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    The man who throws a bomb is an artist, because he prefers a great moment to everything.
    —Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)