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The way to love anything.

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. G.K. Chesterton, Tremendous Trifles, p. 56, quoted in The Quotable Chesterton, p....

posted on: Nov 12, 2010 | author: Alan Burrow

Love your neighbor

The Bible tells us to love our neighbours, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.  And there is a real human reason for this.  You think of a remote man merely as a man; that is, you think of him in the right way.  . . .  You can think about the soul of that nameless man.  . . .  But you do not think about the soul of your next door neighbour.  He is not a man; he is an environment. G.K. Chesterton, Illustrated London News, July 16, 1910, quoted in More Quotable Chesterton, p....

posted on: Nov 9, 2010 | author: Alan Burrow