About Casper McFadden

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  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. Aristocrats were always anarchists, as you can see from the barons' wars."
  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    his root horror had been isolation, and there are no words to express the abyss between isolation and having one ally. It may be conceded to the mathematicians that four is twice two. But two is not twice one; two is two thousand times one. That is why, in spite of a hundred disadvantages, the world will always return to monogamy.
  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    "he has a fancy for always sitting in a pitch-dark room.
  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    The moon was so strong and full that (by a paradox often to be noticed) it seemed like a weaker sun. It gave, not the sense of bright moonshine, but rather of a dead daylight.
  • Casper shared from The Man Who Was Thursday, a nightmare by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
    That young man with the long, auburn hair and the impudent face—that young man was not really a poet; but surely he was a poem. That old gentleman with the wild, white beard and the wild, white hat—that venerable humbug was not really a philosopher; but at least he was the cause of philosophy in others.
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Casper McFadden