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Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Paraphrased from "I think I owe my success (as the millionaires say) to having listened respectfully and rather bashfully to the very best advice, given by all the best journalists who had achieved the best sort of success in journalism; and then going away and doing the exact opposite." - Autobiography (1936)


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Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Born: May 29, 1874

Died: June 14, 1936 (aged 62)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer, journalist, novelist, essayist

Bio: Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an English writer. He published works on philosophy, ontology, poetry, plays, journalism, public lectures and debates, literary and art criticism, biography, Christian apologetics, and fiction, including fantasy and detective fiction.

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