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G.K.Chesterton explains old conservatives and young radicals.

20 April 2012

“I believe what really happens in history is this: the old man is always wrong; and the young people are always wrong about what is wrong with him. The practical form it takes is this: that, while the old man may stand by some stupid custom, the young man always attacks it with some theory that turns out to be equally stupid.”
- G.K.Chesterton

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. reblev155 permalink
    24 April 2012 4:39 pm

    my Dad would have agreed with this one! Thanks for sharing.

  2. reblev155 permalink
    24 April 2012 4:40 pm

    My late Dad would have agreed with this one! Thanks for sharing…

  3. TBF permalink
    5 May 2012 1:29 pm

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