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Quotation by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down.... Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936), British author. "Spiritualism," All Things Considered (1908).
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