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Quotation by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The full value of this life can only be got by fighting; the violent take it by storm. And if we have accepted everything we have missed something—war. This life of ours is a very enjoyable fight, but a very miserable truce.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936), British author. "The Optimism of Dickens," Charles Dickens (1906).
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