Gilbert Keith ChestertonGilbert Keith Chesterton, (1874-1936) British essayist, critic, poet, and novelist

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quote

“The next great heresy is going to be simply an attack on morality; and especially on sexual morality. And it is coming, not from a few Socialists surviving from the Fabian Society, but from the living exultant energy of the rich resolved to enjoy themselves at last, with neither Popery nor Puritanism nor Socialism to hold them back. … The roots of the new heresy, God knows, are as deep as nature itself, whose power is the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eye and the pride of life. I say that the man who cannot see this cannot see the signs of the times; cannot see even the skysigns in the street that are the new sort of signs in heaven. The madness of tomorrow is not in Moscow but much more in Manhattan.”

Gilbert Keith ChestertonGilbert Keith Chesterton
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

Very accurate with but a few alterations. Socialism by example is a driving force to reject truth, heir nobility of the Eternal King, the moral reality of individual sovereignty, inalienable rights, liberty and the absolute laws of nature and of nature's God.

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

Someday a man and woman will have a deep emotional attachment that lust will loose it's unproductive power. Love, which has nothing to do with lust, will demonstrate it's strength.

E Archer, NYC

My God, the LGBTQIA+ is in overdrive!  Trans rights trump all rights now.  No one is allowed to say "WHOA, stay away from my children with this crap!"  Is there no limit to this insanity?


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