Chesterton: They Laid Waste the World

“Not only is the faith the mother of all worldly energies, but its foes are the fathers of all worldly confusion. The secularists have not wrecked divine things; but the secularists have wrecked secular things, if that is any comfort to them. The Titans did not scale heaven; but they laid waste the world.”

– G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy (p. 133)

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