Reason is always a kind of brute force; those who appeal to the head rather than the heart, however pallid and polite, are necessarily men of violence. We speak of ‘touching’ a man’s heart, but we can do nothing to his head but hit it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) English journalist and writer
Twelve Types, “Charles II” (1902)
Added on 1-Aug-11 | Last updated 1-Aug-11
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