Friday, July 28, 2006


"Most people say that they agree with Bernard Shaw or that they do not understand him. I am the only person who understands him, and I do not agree with him." - G.K.C.

Chesterton's most famous philosophical opponent was the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. Their debates in print and in public were a subject of great amusement, and a source of one witty exchange after another:

Note: Name the gentleman in the middle for extra credit...