Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Thousands who have never learned to think at all are urged to think whatever may take their fancy about Jesus Christ. But they are, in fact, forbidden to think in any way but one about Abraham Lincoln. That is why it is worth remarking that it is a Catholic who has thought for himself.

G. K. Chesterton, via Daily Readings in Catholic Classics, ed. Rawley Myers (Ignatius Press, 1992), p. 251