Tuesday, October 26, 2010


It was common to say that many a man was a Great Might Have Been. To me it is a more solid and startling fact that any man in the street is a Great Might Not Have Been.
— G. K. Chesteron, Orthodoxy, 1909, 114, quoted in Stanley L. Jaki, Chesterton: A Seer of Science, 2001 (1986), 107–108.

Monday, October 25, 2010


About all of us a decision has been made in heaven. It falls upon us poor earthlings to let God's will in heaven be also done on earth in our particular case. By comparison all other issues are irrelevant.

— Stanley L. Jaki, Ours a Dearest Father: Thoughts on the Lord's Prayer

Saturday, October 23, 2010