Of Poets and Logicians II

"Poetry is sane because it floats easily in an infinite sea; reason seeks to cross the infinite sea, and so make it finite. The result is mental exhaustion . . . "

I needed to remember this today.

Glad it was around.

2 comments:

  1. Interesting quote considering that it's by G.K. Chesterton, who was equally famous a century ago for his use of both humour and reason, such as in his public debates with the likes of George Bernard Shaw.
    http://www.cse.dmu.ac.uk/~mward/gkc/books/debate.txt

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  2. That's deep... but just the way I like it...logical! :)

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