A man’s brain must expand, if it breaks up the universe

“[T]hought only destroys because it broadens. A man’s brain is a bomb,” he cried out, loosening suddenly his strange passion and striking his own skull with violence. “My brain feels like a bomb, night and day. It must expand! It must expand! A man’s brain must expand, if it breaks up the universe.”

— G. K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday

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