The Fallacy of Success by G.K. Chesterton
Excerpted from ALL THINGS CONSIDERED by G. K. Chesterton, from an edition by John Lane Company, New York, 1909.
Editor’s Note: I reformatted the text from here.
Editor’s Note: Every author and writer should be required to read this essay by George Orwell. If they followed his rules then not only would there would be fewer insufferable articles and books, but the general public would be more informed.