From the time of the first fairy tales men had always believed ideally in equality; they had always thought that something ought to be done, if anything could be done, to redress the balance between Cinderella and the ugly sisters. The irritating thing about the French was not that they said this ought to be done: everybody said that. The irritating thing about the French was that they did it.
Introduction to 'Hard Times.'
Comment - Of course, as in all revolutions, some were more equal than others which necessitated killing the Priests, the nuns, and the aristocrats. GKC shows his inexplicable anti-Catholic love of the Satanic Revolution.