G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do not believe in a fate that falls on men unless they act.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
A yawn is a silent shout.
Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
Every work of art has one indispensable mark ... the center of it is simple, however much the fulfillment may be complicated.
The first fact about the celebration of a birthday is that it is a way of affirming defiantly, and even flamboyantly, that it is a good thing to be alive.
Carlyle said that men were mostly fools. Christianity, with a surer and more reverend realism, says that they are all fools.
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.
True contentment is a real, even an active virtue-not only affirmative but creative. It is the power of getting out of any situation all there is in it.
The cross cannot be defeated for it is defeat.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.