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.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
A lover's life lies in death. You shall not find a heart without losing the heart.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.