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.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.