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.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.