G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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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.
Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
For religion all men are equal, as all pennies are equal, because the only value of any of them is that they bear the image of the king.
There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the really great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
If seed in the black earth can turn into such beautiful roses, what might not the heart of man become in its long journey towards the stars?
Hope means expectancy when things are otherwise hopeless.
One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
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.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.