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.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.