G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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The point of having an open mind, like having a open mouth, is to close it on something solid.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbor.
Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution.
Reason is itself a matter of faith. It is an act of faith to assert that our thoughts have any relation to reality at all.
It has often been said, very truly, that religion is the thing that makes the ordinary man extraordinary; it is an equally important truth that religion is the thing that makes the extraordinary man feel ordinary.
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
(Tradition) is the democracy of the dead.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
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.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.