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.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.