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.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.