G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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A tragedy means always a mans struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and should never be rationalized.
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?
Art is limitation; the essence of every picture is the frame!
The Church is a house with a hundred gates, and no two men enter at exactly the same angle.
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.
The strangest whim has seized me ... After all I think I will not hang myself today.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.
The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.