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.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.