G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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I do not believe that any human being is fundamentally happier for being finally lost in a crowd, even if it is called a crowd of comrades.
Cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kind of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty.
There are two kinds of people in the world: the conscious dogmatists and the unconscious dogmatists. I have always found myself that the unconscious dogmatists were by far the most dogmatic.
We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.
People seem to fight about things very unsuitable for fighting. They make a frightful noise in support of very quiet things. They knock each other about in the name of very fragile things.
It is not greedy to enjoy a good dinner, any more than it is greedy to enjoy a good concert. But I do think there is something greedy about trying to enjoy the dinner and the concert at the same time.
One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
The trouble about always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West