G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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Grey is a colour that always seems on the eve of changing to some other colour.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A man running after a hat is not half so ridiculous as a man running after a wife.
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.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.