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.
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.