G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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Your next-door neighbour ... is not a man; he is an environment. He is the barking of a dog; he is the noise of a pianola; he is a dispute about a party wall; he is drains that are worse than yours, or roses that are better than yours.
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers another.
They also serve who only stand wait for the two-fif-teen [train].
The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
It is often a mistake to combine two pleasures, because pleasures, like pains, can act as counter-irri-tants to each other.
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
Facts as facts do not always create a spirit of reality, because reality is a spirit.
Men reform a thing by removing the reality from it, and then do not know what to do with the unreality that is left.
A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.