G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump: you may be freeing him from being a camel.
A stiff apology is a second insult.
Architecture approaches nearer than any other art to being irrevocable because it is so difficult to get rid of.
Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
Many clever men like you have trusted to civilization. Many clever Babylonians, clever Egyptians, many clever men at the end of Rome. Can you tell me, in a world that is flagrant with the failures of civilization, what there is particularly immortal about yours?
Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.
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?
A light supper, a good night's sleep and a fine morning have often made a hero out of the same man who, by indigestion, a restless night and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.