G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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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.
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.
There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner.
One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance.
Am in Market Harborough. Where ought I to be?
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor.
The people who are most bigoted are those who have no conviction at all.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.