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.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
It always seems impossible until it's done.