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.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
You cannot wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.