G. K. Chesterton Quotes

The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.

G. K. Chesterton

It isn't that they can't see the solution, it's that they can't see the problem.

G. K. Chesterton

The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.

G. K. Chesterton

No man knows he is young while he is young.

G. K. Chesterton

All government is an ugly necessity.

G. K. Chesterton

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

G. K. Chesterton

The man who sees consistency in things is a wit; the man who sees the inconsistency in things is a humorist.

G. K. Chesterton

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.

G. K. Chesterton

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

G. K. Chesterton

It isn't that they can't see the solution. It's that they can't see the problem.

G. K. Chesterton

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.

G. K. Chesterton

Soldiers have many faults, but they have one redeeming merit; they are never worshippers of force. Soldiers more than any other men are taught severely and systematically that might is not right.

G. K. Chesterton

Tradition may be defined as an extension of the franchise. Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead.

G. K. Chesterton

Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.

G. K. Chesterton

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.

G. K. Chesterton

People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.

G. K. Chesterton

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