G.K. Chesterton Quotes

The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.

G.K. Chesterton

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.

G.K. Chesterton

It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.

G.K. Chesterton

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

G.K. Chesterton

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.

G.K. Chesterton

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles

G.K. Chesterton

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

G.K. Chesterton

You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.

G.K. Chesterton

To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.

G.K. Chesterton

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.

G.K. Chesterton

A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.

G.K. Chesterton

Facts by themselves can often feed the flame of madness, because sanity is a spirit.

G.K. CHESTERTON

The whole difference between construction and creation is this; that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.

G.K. Chesterton

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

G.K. Chesterton

Journalism largely consists in saying "Lord Jones is dead" to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.

G.K. Chesterton

There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G.K. Chesterton
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