G.K. Chesterton Quotes

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

G.K. Chesterton

Christianity is the only religion on earth that has felt that omnipotence made God incomplete. Christianity alone has felt that God, to be wholly God must be a rebel as well as a king.

G.K. Chesterton

And we were angry and poor and happy,And proud of seeing our names in print.

G.K. Chesterton

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese

G.K. Chesterton

A stiff apology is a second insult.... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.

G.K. Chesterton

The wine they drink in Paradise they make in Haute Lorraine.

G.K. Chesterton

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

G.K. Chesterton

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

G.K. Chesterton

Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.

G.K. Chesterton

And Noah he often said to his wife when he sat down to dine, I do not care where the water goes if it doesn't get into the wine.

G.K. Chesterton

Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper.

G.K. Chesterton
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