Quotes: gilbert

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  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
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    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
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    I love my fellow creatures - I do all the good I can - yet everybody says I'm such a disagreeable man!
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
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  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    I still believe in liberalism today as much as I ever did, but, oh, there was a happy time when I believed in liberals…
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
    American Author 1819-1881
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    Ideals are the worlds masters.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    If the barricades went up in our streets and the poor became masters, I think the priests would escape, I fear the gentlemen would; but I believe the gutters would simply be running with the blood of philanthropists.
  • If the songs I'm writing can offer anything to somebody, I'd like to give myself the opportunity to deliver that.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do understand him, very probably you will not.