Quotes by Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

English writer

Alive from: 1874-1936

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
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    A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
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    All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
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    All slang is a metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
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    All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
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    Among the very rich you will never find a really generous man, even by accident. They may give their money away, but they will never give themselves away; they are egoistic, secretive, dry as old bones. To be smart enough to get all that money you must be dull enough to want it.
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    An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
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    Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.
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    Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
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    Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.
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    Being ''contented'' ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
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    Boyhood is a most complex and incomprehensible thing. Even when one has been through it, one does not understand what it was. A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been the boy.
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    Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
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    Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
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    But there is good news yet to hear and fine things to be seen before we go to Paradise by way of Kensal Green.
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