Quotes by Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

English writer

Alive from: 1874-1936

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    But we are the people of England; and we have not spoken yet. Smile at us, pay us, pass us. But do not quite forget.
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    Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.
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    Coincidences are spiritual puns.
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    Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.
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    Courage is getting away from death by continually coming within an inch of it.
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    Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
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    Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
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    Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
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    Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor.
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    Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young.
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    Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.
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    Facts as facts do not always create a spirit of reality, because reality is a spirit.
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    Half a truth is better than no politics.
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    Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalized.
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    How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.
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