Quotes by Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

English writer

Alive from: 1874-1936

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.
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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.
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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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    I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
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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…
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    I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.
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    If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
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    If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
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    If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
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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.
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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.
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    In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.
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    It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
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    It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.
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    It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.
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