Quotes by Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gilbert K. Chesterton

English writer

Alive from: 1874-1936

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Nowadays a citizen can hardly distinguish between a tax and a fine, except that the fine is generally much lighter.
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    Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.
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    One may understand the Cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
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    One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
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    One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
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    People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
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    People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.
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    Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
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    Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution.
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    Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
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    Science in the modern world has many uses; its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.
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    Silence is the unbearable repartee.
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    Some men never feel small, but these are the few men who are.
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    The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them.
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    The artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs
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