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mgfchurch: "The issue is now clear. It is between light and darkness and everyone must choose his side." - G.K. Chesterton

LackOfView: Marshall McLuhan G.K Chesterton Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen Boethius (depends on who you ask) Dante (we already have a Dante day)

AUF2020: "I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on man unless they act. " G. K. Chesterton

thierry_ubi: [12:08 AM] It isn't that they can't see the solution, it's that they can't see the problem. ~G.K. Chesterton

Colorado_Sprngs: "It isn't that they can't see the solution. It's that they can't see the problem." - G. K. Chesterton

_Tippanu: I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else. G.K. Chesterton

welfordwrites: A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. G K Chesterton

thierry_ubi: [5:11 AM] It isn't that they can't see the solution, it's that they can't see the problem. ~G.K. Chesterton

thierry_ubi: [6:53 AM] It isn't that they can't see the solution, it's that they can't see the problem. ~G.K. Chesterton

SocialJukebox: I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness... - G. K. Chesterton

ChurchLead: It could be easy to evangelistic principles from this story because of the larger-than-life intellects and international platforms of the personalities previously mentioned. There is much to apply to learning evangelism.

smng_oxford: Tune in to our YouTube channel tonight for reflections on some of Revd. Anthony Buckley's favourite G. K. Chesterton quotes; our 5.30pm Daily Devotion:

IFinestQuotes: "Love means to love that which is unloveable. Otherwise it is no virtue at all." G. K. Chesterton

aidaniamb: “Melancholy is a frivolous thing compared with the seriousness of joy... Melancholy is irresponsible; it could watch the world fall to pieces: joy is responsible and upholds the universe in the void of space.” - G.K. Chesterton

maryj59: A pretty long film of me reading a mystery story by G.K. Chesterton-Family classics

_Deo_gratias: “Not canonized, deceased, Catholic heroes:” 1. John Senior 2. G.K. Chesterton 3. Hilaire Belloc 4. Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson 5. Cardinal Ottaviani 6. Cardinal Joseph Mindszenty

smng_oxford: Join Revd. Buckley now on our YouTube channel for an exploration of G. K. Chesterton, one of the most influential writers of 20th C.

Jmiller32GGC: "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." -G. K. Chesterton

InfoProductJake: “Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.” ― G.K. Chesterton

StyleSarapan: "Love means to love that which is unlovable. Otherwise it is no virtue at all." G. K. Chesterton

dara_naqvi: “Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.” ~ G.K. Chesterton

ThePhoenixTome: Not canonized Catholic heroes challenge. (Deceased Catholics edifying your spiritual life). 1. Thomas a Kempis 2. G.K. Chesterton 3. J.R.R. Tolkien 4. Dietrich von Hildebrand 5. Pope Pius X

jshocds: Ok, this looks good, let’s have a go. Not canonized, deceased, Catholic heroes: 1. Mother Angelica 2. Fr. Willie Doyle 3. G.K. Chesterton 4. Frank Duff 5. Edel Quinn 6. Carlo Acutis

DriaPustaka: “Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” ― G.K. Chesterton

OrthoStruggle: “The poet only asks to get his head into the heavens. It is the logician who seeks to get the heavens into his head. And it is his head that splits.” - G.K. Chesterton

Aryeh___: "It is one thing to be amazed at a gorgon or a griffin, creatures which do not exist; but it is quite another and much higher thing to be amazed at a rhinoceros or a giraffe, creatures which do exist and look as if they don't." - G. K. Chesterton (Paraphrased by Alan Watts)

firinnemedia: The Flying Inn by G.K. Chesterton was published in 1914. See London and Britain in 2016.

firinnemedia: "The big modern machines are like big guns dominating and terrorising a whole stretch of country" G.K Chesterton. The Outline of Sanity.

firinnemedia: “A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.” G.K. Chesterton

firinnemedia: “It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged.” G.K.Chesterton

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