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

CONSCIOUSBEATS: “Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.”―G.K. Chesterton

probaat_AA: "The chief object of education is not to learn things but to unlearn things." Writer, G.K. Chesterton

TheMarshallBell: “And that symbol which was to crown it all, the ape upside down, was really Christian; for man is the ape upside down.” Excerpt From: G. K. Chesterton.

jwwartick: Book Review: “The Everlasting People: G.K. Chesterton and the First Nations” by Matthew J. Milliner

The_Seeadler: G.K. Chesterton put it best: "The important thing about fairy tales is not that they tell you that dragons are real. It's that they teach you that dragons can be killed."

25bjh54: Love is not blind; that is the last thing it is. Love is bound; and the more it is bound the less it is blind. — G.K. Chesterton

TemeritusS: G.K. Chesterton's brain in Saint Michael the Archangel's body

p_militaryedits: “A true soldier doesn’t fight because he hates what is infront of him, but loves whats behind him.”- G.K. Chesterton

iMattBell: “Evil always takes advantage of ambiguity” G. K. Chesterton

KruseYouri: “A strange fanaticism fills our time: the fanatical hatred of morality, especially of Christian morality.” G.K. Chesterton

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

TheAliceSmith: “One of the eternal paradoxes of human politics is the fact that it is only the man who is brave enough to challenge dragons who can discover that they are only lizards.” - G K Chesterton

larsjensen1982: The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him. G.K. Chesterton

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

Wohnal: “When the world goes wrong, it proves rather that the Church is right.”- G. K. Chesterton

James_AL_Downs: Or, as G. K. Chesterton put it, 'Anything worth doing is worth doing badly.'

TroyJstone: "Every high civilization decays by forgetting obvious things" - G.K. Chesterton

RickLondonGreen: I always like a dog so long as he isn't spelled backward. ~G.K. Chesterton

Xevious_Xevious: G. K. Chesterton. Always on the hype since ever.

HerreidJohn: G.K. Chesterton and Teddy Roosevelt

AgainstRevisio1: A remarkable man. A writer, theologian, critic, and more - someone who knew what he was talking about. G.K. Chesterton was well aware of the nature of the Polish.

JimmyCioe: “The one perfectly divine thing, the one glimpse of God’s paradise given on earth, is to fight a losing battle—and not lose it.” G.K. CHESTERTON

newexodus2022: "The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him." G.K. Chesterton

mizozeitgeist: "Love is not blind; that is the last thing that it is. Love is bound; and the more it is bound the less it is blind.” G.K. Chesterton

modernphilo_: There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person. - G K Chesterton

wrathofgnon: “Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.” — G.K. Chesterton

Quotesme_: "The way to love anything is to realise it might be lost." G K Chesterton

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

DGozli: “It is the highest and holiest of the paradoxes that the man who really knows he cannot pay his debt will be for ever paying it. He will be for ever giving back what he cannot give back, and cannot be expected to give back.” — G. K. Chesterton (St. Francis of Assisi)

alissagolob: “The people who are the most bigoted are the people who have no convictions at all.”- G.K Chesterton

kenraggiocom: Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward, G.K. Chesterton.

bradleybrisco: This is so applicable right now: "It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem." ~ G.K. Chesterton

HerdadeFozdaRep: “The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – G. K. Chesterton

secret_ag3nt: yeah mom those are my twitter friends, "G. K. Chesterton's Boywife" and "gayretard7776"

EngagedLani: “Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another” – G.K. Chesterton.

RickLondonGreen: There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. ~G.K. Chesterton

2toes_: “Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.”―G.K. Chesterton

InlibroV: “Modern intelligence won't accept anything on authority. But it will accept anything without authority.” G.K. Chesterton The Man Who Knew Too Much

JulioGa90377851: “A true warrior fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” – G.K. Chesterton

RTSSllc: "The roll?g stone rol? echo?g from rock 2 rock, but the roll?g stone is dead.The moss is silent because the moss is al?e" G.K.Chesterton

zadr: Finally looking through The Thing (where Chesterton gave us his Fence) and there’s a bunch of great zingers in here as well — this one’s from THE DRIFT FROM DOMESTICITY, starting on p. 14 of

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

jeffreyscott88: "Of all horrible religions the most horrible is the worship of the god within." —G.K. Chesterton

ianclary: G.K. Chesterton: The madman is not he who has lost his reason, but the madman is he who lost everything except his reason.” From "Orthodoxy."

ianclary: G. K. Chesterton: “The world will never starve for want of wonders, only want of wonder.” From "Tremendous Trifles."

TEA_PeterLee: "Humor can get in under the door while seriousness is still fumbling at the handle" ~ G.K. Chesterton

AAPublishingLLC: “If you look at other men with common curiosity and pleasure, break out of this tiny theater in which your own little plot is always played, you will find yourself under a freer sky, in a street full of splendid strangers.” – G. K. Chesterton – The Editors

KayClarity: "There is no man really clever who has not found that he is stupid. There is no big man who has not felt small. Some men never feel small; but these are the few men who are." - G. K. Chesterton

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

RTSSllc: "The roll?g stone rol? echo?g from rock 2 rock, but the roll?g stone is dead.The moss is silent because the moss is al?e" G.K.Chesterton

Fajri_W_: The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; It has been found difficult and left untried. G.K. Chesterton

Emmanuel_TLM: "To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it." - G.K. Chesterton

Fajri_W_: Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it. G.K. Chesterton

johndwalsh: What's Right? G K Chesterton (Dahl Ahlquist) 1-05-22

andysayegh: “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” ~G.K. Chesterton

BibChr: "Of all horrible religions the most horrible is the worship of the god within. ...That Jones shall worship the god within him turns out ultimately to mean that Jones shall worship Jones." [G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy. (New York: John Lane Company, 1909), 138.]

krezmien: Tradition does not mean a dead town; it does not mean the living are dead but that the dead are alive. It means it still matters what Penn did 200 yrs ago or what Franklin did a 100 yrs ago; I never could feel in NY that it mattered what anybody did an hour ago. - G.K. Chesterton

Fajri_W_: It may be that He has the eternal appetite of infancy; for we have sinned and grown old, and our Father is younger than we. G.K. Chesterton

shreyak38613676: I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.~G. K. Chesterton PRATIKFAM KA PAGALPAN

crumz10: "If you are merely a sceptic, you must sooner or later ask yourself the question, “Why should anything go right; even observation and deduction? Why should not good logic be as misleading as bad logic? They are both movements in the brain of a bewildered ape?”" G.K. Chesterton

Coeval223: “Weak if we were and foolish, not thus we failed, not thus; When that black Baal blocked the heavens he had no hymns from us.” -G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday

RickLondonGreen: I always like a dog so long as he isn't spelled backward. ~G.K. Chesterton

macromonetarist: “If a man does not talk to himself, it is because he is not worth talking to.” — G.K. Chesterton

dwhitena: Saturday reading.... "We are on the road to producing a race of men too mentally modest to believe in the multiplication table." -G. K. Chesterton

Bittu_Vashishth: G.K. Chesterton: To the humble man, and to the humble To the humble man, and to the humble man alone, the sun is really a sun; to the humble man, and to the humble man alone, the sea is really a sea. — G.K. Chesterton RAQESH IN SARSENAPATI HAMBIRRAO

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

revu_chandru: Music with dinner is an insult, both to the Cook & the Violinist. —G.K.Chesterton. ZEN, is consciously doing one thing at a time.. And, conscious of being conscious - without which, the 'doing' comes out of the conditioning of the mind & not the True Self..!

Yvie_Bae: "When politician is in opposition he is an expert on the means to end; & when he is in office he is an expert on the obstacles to it. In short, when he is impotent he proves to us that the thing is easy & when he is omnipotent he proves that it is impossible" G. K. Chesterton

DavidRipper4: “To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.” G.K. Chesterton

Bittu_Vashishth: G.K. Chesterton: To the humble man, and to the humble To the humble man, and to the humble man alone, the sun is really a sun; to the humble man, and to the humble man alone, the sea is really a sea. — G.K. Chesterton 10YRS OF SIDHARTH AS SHIV

ajatt: "The true object of all human life is play." G. K. Chesterton

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

pastorjimtvc: “Every true artist, feels that he is touching transcendental truths; that his images are shadows of things seen through the veil.” -G. K. Chesterton, The Everlasting Man

ZamChris_: To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it. -G.K. Chesterton

welfordwrites: Americanisation, a poem by G K Chesterton. A light-hearted plea, dating from 1920, for American influence on British daily life to be resisted. Click the link!

SteadyLosing: when kendrick started that "eight billion people on earth, silent murderers" verse it reminds me of that g.k. chesterton quote in response to the question of "what's wrong with the world?" to which he just said "i am" worldwide steppers is TOUGH

revbenpowers: "If I set the sun beside the moon, And if I set the land beside the sea, And if I set the flower beside the fruit And if I set the town beside the country And if I set the man beside the woman I suppose some fool would talk About one being better." -G.K. Chesterton

flerkins: If animals could envisage the devil he would look a lot like a human being (G.K.Chesterton)

davehoweth: An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly understood. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly understood. ~ G.K. Chesterton

MrSteveMunk: "The declaration of independence bases all rights on the fact that God created all men equal. There is no basis for democracy except in the divine origin of man." -- G.K. Chesterton

PrestonHagaman: “The only way to discuss the social evil is to get at once to the social ideal. We can all see the national madness; but what is national sanity?” - G.K. Chesterton

TroyJstone: "It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem." G. K. Chesterton

shreyak38613676: I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.~G. K. Chesterton PRANIK GRACING EVERYWHERE

consciousphilos: "It [feminism] is mixed up with a muddled idea that women are free when they serve their employers but slaves when they help their husbands." - G.K. Chesterton

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

wrathofgnon: “Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.” — G.K. Chesterton

aabbdduull__: "Public education has not produced an educated public." - G.K. Chesterton

semper_vincit: " The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” – G.K Chesterton

semper_vincit: “It is absurd for the Evolutionist to complain that it is unthinkable for an admittedly unthinkable God to make everything out of nothing and then pretend that it is more thinkable that nothing should turn itself into everything.” – G.K Chesterton

semper_vincit: “If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do understand him, very probably you will not.” – G.K Chesterton The collective west does not understand Putin ( or Russia )

WallStWeekly: “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” - G. K. Chesterton.

esphil23: It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem. G. K Chesterton

semper_vincit: “The problem of disbelieving in God is not that a man ends up believing nothing. Alas, it is much worse. He ends up believing anything.” – G.K Chesterton

occultb0t: "Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very much." ~ G.K. Chesterton

RTSSllc: "The roll?g stone rol? echo?g from rock 2 rock, but the roll?g stone is dead.The moss is silent because the moss is al?e" G.K.Chesterton

jholbo1: Only the orthodox are allowed to be heterodox. Anyone else trying it is just a weirdo freak. Only Nixon can go to China. I don't make the rules. G.K. Chesterton made the rules.

succssflstudent: “Journalism only tells us what men are doing; it is fiction that tells us what they are thinking… And this profound preoccupation of men’s minds with certain things always eventually has an effect on the external expression of the age” G. K. Chesterton, 1923

ThatGenuFlexer: We shall soon be in a world in which a man may be howled down for saying that two and two make four, in which people will persecute the heresy of calling a triangle a three-sided figure, and hang a man for maddening a mob with the news that grass is green.- G.k. Chesterton



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