G. K. Chesterton
All slang is a metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
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Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
A dead thing goes with the stream. Only a living thing can go against it.
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies probably because they are generally the same people.
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
I believe in getting into hot water it keeps you clean.
The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
I say that a man must be certain of his morality for the simple reason that he has to suffer for it.
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
Who rises from a prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.
If one is going to change the definition of marriage to be, quote, 'same sex,' then there is absolutely no valid argument constitutionally or rhetorically you can make against multiple people getting married. These are radical social changes.
If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
I don't need faith.
I just worry a lot. I'm a worrier. Michelle and Barack are really dear to me. I mean, I love them. And I don't want to see them get hurt. Just the nature of politics is hurtful. So every time they are hurt, I get hurt. It's a lot to ask of people, and it's a lot to see your friends go through. It's hard not to get emotional.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.