G. K. Chesterton
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
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Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers virtue is a vivid and separate ting, like pain or a particular smell.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult, and not tried.
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
All slang is a metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
If there were no God, there would be no Atheists.
To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
In my own personal life, God plays a great role in the risk, because I pray before I go into the operating room for every case, and I ask him to give me wisdom, to help me to know what to do - and not only for operating, but for everything.
My biggest hobby is hanging out with my family and kids.
Is it right to ostracise a person for lacking sense of humour? No, that itself is a punishment!
Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
As recent as the year 2000 we won elections by saying we shouldn't be the policemen of the world, and that we should not be nation building. And its time we got those values back into this country.
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it.
Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.