Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
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Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery He has not been broken in two by time he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul, but his life.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
It is not funny that anything else should fall down only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh Because it is a gravely religious matter it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd for only man can be dignified.
There is something to be said for every error but, whatever may be said for it, the most important thing to be said about it is that it is erroneous.
Coincidences are spiritual puns.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.
People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are.
But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
I worked with a group of people who argued day and night - professors, officials, the Minister of Finance - but there were decisions that I had to make.
No emancipation without that of society.
When I first left Iran at the age of 13, Iran had become such a shining star - it was the point to which all my desires and dreams returned.
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.