Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
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I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.
People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.
The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, charm, spell, enchantment. They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery.
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.
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
I mean, we've built a lot of products that we think are good, and will help people share photos and share videos and write messages to each other. But it's really all about how people are spreading Facebook around the world in all these different countries. And that's what's so amazing about the scale that it's at today.
Pop is actually my least favorite kind of music, because it lacks real depth.
Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.
It is better to live rich than to die rich.
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.
War is a contagion.
I became interested in folk music because I had to make it somehow.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
One of the big changes in politics has been because families, individuals, have felt worried, insecure... worried about the economy, worried about their jobs, worried about their kids' futures... actually the disconnect between the public and media discourse and people's everyday concerns has become bigger not smaller.
A so-called happy marriage corresponds to love as a correct poem to an improvised song.