Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
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Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
Materialists and madmen never have doubts.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals nay it is treachery to comrades.
All architecture is great architecture after sunset perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
Dogmatism does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought.
The secret to understanding me is, I'm not trying to be anybody other than who I actually am. People want candid, refreshing leadership. And I've always tried to go with solutions. You know, I've always tried to say, here's how we get our economy growing, here's why we get our debt under control. That's what Mitt Romney is offering.
They're right to think that about me, because I'm the person most likely to sleep with my female fans, I genuinely love other women. And I think they know that.
Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.
I have the best husband in the world. He's very involved.
Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.
People should be free, people should be unencumbered by regulation as much as possible, that big government always goes corrupt and the truth shall always set you free.
Health care reform, the marquee legislative accomplishment of the Obama administration's first term, was passed before we entered the world of divided government.
My dad would give me $10, which is a lot of money when you're 9, to sing at church, on tables at restaurants, at family functions, just about anywhere.
Well, real estate is always good, as far as I'm concerned.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.