Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very much.
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The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
We make our friends we make our enemies but God makes our next door neighbour.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found it without it.
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.
We have to get control of our borders. You can only do that if you make companies obey the law and not hire undocumented or illegals. They can only do that is if they have a Social Security Card that has biometrics so they know whether the person is legal or not.
I don't read 'chick lit,' fantasy or science fiction but I'll give any book a chance if it's lying there and I've got half an hour to kill.
If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.
The goal of all life is death.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Form follows beauty.
It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
Survival requires us to leave our prejudices at home. It's about doing whatever it takes - and ultimately those with the biggest heart will win.
I had the privilege of practicing medicine in the early '60s, before we had any government. It worked rather well, and there was nobody on the street suffering with no medical care.