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.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
There were points in my life where I felt oddly irresistible to women. I'm not in that state now and that makes me sad.
Before you, I engage myself to serve my country with the devotion and the exemplary that this post demands. I understand responsibilities of the job and, as such, I give a republican salute to Nicolas Sarkozy who has led France for 5 years and who deserves all of our respect.
The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.
I think it would be cool if you were writing a ransom note on your computer, if the paper clip popped up and said, 'Looks like you're writing a ransom note. Need help? You should use more forceful language, you'll get more money.'
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape.