Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
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If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.
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.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Dogmatism does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought.
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.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
All architecture is great architecture after sunset perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
Coincidences are spiritual puns.
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
Politics is an act of faith you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public.
Money is such an amazing teacher: What you choose to do with your money shows whether you are truly powerful or powerless.
If I go into a sandwich shop or anywhere that features 'Today's specials' on a chalkboard more than 10 feet away, I have to ask for a printed menu. I smile at people I don't know on the street and ignore those I do. When at home, I often find myself grabbing my 'back-up' glasses to search for the better-loved pair I have left on top of my dresser.
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.
When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked.
My opinion is the greatest reward that any government could get is the approval of the people. If the people are happy and the people are at peace and the government has done something for them, that's the greatest reward I think any government could hope for.