Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
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We make our friends we make our enemies but God makes our next door neighbour.
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.
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
Coincidences are spiritual puns.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
Dogmatism does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought.
My ultimate aim is to make euthanasia a positive experience.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
I think that it's more likely that in my 60s and 70s I will be writing poetry rather than fiction.
My generation of bossy, confident, baby-boom women were something brand new in history. Our energy and assertiveness weren't created by Betty Friedan, unknown before her 1963 book, or by Gloria Steinem, whose political activism, as even the Lifetime profile admitted, did not begin until 1969.
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.