Quotes by English Writer G. K. Chesterton


To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. G. K. Chesterton
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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist see what he has come to see. G. K. Chesterton

You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it. G. K. Chesterton

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. G. K. Chesterton
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A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. G. K. Chesterton

Their is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect. G. K. Chesterton

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition. G. K. Chesterton

Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor. G. K. Chesterton

If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do understand him, very probably you will not. G. K. Chesterton

One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak. G. K. Chesterton

Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel. G. K. Chesterton

There are no uninteresting things, there are only uninterested people. G. K. Chesterton

One may understand the Cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star. G. K. Chesterton

We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor. G. K. Chesterton

How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win. G. K. Chesterton

The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before. G. K. Chesterton

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried. G. K. Chesterton

I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees. G. K. Chesterton

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf ;is better than a whole loaf. G. K. Chesterton

Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalized. G. K. Chesterton


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