Gilbert Chesterton

Gilbert Chesterton

Quotes and Inspiration

API Tag: gilbert-chesterton
“If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.”
“It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.”
“Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions.”
“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.”
“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”
“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”
“There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.”
“A thing must be loved before it is lovable.”
“Do not be so open-minded that your brains fall out.”
“To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable.”
“Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.”
“If there were no God, there would be no atheists.”
“A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.”
“To love means loving the unlovable.”
“The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.”
“Faith means believing the unbelievable.”
“How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.”
“Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.”
“Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.”
“Without the rain there would be no rainbow.”
“I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.”

More Authors

Browse All Authors...

Get Gilbert Chesterton Quotes on Your Website

The ZenQuotes API is an incredibly easy to use data feed for your website or app. Developers love integrating our service into their projects. Some common use cases include: start pages, social bots, mental health apps, and IoT devices. Get running in less than a few minutes by reading the Full Documentation.

Browse Quotes by Keyword

Browse All Keywords...