Gilbert Chesterton

Gilbert Chesterton

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

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