Gilbert Chesterton

Gilbert Chesterton

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

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