Gilbert K. Chesterton Quotes.
Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
The simplification of anything is always sensational.
Let a man walk ten miles steadily on a hot summer’s day along a dusty English road, and he will soon discover why beer was invented.
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified in enforcing good manners, for good manners always mean our own manners.
The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
A society is in decay, final or transitional, when common sense really becomes uncommon.
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
I’ve searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.
A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
A yawn is a silent shout.
A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything.
The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.