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

Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up ~ G. K. Chesterton

Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable ~ G.K. Chesterton

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another ~ G. K. Chesterton"

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know ~ G. K. Chesterton

Every man is important is he loses his life; and every man is funny if he loses his hat and has to run after it ~ G. K. Chesterton

Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young ~ G. K. Chesterton

Facts as facts do not always create a spirit of reality, because reality is a spirit ~ G. K. Chesterton

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed ~ G.K. Chesterton

Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions ~ G.K. Chesterton



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Forgiving means to pardon the unpardonable, Faith means believing the unbelievable, And hoping means to hope when things are hopeless ~ G. K. Chesterton

Gratitude, being nearly the greatest of human duties, is also nearly the most difficult ~ G.K. Chesterton

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

Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life ~ G. K. Chesterton

He who weds the spirit of the times quickly becomes a widower ~ G.K. Chesterton

I always like a dog so long as he isn’t spelled backward ~ G.K. Chesterton

I am going to hold a pistol to the head of modern man. But I shall not use it to kill him - only to bring him to life ~ G.K. Chesterton

I am not absent minded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else ~ G. K. Chesterton

I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean ~ G.K. Chesterton

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act ~ G. K. Chesterton



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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite ~ G. K. Chesterton

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles ~ G.K. Chesterton

I say that a man must be certain of his morality for the simple reason that he has to suffer for it ~ G. K. Chesterton

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder ~ G.K. Chesterton

If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God ~ G. K. Chesterton

If there were no God, there would be no atheists ~ G.K. Chesterton

In prosperity, our friends know us. I adversity, we know our friends ~ G.K. Chesterton

It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong ~ G. K. Chesterton

It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified ~ G. K. Chesterton

It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged ~ G.K. Chesterton



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