K. Chesterton Quotes

80 K. Chesterton quotes:

"The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land."
"People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains."
"The worst of work nowadays is what happens to people when they cease to work."
"The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all."
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"Literature has always been allegorical."
"The most wonderful thing about miracles is that they sometimes happen."
"How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win."
"The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul"
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost."
"A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying."
"Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes."
"Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions."
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"New roads; new ruts."
"The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese."
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Poet Quotes
"The poet only desires exaltation and expansion. The poet only asks to get his head into the heavens. It is the logician who seeks to get the heavens into his head -- and it is his head that splits."
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Poet Quotes
"The one stream of poetry which is continually flowing is slang."
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Variability is one of the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife you are sure to have a spiritual harem."
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Women Quotes Wives Quotes
"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."
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"No man knows he is young while he is young."
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Youth Quotes
"I believe in getting into hot water - it helps keep you clean."

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