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If it's worth doing, it's worth doing badly. (on not perfectionism to put things off) .
G.K CHESTERTON
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and do...
G.K CHESTERTON
How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.
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Reason is itself a matter of faith. It is an act of faith to assert that our thoughts have any relat...
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Do not be so open-minded that your brains fall out.
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The woman does not work because the man tells her to work and she obeys. On the contrary, the woman ...
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That is the one eternal education: to be sure enough that something is true that you dare to tell it...
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The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.
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When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are ...
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The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man.
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All the towering materialism which dominates the modern mind rests ultimately upon one assumption; a...
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..."vers libre," (free verse) or nine-tenths of it, is not a new metre any more than sleeping in a d...
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To complain that I could only be married once was like complaining that I had only been born once.
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The paradise of my fancy is one where pigs have wings
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Men invent new ideals because they dare not attempt old ideals. They look forward with enthusiasm, b...
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The poet only asks to get his head into the heavens. It is the logician who seeks to get the heavens...
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A man's minor actions and arrangements ought to be free, flexible, creative; the things that should ...
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There is a limit to human charity," said Lady Outram, trembling all over.

"There is," sai...
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There is something sinister about putting a leprechaun in a workhouse. The only solid comfort is tha...
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Man may behold what ugliness he likes if he is sure that he will not worship it; but there are some ...
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It is quite easy to see why a legend is treated, and ought to be treated, more respectfully than a b...
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The future is a blank wall on which every man can write his own name as large as he likes; the past ...
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Thrift is poetic because it is creative; waste is unpoetic because it is waste.
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Coincidences are spiritual puns.
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I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness double...
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Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactly what does breed insanity is reason. Poets do not go mad...
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Cooking is an art; it has in it personality, and even perversity, for the definition of an art is th...
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A head can be beaten small enough until it fits the hat.
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Men have not got tired of Christianity; they have never found enough Christianity to get tired of. M...
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Thrift is poetic because it is creative.
G.K. CHESTERTON
The chicken does not exist only in order to produce another egg. He may also exist to amuse himself,...
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When a man really tells the truth, the first truth he tells is that he himself is a liar.
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And it did certainly appear that the prophets had put the people (engaged in the old game of Cheat t...
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The Mass is very long and tiresome unless one loves God.
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There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book, and a tired man w...
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Be careful how you suggest things to me. For there is in me a madness which goes beyond martyrdom, t...
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The worst moment for an atheist is when he is really thankful and has no one to thank.
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Take the case of courage. No quality has ever so much addled the brains and tangled the definitions ...
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It is one thing to describe an interview with a gorgon or a griffin, a creature who does not exist. ...
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Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy ...
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Love is not blind; that is the last thing that it is. Love is bound; and the more it is bound the le...
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I am going to hold a pistol to the head of the Modern Man. But I shall not use it to kill him–only...
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I still think sincere pessimism the unpardonable sin.
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I could forgive you even your cruelty if it were not for your calm.
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An artist is identical with an anarchist,' he cried. 'You might transpose the words anywhere. An ana...
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It is currently said that hope goes with youth, and lends to youth its wings of a butterfly; but I f...
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The materialist is sure that history has been simply and solely a chain of causation, just as the [l...
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No one worth calling a man allows his moods to change his convictions; but it is by moods that we un...
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