True contentment is a real, even an active, virtue - not only affirmative but creative. It is the power of getting out of any situation all there is in it.
Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Contributed by: Zaady
Without education, we are in the horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
The madman is not the man who has lost his reason. The madman is the man who has lost everything except his reason.
A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
Source: 1930, in New York Times
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
To have a right to do a thing is not the same as to be right in doing it.
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.
Source: Generally Speaking
There is more simplicity in a man who eats caviar on impulse than in the man who eats grapenuts in principle.
The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.
Source: The Man Who was Orthodox. 1963.
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