Gilbert Chesterton

1874 - 1936

A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on mind

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The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on poets and silence

Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on power and words

The grinding power of the plain words of the Gospel story is like the power of mill-stones, and those who can read them simply enough will feel as if rocks had been rolled upon them.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on pride and sermons

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on anarchy, laws, and liberty

When you break the big laws, you do not get liberty; you do not even get anarchy. You get the small laws.

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on angels

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Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on losing and love

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on enemies, love, neighbors, and people

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on dignity, human rights, and people

When people begin to ignore human dignity, it will not be long before they begin to ignore human rights.

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on honesty and jokes

Jokes are generally honest. Complete solemnity is always dishonest.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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